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Japanese: コンプレックス


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 24
Status: Finished
Published: 1996 to 2002
Genres: Boys Love Boys Love, Erotica Erotica
Serialization: None
Authors: Manda, Ringo (Story & Art)


Score: 8.191 (scored by 16771,677 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #4439
Members: 3,798
Favorites: 142
Ranked N/APopularity #4439Members 3,798
MangaManda, Ringo (Story & Art)
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This is a story of boy meets boy—and everything after that.

Complex is about the lives of Junichi and Tatsuya, two childhood friends who just so happen to love each other. We explore each step of their lives, from grade school to the golden years, through the good times and the bad, revealing that a relationship between two men are nothing but complex.

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Jun 23, 2011
It's complex to grow up in a society that won't accept you. It's complex to be brought up by your own parents who won't accept you. It's complex to raise a child who won't accept you. Something so simple yet beautiful, like love. That, too, is complex.

Complex follows the lives of Junichi and Tatsuya and how their "complex" relationship affects them and everyone around them. How is it complex, you may ask? Well, they are both boys. Society as a whole have not always accepted homosexuality. With this mindset on both sides, several problems and issues must arise from that emotionally and physically. For example, ...
Aug 1, 2009
Here’s an interesting question: what happens to the boys in BL after they’ve hooked up? In most series, we never know- the story stops right there. In Complex, however, we don’t get to just see the relationship, we follow the couple throughout their lives. It’s an ambitious idea, but it works. We see two boys grow up from being childhood friends to confused young men and to wrinkled old ones, with all of the drama that comes with it. Yes, there is sex, but the emphasis is placed more on the relationship than the fanservice. It starts a ...
Jul 15, 2009
From the first chapter it may look like this manga is about a nasty teacher into shota-con, however that is only the Very Very beginning and shota-con has nothing to do with the story at all. That first occurrence is needed only to bring the two main characters closer together to prepare for their journey of life together.

This manga is one of the best I have ever read; it will make you smile with joy and bawl your eyes out from beginning, when they are just children, to the end when they are old men preparing for rest.

It shows the very seed of ...

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