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What sexist trope in manga bothers you the most?
Patronizing "but you're a girl!" statement
Falling in love with their rapist
"All women are..."
Sexual assault/rape portrayed as a joke
Harassment is okay because she's "playing hard to get"
Damsel in distress
Girl solely exists to be a love interest
Jealous, vain, and/or cruel fangirls
Madonna/whore dichotomy
What? Sexism still exists?
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Shoujo/Josei that you unexpectedly like?
(5 posts, 176 views) Posted: 0d 2h, 50m ago by scarletrhodelia in Shoujo/Josei
Fruits Basket - I was sure it would be too cute for my tastes, so I avoided watching. But I kept hearing how good it was and decided to watch it for myself, and I loved it. This is actually the show that got me into manga, because I wanted to see "what happens n ...
Forgotten manga
(1 posts, 25 views) Posted: 0d 3h, 33m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
I think it's Jinsei wa Barairo Da. ...
New Poll - Sexism
(72 posts, 1153 views) Posted: 0d 10h, 44m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
My most disliked trope isn't here, and that is the shounen harem - the idea that an average guy can have tons of women competing for his attention. I find that more offensive and unrealistic than the other choices, as there are few legitimate plot reasons to ...
glasses-boy turns out to be handsome
(56 posts, 11715 views) Posted: 1d 6h, 34m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
Since this question was first asked in 2011, and the first chapter of Horimiya wasn't scanlated until 2012, I'd take a wild guess that it wasn't Horimiya. ...
Looking for yaoi with onsen sex
(5 posts, 166 views) Posted: 2d 2h, 13m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
I recommend Himitsu no Kuchizuke, story 4 smile wink grin

sissiee, your link didn't work. I've been having trouble with links, and they seem to work if I take out the 's' in 'https'.
Yaoi + Hot Spring/s
Any good Josei out there
(10 posts, 305 views) Posted: 3d 5h, 18m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
Oishii Kankei - a young woman who was raised to follow a traditional path decides to become a chef. One of my favorites.
Gokusen - this is fun, a yakuza princess becomes a teacher
Saiyuki Gaiden - all the Saiyuki series but the first are josei, and I think much as I lo ...
Please help me
(8 posts, 426 views) Posted: 3d 8h, 14m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
Living Game fits most of your criteria.
I also like Oishii Kankei very much.
Romance with a kind, sweet, "evil" character
(19 posts, 1465 views) Posted: 5d 15h, 13m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
Watashi no Ookami-san; their story is continued in dear

If you are ok with yaoi:
Choroize! Jigoku, oneshot in Teirui Makura
Koori no Mamono no Monogatari (shounen-ai) - he is good to the protagonist, but was a real demon in the past. ...
(3 posts, 201 views) Posted: 12d 2h, 44m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Honenuki ni Saretai has a doggedly devoted seme and an arrogant uke, though not childish.

PansyWansyLinsy, none of your links work. Are you using the BBCode?
Three boys dating?
(4 posts, 245 views) Posted: 14d 14h, 14m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Relationship-focus. (These are all adults)
Haru wo Daite Ita - Relationship-wise, you can't do better than this
My Life with You
Hachimitsu Darling
I Can't Even Breathe Without You
Ikoku Irokoi Romantan - comedy/romance
Kimi wo Mukaeni
Gravitation - m ...
Highschool Yaoi/shounen ai/BL reccomendations?
(12 posts, 778 views) Posted: 14d 14h, 54m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Quote from JanuaryDreams

HOLY LIVING FUCKSHROOMS! Thank you guys so much for all of the recommendations, I love you forever (;▽;)ノ ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 860 views) Posted: 16d 10h, 47m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
I buy what I've already read and loved at the local comics store and online. I buy things to try at Half-Price books. It's discouraging to collect manga, however, when even a short series that you can read in a day can set you back $40-50. A 20-volume ...
Our Miracle! Hopefully, the josei tag can return....
(14 posts, 1154 views) Posted: 16d 11h, 18m ago by scarletrhodelia in Bokura no Kiseki
Quote from lambchopsil
You have permission to change the demographic to josei

How was this resolved? If Our Miracle was allowed to be changed to josei because Comic Zero-Sum and Zero-Sum War are josei magazines, then shouldn't all their titles be ...
Any manga where the guy dies but the girl is pregnant with his child?
(10 posts, 1427 views) Posted: 16d 14h, 34m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
This is a spoiler of course.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Part 1: Phantom Blood

Also possibly Part 5: Vento Aureo, though I haven't read it so I don't know if the father died before or after the son was born. ...
Slutty Naughty Protagonist/Heroine
(11 posts, 2016 views) Posted: 17d 7h, 35m ago by scarletrhodelia in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from wuhugm
Quote from chueisha
Anything by YOSHIHARA Yuki

wow... so many
which one is the best to you?

My favorites are Chiyou yo Hana Yo, Haa Haa, and the short Sheherazade.
Her naughtiest heroine is in Aisuru Hito, so start there. eyes ...
Romance manga that continues once they get together
(15 posts, 1065 views) Posted: 17d 7h, 43m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
Kiss ...
yaoi with no rape?
(12 posts, 3590 views) Posted: 24d 15h, 37m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Hi Spudthulhu, welcome to the forums!

The original request for this topic was made over three years ago. The original poster is unlikely to still be checking for replies. It's considered 'necroposting' to revive an old topic, and is frowned upon her ...
in need of lighthearted comedy / sweet romance
(9 posts, 743 views) Posted: 26d 8h, 8m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
Life-changing is a pretty tall order! laugh

Here's a couple I like without too much drama. Most long series either have drama come into it, or if they don't the series just remains silly without going anywhere.
Beauty is the Beast
Adarushan no Hanayome
H ...
Shoujo/Josei that you can't bring yourself to finish
(19 posts, 1173 views) Posted: 27d 10h, 32m ago by scarletrhodelia in Shoujo/Josei
In a Bad Way
Perfect Girl Evolution
Kare Kano
Kaze to Ki no Uta
It's not that I dislike them, and I do want to finish them, but The Wallflower just got so repetitive and the plot was going nowhere. I'm trying to like Kare Kano, I'm only in the 2nd volume ...
Manga artist similar to Enjouji Maki
(3 posts, 317 views) Posted: 29d 10h, 24m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
ENJOUJI Maki draws the best-looking men. In addition to OHMI Tomu, I'd recommend YOSHIHARA Yuki for really fun smut with handsome men. Also try SHIMAKI Ako and NAGAE Tomomi. ...
Actually not romance, despite appearances
(6 posts, 426 views) Posted: 29d 10h, 37m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
C-Blossom - Case 729
Himegimi no Tsukurikata, but it feels like it ended before something could happen
Looking for suggestions
(7 posts, 321 views) Posted: 29d 10h, 45m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
I think these would fit, though you may have read them.
Hunter x Hunter
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure ...
New Poll - Manga Fan
(39 posts, 1268 views) Posted: 32d 13h, 7m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
This poll sets the bars far too high. Once you pass the 100 mark, you aren't a casual fan anymore. Probably well before that, maybe at two dozen. The labels for this poll (amateur, professional) are weird and meaningless in this context. The categories are ...
Why the weak heroines?
(12 posts, 445 views) Posted: 32d 16h, 2m ago by scarletrhodelia in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from Manga2013
Don't know if there's already a post about this, but the more that I have read shoujo manga, the more I have come across extremely weak and crybaby female protagonists.
Wonder if others have thought of this too biggrin

I' ...
Relationship like Konoe & Kotoha from Ze
(2 posts, 186 views) Posted: 35d 9h, 2m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
I Can't Even Breathe Without You for a helpless uke

The only ones I can think of in which the one partner was raised by the other, it turns out that the older man is the uke.

Uke mistreated in the past:
Amayakana Toge
Please ...

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