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Tyke Bomb Trope?
(5 posts, 531 views) Posted: 772d 15h, 52m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
So i'm looking for a manga/anime where 1+ characters fall into the Tyke Bomb trope. It would be great if some part of the story handles
Defusing the Tyke Bomb.

I read all the manga suggested on both trope pages. Any genre will do. For the lazy, I copy pa ...
Inhuman to Human?
(10 posts, 1754 views) Posted: 909d 11h, 54m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Thanks for the recommendations! I had read all of the manga except for the ones below:

Bushido Sixteen
A Night of a Thousand Dreams

Inhuman to Human?
(10 posts, 1754 views) Posted: 910d 16h, 39m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
So i'm looking for a story where a character's personality changes from inhuman to human. The character can be emotionless, feral, robotic, wild ect.

- some part of the story is devoted to the character's emotional growth
- character does n ...
A "So bad, that it's good" kind of Shoujo
(18 posts, 2864 views) Posted: 915d 10h, 12m ago by faraway in Shoujo/Josei
S.L.H! I can't really elaborate. It's so entertaining. ...
Suicidal Immortal
(13 posts, 1997 views) Posted: 969d 14h, 37m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Ningyo no Mori - Immortal man looking for a way to die.
Immortal Rain - Not sure about this one. I think he just lost the will to live / has a depressing existence.
Dogs Bullets & Carnage / Dogs- Main character is quick healing with a death wish.

wow this is a pretty ...
Physically strong but emotionally weak
(9 posts, 1003 views) Posted: 1087d 8h, 28m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Hunter x Hunter - Killua fits this description. He is the strongest out of the protagonists initially but emotionally brittle and susceptible to manipulation.

Nabari no Oh - Yoite is very strong, but emotionally unstable and fragile. Warning: shounen ai.

7 Seeds - Ango.
Spoiler (m ...
Manga recommendation
(7 posts, 1696 views) Posted: 1110d 17h, 13m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
List of some of the manga i enjoyed (I starred the ones that won awards):

Shingeki no Kyojin*
Mirai Nikki
Ookami no Kuchi: Wolfsmund
Eternal Sabbath

Horror / Survival
7 Seeds*
Black Paradox
Kanojo o Mamoru 51 no Houho ...
Watch the World Burn
(14 posts, 1521 views) Posted: 1111d 22h, 15m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Blue Heaven - Seconded! The secondary main character is a mass murderer. Nothing good about him.

Ichi the Killer - About extremely unsavory people in the criminal underworld. Main character is an extremely unpleasant psychopath.

God's Child - About a ...
cold killer
(13 posts, 1803 views) Posted: 1115d 15h, 44m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
7 Seeds - Seconded.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
The character Ayu

Shut Hell - Female lead has no qualms with murder after being traumatized. So far she hasn't changed.
Phantom - Requiem for the Phantom - Seconded. (Anime)
Mirai Nikki - the female lead ...
Handicap/scarred character
(12 posts, 4677 views) Posted: 1125d 10h, 9m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Kingyo Sou - Girl falls in love with a deaf guy. I liked it a lot!
Issho ni Neyou yo - Girl falls in love with a mentally scarred young man who won't take off his mask.
Hana no Namae - Girl falls in love with a depressed recluse.
Moon - Girl falls in love with a blind dance ...
Series with sad scenes where people "disappear" (please read more detailed description)
(13 posts, 1010 views) Posted: 1136d 0h, 50m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Nabari no Oh
(0 posts, 163 views) Posted: 1167d 12h, 59m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for a manga with refugees in it bigrazz Couldn't find a tag for it so i thought i would ask ^_^ ...
Ok, I give up, ANYTHING with a Strong/Smart female lead
(37 posts, 9230 views) Posted: 1183d 10h, 23m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
7 Seeds - Very strong female characters, excellent story. The female lead for the first volume is definitely the weakest character so read past vol 1.

Juuni Kokki - Seconded. She starts out as a weak character, then goes through some tremendous growth and co ...
A character like Anansi
(5 posts, 435 views) Posted: 1185d 15h, 56m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
that's a hard request. I'm not sure how close these mangas are.

Trick Ster - lazy, homeless girl goes around playing pranks, manipulating people. She's not particularly strong, and she's fairly smart, but not infallible.
One Outs - not sure abo ...
Equal relationships
(10 posts, 1559 views) Posted: 1192d 23h, 33m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Hard to find in manga :-/

7 Seeds - Very strong and capable female characters in this manga. The female characters are as capable (and sometimes, more capable) than the male characters.

(18 posts, 1238 views) Posted: 1193d 22h, 21m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Kamisama no Iutoori - High school students working through a series of deadly puzzles. Very gory. ...
Can't remember this manga
(1 posts, 350 views) Posted: 1196d 0h, 47m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
I read this manga a while ago, but i can't remember its name for the life of me. It is a webcomic (korean?) about a girl who runs into a boy who looks like tarzan while cutting through a forest. help? ...
Completed mature manga
(14 posts, 1788 views) Posted: 1197d 16h, 49m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Monster - Seconded. No good deed goes unpunished in that one. (Finished)
Hideout - About a guy who tries to murder his wife. (Finished)
Bradherley no Basha - very depressing manga. No friendship here. (Finished)
Blue Heaven - about a good n ...
Looking for ...
(5 posts, 435 views) Posted: 1198d 0h, 16m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
7 Seeds
King of Thorns
Dragon Head
Kanojo o Mamoru 51 no Houhou
Jisatsutou ...
Lead that exacts retribution
(9 posts, 649 views) Posted: 1199d 12h, 45m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Kurapica from Hunter x Hunter - The series has an ensemble of lead characters, one of which is Kurapica. He exacts retribution on the murderous syndicate
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
who killed all the members of his tribe
outside of the law. ...
Bloody ;)
(33 posts, 3298 views) Posted: 1201d 14h, 36m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
You've read a lot of the gory manga :-|
Stylized Gore:
Dogs Bullets & Carnage - Fairly gory in a stylized way. Cheek gets bitten off, fingers get chopped off. Reminds me of black lagoon a little bit.
Jormungand - Same feeling as black lagoon. I can' ...
(8 posts, 880 views) Posted: 1205d 22h, 13m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Chrno Crusade - Not sure about the manga. Stigmata comes into play at the end of the anime. Very bittersweet. ...
Bloody ;)
(33 posts, 3298 views) Posted: 1206d 12h, 43m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
Dorohedoro - I started reading this and it's pretty gory. ...
a dark character
(13 posts, 868 views) Posted: 1207d 10h, 28m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
I'll stick to shounen, shoujo since you mentioned you don't like seinen (though i highly recommend reading seinen since there are many with dark characters).

Based on the Scuro / Monokuro Kiten suggestion:

Kuroshitsuji - Gothic story with very maca ...
Extensive Universe
(8 posts, 543 views) Posted: 1208d 12h, 39m ago by faraway in I'm Looking For...
It's really hard to find a manga that has a universe that doesn't feel generic. Here are my recs.


Juuni Kokki* - Own political system, religious system, flora and fauna, races etc etc. Extremely detailed. you feel like you're there. The anim ...

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