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.
Title: Side Profiles and Irises ~Yes, No, or Maybe Half? Spinoff~ Author: Ichiho Michi Illustrator: Takemiya Lala Rating: R-18
Original Title: Yokogao to Kousai ~Yes ka No ka Hanbun ka Bangaihen~ Koigataki to Kousai ~Yes ka No ka Hanbun ka Bangaihen 2~ Fusaide ~Yes ka No ka Hanbun ka Bangaihen 3~ Tsunaide ~Yes ka No ka Hanbun ka Bangaihen 4~
Shin is an assistant director on the popular variety show “Go Go Dash.” He additionally gets placed on a nightly news program produced at the same network and gets to know the sports news anchor, Minagawa Tatsuki. Tatsuki is loud, popular, and has a bold look in his eyes—the type of guy that Shin typically has a hard time getting along with, but for some reason, Shin can’t seem to take his eyes off Tatsuki when he talks, so vibrant and full of life. Shin has always been happy just working on “GoGo,” the show that he’s always loved, with the producer, Sakae, whom he has admired and idolized; however, Tatsuki keeps closing the distance between him and Shin…
The Side Profiles series features one couple and the Block It series features a second couple. This set of spinoffs takes place after the main series, “Yes, No, or Maybe Half?” It is recommended that you read the main series first, but it is not strictly necessary.
This is a side story collection for the popular “Yes, No, or Maybe Half?” series! It features short stories collected from doujinshi, special booklets, bonus papers, and commemorative website extras—including the doujinshi story “No Need For Anything Else” where Kei takes Ushio to meet his parents, “My Sun” where Kei reports on Koshien in the summer, and a must-read new story “Daydream Believer.” Don’t miss it!!
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