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Still a long way before the finish, huh? For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Didn’t expect a fucking dark futuristic setting with an emphasis on social injustice and dynamics from a BL novel.

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It amaze me everytime. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Riki couldn’t care less about how others view him. So it will always have a special place in my heart. The intensity of the anime and I hope that that’s the same with the book is just overwhelming!

The writing is also very awkward, but I suspect a lot of that falls on the translation. In contrast, Riki doesn’t seem to want to move forward with anything. If it’s too rich for your blood, look at anime sites like akadot. Open Preview See a Problem? Now I’m looking forward to reading other volumes!

The novel is licensed for an English language release in North America by Digital Manga Publishingwhich published the novel over an eight-volume series. 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.


Stranger “Do you know what ai no kusabi means? The world of the planet Amoi, its kuusabi, communities in those cities and life of those communities. Stranger Yaoi Novel v. Jul 24, Cornerofmadness rated it it was ok Shelves: Sometimes you need a little bit of poetic license because my god, the direct translation is either ridiculous in English or nonsensical and there is plenty of that.

After that, there is a jump in time and the reader is introduced to present day Ceres. The newer version is for sale on Amazon Although Riki tried his best to remain isolated, he befriended a female pet, Mimea.

Jupiter has introduced a number of strict social rules lusabi society: What fan of yaoi doesn’t know of Rieko Yoshihara’s Ai no Kusabi? When the other pets caught wind of their secret relationship, they alerted the police, who syranger in after Riki and Mimea engaged in sexual intercourse. Ai No Kusabi is a classic in Japanese boys love. This page was last edited np 17 Novemberat Ceres is a section of Midas, a city located next to the metropolis of Tanagura.

What secrets lie behind the smile of that bewitching Blondy? Even the title encompasses a multiplicity of meanings, with “The Space Between” in Japanese also a pun on “Bonds of Lusabi, “Wedge of Interval” and numerous other possible readings. The only sexy bits you get are at the very beginning and that’s it. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver sgranger services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. Frankly the opening prologue and the last fifty pages are about the only thing that move the story along.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Katze warns Riki if he wants to be free from Iason, he would have to leave Tanagura, but despite that, Riki decides that Bison would take Kirie’s offer. It’s a futuristic, dark, and not my usual read I look forward to seeing Riki noo Iason again in this “reimagined” version!


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Lists with This Book. Godannar — To Heart: Jupiter escaped the control of its human creators and established its own society based on the idea that only those with knowledge and how to use it should be in power. Ai no Kusabi 8 books. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Go find those first trust me, they’re out there though I’m loathed to point anyone to stolen materials up on youtube. Maybe the others are right, it gets better with volume 2. There are two rival gangs hoping to take control, Jeeks and Maddox. References to this work on external resources.

We don’t get much relationship development beyond this. Natural-born humans occupy a very low rung and even lower are “mongrels,” those who live in the slums of Ceres.

Nov 30, Marsha rated it liked it Shelves: The protagonist, Riki, is a punk from the slums, Ceres. Even then, Guy has very little personality.

Ai No Kusabi The Space Between Volume 1: Stranger (Yaoi Novel)

Focusing on the relationship between Iason and Riki, Ai no Kusabi also explores issues of caste systems and social exclusion. The rest of the book is either textbook style history lesson of the world or a composition on how Riki used to be super awesome and how he’s not and boring.

This futuristic tale is set in a world where the Elites are assigned various social classes based on their hair color in the city of Tanagura. I love the story, it’s a classic. Because of that, he grates on Riki’s nerves with his constant jabs at everything Riki says.