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Alternative Titles

English: Graduate
Synonyms: Sotsugyosei: 2nd Season, 3rd Season
Japanese: 卒業生


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 16
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 25, 2008 to Aug 28, 2009
Genres: Boys Love Boys Love, Drama Drama, Slice of Life Slice of Life, Erotica Erotica
Serialization: Opera
Authors: Nakamura, Asumiko (Story & Art)


Score: 8.551 (scored by 74387,438 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #874
Members: 15,388
Favorites: 331
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Shards of memory with a brilliant radiance. As the seasons turn, two boys' hearts are changing. Winter brings them close to each other, little by little.


Sotsugyousei was published in Spanish by Tomodomo Ediciones from February 16, 2015 to May 4, 2015, and in Polish by Waneko in a single omnibus on November 21, 2016.

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Dec 10, 2014
Cryptic-senpai (All reviews)
Sotsugyousei is a yaoi manga by Nakamura Asumiko, and is a direct sequel to Doukyuusei. As such, it's naturally pertinent for you to read Doukyuusei before progressing to Sotsugyousei.

Needless to say, we are reunited with Sajou and Kusakabe, as well as Hara, for some more shenanigans regarding their relationship. Yes, our two main leads are still very much in love and still very much pushing forward. What Sotsugyousei does differently from its predecessor is that it sheds a small amount of light on the difficulties of being a gay couple in Japan, although probably not as seriously as it could have. It is still a read more
Aug 4, 2017
redlittleriding (All reviews)
This is the sequel of Dokyuusei.

This manga has two parts:
The first part, just like it's predecessor, Sotsugyousei is all about school, but this time they are third years. They have to decide about their future and about themselves.
Except they already decided about themselves on the first part of this series, so nothing new about that. You could say they develop their feelings further instead.

The conflicts are all about that same old "another girl", "not really gay", "third wheel with honest interest". But this time it's better and less childish than Dokyuusei is.

This story does NOT have smut. Although Saijou is indeed REALLY sexy (like all read more
Apr 4, 2021
Beckovitch (All reviews)
Sotsugyousei is the sequel to Doukyuusei by Asumiko Nakamura.

It starts of with a couple of short stories that set the mood for the manga. The two characters Sajou Rihito and Kusakabe Hikaru are facing a crossroads in their relationship, they're in their last year of highschool and are unsure of what's going to happen afterwards when the pair has to pursue their vastly different dreams, far away from eachother.

Where the manga really takes off is the chapter: "when you're close to crying". Sajou's mom gets diagnosed with cancer and Sajou (now having to live on his own due to his father working overseas) quickly becomes read more

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