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English: Rules
Japanese: ルールズ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 17
Status: Finished
Published: 2002 to 2007
Authors: Miyamoto, Kano (Story & Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 8.231 (scored by 1447 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #2307
Members: 2,778
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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 read more
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Jun 20, 2009
Rules revolves around characters Yuki and Hikaru, who had developed a relationship after Yuki came across Hikaru to relieve his sexual tensions.

The story, as i see it, has been carefully thought through. Even the psychology of the plot and the actions the characters took seemed real enough that it could be happening in reality. The various conflicts of emotions and interests give this series are really interesting edge. It's like the things that went in this manga could have happened in real life. I'm not really bothered with how much angst there is, because in reality, i know people act like that even if read more
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