All Riiko Izawa wants is a boyfriend, but she has been rejected left and right by every guy she has ever liked. In a moment of desperation, she orders a special "Nightly Lover" figure from a website, and the next day, a extremely attractive naked man is delivered to her doorstep! Night, as Riiko names him, is the perfect boyfriend; he's sexy, smart, athletic, and is a gourmet cook. There's just one problem: he cost $1,000,000! Riiko can't let anyone know that Night is a doll, even though he knows almost nothing about humans. Can she find a way to pay for Night while keeping him a secret from her childhood friend Soshi next door?
So... I laughed, I cried, I read until stupid o'clock on a work night. Thumbs up for this manga. It's not for everyone, but I definately enjoyed this manga very much. Absolute Boyfriend was funny, sweet, sexy and sad. Despite the absurdity his origins, it's impossible not to get sucked into the roller coaster journey of Night as he searches for a way to become more human and win over the girl he loves. And... read more
Story - 7.5 The story is solid enough, with the teenage protagonist enacting the typical teenage girl with burgeoning hormones and about as little clue as to what to do with them as they have about the consequences of their actions upon others. Lucky that the 15-year-old, astoundingly virginal Riiko accidentally orders a doll to practice her feelings on and to bumble around the cluttered wasteland that is... read more
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