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Post #477163

7:04 am, Jun 19 2011
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Hello, I'm new smile

I would just like a manga where the heroine's personality is witty or quirky. Like Nodame from Nodame Cantabile or the girl from Warau Kanoko-sama or like Lilo from Lilo and Stitch. You know, I always noticed the best quirky characters have their serious counterparts who are funny and quirky in their own way smile
For example, if she has a crush on a guy and is staring at him and he asks why I would not like it if she blushed and and didn't answer him. I would like an unexpected witty or funny response (I'm sure if this were Nodame and Chiaki she would say that she was just enjoying a nice view of her husband lol)
Thank you!

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Ancient Alien

9:28 am, Jun 19 2011
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Amélie It's a french movie

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Post #477205
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3:08 pm, Jun 19 2011
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Beauty Pop, perhaps?

Post #477206
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3:27 pm, Jun 19 2011
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I second beauty pop
beauty is the beast and like everything from the mangaka,
ouran high school host club?
they, too, love
eensy-weensy monster a bit

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4:15 pm, Jun 19 2011
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sounds like Bakemonogatari (anime) to me.
also, if you like witty dialogue, try Denpa Onna (also anime, sorry!! can't think of any manga right now)

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Post #477218

5:32 pm, Jun 19 2011
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Yanki-kun to Megane-chan has an extremely quirky female lead.

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6:40 pm, Jun 19 2011
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Horo from wolf and spice.
Togame from Katanagatari

Post #477255

11:24 pm, Jun 19 2011
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Not as extreme as Nodame but some of my recs:
MATSUMOTO Tomo: especially Beauty is the Beast. Try Kiss as well

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Post #477347

8:13 am, Jun 20 2011
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I loved Nodame Cantibile! I'm not sure if it's what you're looking for but Lucifer and The Biscuit Hammer has a heroine that's a tad strange. Ehm... Idk if this is what you're looking for either but give Mirai Nikki a shot. It's super duper good and the heroine is super quirky smile

Post #477357
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8:59 am, Jun 20 2011
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Akuma to Love Song maybe?
Oresama Teacher- mostly because it's kind of a shoujo spoof...but the interaction between the heroine and the teacher are hilarious
Motomi Kyousuke's stuff all have pretty original they're just awesome...

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Post #477392
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1:01 pm, Jun 20 2011
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I second Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer.

1/2 Prince / 1/2 Prince (Novel) - the novel more so; the manhua leaves out some of Feng Lan's witty narration. I also recommend The Legend of Sun Knight (Novel), as the protagonist is very witty and quirky, though he's male.

Gurren Lagann - Nia is pretty quirky.

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3:23 pm, Jun 20 2011
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