Love Is An Illusion - Recommendations

Alt title: Sarangeun Hwansang!

Love Is An Illusion

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On the planet Amoi, a great society has developed, creating a computerized city called Tanagura, ruled by supercomputer Jupiter. The populace is almost entirely male and is based on hair color; silver and/or blonds are the elitist, ending with dark/black haired as the bottom of society, often known as "mongrels". Blondies keep "pets", young boys kept for a few years, especially made for performing sexual actions for the Blondie's voyeurism entertainment. Blondies aren't suppose to keep pets for long or interact sexually with pets, but one blondie named Iason Mink has kept a pet named Rikki, for years and is rumored to sleep with him. Iason refuses to let go of Rikki, even with Jupiter's disapproval. Rikki fights with his emotions and society problems, unable to decide what to do about his old friend/lover Gai and their gang.

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In a future where social class is determined by the color of one's hair, Iason sits at the top of the pecking order as a "blondie," favored by everyone. He is given latitude in his daily life, but draws unwanted attention when he chooses to take a "mongrel" named Riki as his pet. Society has no taboos against staking claim to other humans, but the length and nature of this relationship brings unexpected consequences.

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The 100-year truce between the countries of the world has been broken as the Empire of Eurote invades and expands across the continent. Free lands are falling to the Empire left and right, but officer Taki with his left hand man, Klaus, is just barely able to keep their expansion at bay. But Klaus doesn't work for free and after every battle seeks compensation from Taki in the bedroom. Taki keeps silent because Klaus is a powerful ally, but can Taki really trust a knight who was born in the Empire of Eurote...

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Umibe no √Čtranger

On an island off the coast of Okinawa, two young men meet on a beach. Shun Hashimoto is gay and aspires to be a novelist. He is interested in Mio Chibana, a somber high school student, and starts to flirt with him. Day by day, the two of them grow closer, but then, suddenly, Mio decides to leave the island. Three years later, Mio returns and approaches Shun with the words, "I've thought about it for the past three years. I like you, Shun, even if you're a guy." However, when faced with the prospect of finally becoming lovers with Mio, Shun cannot take the first step towards commitment...?

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Kyousuke Iwaki and Youji Katou who are both in the film industry, having starred in various adult video films and are trying to climb the ladder of success and become greater actors. Iwaki is accepted to star in a popular movie, having beaten Katou in the auditions. During their time together, Katou believes he is in love with Iwaki-san, who on the contrary refuses to believe that he is in love. It is later on that another gay actor comes back to Japan and co-stars with Katou that problems starting arising. And it is from then on that the two realize where their hearts are set.

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