Will they fall in love against all reason? It is said by other characters at other times. Stock No: WW600150. Something went wrong. schlechtes) Beispiel dafür ab, wie eine Geschichte durch eine einfallslose graphische Umsetzung gewaltig entwertet werden kann: die Personen sind holzschnittartig, ohne Mimik, Gestik und ohne jedes S..-Appeal, Handlung findet innerhalb der Bilder nur in Form äußerst grober Regieanweisungen statt: Gespräch im Park, Gespräch beim Essen, Gespräch im Bett – die Möglichkeit, eine Handlung durch die graphische Elemente mit Nuancen zu füllen, wird komplett verschenkt. That's why I was actually surprised when my feelz were shaken. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. 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." Start by marking “No Touching At All” as Want to Read: Error rating book. 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. Please try again. No Touching At All has been a much sought after title, receiving praise in multiple languages, even adapted into a live-action movie. Enjoyed this manga, really liked the characters in the book. I felt their pain, it "spoke" to me. That was his first meeting with his new boss, Togawa. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Well I might be the black sheep because I've read nothing but great reviews about this one-shot, and it wasn't what I expected it to be. Epic romances. Togawa’s prickly exterior definitely puts the rookie recruit on-edge, but it doesn’t take long before Shima’s every waking thought is invaded by his overbearing yet totally thoughtful superior. Shima is an extremely shy young man who just started a new job. I truly did not expect such raw emotion to comef from these cartoons with a full blast. No Touching At All has been a much sought after title, receiving praise in multiple languages, even adapted into a live-action movie. Shima (gay man with angsty past) falls for Togawa (straight man with angsty past). An sich war ich der Überzeugung, ich würde auf eine ansprechende graphische Umsetzung interessanter Geschichten keinen gesteigerten Wert legen. Joanie297 Jan 25, 2016. TITE_PAGE. A comforting balm. Reply. I just love how Togawa's playfulness breaks through the walls Shima has built around himself. Though Togawa seems rude and cross, Shima sees his kindness beneath all his rough façade. I do find the breakup painful, but I think it's worth it for the emotional payoff at the end. Yoneda's work is entertaining; it's not likely to steal your heart away, but I've ordered the second book in the series. Kou Yoneda's No Touching At All is a standard uke/seme yaoi manga with a competent story and above-average artwork. These top selling books span multiple centuries, covering many genres and original languages. We asked the... On his very first day at a brand-new job, shy Shima is trapped in the elevator with a hungover mess of a guy…who turns out to be his boss! An entertaining m/m yaoi manga with above-average art; made into a live action movie, 2014, Reviewed in the United States on April 5, 2020. The only downside to the artwork IMO are the backgrounds. Definitely, I'll reread their story:))) Onoda and Deguchi made me happy and I got that warm soft feeling inside for them because their love was just so genuine and sweet and ect ec, That was so good!!! There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Read it years ago, don't remember much except I liked it and still have my paper copy. This was CUTE. (The scene on the train, when Shima's ex calls is pure LOVE.) There's a nice balance between the writing and art--I love the character's body language, the evocation of office cubicle culture (the name badges on lanyards, heh), and the use of humor to undercut the angst. And Identity looks adorbs! Reply. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. One of my favourite yaoi. Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. Best scene ever: Togawa answering Shima. 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. I love the way Yoneda Kou crafts complex characters with depth and grit and angst. The Road - Cormac McCarthy. WOW, a really sweet yaoi. One touch to send the wolf howling within…” Wolf’s Haven by Ambrielle Kirk . *clutches it to chest*. I'll be forever in awe of the way Yoneda sensei can deftly create such atmosphere and such tension with minimalistic backgrounds. 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