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Ishtaryuri
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5:16 pm, Aug 5 2008
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Yea, so I realize that the topic is pretty broad; sorry about that >.<

I'm looking for something with sports. The main character can be either male or female, but he/she is aiming to be the best at something [just like all sports animes/mangas, yea, I know].
Or it can be something with adventure - a long journey, etc. But not too long, unless it's really good, because I'm already hooked onto One Piece, even after it's been going on for a while; I'm stuck now reading the manga instead of watching the anime eps. xD
Anime/drama recs are helpful too ^^;
Here's what I've watched/read:

-Eyeshield 21
-One Piece
-Prince of Tennis
-Crimson Hero
-Angel Cup
-Ginban Kaleidoscope
-Hungry Heart Wild Striker
-Girl Fight
-Cross Over
-Ace wo Nerae
-Attack no. 1
-Badminton Girl
-Girl Got Game
-Smash 1
-Akatsuki

On a side note, I'm also looking for some shoujo mangas about girls in specialized fields, whether it's acting, modeling, etc.

Examples:

-Beauty Pop
-The One
-Honey Hunt
-Charming Junkie
-Forbidden Dance
-Chiro Star Project
-Skip Beat!

I guess I'll update these lists as I go along...
I just need something new to read, so if you have any recommendations at all, feel free to list them.
Thanks ^^;

Last edited by Ishtaryuri at 7:07 pm, Aug 6

StarlightDreams
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11:56 pm, Aug 5 2008
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Dogashi Kaden
Adachi Mitsuru
Whistle!
Smash 1
Generation Basket
Slam Dunk
W's
Skip beat
Suzuka
24 Colors
Akuma to Dolce
Chiro Star Project
Gokuraku Seishun Hockey Club
Honey Bitter
Matsuri Special
Major
Ookiku Furikabutte
Saver
Spicy Pink
Tokyo Crazy Paradise
Mr. FullSwing
P2!
Air Gear
Akatsuki

I love sports manga~~
I mixed in some shoujo with girls specializing in stuff too

Last edited by StarlightDreams at 12:07 am, Aug 6

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12:23 am, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 27


You should try Buzzer Beater but I would suggest watching the anime. The plot is a bit different in anime, but it only makes it longer and I think better. Not that the manga is bad either.

Well I don't know if this counts as sports manga but Initial D. It tells about a guy who is trying to become the best street racer in Japan. Very addictive and very good obviously. I wasn't even interested in cars before I started reading it. Now I just want to go and buy a car drift like a crazy, though I would probably only end up killing myself in the process bigrazz

And if you like comedy you should try Yakitate! Japan. It's quite good and hilarious. Tells about a boy who is trying.. well just watch the link. I know it seems like it can't be good, but I promise that you won't disappointed if you like comedy.

reid1
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One for everything field:

Sport:
Hikaru no Go (Go)

Adventure:
Chrno Crusade also not too long

Shoujo:
Skip Beat (actress)

Anime:
Ginban Kaleidoscope (she's a figure skater)

Drama:
Long Vacation (she's a model - he's a pianist)

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