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Cross and Crime  
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Tokano Yuuka has been going out with her boyfriend Yazaki Norikazu for a little over a year now but doesn’t get to see him everyday since he works in a different city as a newspaper reporter. Although they are apart, they love each other and things are going well. Norikazu gets an opportunity to interview Saeki Keito, the lead singer of the most popular band in Japan, Zero Sum Game, because they were good friends in high school. Being a fan of the band, Yuuka gets to tag along. However, Yuuka gets raped by members of the band while Keito distracts Norikazu elsewhere. It seems that Keito is infatuated with Norikazu and wants Yuuka out of the way. After the traumatic event, the relationship between the three becomes extremely complicated.


Related Series
Sex Crime (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
クロス アンド クライム
Cross & Crime

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Status in Country of Origin
12 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 5.6 / 10.0 (148 votes)
Bayesian Average: 5.86 / 10.0
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March 11th 2015, 1:02am PST

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Young Champion (Akita Shoten)

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Rating: 6.6 / 10.0
by VWombat
February 27th, 2015, 9:04pm
If you can get past the rape (I don't particularly care about this, but a lot of people might) and the whole "It's borderline-H but not really" (I don't view it as actual hentai because the H scenes are too short and sparse), you arrive at a decent manga with an extremely dark subject. That might also be an issue in itself. There is no "good guy" - this manga will probably end with various crimes unpunished, and you will probably get mad at several of the characters, though many of their traits are entirely human. Even if you like dark subjects, you still might not like this. It's not particularly well-written, and it suffers from some of the porn-logic of actual hentai.
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It is a crime   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by residentgrigo
December 27th, 2014, 1:35pm
The manga is a horrendous hentai adaptation for obvious reasons and stays Borderline-H/NTR till the very end it seem. I looked at the ending out of curiosity and it does lead to the morally reprehensible garbage i expected from the start. So it even ends just like the hentai original. Rape as a start of relationships tag indeed! A horrible manga and author all in all and i will never look at her work again. Akita Shoten is just the worst as usual. Look at the rating and then look at something else unless gang rape as porn and misogyny are heaps romantic to you.

... Last updated on January 30th, 2015, 5:53pm
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No way this is borderline H   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by RS456
September 29th, 2014, 11:28am
I read up to what was scanlated so far and saw the raws out of curiosity even though I didn't really like it. My curiosity got the best of me. After reading and seeing several chapters no way this manga can be considered borderline hentai. This is basically a hentai manga with an actual story. There is no difference between this and an actual partially censored (male genital) hentai manga. This can easily be made into a decent long running hentai anime even though it might create some controversy.

... Last updated on September 29th, 2014, 11:29am
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netorare bs   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Darkn1te
September 29th, 2014, 6:09am
offically junk, it ended people and you can already guess who she ended up with...
Some shoujo logic, sad attempt of a seinen plot and xrated art.
Do they even know who their target audience is.
HATSUKI Kyo added to mangaka's I should avoid.
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Relatively good   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by SteReo_R
August 22nd, 2013, 11:26pm
Although I have only read the english scans up till chapter 22. I would actually say that the story is pretty good. The heroine, although it seems like she's cheating, but she was being "threatened" by Keito and everything and I believe that telling all those to Yazaki would definitely be hard on her.... Lastly, even though the ending is most likely going to be her ending up with Keito... But don't forget she majors in Psychology, therefore I believe that somewhere along the way. Things about Keito will get revealed to her, and well you know, things happens. So yeaaa~ Just my 2 cents worth of thoughts.
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What a dysfunctional pairing...   
Rating: N/A
by Eitoku
April 18th, 2013, 8:49pm
...yet I can't stop reading.

I have a feeling that this is heading to the Keito/Yuuka direction -- which is, imo, freaking messed up. I don't really mind this type of pairing in fiction as long as the author has a good story to come up with it and not just some mindless hentai. Oh, the art is pretty awesome too. I can't wait for more chapters~

... Last updated on April 18th, 2013, 8:50pm
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"Sex Crime: The non-H Version"   
Rating: N/A
by Criminal Intent
September 30th, 2011, 3:35am
Basically it's a remake of this mangaka's other work "Sex Crime". If you hate stories where women are raped into submission and fall in love w/ their rapists then don't bother with this.

Although the one thing that separates this from it's predecessor is that the boyfriend actually has some backbone.

... Last updated on September 30th, 2011, 3:37am
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Rating: N/A
by nailq
September 3rd, 2011, 9:13pm
I think Cross and crime is the remake of Sex crime,everything is the same just less graphic scenes since Sex crime is hentai.The artwork in Sex crime is better though,the characters seem more realistic

... Last updated on September 3rd, 2011, 9:18pm
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Rage Moments. Rawr!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Brucie_kun
September 3rd, 2011, 5:12pm
I have to admit the plot is stupid, the characters' stupid but it's one of those mangas where I find it tolerable because of its art. Face it, there are other H/ Borderline H mangas with more nonsensical plots out there. Considering its genre, this is mediocre.

I love the art, love the sex scenes, love the hot guy with the mole (who cares what's his name is) and I love the girl's facial expression (Don't bother about her name) whenever she gets violated. [She looks tortured and's quite rare to find an H or Borderline H mangas with facial expressions like this!].

The reason why I give this manga an 8 is because I simply like the art. And I like the other manga the mangaka made Sex Crime, that's pretty good too. The art, I mean.

... Last updated on September 3rd, 2011, 5:16pm
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Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by PaprikaPrincess
August 11th, 2011, 1:11am
dont waste your time. yuuka's an annoying birdbrain, all shes got going for her are her boobs. yazaki is clueless and really naive to the point where its not even believable. the lead singer is not even evil or whatever hes trying to portray, hes an ugly (in all meanings) childish wimp whos desperately in need of a good punch in the teeth. this manga was so bad it made me angry. cliche and annoying, just DONT read this. >:[ ugh!

... Last updated on August 11th, 2011, 1:14am
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