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Those short manga gems that we tend to overlook

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Post #615448
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12:10 am, Sep 23 2013
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Short works (usually shoujo) have a tendency of being totally underrated or underexposed. So please suggest some of your favorite short (complete) manga. Preferred length is 1 to 10 chapters, but if you have a great recommendation that goes over slightly over that length, feel free to suggest it! Likewise with manga which are currently incomplete/on-hiatus, but do make a note if that is so. One-shot series are welcome too.

Here are some of my favorite short manga if you're interested:
Seishun Kouryakuhon (7 chapters)
Kingyo Sou (8 chapters)
K - Memory of Red (one-shot series)
Ikoku Meiro no Croisée (7 chapters, incomplete, on hiatus)
Touhou Shinigami: Meteor Methuselah Gaiden (10 chapters)

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Me too ♥

12:37 am, Sep 23 2013
Posts: 1097

Daisuki Datta yo, Sensei...
Hana wa Knife o Mi ni Matou
Butakai Ouji to 100 Kai no Kiss
Ningyou Saisei Koujou
Rinjin wa Chou
Melodramatic Library
Akazukin to, Koisuru Ookami
No Title
Nigeru Otoko
Escape from High-School Girls
Visukiisu no Akai Ningyou
S no Kaikoroku
Carpe Diem
Bye Bye Rain
Bride (Aivan)
Garasu Bijin
Koi Wakaba
Ojou-sama no Himitsu
System of Romance
Akai Michi
All except for the last one had less than 300 votes, and IMO are worth a read. Most are Oneshots, I think the max one has 5 chapters. All completed, some are ... different. I hope you enjoy the recommendations/suggestions.

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Post #615454
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Nice desu ne

12:55 am, Sep 23 2013
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One of my all-time favorites is Husky and Medley, true stories are best stories.

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Post #615455
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1:07 am, Sep 23 2013
Posts: 148

Some of my favorite one-shots are;

Magic (the first story)
100 Days Dream
Bride (Aivan)
Fermer Mardi
Love Hunter Akazukin
Love Me Softly
Red House
Ryuuguu Fantastica
Semi-Eternal Happy End
Snowflakes Fluttering Down Through the Clear Sky
Sunny & Rainy
The Story of a White Mouse
Vampire Rose
World End Garden
Yume Kurai

and I second Husky and Medley and Heptagon

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Post #615461

1:32 am, Sep 23 2013
Posts: 36

Kami-sama no Sonata (The oneshot with the same name as the compilation)
Kimi ni Shika Kikoenai (TSUZUKI Setsuri)
Kono Koi wo Wasurenai. (3rd oneshot in it, The Flower that Blooms in You)
Majime na Jikan
Shuumatsu no Laughter
Smargs won't Sing

All complete.
I second World End Garden

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chasing oblivion

2:05 am, Sep 23 2013
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Ann Cassandra
Murder Princess
Rose Hip Rose
Last Exile - Sunadokei no Tabibito Another thing, don't bother with Last Exile: Fam of the Silverwing. It's garbage. Do watch the first Last Exile anime, however. It is amazing.
Street Fighter III: Ryu Final Particularly if you are a street fighter fan, but even if you're not.

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2:32 am, Sep 23 2013
Posts: 315

A Silent Greeting
Akuma to Candy
Aoi Kiseki
In The Chocolate
Kimi to Koi ni Ochiru Mahou de
Koi Koinegau
Ningyo ga Fuchi
Seishun Kouryakuhon
Natsu Yasumi Zero Zero Nichime
Tomodachi no Hanashi
Vahlia no Hanamuko
Watashi to Fukigen na Panya-san
24 Colors


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Post #615472
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3:11 am, Sep 23 2013
Posts: 210

One I can think of is Heptagon. It's a josei though, but only 5 chapters.

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12:04 pm, Sep 23 2013
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erotic horror transient future is the best

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6:56 am, Sep 26 2013
Posts: 77

Tada, Kimi o Aishiteru
Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan
Wasure Yuki (AMANO Shinobu)
Sleeping Prince
Swan Prince
Nanadome no Gomenne - if you don't mind Yaoi.
Koi wa Itsumo Tabekake
Koi wa Beniiro
Koi Kyokusei
Hajimari no Niina - it started out with a great one-shot.
Orange (TAKANO Ichigo) - really really great, but on hiatus.
Kiss ni Juuzoku
Kimi ga Uso o Tsuita - slightly over..
Kanojo no Namida ga Yuki da Toshitara
Shuukatsu!! - Kimi ni Naitei
In the Mirror of Death
Ibara no Okite
Hoshi no Koe
Granulated Sugar
Everybody Loves Somebody
Boku wa Kiss de Uso wo Tsuku
Beast Master
Hitori-tachi - Forever Honey!!!
Sunaebo - Some stories from here!

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