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Am I a faggot for liking shoujo manga?
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>>101383476
I fucking love shoujo. But after a certain number of chapters they get boring.

Recently Horimiya let me down with the new lesbian character that like Hori.
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Yes.

Fuck off.
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>>101383571

Horimiya is shounen
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>>101383476
Depends which ones you read.
Give some josei a try.
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No. Shoujo is fun.
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>>101383476
but you're a little girl
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>>101383476
>Am I a faggot
Yes.
>for liking shoujo manga?
Double yes.
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Depends on which.
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>>101383679
Yeah? Wtf
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"Am I a faggot" is a game you can win OP, there is no winning move.
Just like what you like and don't worry about who something is aimed to.
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>>101384106
It's a part of those manga I would call "shounen for girls" if it wasn't an oxymoron.
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>>101384165
Not "shoujo for boys"?
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>>101384236
No, because they are manga pubblished in a shounen magazine (hence shounen) but made with the idea of getting female readers (for girls).
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>>101384165
What about Yamada and the seven witches?
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I read Taiyou no Ie because Mao.
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>>101384316
That's a normal shounen manga, made by a woman but still something I expect to have a lot of male readers.
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>>101384313
Even so, the majority of it is still being read by the intended demographic. That would decidedly make it neutral, but it clearly isn't.
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>>101384395
I read Taiyou no Ie because Daiki.

;_;
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>>101384445
>>101384395
Looked it up,
>unrequited love

Nope.
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>>101384536
While it has some head-desk moments, it's not what's it's turning out to be. It's just too cute to not read regardless.
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>>101384440
How do you know?
And if I showed Horimiya to 10 people they would say it's for girls.

That said, I'm sure it has a lot of male readers, a lot of guys don't like things for girls "because they are for girls" even without watching nor reading them.
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>>101384536
Do you not pick up any romance manga, then? A large portion of them are unrequited in the beginning.
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I like romance in general but if the main love interest is a scary guy on the outside but loving on the inside like in most shoujo I do not have interest in reading it. I do not even bother with unrequited love like teacher student or incest things.
I enjoy seinen romance manga a lot more in that view.
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>>101384588
If it's there in the same magazine as their other manga, I'm sure they'd be picking it up. It certainly didn't stop people on /a/ picking it up, when this place is mostly devoid of shoujo.
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>>101384605
>scary guy on the outside but loving on the inside
But the best shoujo love interest fits this description exactly.
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>>101384698
>when this place is mostly devoid of shoujo
I wouldn't say so, the shoujo anime we get tend to be popular here, the problem is we aren't getting any anymore.
Inari Konkno is seinen, before someone mention that.
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>>101384728
>new chapter never
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>>101384728
I seriously thought that was Phoenix Wright from the thumbnail.
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>>101384600
I'm going by a review on Manda updates. 40 chapters of depressing shoot is not work the probable 3 chapters that are cute. I like stuff like 3D Kanojo because they were in a relationship by the 4 chapter.
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>>101384774
I'm pretty sure a lot of it is ignored. And the remainder is already pretty exemplary. Even josei has more presence often.
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>>101384908
The manga is adorable from the beginning, though. I certainly wouldn't characterize it as "depressing." And unlike a lot of shoujos, the romance isn't the only driving theme in the manga.
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>>101385004
if what you say is true then it won't hurt to check out. not reading anything now anyways.
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>>101385120
Personally I find it to be one of the better ongoing shoujos out there. Some chapters are pretty emotional, but I'd probably describe it as heartwarming before I'd call it depressing. Mao's dad is a prick, though.

Have fun.
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>>101383476
Yes
Shit taste, Yuri master race
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>>101385232
any others I should check out? I think I'm reading only ever green and 3d kanojo.
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>>101385469

Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji
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>>101384395
Its probably my favorite manga which I actively follow
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>>101383476
Fun fact: girls in shoujo manga are prettier than girls in harem series
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>>101385528
Harems are gabage
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>>101385469
I'm not reading a ton of shoujo at the moment, but I'd rec Last Game. Male MCs, a rarity for shoujo, and both leads are a lot of fun. They're also OTP as fuck, which leads to a lot of "just fuck already" instances.
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>>101385611
Male MC rather, there's only one.
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>>101383476
Kyouya is very good-looking no homo.
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>>101386173

You will never be his dog ;_;
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>>101386483
Feels bad man.
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No, but I'd never read a single shoujo for an extensive period(or read several series back to back for that matter).

My gripe about shoujo is that the art is usually sub-par. And apart from the main romance, there isn't much to be had.
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Not at all Sukitte il na Yo was fucking great.
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I read Hirunaka no Ryuusei and it breaks my heart. What happened to predictable shoujo manga? Looks like for once the rival will succeed. They're so boring together.
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I picked up Otomen from a shoujo thread last week, it's nice and funny

But yes OP you are a fag
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>>101387009
My nigga, I fucking love Hirunaka no Ryuusei. I want Shishio to win but Mamura has really grown on me.
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I've tried some shoujo, I generally enjoy it in the beginning, until love rivals and misunderstandings and all that annoying drama start showing up, like in Kimi ni Todoke

Is all shoujo like that? Do girls really like this shit?
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>>101387209

I hate those too. Shitty cliches happen in shitty shounens too though, you'll probably find ones you like eventually, although most all shoujos will still be romance heavy. You could also try josei.
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>>101386980

Skrillex was a faggot. Kai deserved Mei much more.
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>>101385260

What about Shoujo Yuri?
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>>101389588
does that exist? I thought everything containing yuri was automatically considered as josei.
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>>101388443
>skrillex
omfg
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it depends on which shoujo you like.
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My favorite shoujo of the moment is categorized as shounen. Yet it is more like Chihayafuru than anything else.
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>>101390035

What?
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>>101383476
For a second I thought that pic was Light Yagami.
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>>101386483
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>>101387209
No, not all of them are like that. There's a pretty decent amount of variety in shoujo and josei once you start looking into certain artists and what they like to focus on in their work.

I was working on a chart of recs but my computer crashed before I could finish it and I haven't bought a new one yet. Seems some people around here saved the unfinished sample but the text is all jumbled from when I was adding and removing titles.
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>>101391087

Is this it?
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I think when people say shoujo has shit art, they're only thinking about stuff from the (early) 00s. 70s, 80s and 90s shoujo had great art, and the 10s look pretty good.
>>101387209
>Is all shoujo like that?
No.
>Do girls really like this shit?
Some do.
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>>101391342

No, this is
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>>101391342
Something is wrong with this picture...
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Shoujo artstyle is the worst.
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I've noticed that shoujo with male leads and non-romance shoujo tend to be really good.
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The best shoujo are those without a focus on romance.
For example Natsume Yuujinchou is great.
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>>101391342
All those titles are mismatched
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>>101391425

Look, some shoujo has amazing art, some has shit art. it's the best and the worst, barring god levels like obligatory Miura. Shoujo just has more detailed art. Some is good, some isn't. Depends if the cuntfuck artist did their realism studies or not.
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>>101392775
Suck my dick, friend.
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>>101393388
>some shoujo has amazing art, some has shit art
This is true of all manga though
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>>101393423

That's just typical manga artstyle, not the distinct shoujo artstyle.
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>>101393551
Yeah you're a cunt
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>>101393551
>shoujo has one artstyle
No, fuck off.
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>>101393423

Mah negro. This manga is so cute.
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>>101383476
I do like some shoujo manga.
The original three chapter from Last Game is good.
Don't read the rest because it's misunderstanding shit.
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>>101391342
Yeah, I don't know if I can recover the ps file to fix everything but I have an earlier version saved on a flash drive
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>>101393423
>>101395277
Good taste, anons.
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Best shoujos are the ones not drawn with a typical shoujo artstyle.
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>>101397404
Completely agree, I'm surprised I don't see this more often on /a/ when it's so good.

New chapter when?
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>>101398810
>New chapter when?
Hopefully soon. I wish there was more discussion surrounding this manga, or shoujo as a whole for what matters.
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>>101399136
There's not many anons who read shoujo, bias against them are strong (we're talking about a board where you can use words like "shounenshit" and the like without getting instantly banned).

I've tried a few ones, and as some said I can't get past the artstyle. I really dislike the combo "giant eyes/eyelashes/and sometimes lips".
I had that problem with a few josei too, was very interested in Fukuyadou Honpo but the art discouraged me.

In the end, I'm only reading Natsume, which art I like a lot. Will try Akagami no Shirayuki Hime too.
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>>101383476
>Am I a faggot for browsing /a/?
FTFY and answer is yes
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>>101399984
I'm one of those strange people who like the art in shoujo/josei, but the art in Fukuyado Honpo is undeniably bad. It does make up for it with a nice storyline.
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Well, i for one like dick and shoujo manga.
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>>101384728
My nigger.
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>>101400563
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>>101400563
Implying there someone on /a/ who doesn't like dicks.
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Thank you to the anon who recommended this
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>>101399984
>Will try Akagami no Shirayuki Hime too.
Don't ditch it after the first few chapters. I thought it was okay at first, but it gets a lot better later on.

You should also try Seishun Kouryakuhon. It's really short, but a good read. By the same mangaka too.
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>>101400727
there's*
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The master race read whatever is good OP.
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speaking of shoujo, will any of these get a 2nd season, /a/?
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>>101403005
No. I'm sorry, anon.
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C'mon, everybody here is riding the Seo Kouji trains.
You are not alone OP.
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Old shoujo best shoujo.

>>101393614
Moon Child was fucking wacky.
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>>101387209
Only Romantic shojo are like that, the demographic is 16yo or younger girls that's why the characters are stupid and simple minded so those girls can relate with them, it also can cater people with a shallow and immature view on love.
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Will I get a second season of this?
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>>101405714
No. I'm sorry, anon.
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>>101405789
Dang.
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>>101405998
It can't be helped
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I just finished, or maybe caught up with, X. I was afraid the series was going to be just dreams of the coming apocalypse, but then shit actually happens and I liked it.
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>>101384536
It is requited though, he just doesn't realize it yet.
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>>101406983
>X
Ten years later and I'm still mad
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Nope, shoujo is fantastic.
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>>101387209
No. There are bunch of shoujo that doesn't focus on romance 100% of the times and they end up being of one the best. Example is Natsume Yuujinchou which honestly, has some masterpiece moments.
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>>101383476

As long as it's good shoujo manga

Most of it isn't
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>>101407063
will it ever get finished?
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>>101400755
Mizutani Fuuka's stuff is so goddamn adorable. If you haven't, read 14-sai no Koi next.
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>>101392775
Kanno Aya draws better than most mangakas out there.
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>>101407245
Who knows. At this point I'm not even sure I'd like it to be finished, given CLAMP's track record with endings.
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>>101403005
Kamisama Hajimemashita sold good, I wish they could make another season of it. It was the best of those three in your picture.
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I'm reading Last Game, House of the Sun and KnT.
Like with most demographic indicators, you can't use them to generalize.

>>101399984
'Shounenshit' is shitposting.
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>>101407304
Downloading right now
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>>101384432
Yamada is made by a woman?
Weird
Maybe that's why the action scenes look so nonsensical
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There's a certain artstyle common in shoujo that I really don't like, but I still read it sometimes
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>>101407453
>Last Game
You and me both. It's just a bitch to find scans of the earlier chapters that aren't watermarked to death.
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Anyone here reading Hana-kun to koi suru watashi? I'm sad it isn't more popular.
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Shoujo is pretty fun at first because I'm a sucker for sappy romance stuff, but then it just gets boring after a while.
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>>101407674
How much rape culture has from the scale of 1 to 10?
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He's 31, she's 10.
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>>101409803
Greatest love story ever told
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Can anyone here recommend me a shoujo without misunderstandings? I'm fucking tired of that shit.
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>>101410403
Banana Fish
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>>101410403

Kamisama Hajimemashita
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>>101407623
Yeah fuck watermarks. Gotta love the main character of last game. All that spaghetti.
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>>101410800
I want to protect this smile
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>>101410403

Perhaps something not shoujo?
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>>101391342

Here's a better chart
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>>101411529
>anime
Hardly anything good is ever adapted. Also, no one is looking for 'female targetted' shit, but instead shoujo that suits both male and female audiences
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This was probably one of the creepiest classic shoujo I've read.
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>>101411529
Either I'm much more feminine than I thought, or that chart is utter bullshite.
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>>101411843
Oh god, whats up with her face?
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>>101411529
>Maria Holic
>female targeted
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>>101411899
The latest, obviously.
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>>101411815

What if Horimiya gets an anime?
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>No chapters of Kore wa Koi no Hanashi for months right when it was getting interesting again
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I heard Orange was off hiatus. When is it starting again?
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>>101384395
My nigga. Mao is cute as fuck.
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>>101413764
This month, actually. Chapter 10 is coming out on the 25th.
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>>101414363
Really? Noice.
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>>101413764
Oh wow, brilliant I just picked it up recently.

>>101384395
I love the art style of this, with the scribbly eyes.
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>>101391425
>I think when people say shoujo has shit art, they're only thinking about stuff from the (early) 00s.
It's probably because of how prominent Shoujo Beat used to be in the english community. There are only a few titles under that publication that don't look bad, and a lot of good shoujo titles like Basara and Here is Greenwood were published under the regular viz label.
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>Midnight Secretary.

It is Japan's 50 Shades of Gray.
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>>101405714
Is this show really good? The male character designs turn me off. I can handle cute dudes but they just look turbo gay.
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>>101383476

But I loved Shugo Chara. I hope I'm not a faggot. Ikuto best boy.
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>>101415258
I feel the exact same way.
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>>101393423
I thought I was the only one.Cute as fuck manga.
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>>101415258

The only who looks really gay to me is Kurama (the one with red hair) and that's on purpose because he's supposed to be a parody of a typical visual kei pretty boy
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Basically every genre has at least one decent read.

You're still a faggot OP.
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>>101411529
>shitload of shounen
>several seinen shows
>Akagi/Kaiji in the bishounen category
0/10
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>>101405714
Read the manga, you idiot.
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>>101416173
>Akagi/Kaiji in the bishounen category
Everyone knows they are in the moe category.
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>>101409803

What the fuck?
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>>101384165
>>101384236
>shounen for girls
>shoujo for boys

What are some more examples of this?
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>>101419599
>shoujo for boys
Anything in Monthly GFantasy, even Japanese acknowledge it as being a mag that intentionally panders to fujoshit. A lot of people also mistake 3 Gatsu no Lion for shoujo because of Umino's art style and most of the characters being girls. It's seinen. There are also miscellaneous manga magazines like Manga Erotics F that kind of pander to everyone.

For the other way around I can't really think of much but Swan was pretty much like a shounen sports series except with girls trying to kick each others asses with ballet.
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>>101415293
That was probably one of my first Shoujos.
I'm glad he won
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>>101420989
Oh and maybe Toward the Terra for the latter, it's a sci-fi shounen but it was very popular with girls since Keiko Takemiya made it.
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>>101419599

Inuyasha is shounen for girls
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>>101400755
Too short.

>>101407304
Fucking this, it's pretty good. The side relationship is kinda meh though.
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>>101422390
>The side relationship is kinda meh though.
Are you kidding me? It's one of the highlights of the manga.
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Would you count Hinatama and Shinkuu Yuusetsu as shoujo?

It's bordering BL but I goddamn love these.

Also where's the Aozora Yell love at? It's a great series.
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I've mostly stuck to old shoujo, I should branch out to more stuff from this decade.
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>>101383476
Not really, the stories are usually really cute
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>>101422564
I read up until Chapter 6 intermission so it was just starting.

It completely changed the atmosphere of the story having a teacher chase a student down.

I assume it gets better throughout the rest, since you highly enjoy it. So I'll start catching up. You better be right.

And for the love of God, fuck the chapter naming conventions. I have to keep changing the folder names to properly go in order.
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>>101421081

I've always loved the way Peach-Pit draws eyes. It's a shame some of their works haven't been scanlated. Rozen Maiden II and Kingyozaka Noboru scanlations are going so slowly and in KN's case the typesetting is terrible.
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>>101422792
>XDCC downloading
Ah fuck, forgot I have to get it from there.

Damn them and not using DDL.
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>>101422792
It really is good. You can't really call it meh if you just read their intro, give it a chance.
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>>101422656

Isn't that BL? Does that count as shoujo or no?
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>>101423029
First impression anon are the most important. But I understand, I could have possibly jumped the gun.
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>>101421105

Ah I was going to say Terra too, fits perfectly
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>>101423060
Isn't BL a subset genre of Shoujo? Since it's targeted at girls in that age range?
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No mention of the greatest ongoing shoujo manga. I am disappoint.
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>>101423232
>This image is hosted at mangafox.com
Yeah, you can stop posting now.
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>>101423060
I don't know what this thread counts as shoujo, but it ran on Shoujo Comic. It's BL but there's nothing too graphical in it.
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>>101423060
Back in the day it was considered shoujo because yaoi/bl hadn't been defined as genres yet, and it was also published in a shoujo magazine.

But yeah it is about boy's love.
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>>101423310
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>>101423467
>filename
stop it
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>>101423467
>facebook
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>>101423542
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This is one of my favorites, though no one ever seems to mention it. It's about a reverse trap who gets sent to an all boys academy.
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>>101383476
Shoujo manga is my guilty pleasure, I love Marmalade Boy.

(Satoshi was the best boy, fuck Nacho)
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>>101423232
I dropped it a couple of years ago. Is Ren still going on with his DARKNESS?
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From what I've seen Shoujo is literally the same thing over and over.

It's Always the shy/bitchy girl getting the cool quiet guy, and there's other guys but they have no chance of winning the protag because they're either 1. too cute 2. a womanizing pervert 3. rich and possibly a rapist.
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>>101423755
It's pretty much resolved somewhat now. He's gone back to being Kuon for the time being but he seems to be having an identity crisis.
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>>101423862

You could say the same thing about shounen and every other kind of story. There are good shoujo.
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>>101423862
>chance of winning the protag because they're either 1. too cute 2. a womanizing pervert 3. rich and possibly a rapist.
That doesn't explain how did this guy manage to win
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>>101423862
You certainly haven't read the good ones.
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>>101415293
>>101421081
Ya'll need some taste. Tadese was the best boy for Amu. Skater was the overall best boy next to the trapIt's been years since I watched so excuse me for the names.
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>>101405714
I hope so
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>>101384818

New chapter whenever the guy doing the typesetting gets around to it.
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>>101424309
Mind me asking what this is?
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>>101423862
The good ones have lovable characters and a funny story.
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>>101400859
MAH NIGGA.
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>>101424907
Looks like Swan.
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>>101426444
Thanks
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>>101423232
>poor mans's Glass Mask
No thanks.



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