Feb 26, 2022
When I saw Jin I just knew he was going to get his own manga. In the Kemono Universe everyone who is a president or heir of a company is bound to get his own manga. There's no other choice.
This series makes me think of 'A Man Who Defies the World of BL', none of them have any choice.
But back to the manga. This time we got a whole different plot. Still one of the most common plots in yaoi mangas, but at least this couple started way different than the others. I don't mind either way, though. And I also can't say
I like this route, I think I prefer the office romance if I were to pick out of these two, no matter how many times I read it.
I liked how different Jun looked at home and at the office. There was a clear distinction between casual Jun and business Jun. Jin was okay, but I definitely like him as the meddling guy. And I actually didn't realise it was him until later in the manga.
I had trouble with the timeline, but luckily the note from the author explained it so now we know Aikata is set before Chiharu and Kazuki become an item (I add this more for myself, for when I feel like revisiting the manga via review).
When I went to log in this manga on my MAL account, I realised I had already read it before. I don't think I was aware then that Aikata is part of a series, and I also didn't remember anything about it while reading it now. I'm sure that the manga would have at least felt familiar to me if I would have had context the first time I read it, but as a standalone it is pretty forgettable.
I like both Jin and Jun, but I wasn't crazy about their story and I'm not sure how much I like them as pairing. I definitely enjoyed the last two chapters, that feature Chiharu and Kazuki, better than the main story.
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