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Manga / A Foreign Love Affair
aka: Ikoku Irokoi Romantan

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A Foreign Love Affair (Ikoku Irokoi Romantan) is a short, one-volume Boys Love manga written and illustrated by Ayano Yamane, who is also more well-known as the mangaka of Finder Series and Crimson Spell. The manga was serialized for only seven chapters in 2003, and published in English by 801 Media. The manga was also adapted into a two-episode OVA, the first episode being released in 2007 and the second in 2008.

Japanese yakuza clan heir Ranmaru just got married on a lavish cruise ship, but things aren't as they seem. The marriage is just for the appearances, and he ends up getting drunk and spending the night not with his bride but with the sexy ship captain.

This work contains examples of:

  • Bridal Carry: Al carries Ranmaru this way after rescuing him from his captors.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Al gets flustered while looking at a disheveled Ranmaru, to the point that while he's staring at him, he doesn't notice that the water he's pouring is spilling onto the floor.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: Ranmaru tends to attract many men without realizing or intending it. Even Gondou, who is straight and in love with Kaoru, is temporarily tempted by him.

Alternative Title(s): Ikoku Irokoi Romantan