Ikoku Irokoi Romantan is a manga created by Ayano Yamane, who is the mangaka of the Finder Series and Crimson Spell. The manga was published in English by 801 Media under the title A Foreign Love Affair. The manga was also adapted into a two-episode OAV.
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:
- Arranged Marriage: Ranmaru to his childhood friend Kaoru.
- Bridal Carry: Al carries Ranmaru this way at the end of the second OVA 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 pouring onto the floor.
- Even the Guys Want Him: Ranmaru. Even Gondou, who is straight and in love with Kaouru, is temporarily tempted by him.
- Expy: Ranmaru is very similar in appearance and personality to Hiroki Kamijou from Junjou Romantica, coincidentally, the share the same voice actor.
- Phenotype Stereotype: Al is a blond blue-eyed Italian.