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Spirit of the Roses

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  48 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Prodigal son Reiji Naruse returns home to inherit the family business of Naruse Corporation (aka The Naruse Yakuza Group). Along with the assets, he also inherits the company's skillful, seductive, and fiercely loyal negotiator, Kikuchi. Kikuchi has pledged his life to the Naruse family, but where will that loyalty lead when it concerns Reiji's personal life?
Paperback, 200 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Dramaqueen (first published August 22nd 2005)
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Matimate
Feb 04, 2012 Matimate rated it liked it
Shelves: yaoi_manga, 2012
Short manga divided in to the two separate stories. The first part is devoted to young yakuza soon to be boss, who is in training process of being the top yakuza boss on the wanted police list. He started little affair with his bodyguard and assistant in one.

The second story arch is about obedient employee, who was doing everything for company even if it meant to pretend to be gay loved of company president in order to help him to break up with woman he dated. Then the paycheck bonus was having
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Yue
Apr 18, 2016 Yue rated it it was ok
Extra star for the art, because it is gorgeous. The semes were all so pretty <3 but the stories (3 of them, all involving the yakuza world) developed too fast, and just after a couple of panels, the characters were confessing their love for each other.
Gigi
I thought the toe rings and the wrist and ankle chain brackets were cute, I just felt like things went by too fast in this story.
Daesy
Apr 28, 2015 Daesy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga, romance
I liked all the oneshots, and is strange i never like them all XDDDD
All the couples are at the first experience with a man.
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Fast-paced and a bit boring... Great artwork, though...
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Looking at Norikazu Akira's art is always a treat. <3
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AKIRA Norikazu: 亜樹良のりかず

Older sister of the manga-ka collaboration team, Homerun Ken.

Likes: cigarettes, cats, sushi.
Dislikes: cinnamon.
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