26th Sep 2010

Cute Devil

Rating: ♦♦

Sadly, this is another case of a pretty cover, and great illustrations letting me down. I really wanted to like this one, as the art was so damn pretty, but I just couldn’t get into it. I kept flipping through it to get to the smut, drooling for a bit, then flipping through to find more smut. I didn’t care about the plot because it was so damned boring.

There’s Tohru Akiyoshi, who’s top in his class and in the student council. The prettiest boy in school, Fuuta Naruse, wants him to be his boyfriend, and won’t take no for an answer. See, Naruse has a savage streak, so he’s willing to do just about anything to get what he wants, including taking poor Tohru by force.

It’s your typical school boy scenario, and it bored me to tears. It really is very pretty, though. This is the kind of art where I would like to admire from afar, perhaps pick up an artbook if the artist ever releases one, but stay far away from having to suffer through their narrative.

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