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Fake: Volume 1by Sanami Matoh
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Ryo's and Dee's first investigation together centers around a street punk named Bikky who's up to no good. When Dee and Bikky are kidnapped, it's up to Ryo to come to their rescue and save the day. Afterwards, Dee reveals that his feelings for Ryo run much deeper than friendship, but Ryo isn't exactly receptive to his overtures. In fact, he's not sure what to think or where to turn! Before long, their attention is diverted by a young pickpocket named Carol who needs protection from a group of gangsters who want her dead. As the authoritative officers do everything in their power to protect her, their bond grows stronger and stronger. Soon, it's impossible to ignore the electrified emotions that are brewing between them. Could this be love?!
Ryo and Dee, two of New York City's finest, are called in to investigate the activities of some two-bit street punk. The operation goes south rather quickly when Dee is kidnapped and Ryo must put all of his skill and training to the test to get his partner back in one piece. Their partnership is on the line as electrified emotions raise feelings between the two guys that are hard to ignore.
Sanami Matoh's Fake, a shounen-ai favourite, is the unlikely love story between two NYC cops - who both happen to be guys...
About the Author
Although Fake is her most popular series, Sanami Matoh is also the artist and creator of Access, Be-ing, Black x Blood, Break, FULL MOON ni Sasayaite, Onegai Darling, Penguin no Ousama, Ra-1, Sakura no Furu yoru, Ten-Ryu, TSU-I, and Yo-u.
Sanami began her career as a doujinshi-ka for manga series such as Slam Dunk, and her first work was entitled Tenchi no Sob and was released in 1990. Recently, she issued an artbook set called Color and Monotone, respectively. Monotone contains a 24-page side story called "Like, Like, Love" that is the conclusion of the Fake series, revealing who ends up with whom. Fake has also been released in anime form as an OAV but that story is only based on one volume of the manga series (Volume 2).
Sanami Matoh was born in Ooita on May 29, 1969. Her blood type is B and she's a Taurus. She now lives and works in Tokyo.
Sanami Matoh's Fake, a shounen-ai favorite, is the unlikely love story between two NYC cops - who both happen to be guys...
Meet Ryo and Dee, two New York City cops with an attraction for action, and for each other! When Ryo, a soft spoken officer, joins the NYPD's 27th precinct, he's soon partnered up with Dee's a cocky, confident cop with attitude to spare.
Fake began appearing in tankoubon (graphic novel) form in Japan from Biblos in 1994 and concluded its 7-volume run in 2000.
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