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Post #328849 - Reply to (#328777) by Yenoh
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4:16 pm, Oct 19 2009
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Post #328853 - Reply to (#328843) by Allez
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4:31 pm, Oct 19 2009
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This one isn't a one-shot. Although Dead Flowers consists only of two chapters, which were serialized within two days, actual one-shot must be only chapter-length, just as tartufo has stated.

I suppose I should apologize for my mistake, and not adhering to what just as tarfuro has stated. To be fair, if we are going to be picky, Birthday also consists of 2 chapters, which no one questioned. ( sorry Akari d: )

Whatever, it's a great read nonetheless.

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Masanobu Hojo

3:34 am, Oct 20 2009
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Happiness (FURUYA Usamaru) - All the one=shots in this anthology are incredible, and since Room of Clouds is 2 chaps, I went w/ this one b/c it stuck w/ me the most.

Can't remember anything else off the top of my head right now. confused

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4:20 am, Oct 20 2009
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Well I have a pair that have really made me think!!! Or at least notice them XD

Seinen has Hotel by Boichi because it's about of what's to come one day in the future... It makes you actually think of your own future and the oen you'll leave for your kids...

Yaoi has NightS by Yoneda Kou, because it's..... Deep... has a good dialogue with a remarkable speech.... Nice plot and a hot sex scene withot going all Hentai or stuff like that XD

Besides those I can only think of 1/6000 Honesty which is not as deep as you would expected yet is a regular read, the problem is that it's really long for a one shot (100+ pg!!!) and Island too... But I prefer Hotel over Island actually


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5:00 am, Oct 20 2009
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Fukugaeru - Somewhat cheesy in execution, but profound in message.

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Post #330257
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3:11 am, Oct 25 2009
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Akazukin to Yasashii Ookami is well-done and quite pretty, but it really isn't deep. There are far better ones here in that respect.

One I've read recently that's quite good is Shoujo Manga. It deals with how little your existence is worth and how quickly a life can go downhill.

As for yaoi, Netsu no Ori is pretty deep as yaoi goes.

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9:56 am, Oct 27 2009
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The only one shot that really comes to mind for me is Hotel, most of the one shots I read are either silly little yuri love stories or seinen stories where I can't get into the characters, but Hotel was a very good change.

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I'd have to go with this one.

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1:50 pm, Nov 1 2009
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Damned Sun - a story about morality and the man in the street.

Post #331856 - Reply to (#330789) by ahoaho
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3:02 pm, Nov 1 2009
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I'd have to go with this one.

i agree, but isn't it Love Letter is compose of several chapters?

But if its Seo Kouji, i'll go for Half & Half... it made me cry in the end....

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12:40 pm, Nov 12 2009
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I dont read One shots
There just to short sad

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4:48 am, Oct 22 2010
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Ooooh... nice thread (though I'm not sure if anyone reads it anymore), but to add to the list since I don't think it's been mentioned yet:

Refrigerator Chocolate - the 4th story in Nanairo Sekai. Really sweet... makes me want to eat some dark chocolate...

Post #417591 - Reply to (#331856) by genre001

4:57 am, Oct 22 2010
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I'd have to go with this one.

i agree, but isn't it Love Letter is compose of several chapters?

But if its Seo Kouji, i'll go for Half & Half... it made me cry in the end....

half and half was definitely one that got to me... cant really think of too many others

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insomniac Kagehime

10:55 am, Oct 22 2010
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Camelot Garden it seems longer then a oneshot... but it isn´t
Allumage not really deep but powerfull

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12:48 am, Oct 24 2010
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Even When I Become a Star, I'll Still Love You
- Its a one shot included on LOVELY COMPLEX v12.

The story is really nice!

[m]LOVE HONEY[/m] is really touching.
One of the best one-shots I ever read so far. smile

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