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Japanese: ルールズ
English: Rules
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 17
Status: Finished
Published: 2002 to 2007
Genres: Boys Love Boys Love, Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life, Erotica Erotica
Serialization: None
Authors: Miyamoto, Kano (Story & Art)


Score: 8.011 (scored by 16821,682 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #4755
Members: 3,380
Favorites: 68
Ranked N/APopularity #4755Members 3,380
MangaMiyamoto, Kano (Story & Art)
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Konoe, a high school student, is confused about his sexuality. He meets Hikaru in the sleazy gay district, and sleeps with him. They begin to play at being lovers, but Konoe's heart belongs to Atori, his friend and classmate. Can Konoe come to terms with his sexuality and reveal his feelings to Atori, and where do Hikaru's true feelings lie? (Source: BibloEros)

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May 8, 2010
Rules, with its realistic portrayal of homosexual relationships, deviates from the norm in that it does not come across as a yaoi fangirl's idealized view of the lovey-dovey relationship between pretty boys. It contains none of the negative clichés and stereotypes associated with the BL genre, i.e. non-existent plot, two-dimensional characters and cheesy dialogue. Like many good yaoi, though, this wonderful story was an absolute page-turner.

Part of Miyamoto Kano's highly popular Rules Universe that has spawned numerous fan fictions, the events described in this manga take place after 'Hydra' and 'Lovers and Souls', this time focusing on Hikaru and Tooru, as well as two new ...

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