Ranked #1840
Velvet Kiss (Manga)

Velvet Kiss

Alternative Titles

English: Velvet Kiss
Japanese: ベルベット・キス


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 32
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 30, 2009 to Mar 30, 2012
Authors: Harumi, Chihiro (Story & Art)
Serialization: Vitaman


Score: 7.721 (scored by 10231 users)
Ranked: #18402
Popularity: #178
Members: 17,646
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Shin's spirits were soaring after winning the lottery and landing a contract with a famous firm in the same day—not bad for a normally luckless office worker. He quickly plummets back down to earth, however, upon discovering that he's been saddled with an immense amount of debt. There is, however, one way he can keep his creditors at bay: become "friends" with an enigmatic and alluring girl named Kanoko. The task sounds simple enough at first, but leaves him eating his own words as Kanoko's selfish demands start to take their toll on him both mentally and physically. Will Shin ever be able to pay his debt off, or will the lust, luxury, and mystery simply overwhelm him??

(Source: Project-H)


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Kikuchiya, Kanoko
Nitta, Shin
Kikuchiya, Yoriko
Saeki, Rumi

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Jan 12, 2014 6:02 PM
Velvet Kiss is arguably Harumi Chihiro's best work. By far, the marriage between plot and ecchi/hentai always is a good one to read and observe. Especially if done well. Between the constant sex scenes and themes rampant throughout this work, there is a tender love growing between the two main characters that can be observed as the chapters fly pass. This love, while not clear at first, begins to slowly reveal itself and is very satisfying to see, if not being one of the main reasons to read this.

Harumi Chihiro's art is aesthetically pleasing to the eye in more ways than one, and in read more
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Nov 6, 2011 12:13 AM
This is my first ever review

I don't consider this kind of manga as an H manga, rather I put them on the smut category.

Velvet kiss is an H-manga that focuses more on the story ( that's why I consider this as smut), like Virgin na Kankei, though this one is more of the dark theme and kinda gives off a mystery theme too.

Story - 9

This story is about your everyday salaryman who got tricked(?) to an enormous debt and got another way to pay it, by befriending with a certain cute, beautiful, pretty, moe (sorry she is just too beautiful) expressionless girl.

The story goes read more
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Feb 8, 8:22 PM
Work is a pain in the ass, isn't it?
Japan is a very workaholic society; I don't think I'd be exaggerating if I said they have one of the worst cases of overworked laborers in the world. Little vacation time, underpaid workers, and long hours, work in Japan literally "takes over ones life", more-so than any other nation in the world. Velvet Kiss shows this realistically. We see the characters juggle their love lives with work, which ultimately, is impossible in such a job-oriented society. I read in awe as Harumi Chihiro effortlessly told a story that flawlessly depicts this--a middle-class, average guy, through luck, encounters read more
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Jan 13, 2:16 AM
Velvet Kiss has undoubtedly kept my attention for the past two days I have read it. To me, I found myself wanting to read more and more as the story progressed, asking myself, "just what will happen to Nitta and Kanoko?".
So what what made this such a compelling manga to read from volume to volume? I will care to explain.

Story - 10/10
Okay. Yes this is a H-manga, and it's full of sex scenes. But setting that aside, The story has caught my interests because of it's storytelling. As Nitta may have looked like a sex toy for Kano, the reality is both were pawns to read more
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Although possessing quite different aesthetics, the premise of both series involve the establishment of a contract for the male protagonist to sexually "entertain" the female protagonist. It is intercourse in Velvet Kiss, and it is (initially) voyeurism/exhibitionism in Nozoki Ana. 
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The following mature manga feature similar themes such as blackmail and adultery.  
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Manga: Ojousama wa Nigedashita
Velvet Kiss and Ojou-sama wa Nigedashita are so similar they're almost identical (plot-wise). 
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Manga: Yoru wo Tomenaide
Beside from the obvious fact that both manga are drawn by chihiro harumi, they are stories of how a white collar office man falls in love with a woman that is jaded with life.

Velvet Kiss is a 4-volume long while Yoru wo Tomenaide is a one-shot though. 
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