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Post #588859
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4:40 am, Feb 27 2013
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I'm looking for manga with a setting in a kingdom, with kings, commoners, castles war, horses, and all that jazz. Romance is strongly preferred, especially if it is a female lead who isn't a princess or some nobility. I would do a category search but there doesn't seem to be a tag with this kind of setting!

Some pluses include: strong and smart female lead, not super cutesy art, not too much fighting, somewhat political or interesting storyline, romance <3

Anyway, I really love this type of setting, so I'll greatly appreciate any suggestions, even if they don't have any if the "pluses." I have some manga on my lists already, like Basara (which was great for many volumes until it was just dragging on) and the one with the girl with red hair (which honestly seemed too unserious and could have taken place in any other setting and been the same shallow story, only read a few chapters), but I don't mind you restating them and adding review for anyone else interested in this thread. Thanks!

Edit: Forgot to add, I don't mind if it's a Japanese, Scottish, Russian, or whatever "king"dom but I was thinking more European.

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Post #588868
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5:24 am, Feb 27 2013
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Hmm..well here are a few?

Reimei no Arcana - Unless this is the one with the girl who has red hair that you mentioned not enjoying? Though I'm assuming you meant Akagami no Shirayukihime since you have that one on your reading list.
Sora wa Akai Kawa no Hotori - Not European ambient
Ludwig Kakumei - A bit of an unorthodox suggestion.....haha
Joou no Hana - Another that is not European ambient
+C: Sword and Cornett - Romantic love isn't really a main part of the story. (But there is platonic & family love involved?)

Anyway, sorry if none of those work out! Hope you find a great manga with all your 'pluses'. smile

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5:30 am, Feb 27 2013
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Looking at your reading list I can up with these-
Bokura no Kiseki
Alfheim no Kiski
Tenma no Ketsuoku
Red River
1/2 Prince
Magi- Labyrinth of Magic
These are the ones that are at the top of my head.

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Short 15-39
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Post #588871
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5:41 am, Feb 27 2013
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Seisenki Elna Saga Though the art is a bit bad but I think it will be a great story but! It haven't been updated for a long time DX You dont need to try it I just want to suggest this to someone o-o Try 07 Ghost I guess, it's kinda a bit kingdom-like?
Inorihime wa Sora ni Warau is good too

and there's more:
Ookami-heika no Hanayome
Ouke no Monshou
Sekainohate de Aimashou
Twelve Nights
Destination Heaven Chronicles
Himitsu no Himegimi Uwasa no Ouji
Hyakunen Renbo
Romeo x Juliet
Superior and Superior †
Tokage Ouji

Well I think there's more but I'm too lazy ;3 Sorry if I'm off.

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Post #588881
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7:17 am, Feb 27 2013
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Woao, now i realize i haven't read much manga with that kind of theme.
The only one i remember at the moment is Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii

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1:04 pm, Feb 27 2013
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I second Reimei no Arcana

And have you read Akagami no Shirayukihime ?? If you haven't, then its a must biggrin Definitely what you're looking for
Also try Inorihime wa Sora ni Warau It fits what you're looking for

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5:09 pm, Feb 27 2013
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Seconding Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii

Zettai Heiwa Daisakusen
Shinigami-hime no saikon
Kiss ni Juuzokumaybe?
Kuroorihime to Kawaki no Ou one shot

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Nice desu ne

5:32 pm, Feb 27 2013
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Shingeki no Kyojin

...right? I don't know if I'm mistaken.

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5:40 pm, Feb 27 2013
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Akatsuki no Yona
Hiiro no Isu
Adele to Darius
Godly Bells
Sable Prince
Jauhara Genya
Adarushan no Hanayome
Shirogane no Ou
Moujuu wa Ori no Naka
Ruri no Kaze ni Hana wa Nagareru
Shounen Oujo
Migawari Hakushaku no Bouken

Seconding Reimei no Arcana, +C: Sword and Cornett and Magi.

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6:47 pm, Feb 27 2013
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Seconding Bokura no kiseki~ its the first that one that sprung to mind...

Kemono no souja
Kimi no Kakera
Good witch of the west
Magical x miracle
Beyond the beyond
Takeru:Sword of Susanoh
Boukyaku no haou roland
Land of lions
Affleim no kishi
A knight princess
Migawari Hakushaku no Bouken
Descendant of the dynasty
Operation Liberate Men

If you're ok with shounen:
Ares (has quite a bit of fighting, but very kingdom orientated and has romance)
Sengoku strays
Blue dragon;Ral Grado
Blood lad

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