Aug 31, 2010
This is a rather 3 stories complied together the first story is the longest and the most complicated. I was a bit confused and it is strange the way it goes, but somehow I think it was intentionally left ambiguous. Though the way it progressed and the way it flowed I found that they were all unique beautiful. It had some strange surprises and left a shroud of mystery around it's characters and on the plot it self. I think a certain amount of mystery is needed to let us wonder "what if" and it lets our mind wonders to what was happening before
hand. The last story was my person favorite, and I gotta admit that I just laughed because it was so unexpected and so awesome all at once. Definitely enjoyed the sudden twist, and the rather dark nature all the stories had to them.
If you've read any of my reviews you know when it comes to anime/manga art is important. Not only just the unique style but it's got to flow properly, the art in this particular manga was definitely beautiful. The proportions were perfect, the background was nothing short of stunning, the sex scenes weren't really explicit which was definitely refreshing, it left something to the imagination (as i mentioned before). The way the scenes played out and the way she did the angles and perspectives it was just stunning definitely beautiful art.
Through the 3 stories you see 3 sets of different characters, each of them unique in their own right. Yet all of them kept a dark and mysterious side to them, you sympathize with them in an entirely different way each time. It's not that you can connect with them in all ways, but you definitely connect with them and honestly I think different people will see them in different ways. Which is important, you don't necessarily see any serious character development in the last two but in the first one you surely see an improvement. Some lovely characters and beautiful personalities.
I thoroughly enjoyed this manga, I kinda like manga that are short, but have 2-3 short stories included in them. It gives it a unique variety to the genre, it also seems to be a common thing in the yaoi genre as well. Although I really would've loved to have seen more of the last story I have to say I love how it ended and it just really was a refreshing experience for me. You'll understand if you read it, i promise!
I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys both dark, yaoi manga. Definitely for someone looking for a rather quick read, without having to use your brain too much. I'm not saying that is a bad thing by the way, just it's dark and heavy with drama but in a way its rather light-hearted, it just has a unique balance that sometimes manga's can lack. So if you're looking for something rather curious, pick it up and give it a read!
Reviewer’s Rating: 9
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