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Cold Sleep, Light, & Fever

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Author: Konohara Narise
Illustrator: Saikawa Nanao
Format: Novel
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Usually I review book by book but since the Cold Series is actually one big story split into three parts, I decide to review all three books together. Since Digital Manga Publishing released an English version for Cold Sleep, I will not go into details for Sleep and concentrate more on Light & Fever. As usual, my summary is filled with SPOILERS so if you decide to wait for DMP to publish the rest of the series, then please do not read any further.

Please note that aside from the main story, there is also a side story with Kurokawa and Taniguchi. There are several parts to that story (Boku no suki na hito – recorded in Sleep, New Year Snow Light in Light, and an extra doujinshi titled “COLD…”. I won’t review that couple because they’re not related to this main plot (they’re interlinked because of the advertisement “Love & Hate” in Fever.

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Ayaui Uso

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Author: Kitazawa Jinko
Illustrator: Kane Hikaru
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yaui Uso, meaning a dangerous lie, is the sequel to Kiwadoi Kake and is one of the few books that made it into my BELOVED collection. Since it’s hard to distinguish between spoilers and non-spoilers because the story is tighthly interweaved, I suggest those who plan on reading the novel to skip this review (and rely on the book’s description instead). If you don’t plan on reading the novel, then go ahead as I will try my best to come up with a pretty detailed review (after all it’s one of my most beloved books???? . The book consists of two parts. The first part, Ayaui Uso, features the main couple Asahina and Futaba but the gem of this novel is really the second part – Yasashii Toge, featuring the other couple Fuse and Homura.

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