A Don't Be Cruel spin-off story featuring Maya's cousin Akira and his love affair with playboy med student Shimagawa. In this Don't Be Cruel spin-off story, Maya's cousin Akira Takanashi is burned by love. To cope, he requires that his adult comfort come with strings attached. But his lover, med student and torious playboy Shimagawa, has other ideas. Polite and proper college student Akira Takanashi has a secret. Back in high school, he fell deeply in love with his teacher but was spurned. Now, whenever the pain of his heartbreak gets to be too much, he finds comfort in the arms of med student and torious playboy Shimagawa. Shimagawa would gladly go out with him, but Akira's past heartbreak means he insists on keeping things strictly physical that is, until his obsessed younger brother Jutta arrives to disrupt this comfortable routine!
This may be Yonezou Nekota's first English-language manga, but she is already well-known for the Japanese release of her title Mousou Elektel (Elektel Delusion). A prolific doujinshi (independent comics) creator, she was born in Tokyo in August and is a Leo with an A blood type. You can find out more about Yonezou Nekota at her website, http://komeya.sub.jp, or her Twitter page, @yonekozoh.