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Iberiko Buta  
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Associated Names
Iberico Buta to Koi to Tsubaki
Iberico Pork
Iberico Pork and Love and Camellia
Iberico Pork and Slave of Love
Iberiko Buta to Koi no Dorei
Iberiko Buta to Koi to Tsubaki
イベリコ豚と恋と椿。
イベリコ豚と恋の奴隷。
伊比利亚猪和恋爱和椿
黑毛猪與椿之戀

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Latest Release(s)
v.3 c.3 by Rooftop Love BL about 1 month ago
v.3 c.2 by Madam el LePoo Scanlations over 2 years ago
v.3 c.1 by Madam el LePoo Scanlations & Cocktale Hours over 2 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (181 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.37 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 23rd 2016, 11:53am PST


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Year
2012

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Gush (Kaiousha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

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Read it for the second couple !  
by nausicaa70
May 11th, 2017, 7:08am
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
I didn't care much about the first couple. It was just typical and... boring.
However the second couple's story is interesting so far and I really love both of the mc ! They have such good chemistry biggrin
The art is as fine as usual !

... Last updated on May 11th, 2017, 7:09am
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One of the best  
by varianthart
December 12th, 2016, 12:44am
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
This may be an author who you either get or you don't get. Everything she touches is gold, for me. I don't enjoy the stuff that most seem to, and this is different, funny, clever, and well-paced in an outside of the box kind of way. Nothing bad to say. Also a huge fan of her artwork.
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now that's romance  
by uke-lele
March 19th, 2016, 2:54pm
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
Good-natured humour spiced in and the manga never took itself too seriously. The entire premise is nonsensical in the first place, so what less can you expect from the story? Hahahaha. While pig references are littered throughout the manga, it's more of the camaraderie and misadventures that stood out. I found it amusing because it's reflective of how a bunch of boys would behave in real life, though maybe in a less over-the-top manner. Maybe not build "breeding dens" for each other, but the gist is there alright.

The first story wasn't particularly remarkable, but it had its own quirky charm. At least we had no whiny crybabies and unneeded prolonged angst, though yes, the story could have been developed much better without falling into a bunch of cliche tropes. However, there were some redeeming points (mostly exemplified by the bad humour). I also disagree with another commentor that Iberico (seme) was expressionless. I'm not feeling Tsubaki (the uke) though, not that he's annoying, but he's unremarkable. But still funny.

What really sealed the experience for me was the second pairing, though. It manages to pull about everything off just right - a little heartbreak, lots of longing, quiet gazes and those shared touches that say a lot more than words. Damn right that they got their own volume. Now if the author would put in a bit of effort to develop them even more, this manga might end up being something memorable in the vast seas of bad yaoi. (Actually, I think it already accomplished that, because I bothered coming back for it.) I'd say it captures the essence of young love: wanting someone so badly and using excuses to stay close to them but not daring to admit it because of your pride, fuelled by this urge to possess them and knowing you shouldn't, all of these while hoping they'll look in your direction someday. It's a bittersweet cocktail of euphoria and melancholy all at once. They're sitting in front of you, with you, but not with you either. Unrealistic? It hits home pretty hard for me, so I can empathise with it even though my life isn't a manga.

Finally, the most important part: the sex is awesome. That's a huge plus point, because well, who reads yaoi purely for the romance... right?

... Last updated on May 6th, 2016, 8:47am
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NO IT'S ACTUALLY QUITE SAD  
by TormentObelisker
February 22nd, 2016, 9:34am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Barring the first two chapters, which were cute and comedic, the rest of this series (so far) focuses on the other pairing: painfully-in-love Genji and poor, poor Yoshimune. The dynamic between this couple is a lot more bittersweet and their story deals with much more serious issues. (Such as trauma)

I feel like some people might write this manga off because of the more frivolous initial story (which, in my opinion, is still quite funny and cute), but this work has a lot more to offer. I find Yoshimune in particular to be a complex and realistic character, but that's jUST ME MAYBE.

I'm sorry, this is my first time writing a review for anything ever so I hope I did okay. In any case, I highly recommend this manga!

... Last updated on February 22nd, 2016, 2:58pm
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Meeeeh?  
by Snowytimes
February 14th, 2016, 9:12pm
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
Its ok. The art isnt very good and the characters are unreasonable. I guess its funny? The chapters are stilting and awkward and it makes me wonder if there are pages missing or at least hoping for further explanation. Dont read it expecting something amazing like I did
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AMAZING  
by herenk
July 29th, 2015, 5:10am
Rating: N/A
I really loved the newest chapter of this manga. The side story's characterization is phenomenal, and ever so delicious. Will update when manga updates more, but for now, I highly suggest you read this!!
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Funny  
by JapanRocks
September 4th, 2013, 9:21pm
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
I like Shoowa's works. The themes can be a hit or miss for me , but I enjoy her comedic sense and the reactions of her characters. She also tends to have really unique story elements and the H scenes are one of the sexiest in the yaoi genre.
I thought the first couple's story was cute but forgettable. I'm really looking forward to the second couple's story though, partially because of curiosity and the fact that I love the character design of the seme.
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Gang-themed manga with a twist  
by anibebe
May 20th, 2013, 1:13am
Rating: N/A
It's kind of refreshing to see tough boys gather to do voluntary social work. Which makes one wonder why the litterbugs around them would deem the crew delinquents. Then again we're treading on grey areas - one can't condone violence against litterbugs (even for their violence against the environment).
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Initial thoughts  
by MirayAllen
March 27th, 2013, 6:04pm
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
The art style is considerably worse compared to Shoowa's early works, which was seriously disappointing since I looked for this - first and foremost - on account of her beautiful panels and close-ups. The expressionless protagonist (can't even remember his name anymore) made no impact on me, neither did the Romeo and Juliet gone wrong melodrama. Indeed, these seemingly star-crossed lovers are nowhere near interesting: the "romance" feels rushed and stilted and plainly boring. Also, I understand this is supposed to be a comedy? Didn't laugh. A pig in itself is not that funny; you gotta make it work.

I don't know if I'll keep following this. It depends on my mood and my memory. I'll probably re-read Koujitsusei no Tobira and Non Tea Room now, only to get rid of this bad aftertaste and rekindle my love for Shoowa's art and storytelling. So far, it's a 5.

... Last updated on March 27th, 2013, 6:06pm
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