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Bonnouji  
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Description
From: Easy Going Scans:

Fate brings two people who live in the same condo together on a typical afternoon. Ozawa (26) has just broken up with her boyfriend of five years and was in the process of trying to rebuild her life when she meets Oyamada who lives a couple floors below her. He is somewhat of a loner although he does have a few friends and his room is cluttered with all the random stuff that his impulse shopper brother sends him. Ozawa takes an interest with all the things in his room and the two start a friendship that slowly turns into something more.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
烦恼寺
煩悩寺
Dục Tự
Shirne
Worldly Desires Temple

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Latest Release(s)
v.3 c.35 (end) by Easy Going Scans (1356d ago)
v.3 c.34 by Easy Going Scans (1360d ago)
v.3 c.33 by Easy Going Scans (1411d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Reviews
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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (1063 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.44 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 28th 2015, 3:36pm PST


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Year
2008

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Flapper (Media Factory)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #289 decreased(-28)
Monthly Pos #285 increased(+13)
3 Month Pos #256 decreased(-15)
6 Month Pos #266 decreased(-25)

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On 1895 reading lists
On 1093 wish lists
On 2679 completed lists
On 86 unfinished lists
On 465 custom lists

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A breath of fresh air   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dgoiko
November 16th, 2016, 7:19am
Just great! Give it a try if you haven't already. It's about a baka couple without any stupid drama.
I laughed so much, they are lovely.
A perfect example of a couple of best friends who want to share their lives because they love being with each other, they love and respect each other and they have fun when they are together, even when they are just lazing around.
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Sweet, simple, Refreshing.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by cherrykookie
December 14th, 2013, 1:33am
I adore this manga. It's a simple, sweet romance with an episodic style. The series revolves mainly around the main couple, with two side characters included in the cast. I loved how the story was drama-free, and so pure! Always left me with a smile after each chapter. It also had it's hilarious moments. Pacing was good as well. It didn't feel rushed at all, although I was a bit sad when it ended! I feel like there could be a sequel bigrazz.
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Adorable   
Rating: N/A
by Ariaofthesong
August 7th, 2013, 2:40am
This manga is really pure, not innocent, but pure. Its sooo adorable and just goes with the flow. I love all the characters and their weirdness (especially the fact that we don't really know what the brother looks like. Lol.) Can't wait to finish it.
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Vanilla romance? You f*****g got it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Arkani
February 12th, 2017, 6:31pm
Hey those of you who seek romance but right now are turned off by the cover of a man who looks like a homeless nerd. Don't be fooled by it. You get used to his appearance in 2 chapters. The story is absolutely awesome, no drama, comedy here or there, ordinary life, no 2000000 pointless chapters on thinking about confessing and stuff. Really guys try this. You won't be disappointed.
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:D   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Teabag
January 21st, 2017, 7:56pm
Certainly one of the cutest mangas I have read so far, and not only that, but it is refreshing and the drama is toned down and tamed. This manga is basically just about a quirky couple in love. biggrin but ADORABLE ADORABLE AND ADORABLEEE
Highly recommended ;P
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Adorable   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by plotrobert
May 3rd, 2016, 6:50am
Bonnouji is a great little romantic manga. It has a small cast of warm characters, actual progression with the relationship between our two main leads and a satisfying ending. Really, there's hardly anything that I would say is outright bad here. So why isn't it getting a 10/10? Well, while the story is adorable sometimes I found that there wasn't much keeping me invested. The two main leads get together fairly quickly, which I like, but then there's basically no drama for the rest of the story other than one or two minor points. I don't NEED drama to make a story work but there was times where I just got tired of these two just sorta living their daily lives.

This is still a great manga that falls into my personal preferred length of less than 50 chapters. I certainly recommend a read, there are times when the romance is just too precious.

... Last updated on May 3rd, 2016, 6:53am
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My Ideal Boyfriend   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by princess_bubblegum
November 26th, 2013, 6:44pm
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
I'm totally loving Oyamada!!!
He is such a kind, understanding and lovable boyfriend.
I love how he genuinely treasures Ozawa.
My favorite lines from Oyamada that made my heart skip a beat are

Ozawa: I have this feeling things will change if we get married...
I know it sounds stupid. We're at the right age, after all.

Oyamada: "If we get married, well I guess something will change."

Ozawa: Ah. Right.

Oyamada: "Your surname" >.<

Oyamada :" I don't intend to ever leave you so... well, I don't anything will change between us if we get married someday"


... Last updated on November 26th, 2013, 6:46pm
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It really got me   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by whatnot
February 8th, 2012, 5:22am
I postponed reading this for a long time because I read the 'career woman' tag. Well I am glad I did that so I could swoop all 13 chapters in one time. BUT IT"S STILL NOT ENOUGH!
This series is amazing... the characters are cute, they radiate warm feelings all over me (lol)
and what's more there's no ecchi, proving that even a straight healthy young man like me can enjoy a series without sex jokes.
anyway I don't want to halt you too long, just hit this Manga already
I give it a 8.5
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too cute   
Rating: 8.8 / 10.0
by whitespade
July 15th, 2014, 2:59am
this is one of the best drama free relationship manga ever. everything is so airy and light, im giggling throughout the chapters. there's nothing to it except sweet interactions, and great for anyone who want o unwind after a stressful day.
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Hope it doesn't get dumb   
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by nugro
September 27th, 2011, 1:22pm
As other comment says, this is pretty nice manga with realistic and mature characters with also nice pace.

I'm worried about the future though, you could only do so much until you have to went the path of stupid over dramatized misunderstanding or some sort. Hope this would not gone that path, I'd rather have nice short manga than long train wreck.

For now, it's good.
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