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English: Gravitation
Japanese: グラビテーション


Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 54
Status: Finished
Published: 1996 to 2002
Authors: Murakami, Maki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Kimi to Boku


Score: 7.721 (scored by 6659 users)
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Ranked: #20942
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Popularity: #718
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Shuichi Shindou is determined to take his band Bad Luck to the top of the Japanese pop charts. With his drive, talent, and satiny singing voice, he just might stand a chance. But Fate throws a wrench into his well-oiled machine in the form of a handsome stranger named Yuki, a romance writer with an attitude. Yuki is Shuichi's biggest critic, but as the two young artists gravitate towards each other, friendship, and perhaps something more, is sure to blossom.

(Source: Tokyopop)


Gravitation was published in English by Tokyopop from August 5, 2003 to July 12, 2006.

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Oct 3, 2009
-Naami- (All reviews)
I strongly recommend watching the series before reading the manga for the following reason:

The story. Due to Murukami Maki’s rather undeveloped art at the beginning of the series it had also hindered the flow of the story telling; so it is rather difficult to understand or get into the story. From own experience, I had tried to read it first but the art had threw me off completely and I dropped it after the 2nd chapter.

Now, onto the review...

Gravitation is often called the gateway to the shounen-ai genre because of its appeal. What separates this from every other of its genre is read more
Mar 7, 2008
Jin_Kaze_Tsukai (All reviews)
Gravitation to me feels to be a bit of a hit or miss. Some anime and manga fans love it, and some of them do not appreciate it. For me I was a bit skeptical upon purchasing it. Although I wanted to broaden my horizons in the realm of shounen-ai I couldn't help but wonder if it was worth it. As the story started out I found myself curious as to how a music based manga would end. So I bought the first two volumes and had a go at it. I have to say I am thoroughly impressed with Murakami-san's ability to create an read more
Jul 7, 2009
KA0RI (All reviews)
Prepare for a long review, and my very first review! I've read the entire Gravitation series three times and so I find it only more than perfect to review this!

Now, let's get started...


Story: 8/10

Gravitation is a story about a young man by the name of, Shindou Shuichi. Shuichi is overly passionate music fanatic who dreams of becoming as great as his beloved idol, Ryuichi Sakuma. By starting a band with his best friend, Hiro Nakano (guitarist), Shuichi is now ready and determined as ever to become a rock star and show the world his music, voice, and lyrics. But, by fate he meets a man read more
Jan 1, 2018
LadyEtihw (All reviews)
Gravitation was my first yaoi/shounen-ai ever. And it didn't disappoint me.

I love Shuichi. At first I thought he'd become annoying, but his "annoyingness" turned out to be very funny, and the way that he never gives up on his dream is actually really inspiring.

I love Yuki. I also thought he'd become annoying and he also turned out to be way better than I expected. He might seem like a really cold character at first, but the way that he "melts" around Shuichi is really adorable and heartwarming...and even funny sometimes.

I love the way that they complete each other. Shuichi brightens up Yuki's world with read more


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