[Manga] Link and Ring (リンクアンドリング)

[Manga] Link and Ring (リンクアンドリング)

リンクアンドリング | Link and Ring

Story and Art: Tsuyuki Yuruco (つゆき ゆるこ)

Translated by: Amimaru Translation and Localization Services Ltd

Status: Completed

Available at futekiya (EN), Rakuten Kobo (JP)

 

Summary from futekiya

“If I ever get brave enough to say I like you from the top of my lungs–” Bessho coincidentally meets Makita in a university lecture they share, finding out that they both like cute things. While Bessho hides his preferences like a dirty little secret, Makita makes no excuses for who he is and what he likes. Despite the twists and turns, they encounter along the way, the pair of lovers deal with their possessive and jealous urges on their slow journey to answering the age-old question: what is the best way to fall in love?

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[Manga] Love Awakening x Syndrome (恋⼼×シンドローム)

[Manga] Love Awakening x Syndrome (恋⼼×シンドローム)

恋⼼×シンドローム | Koigokoro x Syndrome

Story and Art: Machida Tomato (町田 とまと)

Translated by: Amimaru Translation and Localization Services Ltd

Status: Completed

Available at futekiya (EN), Rakuten Kobo (JP) (both digital)

What it is (summary from futekiya)

College student Sano, who is curious about love but has never felt it, decides to go to associate professor Kigami, who’s famous for doling love advice out to his students. When he’s mistaken for a part-time assistant, however, Sano gets roped into cleaning the Archaeology department’s room for Kigami instead. Impressed by his work, Kigami gives him advice in exchange for his trouble and suggests Sano be his teacher’s assistant for real. But would his advice still successfully snag Sano a girlfriend, even though Kigami’s only ever liked guys?


Another title I picked up because it is on the first page lol. Surprisingly, I enjoyed it.

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[Manga] Seitokai: When a Student Council Member Rehabilitating a Bad Boy Somehow Turns Into a Romantic Comedy


That’s a really long title…


生徒会役員として問題児を更生させていたら何故かラブコメになっていた件

| Seitokai Yakuin Toshite Mondaiji wo Kousei Saseteitara Nazeka Love Comedy ni Natteita Ken

Story and Art: Hashimoto Mitsu (ハシモト ミツ)

Translation: Amimaru Translation and Localization Services LTD

Status: Completed

Available at futekiya (EN), Rakuten (JP) (both digital)

What it is (summary from futekiya)

Hananomiya’s student council president Taisei Mizuki has his hands full with rehabilitating Sosuke Hakaze, the school’s number one problem child. As Hakaze’s acts grow worse, Mizuki can’t take it and blurts out, “how can we get you back to how you were before!?” In response, Hakaze says he’ll show Mizuki how…by kissing him (!) and even jerking him off (!!) Can Mizuki, pure in both mind and body, even stand a chance of enduring the naughty chain of “rehabilitation activities” they’ve just started?


Futekiya subscription was free for the entire month of May so I decided to try their service. I picked up Seitokai randomly because it seemed light and fun, and basing on futekiya’s smutty level, it is indeed smutty.

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[Manga] Tabetemo Oishiku Arimasen 1 (食べてもおいしくありません 1 )

食べてもおいしくありません 1| Tabetemo Oishiku Arimasen 1

Mangaka: Yamada Nichoume (山田2丁目)

Status: Ongoing

Volumes: 2 (at the time of writing)

Frustrations from Mujintou led me to Tabetemo… I guess I didn’t want to accept that Yamada Nichoume is only as good as Mujintou, so I decided to give them another try with their new-ish series. Thankfully, I’m not disappointed.

In a world where demons and humans coexist, humans are treated as rare species. A chance encounter with a big-horned demon made a big change in Hiyori’s relatively peaceful life. Hodaka, the demon, demanded to allow Hiyori to eat him.

This is a pleasant surprise. I was expecting it to be full of blackmail, judging from the cover with cowering Hiyori and a towering demon in the background. But Tabetemo subverts every expectation I have.

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[Manga] Mujintou ni Motte Iku Nara (無人島に持っていくなら)

無人島に持っていくなら | Mujintou ni Motte Iku Nara

Mangaka: Yamada Nichoume (山田2丁目)

Status: Completed

Volume: 1

I’ve had this book on my Kobo for the longest time that I can no longer remember what made me pick this up. I think it was the Datte Maou-sama wa Kare ga Kirai series that sparked my Yamada Nichoume phase? At the time, I was fairly new with their writing and wanted to know more. Sadly, this phase ended prematurely with Mujintou. God knows how many times I’ve tried to read this, put down, wait, restart again.

You know, it’s hard to talk about this book because I had a rough time wrapping my head around this most of the time. With each restart, I hoped that things would get a little clearer to me. But to no avail. Even after finishing it now, I’m still quite lost and confused at some parts of this one. Maybe because I wanted to like this book so much and have liked some of Yamada Nichoume’s works before that I couldn’t let myself think that this book somehow disappointed me?

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[Manga] Are ga Shitai, Kore ga Hoshii. (アレがしたい、コレがほしい。)

アレがしたい、コレがほしい。| Are ga Shitai, Kore ga Hoshi.

Mangaka: Fumikawa Jimi (文川じみ)

Status: Completed

Publisher: Julian Publishing

Volume: 1

What it is (summary from Renta!)

With his sharp looks and handsome face, Kenta Sasanuma’s boss, Wataru Kuji, is Mr. Popular with everyone… In reality, though, he loves physical pleasure… and will do it with anyone!! Now, it looks like Kenta’s well-endowed manhood is in his sights. Almost every day, be it in the restroom or a meeting room, Wataru buries his face in Kenta’s lap and then practically begs him to stick it in. Kenta’s poor junk is being all kinds of exploited by his relentless boss…! Tossed about by his aggressive bottom of a manager, plain-old sales rep Kenta is in for a happy world of trouble.


I’m gonna be honest. What urged me to read this was because of that cover. I mean, who wouldn’t be lured by that cover?! LOL

Anyway, despite the summary, this book is actually composed of multiple short stories and pairings. Sasanuma and Kuji is just one of them. So I’ll tell you what stories I enjoyed and what could have done better.


May contain spoilers so proceed with caution!


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[Web Novel] My Childhood Buddy Keeps Trying To Turn Me Gay (发小总想掰弯我)

发小总想掰弯我 | My Childhood Buddy Keeps Trying To Turn Me Gay

Author: 浇花清酒 | JiaoHuaQingJiu

Raws: https://www.gongzicp.com/novel-17453.html

Translation: https://blackbox-tl.com/novels/tmg/

Novel Updates: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/my-childhood-buddy-keeps-trying-to-turn-me-gay/

Chapters: 5 + 1 extra

What it is (from BlackBoxTL)

Recently, my childhood buddy has been giving me some very ambiguous signs. Is he trying to turn me gay?

Gentle Flirtatious Top vs Proud and Easily Charmed Bottom


May contain spoilers so proceed with caution!


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[Web Novel] My Enemy is Actually Secretly in Love with Me (死敌居然暗恋我)

死敌居然暗恋我 | My Enemy is Actually Secretly in Love with Me

Author: 疾风不知

Raws: http://www.jjwxc.net/onebook.php?novelid=3556798

Translation: https://kktranslates.home.blog/2019/05/07/my-enemy-is-actually-secretly-in-love-with-me-by-%e7%96%be%e9%a3%8e%e4%b8%8d%e7%9f%a5/

Novel Updates: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/my-enemy-is-actually-secretly-in-love-with-me/

Chapters: 3

What it is (from KK Translates)

When Chu Bai woke up, he realized that he could hear the thoughts of his enemy.

The enemy before him still had the usual arrogant and indifferent expression yet internally he is actually: “Ahhh Bai Bai looks so cute drinking water!”

Chu Bai instantly spat out water over his keyboard.

Wh-Who said you can call me Bai Bai!


May contain spoilers so proceed with caution!


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[Webcomics] Tapas BL Week Titles

Top (L-R): Lack of Love, Scandalous M; Bottom (L-R): Your Romance, Till Our Lips Touch, Hold Me Tight

Tapas had a BL week last January 27-February 2. There are 5 titles included, and their first few chapters are free. I grabbed the chance to read since the sample chapters are more than the usual preview chapters. Since these are only a handful of chapters, this post is just about my first impressions on them.

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Awesome Possum 2019 Year End Post ⭐️

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Time for another Awesome Possum!

Awesome Possum posts consist of random internet finds. Any blog posts, articles, videos, podcasts, anything under the sun will be included here. To be clear, this won’t only include games or manga. It will be anything and everything. Some posts may not be necessarily posted this week, but I’ve only discovered them this week.

Yeah, yeah, we know that already. 

Anyway, hello folks! I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth. Yet. Despite the lack of updates, I’m still floundering around, trying to survive whatever life throws at me. So I guess, before we start with the updates regarding all the news I’ve missed, let me update you first on some things.

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