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Tragedy & Comedy
(5 posts, 224 views) Posted: 8d 19h, 30m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for manga that is mostly sad/depressing or horrifying, but has a few comedic moments.

Example: The Higurashi/Umineko series. They're supposed to be Horror/Murder Mystery, but they have their funny moments.



I'm also looking f ...
Characters who leave their family/friends behind and later come back to them under a new identity
(4 posts, 416 views) Posted: 53d 4h, 31m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for manga that have characters who have to leave their loved ones for some reason, but come back to them with a disguise and a new identity.

Examples:

Mobile Fighter G Gundam:
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
A mysterious character named Sc ...
Villain/Antagonist/Bad guy is forced to become a hero
(14 posts, 1294 views) Posted: 63d 11h, 19m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Are there any manga out there where an evil character is forced to fight for justice out of necessity?

Not for moral or ethical reasons, but just pure necessity? Perhaps there's someone more evil than him that he needs to get rid of? ...
Time travel involving family
(4 posts, 437 views) Posted: 81d 4h, 13m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm in the mood for some manga that involves people traveling to different time periods and interacting with their family in some way.

For example, a person travels back in time to get his/her parents together (on that note, I would like to keep this one to a min ...
Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(1992 posts, 465296 views) Posted: 86d 8h, 41m ago by 8-3 in Manga General
If you were a manga translator and you realize you've mistranslated the kanji of a major character's name, how would you correct it?
-Re-do all the chapters with that name in it
-Add a correction notice on the next chapter and start using the correct ...
Bad Ending for undeserving characters
(13 posts, 1109 views) Posted: 134d 9h, 42m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I find that most manga are feel-good stories where good triumphs over evil, or a poor, disadvantaged protagonist overcomes his fears and hardships. If I may be so bold, I would approximate that over 99% of stories, not just manga, end this way.

Are there any man ...
Romance with reconciliation as the premise
(4 posts, 322 views) Posted: 146d 12h, 2m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I see romance manga with couples breaking up & getting back together all the time, but are there any where the character already starts out broken up, and the whole story is about him/her reconciling with his/her ex?

Maybe the protagonist was a cheater/ ...
Customer service
(4 posts, 283 views) Posted: 274d 6h, 44m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Simple request; manga that primarily takes place in some kind of customer service setting. Retail, convenience stores, restaurants, fast food, etc.

I would strongly prefer comedy and/or SoL.

I quite liked Working!! and Hataraku Maou-sama! ...
Time Travel romance
(5 posts, 399 views) Posted: 325d 5h, 19m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Looking for manga that deals with two characters from different time periods falling in love, or something very similar.

I guess InuYasha would qualify as an example, and we can rule that one out already, since everyone saw/read it, and I don't even really lik ...
Teacher is related to the student
(9 posts, 761 views) Posted: 543d 5h, 8m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
The whole "accidentally calling your teacher 'mom' during class" (happens a lot in both reality and fiction, apparently) thing has got me thinking. What if the teacher actually was one of the students' mom?

Any manga where the teac ...
Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(1992 posts, 465296 views) Posted: 545d 13h, 55m ago by 8-3 in Manga General
How long does it typically take for you to re-read a series after you've finished it?
-Days to weeks
-Months
-Years
-I never/rarely read the same manga more than once

Which do you spend more time on, anime or manga?
-I spend more time on manga than a ...
Slightly different school romance
(2 posts, 459 views) Posted: 610d 7h, 34m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Just testing the waters here. A lot of school romance is about the students. Sometimes the teachers.

But what about the principal? Or anybody else indirectly involved with the school (non-teaching staff, parents of students, etc.)?

I would prefer something fully transla ...
Cross-school romance
(2 posts, 446 views) Posted: 758d 3h, 18m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for something that deals with romance between characters that attend different schools. Main criteria being that they are in different schools (or they started in the same school, but one of them moved to another school).

Optional: It could also dea ...
Embarrassing past
(1 posts, 388 views) Posted: 782d 5h, 35m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Okay, so in light of the recently released "Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!" anime, I'm beginning to get interested in manga that may deal with similar premises.

Anything to do with a character trying to hide an embarrassing or shameful part of the ...
An extended "epilogue"
(4 posts, 503 views) Posted: 802d 10h, 5m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Suppose that there's a manga. It could be about anything. It had its big heyday, it brought upon a lot of laughter & tears, drama & suspense, anything to keep going, and it finally reached a conclusion. If it's a romance series, maybe the protag ...
prestigious school or regular school where a new teacher gets bullied but in fact the teacher is pretty strong
(5 posts, 1123 views) Posted: 942d 8h, 56m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Possibly Jesus. I've just started reading this myself, but it seems to be heading that direction. ...
Recycled material/characters
(16 posts, 1601 views) Posted: 944d 7h, 45m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Basically, I'm looking for manga where the author reuses material from his/her previous works. The story should be different, though.

Right now, the best example I can think of is Kimi no Iru Machi. The setting is the same as Suzuka, and
Spoiler (mouse over ...
Equal opportunity harem
(8 posts, 655 views) Posted: 957d 9h, 52m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Is that even possible? I've read too many harem/romantic comedies in my lifetime, but what they all have in common is that they're always heavily biased towards one love interest.

Is it possible for every contender to have a fair chance? Even if the m ...
Older female/younger male romance (specific)
(4 posts, 2722 views) Posted: 994d 9h, 13m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I already know that there's a tag for that, but I want to narrow it down even further.

-I don't want the difference to be too small (for example, a kouhai/senpai relationship with only a 1-year difference)

-But it also can't be too big (for example, a no ...
Workplace romance
(2 posts, 1305 views) Posted: 1087d 4h, 0m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Welp, don't I look stupid, there's an actual tag with the same wording.

Thank you kind contributor, I think I'll be okay with what you've given me.




If there's a moderator present, I would like to request for this thread to be locked. ...
Workplace romance
(2 posts, 1305 views) Posted: 1087d 4h, 24m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Can I get some romance series with any of the following pairings:

Employee x Boss
Co-workers (employee x employee)
Employee x Customer/Client

Any profession is fine, but I would prefer "normal" professions (customer service, manual labor, offic ...
Retired protagonists
(4 posts, 647 views) Posted: 1090d 2h, 43m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I would like recommendations for manga where the story starts off with a main character, but later gets retired and replaced by a different character.

I use the term "retired" very loosely here, as I'm perfectly okay with the "old" pro ...
Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(1992 posts, 465296 views) Posted: 1112d 8h, 0m ago by 8-3 in Manga General
There is an anime adaptation of a manga that you've already read. How would you watch it?

-Watch it all the way
-Skip the familiar parts
-Don't watch at all ...
Fantasy Moon Scans Taking Requests
(40 posts, 3053 views) Posted: 1113d 10h, 25m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Cromartie High School:
Very hilarious manga that isn't currently being translated (254 out of 335 chapters already translated; still more than enough left to keep you guys busy).

REC:
Despite what its status may be, no one's doing anything with it (latest sc ...
Author makes a big mistake
(1 posts, 463 views) Posted: 1115d 10h, 12m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Alright, this time, I'm looking for manga where the author makes a mistake in his/her work. Nothing art-related, I'm looking for something more along the lines of character, setting, plot, etc. The bigger the mistake, the better. Even better if the author h ...

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