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Waru

3.51  ·  Rating details ·  55 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Joe the thug wants to go down in a blaze of glory.

Diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, he figures that the last chance he has of ever making a name for himself is to kidnap a politician’s son, demand an insane amount for the ransom, escape to the South Sea Islands with the money and die partying with booze in one hand and a beautiful babe on the other.

But can you say
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Published (first published July 24th 2009)
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Natalie
Dec 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Ridiculous at times, like manga can so often be, but still enjoyable and hot!
Viridian5
Yukari Hashida's Waru is fun, occasionally of the insane variety. You'll have to suspend your disbelief now and then, but I didn't mind. The first story about the boys is the strongest and best, with the next two sort of being "the further adventures of" and so crammed with things going on that our featured pair barely have a place in them.

When Joe is told that he has a life threatening disease, he decides to make a big score and live large before he has to die, so he kidnaps a politician's pret
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L-D
Diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Joe decides to go out in a blaze of glory and kidnap a politician's son. Yuushi, a young cute student, however, develops a case of the hots for his captor. Can Yuushi help Joe get back on track?

This was a cute story but I didn't like Joe's character whatsoever. I'm not really sure what the young Yuushi saw in him. And when Yuushi's mother comes into the story, Joe shows even more of his true colors. The romance aspect of this book was pretty weak, but t
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Annette Johnson
Oct 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
You know, I think I would've liked the story more if Joe's father had been the main character. He was hilarious and really made the comedic bits pop for me. Alas, the couple the manga focuses on is kind of bland and their romance goes on for too long. Overall, it was better than I was expecting, but it's far from the best yaoi out there.
Phan Thanh
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Veronika KaoruSaionji
Sweet and funny, but not very serious. But still nice. :o)
Francine
This was the first yaoi manga I ever owned and I'm holding onto it for sentimental reasons.
Anne Freya
I am more interested in his father, lol... way too hilarious.. he can became whatever, lol...
Celepom
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Aug 31, 2012
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Name (in native language) : はしだ由花里

Associated Names :
桥田由花里
橋田由花里
高桥由纪
高橋由紀
TAKAHASHI Yuki

Also goes under the name of Takahashi Yuki for most of her shojo work.

Likes: Brad Pitt, Shrimps, Dogs, Pudding
Dislikes: Onions, Bugs
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