Shima is an extremely shy young man who just started a new job. Childhood memories and annual traditions. I've been seeing it forever but, since I've read dozens of BL mangas, I always thought I've already read it. TITE_PAGE. Told against the backdrop of the changing political landscape of Afghanistan from the 1970s to the period following 9/11, The Kite Runner is the story of the unlikely and complicated friendship between Amir, the son of a wealthy merchant, and Hassan, the son of his father’s servant until cultural and class differences and the turmoil of war tear them asunder. Stock No: WW600150. On the first day of Shima's new job, he meets a hungover man in the elevator. I was wrong. His world turns upside down after he’s hired by the ‘Ice Queen of Lake Tahoe.’ One touch is all it takes. Onoda's story was so good! Both Shima and Togawa are well-developed characters, with complicated backgrounds that affect their current personalities and interpersonal relationships. Read it years ago, don't remember much except I liked it and still have my paper copy. Moreover, it was turned into a live action movie in Japan in 2014. A list of the best books of all time, fiction and nonfiction best sellers. Since this story is the book’s sole focus, there’s plenty of time for character and story development. role. And the story... so touching. Blessed Are Those Who Trust (Jeremiah 17:7), 2021-22 Pocket Planner. What drew me admittedly was the HOT cover hehe ^^, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 21, 2013. Amos doesn’t like to be touched, but Holden has an idea… Set in an AU future in which these two are desperately in love with each other. screwball1226 Feb 26, 2016. why what will he do kill me. Aspects that might appear a bit cliché in fact further these characters personalities, concerns, and background. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Might be better on a kindle fire though. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of free audio books, anywhere! It's part of a survey of LGBTQ manga I'm conducting in preparation for an Honors course I'm teaching at my university next year called "Queer Manga and LGBTQ World History." Shima (gay man with angsty past) falls for Togawa (straight man with angsty past). Category. This could have hit lots of badwrongdonotwant buttons, but it doesn't; the focus is definitely on the characters and the relationships, and the sex scenes are in service of that. She followed up with Saezuru Tori wa Habatakanai (Twittering Birds Never Fly) and has also published doujinshi (independent comics) under the circle names "Raw" and "NITRO Koutetsu". No Touching at All is a rare treat. Know Your Bible: All 66 Books Explained and Applied. I think perhaps it is the characterization of the leads which makes the story so endearing. Shima and his boss were nice too but damn!! *clutches it to chest*. I enjoy a painful ride that makes me curl up on the floor with the characters and remember my own heartaches and this story did that. For me, this had the PERFECT ratio of angst to comedy. I love ships where one half of the couple is reserved and quiet and the other person is rowdy and loud. No Touching; Exhibitionism; Masturbation; Voyeurism; but only the most loving kind of all of those things; Summary. "No touching at all" or in japanese "Doushitemo Furetakunai" a great yaoi manga ♥ with Drama CD. November 30th 2010 Shima is a cute, kind of emo. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. I want some of that. Great artwork although difficult to read in places on the kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviewed in the United States on March 10, 2015. “I've been trying not to think about the things I wanted but couldn't have. Onoda's story was so good! Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Refresh and try again. Incredibly sweet, bittersweet, tender, loving, and so good. Both men harbor a painful past, but unlike Togawa, who was open with his feelings, Shima seems unable to move on. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Honestly, I thought I was moved less by this story than Twittering Birds but holy shit, when the climax of this story happened (Togawa telling Shima about you know what) I actually cried. It starts off in a subdued manner that sets the mood for emotional disclosure between two men. But Shima is an extremely shy man who is carrying the emotional scars from a previous relationship that ended badly and cost him his job, so he fears his liasion with Togawa is going to have the same consequences. 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