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Taiyou no Kikoushi  
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Saitou Hikaru wants to travel overseas more than anything, too bad he can't pass the exam that would qualify him for it. Then he trips over the handsome foreigner Leo in a park and takes him home. Leo acts like a young master, but Hikaru can't resist his sweetness. Did Hikaru let a wolf in his house? And who is Leo, really?


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Associated Names
Noble Contract (German)

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.6 (end) by Dangerous Pleasure over 9 years ago
v.1 c.5 by Dangerous Pleasure over 10 years ago
v.1 c.4 by Dangerous Pleasure over 10 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
1 Volume (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (560 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.3 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 11th 2017, 1:12pm PST



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Chara (Tokuma Shoten)

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Probably 8 at best   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by hirukayuki01
February 11th, 2017, 11:35pm
It's not boring or anything but it had so much potential but it wasn't able to feel it. Art is good, and the theme is good too but the plot and characters are somehow lacking. Hikaru's character was a disappointment. He didn't have the impact factor. I'll probably like his chfaracters if author tried to add more depth in him. His character is bland and just those typical uke. Leo'a character would be okay too if there's more depth. Was excited to read this because of the ratings but I'm disappointed.

Well I would still recommend this since it's good.
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Mixed Feelings   
Rating: N/A
by On_vacation
October 24th, 2014, 2:03pm
I was surprisingly emotional when reading this and usually that would make me rate it a 8/10, but I have issue with the rape at the beginning and the other one somewhere in the middle (if i remember correctly). I was pretty peeved since most of the time the sexual activities were consensual so I don't know why they couldn't have kept it like that throughout the whole entire thing. I have pretty mixed feelings about this cause I like it, but at the same time I don't.

On another note, the art is really friggin pretty. Like hooooly shit.
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Everything is sparkling   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mashimaro12345
September 9th, 2013, 10:59pm
The art is so good till your eyes can't even take it! Combined with such a dramatic plot, what's not to like? The only thing lacking is the length, a few more volumes would be even more satisfying
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Stunning art   
Rating: N/A
by sandyatthebeach1
November 26th, 2012, 9:31pm
Art. So. Beautiful. Haha, I normally don't like long hair on guys, but man, Leo and Baltes had some luscious locks, lol, and man, it suited them. All the characters are so beautifully drawn, and the expressions, and just everything- so gorgeous. But, it's not just the art- this is a really heart-warming story that's beautifully spun, with a good amount of character development for such a short piece. DO NOT SKIP THIS ONE! It's short, but the entire manga is so breathtaking (art, romance, emotions and psychology, just everything). Please, do yourself a favor and read this!
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Pretty and/or Wise   
Rating: N/A
by supmaguire
August 7th, 2012, 1:16pm
The art is beautiful in this manga--there are flowing Fabio-like locks galore here lol it's interesting to see how the mangaka combined Indian and Greek aesthetics to invent Leo's "national style"

This manga is not 100% THE BEST, but there's definitely evidence that the mangaka was going for a deeper kind of story with injections of wisdom that were really kind of moving--I enjoyed this manga a lot because it wasn't entirely a cliche

... Last updated on August 7th, 2012, 1:17pm
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It's BEAUTIFUL!!! ♥ ♥ ♥   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by fisukisuki
June 16th, 2012, 10:06am
WONDERFUL EVER!!! THE BEST ONE EVER!!! ♥ biggrin ♥ Really can- no, it's really beat Royal Fiancé !!! It's really Briliant!! So touching and Interesting! The storyline is really good. And the main characters is really interesting! None is disappointed me. I really grateful that i can read it. Such a wonderful story. I don't know if i should wish it will be more or not. Because it's really great manga that i think i want to read it again and again. And the art is beautiful too...! Ohh~ Recommend it! ♥
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I love this so much.   
Rating: N/A
by Doph
September 28th, 2011, 11:02pm
The plot was amazing, though I got bored at the last second chapter.
It's amazing how the author showed the different sides of the 2 main characters and how their love developed so fast yet it might not be accepted by the society.
Happy ending is such a plus!!!
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nadl-chan
August 11th, 2011, 12:44pm
Even so this manga is - when I think about it - reallly nothing special. Not the art (typical for Maruya Kae) and the storyline (prety much average). It`s one of my favourie mangas! I can read it over and over again.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shininghero16
June 28th, 2011, 5:37pm
The art is plain gorgeous. Talk about major bishies =3 But good art isn't the only thing this manga has to offer.

It's a unique plot, if not a bit clique with who Leo actually turns out to be, but I'm not spoiling anything, plus, that only made the story more entertaining. What many mangas lack for me is good character development, but the characters in this manga felt real and were well thought out. Hikaru is not your typical Uke, he's one of those few ukes that you just can't help but fall in love with. Leo, on the other hand, is pretty much your regular Seme but he has his perks.

Anyway, it was a very enjoyable read and I felt entertained throughout the chapters. Definitely not a waste of time. ^_^

Characters: 9/10
Art: 10/10
Plot: 9/10
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her art keeps getting better   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by pleochroic
March 12th, 2011, 9:47am
i could just faint from the pretty. the story isn't quite my thing; too unrealistic while i am on a realism binge. and even if i were fancying fantasy, this is just not gonna do it for me; i am 100 years too old for stories about princes from far-away lands falling for the straight-talking commoner. but it's certainly well enough crafted for its type.

i don't really care about the story here, as long as it's not total crap. maruya kae could illustrate the phone book and i'd buy it. absolutely THE prettiest boys in BL land IMO.
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