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Ordinary Crush, Volume 01 (Ordinary Crush #1)

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Being normal is every high school student's dream. But in an all boys school where 90% of the students are gay, being abnormal is something Nanase strives for with a passion! With his heterosexual buddy Heiji, the only other straight guy in school, as an oasis, he finds himself dodging advances from the "normal" students in his class.
Paperback, 186 pages
Published August 22nd 2007 by Digital Manga Publishing
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Marthese Formosa
Aug 27, 2014 Marthese Formosa rated it really liked it
I bought this Manga in Sweden because it was relatively cheap for being new and just finished reading it.

It was good, not fantastic but good. Made me smile at its humour and good that there are characters in a relationship that actually trust each other! Very good portrayal of a relationship, where feelings take precedence over thought sexual orientation, where there is security and where they do not jump in bed together the first time but at the same time, think about having sex in the first f
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Nicole Bunge
Nov 27, 2011 Nicole Bunge rated it it was ok
Shelves: manga-yaoi
From the back cover: Welcome to Kinsei Private School - a respected, all-boys institution where it's rumored ninety percent of the student body is gay (or bi.) For the straight Nanase, this means constantly avoiding day-to-day advances from his love-struck classmates. Just what is a "normal" boy to do in this sea of "abnormality"?
Enter Heiji, who proposes a unique solution to his sempai - namely, that he and Nanase pretend to be a couple in order to deflect all the unwanted attention. Sounds lik
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Mely
Jan 26, 2011 Mely rated it liked it
Shelves: manga, romance
Kinsei Private School (apparently a popular setting for Hyouta Fujiyama; there are a bunch of related manga coming out from June) is an all male school that's 90% gay or bi. This is a fantasy setup a la David Levithan novels rather than a political one a la Harvey Milk High School. Nanase, who is straight but cute and small, has to fend off crushes from many of his classmates, until his underclassman Heiji proposes a solution: They'll pretend to be going out. It will help Heiji, too, as there's ...more
Sophie
Initially, I gave this only two stars. But really, I have to upgrade it to three - the first part isn't exactly exceptional, especially if you compare it with her later work, but the second volume is already a lot better. I also liked Nanase's frankness, especially when it comes to sex (actually, come to think about it, this is one of the rarer manga where both guys are equally interested in having sex - usually, the uke tends to be all, "Argh, you sex fiend" even when the sex is consensual). So ...more
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Oct 20, 2013 Booker Like a Hooker rated it liked it
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I wished only story but no.
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