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Katsubou no Manazashi

Katsubou no Manazashi

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Synonyms: Look of Desire
Japanese: 渇望の眼差し


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 5
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 2009 to Dec 19, 2009
Genres: Drama, Yaoi
Authors: Takarai, Saki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Magazine LYNX


Score: 7.191 (scored by 1514 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #3908
Members: 2,614
Favorites: 9


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Jul 11, 2014
doesntwearabra (All reviews)
This manga definitely deserves a review because I want to warn anyone else before they suffer through what I've just been through. Yes, you read it right.
I dropped this manga on page 65 (somewhere around chapter three) Here's why:

SLIGHT SPOILERS, YOU WILL LIVE WITH IT: This is manga disgusted me right from the beginning because it introduced rape and "indirect" incest as just an everyday common occurrence--I get how some people DO NOT mind these aspects, but everyone normal DOES. Anyway: putting rape in a story also means putting the trauma and the pain that comes along with it. A person doesn't get raped on read more
Jan 25, 2014
kazumaxayano (All reviews)
So this manga comprises of two stories. And the only reason I gave this manga a 6 is because of the second story, i.e. the first story was appalling, and if it was only the first story, this manga would have gotten a 1.

The second story was actually pretty cute, and dealt with the question every yaoi lover has wondered at least once: "what happens when the cute, little, stereotypically-girly uke grows up? Most likely, he won't continue to look like that." Actually, this a question I've had with too many shoujo works as well. I mean, I want to love the seme/non-girly read more
Feb 23, 2015
wjheie2872hdieu (All reviews)
I can't say I cared much for the first story. It felt awkward and forced. The continuation chapter for the first story was a bit better but I still didn't care for the characters much. The uke was very weak and girly and the seme was, dare I say it, too stoic. I mean, I like stoic semes but this uke and seme were just a bad match. But honestly, I felt it was all worth it when I got to the second story. The second story is great and I wish there was more of it. It focuses on body image issues in a read more