Struggling with heavy gambling debts, Tetsuo Ishii comes up with a harebrained idea to sell his student cousin in an auction. Offering an unprecedented 1.2 billion yen, the highest bidder is Kanou - a successful company president. It seems that he has an ulterior motive for buying the innocent and naive Ayase, using the debt to keep the jobless student by his side. What does Kanou want from the beautiful Ayase? Does it go beyond offering him 500,000 yen a night for his body?
I love yaoi, but I just could not get through this anime. I know that dominating!seme/submissive!uke is the most common trope in the genre, but Jesus, this takes it to the extremes... and not in a fun way like Target in the Finder! Also, the animation is horrendous. I just can't get over the fact that Ayase looks like he's ten-years-old, which makes it even more disturbing! Plus, I really can't stand characters... read more
I’ve heard of foxes so desperate to escape a hunter’s trap that they’ve gnawed off their own leg in the process. I felt a similar urge of self-preservation to rip out my eyes when watching Okane ga Nai. At the same time, I couldn’t help marvelling at its bottomless supply of sleaze, its total disregard for old literary comforts like ‘plotting’, and not to mention character... read more
|Okane ga Nai||2002|