For the sooty industrial town’s lads there’s only one point of light: the Light Club, a secret brotherhood they’ve organized in an abandoned factory. They’re on the verge of booting up their crowning achievement, a “thinking machine” fueled by lychee fruits. At the same time, the middle schoolers’ cooties-fearing solidarity is devolving into a downright National Socialist muck of murderous paranoia, perverse aestheticism, and (not always) suppressed homosexuality.
I went into this manga expecting filth, gore, lots of yaoi and horrible rape scenes. But...honestly, it wasn't as bad as I thought it could be. I'm used to seeing gory things and Litchi Hikari Club delivered, at least in that department.
Story - 7:
Without giving too much away, Litchi Hikari Club is about a deranged group of students who aim to make the perfect, or at least a functioning, AI... read more
There is something to be said about a manga that manages to combine extreme guro with psychological motivations: Litchi Hikari Club does it brilliantly. It is a story of betrayal, insanity and obsession and as such it is hardly pretty and yet the artwork is gorgeous and entrancing. Here lies one of the strengths of this very original manga: its polarity of beauty and ugliness juxtaposed with... read more
Bokura no Hikari Club
Lychee DE Light Club
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