Ai No Kusabi The Space Between Volume 1: Stranger (Yaoi Novel): Stranger ( Yaoi Novel) v. 1 by Reiko Yoshihara, Rieko Yoshihara, Reiko Yoshihara from. : 間の楔 Vol 他人 / Ai no Kusabi Vol.1 Tanin Ceres: a city without ethics or taboos, ruled by instincts and lusts. These are the slums—immutable, eternal, . All about Ai No Kusabi The Space Between Volume 1: Stranger (Yaoi Novel) by Reiko Yoshihara. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for.

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Ai No Kusabi The Space Between Volume 1: Stranger (Yaoi Novel)

I don’t generally care for gangfight type storyl Well then Half a year has passed since Riki’s return to Ceres, who is easing back into his life in the slums. See our Returns Policy. May 26, Littlelier rated it it was amazing.

Just as suddenly as he left, Riki returns. Eternal Story Gall Force 2: Iason, the leader of the Blondies, encounters Riki, a mongrel, in the streets of Ceres one night and sets out to own him. I don’t care, I loved this book and the series.

Mar 01, Lelyana rated it really liked it Shelves: Years to finally say it’s for the best.

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When the other pets caught wind of their secret relationship, they alerted the police, who barged in after Riki and Mimea engaged in sexual intercourse. The only sexy bits you get are at the very beginning and that’s strangerr.


Lists with This Book. So, yeah, I might be harsh but this is not the level of professionalism that I expect when something is published and sold.

Ai no Kusabi Vol. 1: Stranger

This appeared to be only the first several chapters. There are also repetitions regarding the descriptions of the slums and how the occupants feel. These are the slums–immutable, kusavi, home to those poor, caged souls stricken with a perpetual melancholy. Originally serialized in the yaoi magazine Shousetsu June between December and Octoberthe story was collected into a hardbound novel that was released in Japan in To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

Even the title encompasses a multiplicity of meanings, with “The Space Between” in Japanese also a pun on “Bonds of Love”, “Wedge of Interval” and numerous other possible readings. They are even referred to as “mongrels. Many fans credit this anime for starting the yaoi craze in the US. The bad part first: I didn’t enjoy Stranger as much as I thought I would, but I won’t pass judgment on the series as a whole yet because this book is only an introduction to a plot that I know is deep and complicated.

Ai no Kusabi Vol. 1: Stranger by Rieko Yoshihara

A theme of the novel is the degrading morals of those living in Midas and Tanagura and the Commonwealth that at first disapproved of what was happening in Tanagura, but eventually came to accept it because the pet business proved to be lucrative. So, it’s very expensive for the price.


Outside Tanagura’s walls is the satellite pleasure city of Midas, which is heavily occupied by rich citizens and tourists alike. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Still, it is a great read, it sheds some light on certain parts left obscured in the OVAs, while making the others even more complicated. Riki has now been missing for three years. The Man’s upturned blue eyes were so unimaginably beautiful that they could make anybody tremble with awe. Michihara’s art is good though dated by today’s standards.

This series is HOT, wonderful, well written, interesting. Iason seems harsher, Riki seems more withdrawn and even depressed, Katze The srtanger swims in metaphors and similes. Did I mention how much I loved this series?

Since the eight strangr preview, the first four episodes have been released. It explains how the occupants of Ceres are a disgrace to Midas. The distopian world, created by Reiko Yoshihara, is a very interesting and very well worked through place. Seeing Riki’s current state, Guy recalls one night before Riki’s “disappearance” when he that came home with expensive wine. It doesn’t mean the characters become likeable.