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Post #93940

1:44 am, Nov 16 2007
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How many guys here read a lot of shoujo?

I'm a guy and i seem to read more shoujo than any other type of manga. wondering how many others.

Post #93942
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1:49 am, Nov 16 2007
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Don't worry yout not alone XD I jsut find Shoujo more interesting than the average shonen cliche manga... and that manga coems out really slowly so i read Shoujo while i wait for it... XD

Post #93943

1:52 am, Nov 16 2007
Posts: 14

k, cause most of my friends that are girls think its weird for guys to read shoujo and think that guys only read things like dragonball where stuff has to blow up every 2 seconds, or 2 months in the anime.

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2:09 am, Nov 16 2007
Posts: 65

shoujo + smut = great

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 Super Mod

2:10 am, Nov 16 2007
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I read shoujo more than others genres...its nothing to be ashamed of...

Post #93947
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2:11 am, Nov 16 2007
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Yep, nothing to be ashamed of. Yay for guys who read shoujo biggrin

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Archon Solon

2:19 am, Nov 16 2007
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I've read it, I've scanlated it, I still like it...

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Post #93955
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2:29 am, Nov 16 2007
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Haha, I'm actually a girl. It's nothing to be ashamed of. Tons of guys read shoujo.

I think shoujo generally has the better art, romance, and character depth.

Shounen's biggest common flaw is lack of character depth.

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Post #93957
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2:34 am, Nov 16 2007
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I second the pie chick above me. I'm a chick and I know several guys who enjoy shoujo.

I thought it was weird at first, but got used to it.
I personally like guys who read smut manga. I find it quite a turn on....

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Post #93965
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2:49 am, Nov 16 2007
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Every guy had at least read one shoujo laugh the only one I have finished is Fruits Basket thought, but I want to read Ouran gakuen and am reading Lovely Complex.

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Post #93979

3:17 am, Nov 16 2007
Posts: 14

I think overall, ive read a ratio of something like 15 to one in mangas. and ive actually read a lot of shounen.

Post #93980
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3:25 am, Nov 16 2007
Posts: 53

Most of the mangas I've read are shoujo... and I'm not ashamed of it. Most people think it's weird, but I'm fine with it. Not to mention there are A LOT more shoujo than shounen? That's what I've noticed when I look at the genre's.

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GrandDuch Awesome

3:28 am, Nov 16 2007
Posts: 168

I read shoujo but personally prefer shounen over it.

But way to generalize Tachu, just like there are cliche shounen mangas there are also cliche shoujo mangas. Get the best of both worlds and read both.

Edit: Also Tachu you said "Average shounen mangas". How about the awesome ones?

Last edited by AuraBlaze at 4:09 am, Nov 16

Post #93985
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3:35 am, Nov 16 2007
Posts: 54

I dunno, I read a lot of shoujo but a vast majority of it is just extremeley repetitive, like just as much as or even more than shounen (with the repetitiveness and cliches). Personally I like josei the best. Meh.

Post #93993
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4:08 am, Nov 16 2007
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I've read some of both, mostly shonen but a few shojo as well like:
Fruits Basket
Tokyo Crazy Paradise
Vampire Knight
Hana Kimi and
Skip Beat
with a few more thrown in, of these TCP is one of my favs. followed by Skip Beat and Hana Kimi.

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