Kizuna: Bonds of Love
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Japanese: KIZUNA
English: Kizuna: Bonds of Love
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 56
Status: Finished
Published: 1992 to 2008
Genres: Boys Love Boys Love, Drama Drama, Erotica Erotica
Serialization: Magazine Be x Boy
Authors: Kodaka, Kazuma (Story & Art)


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Three's a crowd. Ranmaru and Kei have a strong and passionate relationship built on years of trust, sacrifice and love. When the mysterious son of a Yakuza boss starts to have designs on Ranmaru's affection, tempers flare, and hidden emotions rise to the surface. Will Ranmaru and Kei's love for each other be able to survive this difficult test, or will the emotional conflict finally come to a head?

(Source: Be Beautiful)


Kizuna had nine volumes published in English as Kizuna: Bonds of Love by Central Park Media's Be Beautiful imprint from August 25, 2004 to August 1, 2007. After the publisher went defunct, Digital Manga Publishing picked up the license and released the entire series as Kizuna: Deluxe Edition under its Juné imprint in six 2-in-1 omnibus editions (the last volume is not an omnibus) from October 13, 2010 to May 30, 2012. It was also published digitally as Kizuna: Bonds by Fantasista Inc. through futekiya from December 10, 2021 to October 13, 2022.


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Sep 27, 2009
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I am sure by now that everyone who reads yaoi manga has certainly read this series by now...and it is very good. I have trouble finding the English versions of it
and when I do find them the volumes are so overly-priced/inflated that it is absurd to pay really serious money for them...and I have even tried to purchase volumes in other languages only to be let down by the seller that it is unavailable...
aside from that ---the volumes I do possess are really great and I have re-read them many times far into the night.
A note about the artwork: sometimes it ...

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