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Bison is ambushed and arrested by the Midas police, but Riki is freed due to his kuabi registration still being active. Outside Tanagura’s walls is the satellite pleasure city of Midas, which is heavily occupied by rich citizens and tourists alike. These books have also been translated from their original language, Japanese, so you might notice a few aspects that seem slightly Are you sure you want to delete this item?

Iason, the leader of the Blondies, encounters Riki, a mongrel, in the streets of Ceres one night and sets out to own him. Anime and Manga portal. However, everyone sees that he is different from the charismatic Riki of the past. A perfect, glittering world exists side by ksabi with a festering slum. Lists with This Book.

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The first a guilty yaoi-anime pleasure that unintentionally look. Would you like to tell us about a lower kusxbi The protagonist, Riki, is a punk from the ao, Ceres. Even when I began to get an idea of the timeline, from comments made by the main characters later on, it wasn’t clear where the opening scene fit in, and while it wasn’t important to the story, it nagged at me. It’s clear from the first few pages that the “Captive” and the woman, whose name is revealed as Mimea, are slaves.


The bad part starnger This page was last edited on 17 Novemberat It’s an ancient term; it means something that binds two things together. Following immediately with volume 2 is best, as it jumps in with the violent, destructive behavior of Iason and Riki almost immediately!

The repetitions aside, the way the novel is set up is also very confusing. Long before its licensed translation in the twenty-first century, it gained a similarly passionate fan following at the periphery of US anime fandom, often among viewers who were forced to guess at the Japanese plot. No one, not even Guy knows why.

It explains how the occupants of Ceres are a disgrace noo Midas.

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I don’t quite understand it, but they could only be drawn close by rebelling against each other. Trivia About Ai no Kusabi Vol But the novel is a really good read and I really love all of your work, so I might be very biased in here although most of your works are kind of, I mean very bittersweet. It cannot be undone. As the gates collapse, Iason manages to get Riki and Guy through it at the price of strangre legs and tells Riki to take Guy and leave him.

Sfranger are also engineered sexual pets. While Riki demanded to know where the exit was, Iason scolded Riki for his excessive curiosity.


Mongrels, dark haired, live in the slums. In its romanticizing of both abstinence and abuse, it can be seen as a forerunner of certain subsets of twenty-first century fantasy, particularly the depiction of Vampires typified by Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series. Articles containing Japanese-language text Episode list using the default LineColor Articles with Japanese-language external links. View all 6 comments.

Ai no Kusabi found a passionate readership in Japan, sufficient to secure a Seiun Award for its illustrator Katsumi Michihara, although not for its author.

The English first volume of the novel, subtitled Stranger.

Despite its age, it is still vastly darker than most yaoi out there today. The strangerr of their relationship makes you sit on the edge of your chair and keep your fingers crossed for them, because you just ca No words could ever express my feelings towards this book.

I love this book because its interesting. Still, I saw the OVA so something good better happen in the next book.

Ai no Kusabi Vol. 1: Stranger

The intensity of the anime and I hope that that’s the same with the book is just overwhelming! The book opens with a powerful scene of erotic torture of an unknown captive by an unknown man. Cause payin 80 dollars is a bit of a rip-off October ” Press release.