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Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai (Manga)

Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai

Alternative Titles

English: Twittering birds never fly.
Synonyms: Don't Stay Gold, Tadayoedo Shizumazu, Saredo Naki mo Sezu
Japanese: 囀る鳥は羽ばたかない


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 2011 to ?
Genres: Drama, Yaoi
Authors: Yoneda, Kou (Story & Art)
Serialization: Hertz


Score: 8.291 (scored by 2683 users)
Ranked: #3842
Popularity: #594
Members: 5,297
Favorites: 259
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Yakuza Yashiro, who only ever loved Kageyama, meets a new bodyguard, Doumeki Chikara. Unfortunately, the latter is impotent.

(Source: MU)

Included one-shots:
Volume 1: Don't Stay Gold, Tadayoedo Shizumazu, Saredo Naki mo Sezu.


Doumeki, Chikara

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Mar 21, 2011
This 44 pages long oneshot has more characterization, more depth and more psychological insight than most multi-volume mangas. The story of this manga centers on the psychology of the main character, and it does so magnificently. Tadayoedo Shizumazu, Saredo Naki mo Sezu is only incidentaly yaoi. Primarily it deals with psychopathology of a messed up teen who thinks he's just fine, but is all but.
The flaw I found with this manga lies in my greed – I wanted more. I just wanted a few more pages, I wanted to read more.
Regardless of my voraciousness, it's one of the best psychological oneshots out there, and read more
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Mar 23, 2012
One of unforgettable BL mangas I've read. I don't write reviews usually, but I'm attempting to properly write one for this oneshot that made me feel so strongly attached to. Don't view this review too strictly though, it's my first.

Story: A high school yaoi story between classmates. Only the main character is fucked up, full of cynicism until someone reaches into the deep pits of his dark, injured and sad soul and saves him with kindness. And then love blossoms. It kept me interested with the little snippets of detail handed out to unfold one big picture like most oneshots while with idealisation pared down read more
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User Recommendations

The characters in both mangas are damaged men and the seme is impotent.
Tenshi no Uta in much more darker and twisted than Saezuru and you will most likely end up hating it's characters rather than rooting for them. It's a good read though.
Hard-boiled, gritty yakuza dramas with a BL slant.

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