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Ajin Manga Creator Wants to Return to Draw Ero-Manga
(1 posts, 248 views) Posted: 4d 1h, 36m ago by calstine in Ajin
Well, as long as he doesn't let his apparent hankering to draw H interfere with the plot, characterisation or art style in Ajin, and as long as he finishes Ajin satisfactorily, I don't care much what he does after that/on the side.

Thanks for the info! ...
Siblings as main characters
(3 posts, 480 views) Posted: 25d 0h, 42m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Shounen/seinen:
Pupa
Tenkuu Shinpan
ARAGO - London Shikei Tokushu Hanzai Sousakan
Uchuu Kyoudai
17 Sai (KAMATA Youji)
Innocent (SAKAMOTO Shinichi) + sequel
Brothers (NARUSE Yoshiki)
Trigun Maximum -- One brother is the hero and the other is the vill ...
Friends become Lovers
(3 posts, 439 views) Posted: 27d 0h, 40m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
"Casually hanging out together" immediately reminded me of Husky and Medley and Tamen De Gushi for GL and Komatta Toki ni wa Hoshi ni Kike! and 19 Days for BL.

Unfortunately, I can't think of a single romance series with this kind of pairing ...
Brotherly Figure
(7 posts, 415 views) Posted: 29d 2h, 1m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
You know, it's odd that you've mentioned Ghost Hunt, but thought that the big brother-type character was Naru's brother. If you ask me, the one who fits that description is the monk.

As for recs:

Kokoro ni Hana wo!! - Everyone except the toddler ...
Looking for Shoujo and Josei
(12 posts, 513 views) Posted: 29d 2h, 1m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Most of the good ones have been rec'ced already, but I can add a few:

Conductor - Shoujo written by a male novelist and adapted to manga; a very nice murder mystery.

I'd also recommend Shinrei Tantei Yakumo, by the same novelist, but in this cas ...
Female MC, no romance
(72 posts, 8658 views) Posted: 33d 18h, 41m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Thanks for the reply! ...
Manga about a convenience store
(2 posts, 270 views) Posted: 36d 2h, 23m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
I can't help you with the title you're looking for, I'm afraid, but I can rec a few manga with the "convenience store" theme:

Nietzsche-sensei - Konbini ni, Satori Sedai no Shinjin ga Maiorita
Yume no Soko ...
Female MC, no romance
(72 posts, 8658 views) Posted: 37d 0h, 1m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Wow... That's a pretty amazing list! eek I briefly considered bumping this for some new recs and then decided not to, but I guess it wasn't necessary after all~ Thank you.

Happy New Year! (And a belated Merry Christmas, if you celebrate) ...
Becoming alive/human
(6 posts, 447 views) Posted: 37d 0h, 37m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Quote from Dyoll

That link leads to a hentai manga, you know. I'm pretty sure the series you meant to suggest is what I've rec'ced above: Kanyou Shoujo (KAWAHARA Yumiko), also known as Plant Doll.
...
New Poll - Another Anime vs. Manga
(28 posts, 952 views) Posted: 37d 18h, 48m ago by calstine in News
Lots of things factor into this one, for me, so I can't really vote on the poll.

1. Which is the original medium? I prefer the original.

2. The primary genre(s). If it's action/adventure, sports, supernatural/fantasy, horror, sci-fi, or mystery, I opt for the anime. If ...
Light Novel Recommendations
(1 posts, 188 views) Posted: 43d 15h, 55m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Since you mentioned Hako no Naka, there'll be some BL novels among my recs. If you by any chance dislike BL or are not looking for it in this instance, feel free to ignore them.

Kino no Tabi - The Beautiful World (Novel)
No. 6 (Novel)
Utsuro no Hako to Zero n ...
Becoming alive/human
(6 posts, 447 views) Posted: 43d 16h, 29m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Paperweight Eye
Discommunication: Seireihen
Kanyou Shoujo (KAWAHARA Yumiko)
Jade
Ningyou Kyuutei Gakudan
Vampire Doll, in a way
Vandemieru no Tsubasa
Tousei Gensou Hakubutsushi, although you'll have to work out for yourself which character ...
New Poll - Evil Laughter
(20 posts, 976 views) Posted: 44d 3h, 28m ago by calstine in News
A true villain instils fear with a mere smirk, obviously.

Though if I were to pick an actual sound, it'd have to be "Fufufufu," which is what I consider the trademark evil laugh in mangaland. Or "Kukukuku," which I just noticed is missing from ...
Group of friends
(2 posts, 209 views) Posted: 51d 2h, 10m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Baccano! (Novel) -- Though I wouldn't call it a "romantic comedy," it has both comedy and romance. Ditto for Durarara!! (Novel), by the same author. They both have good anime adaptations out, if light novels aren't to your taste.

Double Ca ...
Bromance, owari no seraph.
(6 posts, 524 views) Posted: 56d 2h, 12m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
The Get Backers anime -- not the manga, which is ecchi (though there's no romance for the MC's). The anime doesn't have any ecchi or romance; it has a good plot and probably the best friendship I've ever seen, between the 2 protago ...
New Poll - Blood Boil
(68 posts, 2493 views) Posted: 58d 22h, 48m ago by calstine in News
Nothing bothers me in manga. All of these things bother me very much indeed in real life. I don't know why, but I can never take manga seriously, no matter how much I love it. Which is weird because most of my all-time favourite fictional characters are from ...
Bittersweet
(3 posts, 293 views) Posted: 59d 20h, 37m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
God Child and The Count of Monte Cristo (the novel of the latter since I haven't got around to watching the anime yet) are two of my favourite bittersweet stories.

Series:
Golden Days
Marie no Kanaderu Ongaku
Saikyou Densetsu Kurosawa -- A word of warn ...
Looking for a friends-to-romance manga
(1 posts, 354 views) Posted: 59d 21h, 53m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Since your examples had 1 each of romance, shounen-ai and shoujo-ai, I'm going to rec from all three of those genres. Hope that's okay.

BL and GL:
Komatta Toki ni wa Hoshi ni Kike! -- The ultimate example, at least in the BL genre.
Bokutachi Otokono ...
Sexy male lead in a NON ROMANCE manga
(4 posts, 445 views) Posted: 63d 19h, 20m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Quote from residentgrigo
Calstine´s K is Bleach by any other name so I stopped after one crazy well dorawn episode.

You can tell that the plots are similar after watching one episode? Wow, some intuition, that! I've only read one volume of Bleach, s ...
Sexy male lead in a NON ROMANCE manga
(4 posts, 445 views) Posted: 63d 21h, 10m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
I feel the same way. Why are most of the beautiful guys (and girls) only in romance stories? So unfair!

Of course, who's hot and who's not is pretty subjective, but here are my picks. Note that in some of them there are two male leads, so one might fit ...
Mythology
(5 posts, 426 views) Posted: 64d 11h, 59m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
An interesting request, but sadly I don't have much to contribute:

Munakata Kyouju Denkikou and associated series might have some of what you're looking for; I think mostly Egyptian and Greek/Roman.

Saint Seiya and associated series -- Greek (Sain ...
New Poll - Character Shift
(28 posts, 1082 views) Posted: 65d 18h, 42m ago by calstine in News
Personality, I guess. Intellectual capacity and gender changes are also pretty annoying, unless good reasons are given. But personality alteration is the ultimate mood-killer for me: whether a given character is a favourite of mine or not depends primarily on their pe ...
Looking for a shonen where kids battle 12 demons
(2 posts, 251 views) Posted: 66d 0h, 16m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Otogi Matsuri? Or maybe Devilman? ...
GREAT DETECTIVE MANGAS
(10 posts, 697 views) Posted: 67d 17h, 16m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Karakuri Zoushi Ayatsuri Sakon -- Again, the manga hasn't been fully scanlated, so you'll have to turn to the anime, which is a pretty faithful adaptation.
13 Club
Kokushi no Shima
Subete ga F ni Naru - The Perfect Insider -- Watch the anime; manga unsca ...
GREAT DETECTIVE MANGAS
(10 posts, 697 views) Posted: 69d 0h, 38m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Seconding all of Mr.Detective's recs, and adding:

Kuro no Tantei
Himitsu
Conductor -- This doesn't look like a detective story, but I assure you it is.
Ditto for Getenrou
Mozart wa Komoriuta wo Utawanai
0 no Soukoushi
Shibatora
Game x Rush
Chronos - Jis ...

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