For the past five years, Tetsuhiro has had an unrequited crush on his friend and co-worker Souichi. However, there's a problem – Souichi is a homophobe who is disgusted at the thought of two guys being together, especially since his younger brother eloped with another man! As time passes, the two spend more and more time together and Tetsuhiro's feelings grow stronger. Will he muster up enough courage to confess, and more importantly, can he change Souichi's mind about masculine love?
Koisuru Boukun is an OVA adaption of a manga by the same name, but perhaps better known in English as 'The Tyrant Falls in Love'. Story I enjoyed the story (what there was of it), and felt that it was 'fresh'. Afterall, how many homophoic people do you see as the main love interest in an anime featuring Yaoi? It had a fairly open ending, but didn't really leave you hanging. Animation It was was alright... read more
I have to admit, I rather liked Koisuru Boukun. For once, we have some boys love that is actually fairly realistic! The plot: Morinaga simultaneously came out and delcared his love for his sempa, Tatsumi, a massive homophobe (read: closet gay). Tatsumi spends the majority of the first episode being pissed off, yelling at Morinaga because his little brother left for America with his lover, who happens... read more
|The Tyrant Falls in Love||2005|