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Doushitemo Furetakunai  
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On the first day of Shima's new job he met a man with a hangover in the elevator. That was his first meeting with his new boss, Togawa. Though Togawa seemed rude and cross, Shima was drawn to the kindness beneath his rough facade. Both men harbor a painful past but unlike Togawa, who was open with his feelings, Shima seems unable to move on.


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Associated Names
Не касаясь друг друга (Russian)
どうしても触れたくない (Japanese)
无论如何也不想碰触 (Chinese)
Labirynt uczuć (Polish)
Le Labyrinthe des sentiments (French)
No Quiero Tocarte Para Nada (Spanish)
No Touching at All (English)
Non mi farò coinvolgere (Italian)

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Latest Release(s)
c.Booklet by Yaoi Is Life (668d ago)
c.3b by Boys Love Network (1314d ago)
c.Extras by Dangerous Pleasure (2548d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1241 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.84 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 21st 2016, 12:53pm PST



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CRAFT (Taiyoh Tosho)

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English Publisher
June (Complete/Digital & Print)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #504 increased(+144)
Monthly Pos #811 increased(+66)
3 Month Pos #890 increased(+32)
6 Month Pos #887 decreased(-78)

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On 310 wish lists
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It's amazing!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Eternal_rain
July 22nd, 2013, 12:44am
This manga got me crying river over how beautiful their love is. I'm deeply touched. This is definitely one of the best yaoi I've read so far and one of the very few that managed to make me cry.
Absolutely recommended, whether you're a yaoi fan or not.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by MirayAllen
February 10th, 2013, 4:20am
This is heartbreaking. Why do I do this to myself? No, Doushitemo Furetakunai is not a tragedy. It's love, and that is why it hurts so much. It is so beautiful, so sincere, so unlike anything else. I don't see why would anyone find this anything other than magnificent. It is so conventional you could've been reading a book on real life, and yet it breaks every convention you can possibly know of, striping out of any cliché, giving you nothing but itself in the most beautiful, simple form: again, love.

I came across this series and my eyes twitched a little. I have never heard of the artist, I read no review, no line from the summary, the art didn't seem anything in particular, and the title sounded cliché enough. I was so wrong, and I am so grateful I didn't give up before I even started, which is something that happens more than I would like to, really.

With this manga I laughed, I cried, I lost my breath, I nearly lost my consciousness, and the worst thing of all, I remembered what I thought was buried deep within me. It was a turmoil of emotions, from beginning to end. I seldom give a straight 10/10 to a one-volume thing, but Doushitemo Furetakunai deserves so much more than that. When it was over, I just felt so happy it was ridiculous.

I guess I can't ever go back to the cheesy, clichéd, uke-based wussiness of mainstream m/m manga. After this wonderful piece of art, I am done with it. I can't thank Yoneda Kou enough, and I can't wait to read more of this artist's work.

... Last updated on April 1st, 2013, 11:32am
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lifeincircuit
October 14th, 2012, 6:09pm
Usually when I re-read a series I have liked before, I still enjoy it, but tend to find many flaws. I have read this at least five times now and I still love it to pieces. This includes the side stories. Yoneda Kou is absolutely amazing. I don't know how anyone could see this as typical. Some things may be similar, but she takes it to a completely different level.
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This really is the best!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Dezi
August 23rd, 2012, 2:27am
Every once in a while I read this manga again. It seriously gets to me every time. My stomach gets all tingly and stuff, and I start feeling like nothing can ever stop feelings of love. Gosh, this sounds cheesy. Whatever, if you read it you'll get what I mean.

This is seriously the best romance manga I've read. It is so simple and subtle. It doesn't need tons of phony drama. It just is. The art and the facial expressions are, as usual with YONEDA Kou, superior in every way. This really is the best. Anyone who hasn't read it yet better get to it soon.

... Last updated on August 23rd, 2012, 2:36am
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by k.bell11
August 18th, 2012, 9:48pm
So cute!!!! This is a great manga, not just a good yaoi manga, but a good manga in general. It will make you laugh, cry and love the characters. The plot was pretty generic, but it was executed really well, the characters were all developed and original and the the romance is adorable. This is a must read manga
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Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by gwkimmy
June 6th, 2012, 11:16pm
as mentioned, i love how this mangaka can draw character expressions so well. it really conveys a lot of emotion from the characters despite the dialogue sometimes being a bit confusing. i have a penchant for angst, so of course i ate this story up.

Spoiler (mouse over to view)
mangaka mentioned in the afterward that a lot of readers wanted a man like togawa to marry. THIS IS SO TRUE ;_; i felt the same way lol. i even cried when shima did, relating to his regret that a relationship with togawa would mean that he would never father children. BECAUSE IT'S SO TRUE. togawa would make an amazing father. god, im such an old woman, lol. *sobs forever*
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blew my mind   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by scyth3r
May 15th, 2012, 8:55pm
can't believe i kept putting off reading this for so long. the humor in this story is one of a kind, it's what you'd expect from an indie movie. the characters felt real, it had a fresh take on the whole romance genre i'm used to in most of the manga. my favourite thing definitely has to be the pacing. usually things get dragged out or they're too rushed, but this one took it's time to go where it needed going and it nailed it. needless to say i'm impressed.
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really good   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by pentagon324
April 23rd, 2012, 7:25am
i love this, very realistic and believable.
i must even say that i had almost exactly the same experience somehow with shima. i can really relate to him. *sigh*
but back to the manga. it was very emotional and really dramatic. i love how opposite the characters are and the past that really shook them that made them behave that way. the story is very sweet and subtle and just filled with emotions that are needed to be released!
but i didn't like how it ended! because they were stuck in a long distance relationship(LDR).
LDR is a very hard relationship a lot of bad things can happen if they were to be in a misunderstanding. i wish that the manga artist prolonged it and made their relationship more stable

... Last updated on April 23rd, 2012, 8:50am
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by kebi
April 13th, 2012, 10:53pm
Okay so this is the first time I've ever appreciated a Yaoi this much. Probably because I've never really read Yaoi, and the few that I've read were just smut. Now I want to read more, keke.
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pretty good   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by bizarrekin
April 11th, 2012, 2:41pm
First of all, this is the second time I've read this. First time my rating was around 7. But now I think I can understand more of it or well, see it in a away I haven't been able to before.
I really like the characters. Shima might be my favourite character of all time, his reactions, expressions, everything. I also like Togawa, how he is sarcastic etc. Story was allright. I also like the artwork a lot, I think the manga-ka is really good at drawing expressions. I don't really care about the drama, since it was not like one of those stupid-yaoi manga's that made no sense - like
"I love you, I've always loved you..." "Oh yeah. Me too." "Then lets have sex and be happy forever."
I've been reading a lot of those these days and I am not happy about that. anyway, this is one of my favourites now. Don't know if that'll change though. but It's definitely worth a try.
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