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Post #187709

11:13 am, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 196

just a random thread, but im if anyone out there has a manga/manwha that they really like, but isnt that popular, or they dont think many people have heard of it or read it.

i dunno i just started this thread to see if any interesting "unsung heroes" of manga pop up. so if you have that one manga in the back of your mind, that you think more people should read, just spit it out.

"When god gives you lemons, find a new god."
Post #187714
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11:25 am, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 2125

I dunno what's popular and what isn't.... opinions on this forum may not reflect actual readership in Japan.

Anywayz... I think all works by Asano Inio are pretty underrated.... he should've won a Nobel Prize for literature by now, IMHO.

Mushishi is one of the few titles that will be relevant even if handed down to your grandchildren.

Other underrated/unsung series include Sanctuary, Blood Alone and Gunslinger Girl

Lots of underrated one-shots.... most published by Ponent Mon (do a google)... they've got some really great example is Jiro Taniguchi's The Ice Wanderer and other Stories... which I just ordered.

If you're looking for a "typical shonen" underrated series.... maybe Kekkaishi or Ga-rei

And Yotsubato! will always be underrated... even if the whole planet reads it.

#BTW.... This feels like a repeat thread.... there have already been "Most Underrated" and "Most Overrated" threads here, me thinks.

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Post #187717
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11:36 am, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 8924

Yes, there are.

Awesome Manga People Don't Read
Most Underrated Manga

You could've easily found the second thread~

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Post #187719
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11:41 am, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 1308

Good shoujo if you wont mind is Kirai though the art is very crap.

In shounen, I like Belmonde le VisiteuR which is finished but I am guessing it will have a sequel.Kiseijuu is really good too. Have you read Mail which is a spin off of Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service?

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Post #187736

12:10 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 196

although the title is misleading, i didnt mean it like that. this isnt about quality vs reading figures. i just wanted people to list a manga or two that they really like, and want other people to read.

kinda like when you see/read a good manga/book/show/whatever and you want to tell your friend that he/she needs to read it, its really good, ect. you know what i mean.

i just couldnt think of a more appropriate title at the time

"When god gives you lemons, find a new god."
Post #187757
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1:12 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 2034

Well, my list is public so if you wanna you can check my manga rated 10 or 9.

If you just wanna know some underrated/not so well know manga, I can say Kurogane for sure. And maybe also Kurozuka, Aishiteruze Baby, Crossroad, Vampire Juujikai, Spiral. It depends on how much "not so well known" you want it.

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Post #187767

2:03 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 1650

I second Belmonde the Visiteur. Also Hotarubi no Mori E is a good shoujo.

Post #187784
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Patent Pending

4:04 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 520

Our Hero Studies
Chikyuu Kanri-nin
Dragon Girl
Onsen de Aimashou

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Post #187789
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4:31 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 1901

Quote from gan17
Mushishi is one of the few titles that will be relevant even if handed down to your grandchildren.


Best and most ignored.

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Post #187792
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4:41 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 2101

Blaster Knuckle Ending is pretty sudden, seeing as it got canceled, but this manga is pretty good, and fairly unheard of.

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Post #187854
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it's a boy

7:38 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 2916

Hyakuman Tsubu no Namida
It was bloody good.
(sighs) Too bad.

Post #187864
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8:15 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 2324

RAVE - I love it though don't hear many talk about it. (guilty pleasure i guess?)
Naked - I really enjoyed it, though I have no idea why.

Post #187866
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8:39 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 42

I second Sanctuary, Blood Alone and Gunslinger Girl wholeheartedly, and throw in Rubbers 7, Usagi Drop and King of Thorns. There's also Wolf & Spice, but I'm not really sure how (un)popular it is - it already has gone from light novel to manga, at any rate.

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Post #187870
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9:00 pm, Aug 6 2008
Posts: 51

Practically most of the good seinen mangas.

Post #658478
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12:16 am, Dec 23 2014
Posts: 102

Cherry Boy, That Girl

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