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futekiya Chapter Updates: July 2021 Week 2

Here’s our list of chapter updates on futekiya on Week 2 of July 2021. We added 5 new titles with varying levels of spice – this week, there’s a new release for everyone!

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Azure Chalk by Yuri Takayoshi *NEW*

Azure Chalk blue.1 –
Miyatake and Saijou have always been rivals – how does their friend Komori fit into their dynamic?

Azure Chalk blue.2 –
Komori wonders why Saijou told him something he hasn’t even told Miyatake yet, and why Miyatake just doesn’t want to talk to him today.

Azure Chalk blue.3 –
Komori just wishes their usual trio can get back to how they were before. How has Saijou’s play been going along so far? Will Miya finally give him a second glance?

Azure Chalk blue.4 –
Nakatani, Saijou’s partner on the basketball team, tells him point-blank why he thinks Saijou and Komori won’t ever be a good match.

My Neighbor is Handsome And I’m ugly./ Extra After the match. –
Manabu’s been having weird dreams ever since his beautiful neighbor moved in right next to his place.

Story Summary:
“Azure Chalk”: Miyatake and Saijou are the best of friends and the best of rivals. The two are exceptionally tall and skilled basketball players on the same team, but who would have thought their surprisingly harmonious friendship-slash-rivalry would continue off-court? With their eyes on the same goal – and the same boy – will they be able to remain the perfect team for much longer?
“My Neighbor is Handsome and I’m Ugly”: Manabu can tell you that the way you experience the world depends on whether you are handsome or ugly. Manabu has found himself to be in the latter group. With a grudge against handsome men seemingly floating through life, how will Manabu deal with his new neighbor, Ikeda, who is as handsome as handsome could be?



Ideal Sweetheart Himemiya-kun. by Sattsu Kida *NEW*

Akihito is looking for his ideal lover – one black-haired beauty, please! Does Kei fit the bill?

It’s been a month since Himemiya and Akihito became a couple. How has their workplace romance been faring so far?

Akihito’s friends finally get to meet his ideal lover for themselves. Can they really trust this Himemiya with their dear Akihito?

Akihito brings Kei on a relaxing little couple’s trip. How hot and heavy can they get in the outdoor baths?

Kei tells Yukawa about how he was the first time they actually met. Did he look exactly like Yukawa’s ideal type, even back then?

Extra –
Akihito wonders if Kei has ever gotten disillusioned by the man he’d loved for so long.

Story Summary:
Akihito is a diligent local masseur who is loved by his regular elderly customers. He has but a simple dream, to find a person of his type: A black-haired beauty. When his co-workers learn about it, they tease him, telling him to have realistic standards on finding a girlfriend. But the thing is, Akihito’s co-workers don’t have an idea that Akihito isn’t looking for the ideal girl but the ideal man. In short, he’s gay. Enter Kei Himemiya, the new trainee. The first time Akihito laid his eyes on Kei, Kei totally has everything Akihito is looking for in an ideal partner that it’s almost a miracle. And when the two got closer and slept together, Akihito is over the moon for Kei. Is this the start of a blossoming love life for Akihito, or is Kei not that ideal as he seems?



Masuda’s Got A Hold on Shibata by Taka Nanai *NEW*

Shibata can see dog spirits. How could this bring him closer to his crush Machida?

Shibata learns more about his new canine friend. What led to this little spirit popping out of its body to follow Machida?

Shibata brings Masuda along to visit his best friend Haruki – the only other person who knows about his special ability.

Shibata quickly realizes the situation they’re in – he’s totally on a date right now! But what does Masuda – the living dog, not just the spirit – think about all this?

Story Summary:
Often told that his face is scary when he’s quiet, Noboru Shibata has tried to put a smile on his face to show he is not a threat. But when the nerves were getting to him before a job interview, Takeru Machida, another interviewee, came to his rescue. From then on, with each sweet smile, Shibata found himself falling deeper and deeper in love. Gradually, Shibata gets closer to Machida and even shares his special power: he can see the spirit of dogs. And almost as if it were planned, Shibata runs into a small but feisty dog named Masuda on his way home. Masuda is convinced that he can smell the scent of his partner, who he is desperately trying to find, on Shibata. And thus begins Shibata’s reluctant quest to help Masuda out. Little did Shibata know that this side quest may help him achieve his ultimate goal of being with Machida after all!



Misunderstandings With Some Love by Jimi Fumikawa *NEW*

Taira may not really know who his mysterious savior is, but he sure does know his scent!

After figuring out the truth behind the best friends’ little switch-up, Taira now knows who the man behind his beloved scent is. Will he give up on him?

Misato tells Taira the traumatic encounter that led to him saving Misato that one time they rode the train together.

Taira and Hiromi run across the school in a mad dash to find Misato. What plans could Mr. Shibata even have with him?

Kazuki loves his face the most. He loves always being in front of a mirror, especially when he’s getting down to business. But why is he so fixated on this face?

Taira finally gets to take his lover to bed, and he can’t help but want to tell his only friend about it.

Story Summary:
Thanks to his sensitive nose, Taira never really could do well in crowds. When a stranger saves him from an overwhelming train ride, Taira falls in love at first sight…or rather, love at first smell. Even on the off-chance that Taira can find his savior Misato through the memory of his scent, would it be enough to convince him to return Taira’s feelings?



Sampling Sex by Nacolat *NEW*

Sample. 1 –
How much pleasure can Araeda sneak into Sakuma’s business with him?

Sample. 2 –
Araeda finds out the real reason why Sakuma seems to be so receptive to his (secretly evil) plans with his body.

Sample. 3 –
Araeda always thought that as long as he feels good, it doesn’t really matter who he jumps into the sack with. But why can’t he stop thinking about Sakuma?

Sample. 4 –
Araeda is shocked beyond belief to see a bruise bleeding on Sakuma’s gentle face. What happens when they go on fieldwork together?

Sample. 5 –
Araeda wraps himself around Sakuma as the other man attempts to get them all cleaned up. Can they press pause on this and take things to the bedroom?

Extras –
One cozy winter evening, Sakuma asks Araeda what he looks for in a lover.

Story Summary:
Araeda may have gotten himself into his college friend’s adult toy company, but he’d never really thought of putting his hands on the merchandise – not until big, burly Sakuma asks him for some help! Araeda’s skills may be focused on device connectivity, but is that the only thing he wants to connect with Sakuma right now?



Hopelessly Devoted by Kotetsuko Yamamoto 

Hopelessly Devoted(27) –
Yoshito and Kenji are all dressed up – they’re going on a “grown-up date” tonight! But what’s so different about this time?

Hopelessly Devoted(28) –
Yuuji gets roped into a marriage interview with a well-to-do young lady. How does Saburou feel about all this?

Story Summary:
Yuuji isn’t your usual Buddhist priest – he’s young, good-looking, and his natural charm makes him a hit with everyone in the shopping district! Unfortunately for his leagues of adoring admirers, though, he says he’s all but sworn off love, dating, and marriage, and that his life is devoted to the practice of his faith. There’s just one thing he isn’t telling anyone: Yuuji does has someone he loves, but they can never date or marry – his childhood friend, Saburou!



Like the Beast by Kotetsuko Yamamoto 

There are certain things that Aki always thought would never happen in his life, but Tomoharu has a way of making the impossible possible.

While Yamase’s off on training, another police officer named Takeuchi steps up to take his place. But he isn’t like Yamase, not at all… 

Story Summary:
Tomoharu Ueda is content being a police officer in his neighborhood. He likes helping people, and in return, people like him. One night, he gets visited by a yakuza who turned to be the victim of the underwear thief he caught the previous night. The yakuza is Aki Gotouda, the heir of the Gotouda group, who thanked him for catching the thief. To Tomoharu’s surprise, Aki confesses that he has feelings for him. Thus starts a forbidden relationship between a police officer and a yakuza…



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