Manga: Makkurayami de Kimi to , Stay with You in Total Darkness, まっくらやみで君と
Author: TAKANASHI Morimichi
Genres: Drama, Romance, Shounen Ai
Status in Country of Origin: 1 Volume (Complete)
Summary: Sakuma Kachou, is from Takimoto Kaoru’s point of view the embodiment of a perfect superior. He is diligent at work. Is Confident and stays calm under pressure. He treats all of his employees equally and is kind to everyone. Yet, during a sudden blackout at the company’s building, he gets to see a unexpected side of him. Kachou who is terrified to death of darkness, is relieved about Takimoto-kun’s appearance and comes clinging on to him in a flash. The manager however, notices soon after the incident that he feels safest in the employees embrace and therefor asks to sleep with him at night. Unable to refuse the elite Manager, Takimoto ends up being used for all kind of strange requests!
Just when the tsundere-employee starts to feel the urge of wanting to protect Sakuma Kachou, the superiors neighbor, Iwase Yuutarou turns up in front of him. With the goal of driving Takimoto away, the man from next door who seems to be close with Sakuma, tells him about his neighbors darkest secrets and the cause of his anxieties. This is the beginning of a bitter-sweet love, full of fears and misunderstandings, between a subordinate and his superior who both fight their way out of darkness together.
Post’s Author Opinion:
Note: This is a personal opinion, it does not reflect YaoiOtaku’s official position towards the manga.
I would describe “Makkurayami de Kimi to” as a romantic tragicomedy-shounen ai. The topic of the manga is actually quite serious and the plot dramatic, while the cute personalities of the characters provide some decent laughs and bring light and warmth into the story.
If you belong to the readers who set their focus on a good story-line and beautiful artwork, i am sure you will appreciate this manga for it’s high quality in both. It’s a marvelous story i fell in love with and i am certain, once you read it, so will you ^_^
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