manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
App
Try out our new iPhone application!
App
Manga Poll
How big of a manga fan are you (in terms of # of series read / reading)?
Beginner (<10)
Casual reader (10-100)
Rookie (100-250)
Intermediate amateur (250-500)
Amateur (500-750)
Advanced amateur (750-1k)
Intermediate professional (1-1.5k)
Professional (1.5k-2k)
Advanced professional (2k-3k)
Sensei (3k+)
 
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net

RSS Feed
 
center_left_tab Forums center_right_tab

You are now viewing a topic.

Manga that periodically shift to the perspective of other charatcters

Back to I'm Looking For...


You must be registered to post!
From User Message Body
wafflestatus
Post #571111
Member

2:39 pm, Sep 23 2012
Posts: 47


Currently reading Honeymoon Salad, and I'm enjoying how it semi-frequently switches to the perspective of the girls to give you a glimpse into their thoughts that you wouldn't otherwise be able to have.

I realize this is a somewhat common narrative device, so if you could, recommend manga that you feel do this particularly well or use it more frequently, or just great manga that also feature this. It doesn't have to feature it with a lot of characters, like with an ensamble cast or something. Even if it's just two or so that's fine.

To narrow it down further, I'm looking for something that involves romance , although it doesn't have to be the main focus. No yaoi - yuri is fine, shoujo ai is fine, shounen ai is okay if it's tastefully done and not part of the main plot, like in Yubisaki Milk Tea.

Now that I think about it, I think Hatsukoi Limited does something like this so maybe I'll check that out. But what I'd prefer is something that retains a main character while also shifting perspectives now and then.

Hope this post isn't too broad or vague. If I need to clarify something let me know. Thanks!

Roughan
Post #571115
user avatar
Member

3:19 pm, Sep 23 2012
Posts: 250


Flower of Life
7Seeds
Wandering Son
Nijigahara Holograph - don't really have romance, but the shift in perspective is particularly well done
Moon Child

________________
User Posted Image
Allez
Post #571116
user avatar
Member

3:20 pm, Sep 23 2012
Posts: 473


Marie no Kanaderu Ongaku? It is technically a fantasy, but for the most part that's a character-driven tale, where a decent amount of story is told from a girl's POV.

reid1
Post #571118
user avatar
 Member

4:07 pm, Sep 23 2012
Posts: 2021


More than Hatsukoi Limited I'd suggest you Need a Girl (it's a manhwa though) if you want to try something of that kind (school life/shounen/ecchi). It also have focus on the girls' thoughts later on.

Just for the record, not entirely related to this topic, I found the best use of this shifting technique in Boogieopop Phantom anime (there are even same events repeated but from a different character prospective so you get to understand some parts of the event that you couldn't before), but unfortunately there is not romance as you asked.

________________
What I like in Trivial Pursuit style. Pick your category:User Posted Image
sakura8429
Post #571123
Member

5:23 pm, Sep 23 2012
Posts: 211


Wa! (KOJIMA Akira) seems to have that

oishi24
Post #571132 - Reply to (#571111) by wafflestatus
Member

7:42 pm, Sep 23 2012
Posts: 20


kare kano

Lilanar
Post #571136
user avatar
Daydreaming...
Member

8:56 pm, Sep 23 2012
Posts: 44


Natsuyuki Rendezvous may fit.

You must be registered to post!

Back to I'm Looking For...  Back to Top

Search This Topic:
 
Manga Search
MANGA Fu
MEMBERS
TEAM-BU


footer