After Hours is a yuri manga from creator Yuhta Nishio. “Yuri,” also known “girls' love,” is a genre that depicts romantic situations between female characters. After Hours is the story of Emi Ashina, a 24-year-old, unemployed young woman who does not know what to do with her life. At a club, Emi meets another young woman, Kei, who is a DJ and who becomes a dear friend.
In After Hours, Vol. 2 (Chapters 6 to 10), Emi and Kei tell Kei's DJ crew about their plans for a big musical event. Emi is still a little unsure of her feelings for Kei, and Emi still has an apartment and a live-in boyfriend. When Kei learns Emi's status, she turns distant with Emi, whose secrets and anxiety are starting to catch up with her. Will that ruin her new relationship?
THE LOWDOWN: I think that I had heard about girls' love manga before reading the After Hours manga. Now, I am reading it and Sweet Blue Flowers, a yuri title also published by VIZ Media
After Hours Graphic Novel Volume 2 deals with the awkward stage in a relationship, when secrets can quickly end everything. Emi is trying to find herself as both a VJ and as part of Kei's professional world. This volume is a pivotal entry in the series as far as romantic developments go. People who read Vol. 1 will want to show up for Vol. 2.
I READS YOU RECOMMENDS: Fans of girls' love manga will want to try After Hours.