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Gunjou

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Ultramarine
Japanese: 羣青


Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 36
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 26, 2007 to Jan 25, 2012
Genres: Drama Drama, Girls Love Girls Love, Erotica Erotica
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Ikki
Authors: Nakamura, Ching (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.431 (scored by 14441,444 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: N/A2
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3608
Members: 5,808
Favorites: 98

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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /36

Synopsis

"I want you to kill him..."

Her husband abuses her on a daily basis. Unable to stand it any longer, she asks her lesbian friend to kill her husband for her. And unable to say no to the woman she loves, the lesbian kills him...

Only 22 years old when the series began, Ching Nakamura offers up a work carved from flesh, blood, and bone.

(Source: Kotonoha)

Characters

Otaka, Chiyomi
Main
Ezaki, Soko
Main
Kita, Kei
Supporting
Otaka, Kenji
Supporting
Otaka, Asami
Supporting
Tsuruta, Kouhei
Supporting
Isaka, Ken
Supporting
Kita, Hatsue
Supporting
Chiba, Kyoko
Supporting
Kirihara, Eiko
Supporting

Reviews

Jan 22, 2023
My first impression was the resemblance to My Broke Mariko. The tortuous relationship between two women who have been intimate since adolescence, the distance established over time, the theme of suicide involved in the reunion. But Gunjou goes further; Gunjou gets entangled in the minds of those two tortuous souls, and brings up the theme of love, what it means to be a woman, what it really is to love, what it means to be loved by someone, the ideology of existing in society and forming bonds, family, and the contradictions between what actually happens in the heart and social conventions. Gunjou has deep characters ...
Nov 4, 2022
This story is not for everyone.

First of all, as much as it falls into the GL genre, this story is above all a psychological drama, and does not follow typical requirements of a love story. The personalities and decisions of the characters are not intended for a healthy narrative, whose goal is to educate you about love or sexuality. It's also not about acceptance, and while this is briefly outlined throughout the course, it's not the focal point and I don't recommend it to people who have high expectations for it.

The plot centers on Soko, the woman abused by her husband, and Chiyomi, the woman ...
Feb 10, 2023
Mixed Feelings
STORY: 4

The story revolves around two female protagonists and their relation. The first woman was abused by her husband and the second killed the husband although there is no love to be gained in return.
There's three volumes showing the aftermath of that murder committed in the name of love. The atmosphere is heavy and tragic and tries to provide real-life in-your-face drama. Alas somehow dialogues always feel a bit off for a realistic story and prevent the reader to empathize with the characters.

ART: 5

Art is not great compared to the average of the industry and you can find some anatomical mistakes here and there.
However, ...

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