To say that standalone volume Seduce Me After the Show author Est Em is to the boy's love (BL) genre as Ursula K. Le Guin is to science fiction, as translator Matt Thorn suggests in his lengthy endorsement on the back of the Deux Press edition of the manga, is a little bit of an exaggeration. He was her former professor at Kyoto Seika University, and he is, as he himself acknowledges readily enough, biased. But he was only exaggerating a little. She is, without question, a mangaka who shows tremendous promise.
And her stories in this volume are likely to impress. The best of the five self-contained storylines across seven chapters happens t