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Gravitation

Gravitation

Alternative Titles

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

Information

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

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Score: 7.751 (scored by 6353 users)
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Ranked: #17942
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Popularity: #562
Members: 11,256
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Synopsis

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)

Background

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...

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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
Apr 22, 2012
ClicheReviewer (All reviews)
This is one hell of a series, especially if you are a big fan of slapstick, dark, and sexual humor with a story.

It's sad that many people avoid this story becuase it's Shonen-ai but it really isn't a big deal, nor really is it excessive. (except in the Doujins, but that's for another review)

Overall: Fun characters, great comedy and meaty ongoing plotlines.

If you just want an unforgettable manga experience, CHECK GRAVITATION OUT NOW!

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