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Post #547357

11:44 am, Apr 24 2012
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I'm looking for historical manga/manhua with strong female lead.I also really like the mangas where the lead goes back in time I would like some romance but not required. I Like adventure, fighting, sienen, romance, drama
Something similar to:
- Basara
- sengoku strays
- saver
- red river
- Kanata Kara
- Operation liberate men
-Tail of the moon
- Legend of nereid
- Sarasah
- Juuo no Hana
- Kaze hikaru
- Immortal rain (although not historical)

Definitely no one shots/ yaoi/yuri/ try to stay away from echii/shounen ai
I prefer longer mangas like Basara and Saver, but as long as its not one shots I'm open to them.

Post #547362

12:08 pm, Apr 24 2012
Posts: 81

Might want to try Rure, Spirit of the Ocean, Absolute Witch.

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12:42 pm, Apr 24 2012
Posts: 1652

Spice and Wolf.

Akagami no Shirayukihime shoujo, but try it!
Shinobi Life contains time-travel but is also set in the present

in need of romance?
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Post #547378
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1:31 pm, Apr 24 2012
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Inuyasha bigrazz the manga is VERY long though, so I suggest you watch the anime.

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4:00 pm, Apr 24 2012
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how bout Vampire Game its not really historical but its set on a fantasy world, figured you might like it since you mentioned Kanata Kara smile

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Post #547394
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4:10 pm, Apr 24 2012
Posts: 7

Ichi although it's not all scanlated, but it's started to get interestingsmile

Post #547453
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12:22 am, Apr 25 2012
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No Otoyomegatari suggestions so far? IMHO the best historical manga with a female lead.

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Post #547484

4:33 am, Apr 25 2012
Posts: 35

Shingeki no Kyojin
Maoyuu Maou Yuusha - "Kono Watashi no Mono Tonare, Yuusha yo" "Kotowaru!"
top in my reading list, One has a badass female lead, the other got an intelligent beauty

Claymore kinda fit with your desc
1/2 Prince apart from gender bender, this manhua is okay...
Black Lagoon seinen, action, and female lead is really dangerous, don't mess with her

Übel Blatt just in case if you want to read seinen, try this one

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Post #677062 - Reply to (#547357) by xChocolateMINT

3:43 am, Feb 23 2016
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7 Seeds is amazing! Survivalist romance. Really good story arcs. smile

Post #677073 - Reply to (#677062) by topplingdominoes
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12:51 pm, Feb 23 2016
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Quote from topplingdominoes
7 Seeds is amazing! Survivalist romance. Really good story arcs. smile

did we manage to find out at some point how necros find these threads? especially first post necros?

in need of romance?
uncommon, sad, sweet
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4:01 pm, Feb 23 2016
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Nope, haven't a clue

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Post #677080 - Reply to (#677073) by Lorska
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4:09 pm, Feb 23 2016
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Quote from Lorska
did we manage to find out at some point how necros find these threads? especially first post necros?

If I were to hazard a guess, I'd say it has something to do with the fact that when one searches the forum for a given set of keywords, the results are ordered with seemingly no regard for the date of the most recent post in the topic.

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Seinen is RIGHT

5:11 pm, Feb 23 2016
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The bigger question should be how the thread nearly got 8000 views while featuring a lot of manga without a historical setting or even some without a female protagonist. Ja Lorska, auch dein Eintrag.
How did i miss the history classes on magic and dragons @ school. Must have been some radical times back in the Hyborian Age laugh . (Just read Azumi.)

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Post #677082
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6:57 pm, Feb 23 2016
Posts: 55

Chang Ge Xing Realy recomend it, strong smart female lead, wonderful art
And I second strongly Otoyomegatari

Post #677084
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8:44 pm, Feb 23 2016
Posts: 97

If you're still looking I recommend:
The Cradle of the Sea
Azumi (Lots of Blood and Gore)

I highly recommend these series to people who want a strong female lead (historical or not)

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