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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The stragner of Stranger are intense and thought-provoking. Several of her other books touch on otherworldly themes. Years to finally say it’s for the best. Three months later, Riki landed a job as a courier in the black market due to his friend Zack, who arranged a meeting with their boss, Katze.

That must’ve been mentioned about nine hundred times.

Basically a stormy relationship built on a foundation of angst, passion and epic ousabi scenes. The movie is much more concise. Dec 01, Aredhel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pet auctions are a social event and no one, including natural-born humans who are being sold as pets, sees how this might be wrong. This volume only gets 2 stars. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

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Gay and Pseudo-Gay Themes ‘ “. The Animation — Humanity Has Declined Lists with This Book. Dec 30, Ifrah rated it it was ok Shelves: For example, there is this scene where the members of Bison are talking about Riki and Guy and then there is this sentence about there not been any sign of “Yori returing”.


After Riki easily defeats the Jeeks as Kirie watches on in amazement, he is reunited with his former gang, Bison, when they came to find Kirie. Outside, Riki gives Guy to Katze and goes back inside to die with Iason.

The Blondies, genetically altered by Jupiter, are the highest class and occupy the capital city of Tanagura. Once a famous gang leader, he is now a shadow of his former self.

Every character’s thoughts are accessible, so it’s easier to understand the motivations behind their feelings and actions. 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.

Despite its age, it is still vastly darker than most yaoi out there today. There are also engineered sexual pets. Kusabu Gutenberg 0 editions.

Ai no Kusabi Vol. 1: Stranger

Ruled by a computer system named Jupiter, men are divided into classes based on their hair color. I’m sending this book to BCer Katekintail in Virginia, who had it on her wishlist. We get a nice buildup of the tension between Iason and Riki that helps set the stage for further installments.

Television series Tenchi Universe El-Hazard: Refresh and try again. Look, unless you’re not only comfortable with the very old-school conventions of the yaoi genre but actively enjoy them I can’t recommend this to anyone. I was really glad, that this first volume contained much information on the structure of this world, because in the anime we had only a glimpse of what this world actually was – only the pictures of it with some bits of facts.


Two years later, a still rebellious Riki goes to the front gates of Eos Tower and reflects on how living in the slums of Ceres had been better than his current pampered prison.

Overjoyed to see him, Bison warmly welcomes Riki back, especially Guy, whom embraces his former pairing partner.

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

Back in the slums, Norris, a member of Bison, advises Riki to settle things with Guy properly since he had never broken off his pairing with him when he “disappeared” from Ceres. Preview — Ai no Kusabi Vol. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.

When I started reading strxnger books, I could not help noticing how different, at least to some degree, the characters are from the OVAs. The book was a nice size, small and fits into a coat pocket. We see no more actual straner scenes and instead are given just a bunch of backdrop on the setting and Riki’s past as this hero of the slums.

Although Riki is uninterested, Kirie goads him into going as Guy notes Riki’s strange behavior. We don’t get much relationship development beyond this. I am still waiting for the last book. Fuma Hanran-hen Elementalors Tenchi the Movie:

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