Ootsuki Miu “Ijiwaru na Hito”
My book came in the mail yesterday! *w*) It’s absolutely fabulous—everything I was hoping for. The perfect balance of fluff and smut that is the key to Ootsuki’s works!
This isn’t really going to be a review or anything since I mostly just want to flail about the book sdgks;gsdd it’s just really lovely and sexy and for a while I’ve been turning my attentions to various other artists but this book definitely renewed my adoration of Ootsuki Miu’s art and story style.
There are six stories in all, not including the the extra chapters. The title story is probably the dirtiest published comic—about a young man who falls in love with his seemingly innocent, cute teacher and somehow winds up in a sexual relationship with him. But this boy isn’t the best at showing his affection and he winds up being more of a bully than a lover. Though perhaps his cute, naive teacher is really the bully here…
Story two is Worlds End Supernova, which was originally a web-only release. I won’t talk about that one much, since I already reviewed it here. Story three is Amai Yuuwaku, a cute slice-of-life plot about two men who’re already in an established relationship. The fourth story is Line, another one about two men who’re already lovers but this time they’re older and starting to worry about their sexual appeal. Story five, Evergreen, is about two high schoolers frustrated due to bad communication skills and lacking confidence. And then the final story, Oto mo Naku, deals with two young college men who become good friends even though they’re extremely different—that is, until one of them ends up wanting more.
Some of the stories are actually smut-free, which surprised me haha. The final story in particular ended on a more fluffy, light note. But the extra chapter (based off Evergreen) was very smutty so that made up for it.
ANYWAY have some pictures!
story and character-wise, I really liked the final story. I’m a real sucker for stolen kisses and relationships between people who’re quiet/unsure and people who’re outgoing and spontaneous. Smut-wise, well… it’s hard to choose, since they’re all pretty fantastic. Ootsuki Miu really excels at writing porn—her body positioning, facial expressions, dialogue, etc. is all so perfectly perverted yet somehow doesn’t feel as forced or stupid as it does with a lot of other (BLand hentai) artists.
With this book and her drap storyVanilla Resort (which will hopefully be continuing soon!!!) I really feel like I’ve fallen in love with Ootsuki Miu all over again. ;w;) Her plots are pretty cliche and in no way groundbreaking, but they’re so fun and cute and full of all the best fanservice.
I excitedly await all else she decides to release this year!