He only needed one thing important to him—and that would be enough.
Kase has been recently laid off. He’s dreading the job search process when Agi, the tough-looking owner of a bakery, calls out to him and gives him a job on the spot. Kase is unsociable and doesn’t know how to deal with people, and the warm friendly atmosphere of the bakery leaves him unsettled and confused. A fire at his apartment somehow ropes Kase into living with Agi, and as they spend more time together, Kase feels helplessly attracted to Agi’s gentle hands. The kinder that Agi treats him, the more Kase finds himself dependent on Agi, and Kase’s overflowing feelings almost overwhelm him…
Former yakuza turned bakery owner x Antisocial loner trapped in the chains of the past
Mentions of animal abuse and past domestic violence, rape, and child abuse.
Spoiler Content Details
Kase committed domestic and sexual violence on a lover in the past, and he lives with the chains of violence and abuse from his childhood that keep him from moving forward. The animal abuse occurs with the side characters.
Kunieda Kei is a popular, young TV announcer whose public and private personas are so different, they might be called extreme. Outside he is the picture of perfection, affectionately nicknamed “The Prince.” Inside he is constantly cursing at all of the incompetence around him. Of course, no one knows this secret of his. One day, Kei meets the stop motion animation artist Tsuzuki Ushio for a work assignment and unfortunately runs into him later while he’s in “off mode.” Luckily Tsuzuki doesn’t recognize him in his worn-out sweats and a facemask, but as compensation for injuring Tsuzuki’s arm, Kei gets roped into helping out with his work…
Volume 1: Content Labels
Volume 1: Spoiler Content Details
Ushio pushes for more than Kei is comfortable with for their first time. It is clear that Kei has feelings for Ushio.
Volume 1: Yes, No, or Maybe Half? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Extra1 Extra2 Translations removed due to licensing
Volume 2: Center of the World 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Extra1 Extra2 Translations removed due to licensing
Volume 3: Where Home is 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Extra Translations removed due to licensing