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Post #397953
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Lazy Programmer

3:16 pm, Aug 8 2010
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I have gone through the gender bending list a few times. I haven't read them all but I have a reason.

I am mostly interested in actual bent genders. I am not really a big fan of cross-dressing. (unless you count someone's gender being actually changed and them then dressing the part, cross-dressing).

I know there are some good cross-dressing manga like Magical×Miracle, W Juliet, Mai-Otome , and the like.

But I am far more interested in manga like Gacha Gacha - Secret, Jinzou Shoujo, Metamo Kiss, Tokage, Futaba-kun Change, and Asuka Hybrid.

Mature content is perfectly fine, but not required.

I am running so low on these type of manga that shorts like Kanaete Aizen and non-translated manga such as TransVenus (content warning), are fine as well. As long as I can find them.

Please include a short description or a link to it here on MangaUpdates (or anywhere as long as it has a description).

Post #397956
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the Mist Dragon

3:27 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Kämpfer, it's definitely a gem.

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Post #397958
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3:31 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Watched the anime, I guess I can read the manga aswell. Thanks.

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3:55 pm, Aug 8 2010
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In Boku to Kanojo no XXX the main boy and girl switch bodies.

"If you think being eaten by a carnivorous tree is something that only happens to someone else, then think again."
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Post #397969
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4:49 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Nabari no ou maybe one of the characters is
Spoiler (highlight to view)
a hermaphrodite (spelling??)
is this what your looking for?

Post #397982
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5:45 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Prunus Girl if you haven't already read it.
Nyotai-ka (mature)
Sekirei (got someone with an unidentified gender - it's clearly not the focus of the story though)
Ranma 1/2 I guess...
That's all I can think of right now...

Post #397986

6:03 pm, Aug 8 2010
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I searched my lists for gender bender, and here's the ones I came up with. By true bent gender I assume you mean physical body change.

1/2 Prince - The main character is a girl, but takes the identity of a boy in a virtual reality game, which is where the bulk of the story takes place.
Orange Chocolate - the main boy and girl body swap
Dou Danjo!? - another body swap
Click - boy becomes a girl when he turns 16
Kakumei no Hi - boy discovers he's actually a girl
Return - male spirit inhabits female body
And I second Ranma 1/2.

Post #397996
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Lazy Programmer

6:31 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Already read Boku to Kanojo no XXX (love it)
Not entirely interested in what is in the spoiler box.
EDIT: Although After School Nightmare kinda did that to me.

Already read Ranma 1/2.
Already read Return.
Already read Click
Already read Dou Danjo!? (of what I could)
Already read Kakumei no Hi.
Seen Nyotai-ka before (I cannot get a hold of a copy).

1/2 Prince is on my to read list.
Sekirei is on my to read soon list.

I heard Prunus Girl was cross-dressing (but it might be good, so)
EDIT: Nevermind, reread the description, its getting put high on the to read list, thanks!

Orange Chocolate is new. Cool.

Anything more? I already got surprised with one. smile

Post #397999
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6:46 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Hourou Musuko has crossdressing protagonists but transexual side characters.

You might wanna try the transgender category, too.

Post #398000 - Reply to (#397999) by drolemil
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6:53 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Quote from drolemil
You might wanna try the transgender category, too.

Oh, very nice thank you.

Post #398005

7:20 pm, Aug 8 2010
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You might want to try Pretty Face

Post #398008
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Lazy Programmer

7:38 pm, Aug 8 2010
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I already read pretty face. I enjoyed it.

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8:55 pm, Aug 8 2010
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I was, and am, in the same predicament as you and have found that you have to dig around a lot. A lot of the ones I found were in the ecchi category. I'll only put the ones I've read that haven't been said:

No side - Soul swap.
Family Compo - Transsexual assistants.
Boy Alice in Wonderland - It's kinda confusing, you might not want to read this.
Ichinensei ni NacchattAra
Sekainohate de Aimashou
Kunisaki Izumo no Jijou - I believe it happens only in the oneshot, but the rest of the series is a good read, too.
Wadatsumi - It happens in the latest chapter.
Bra Girl - Hermaphrodite.
Conveni-N - Gender change happens later.
To LOVE-Ru - Gender change happens much, much later.
Otome no Iroha!
Clear Up After Rain
Kedamono Damono
Laon - I haven't actually read this one, but have flipped through the pages, so I might have gotten it wrong.
Divine Melody
Boukun Tyrano-san - Male dinosaur takes over a high school female's body.
Seijou Kouchakan no Jijou
Alice on Deadlines - Scans are incomplete, finished by Yen Press.
Okitsune-sama de Chu
Birdy the Mighty
Akane-chan Overdrive - Soul swap.
Strange Mansion - Transsexual.
Hime-chan no Ribon Colorful - Magical girl.
Boku no Shotaiken
Change H - Male to female, female to male. Hermaphrodites?
Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru - Gender change happens later.

That about all I've got that hasn't been said already. And as Draconic said, Kampfer is very good.

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11:51 pm, Aug 8 2010
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Already read No side. (all of it, honestly, its ending isn't perfect)
Already read Ichinensei ni NacchattAra. (to current)
Already read Sekainohate de Aimashou. (beyond current)
Already read To LOVE-Ru.
Already read Otome no Iroha! (nice for an inversion)
Already read Kedamono Damono (as much as I could)
Already read Boukun Tyrano-san
Already read Seijou Kouchakan no Jijou
Already read Alice on Deadlines
Already read Okitsune-sama de Chu (love this one, ha)
Already read Birdy the Mighty
Already read Akane-chan Overdrive (probably the first I ever read!)
Already read Boku no Shotaiken
Already read Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru (I like the later bits, with the ghost)
Already read Conveni-N

I read Hime-chan no Ribon, which is similar to Hime-chan no Ribon Colorful.

Clear Up After Rain and Strange Mansion are on my to read list already.

I will keep an eye on Change H, and Family Compo. Bra Girl sounds futa.

Wadatsumi is being done by Taruby, so I know it will be good.

Boy Alice in Wonderland cannot be much worse then After School Nightmare.

If anyone wants more...

From my collection comes a few H ones.

Boku ga Kanojo ni Kigaetara
Proper Exchange
Aah, Goshujin-sama!!

and a few non.

Boku x Kano
Kyuuketsu Yuugi aka Vampire Game
Vampire Doll: Guilt-na-Zan
Tenshi na Konamaiki - Cheeky Angel (not a real bender, but close enough)
Marugoto Anju Gakuen
Marugoto Anju Gakuen aka After School Nightmare is confusing
Kakumei no Hi
CUTEXGUY - actually pretty good
Mei no Naisho - find out later on
Nuiguru Mix - minor, limited crossdressing, ecchi

I have more but I leave it here.

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