Necktie and Praying Mantis

Necktie and Praying Mantis

Nekutai to Kamakiri

AYU Yamane


Amimaru Translation and Localization Services Ltd


A hardworking salaryman, Seiichi Natsuki has one weakness: he is scared of bugs. After work colleague Shun Tokita rescues him from one pesky praying mantis, Natsuki falls for Tokita and confesses to him. Tokita, though not initially attracted to men, accepts Natsuki's feelings and deepens their relationship. But, when Natsuki faces pressure to have a family and marry, Natsuki realizes he might fear more than just insects... This collection of short stories also includes "Firework of Daisies," "A Normal Life," "Those Who Sin Against Us," and other touching stories by Ayu Yamane!

Volume 1

  • September 13, 2019

    Chapter 1

  • September 20, 2019

    Chapter 2

  • September 27, 2019

    Chapter 3

  • October 4, 2019

    Chapter 4

  • October 11, 2019

    Chapter 5

  • October 18, 2019 Final Chapter

    Chapter 6

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