Tag: Seinen

Ikkitousen – Gekirin Kousatsu, by SHIOZAKI Yuji

Passing-Fancy October 29, 2015 No Comments Manga Reviews , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Ikkitousen – Gekirin Kousatsu by SHIOZAKI Yuji and OOYAMA Akira

Ikkitousen – Gekirin Kousatsu, by SHIOZAKI Yuji

Artist: OOYAMA Akira

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This is a doujinshi for a related series, “Ikkitousen”.
The main story of the original series is described as:
Sealed in ancient jewels are the spirits of the heroes who tried and failed to unite China in the Three Kingdoms era. These jewels have been scattered throughout Japan, and have the power to draw out the full potential of those who inherit them. However, those owners, known as Toushi, are possessed with an insatiable appetite for battle. Hakufu Sonsaku is one such Toushi. Living in the country, Hakufu’s desire to beat something to a pulp goes unfulfilled until her mother tells her to go to Tokyo, where she starts training with other Toushi and sets foot on the path to her destiny.

Jisatsuto (Suicide Island) by MORI Kouji

Passing-Fancy June 7, 2012 No Comments Manga Reviews , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Jisatsuto (Suicide Island) by MORI Kouji

Jisatsuto (Suicide Island) by MORI Kouji

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Treating non-successful suicidal patients requires a lot of money and resources. With low budget and a personal respect argumentation, a doctor will ask a non-successful suicidal patient if he/she still wants to live on or not. If not the government will respect his/her wish. However, the government doesn’t just simply kill them.

Genre(s): Drama, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Suspense, Tragedy

 

Kono S wo Miyo, by KITAZAKI Taku

Passing-Fancy June 3, 2012 No Comments Manga Reviews , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Kono S wo, Miyo! (Take a look at this S!), by KITAZAKI Taku

Kono S wo, Miyo! (Take a look at this S!), by KITAZAKI Taku

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22-year-old Rin has two major problems; a complex about the tattoo-like birthmark on his butt and a crush on an older woman who thinks of him as her little brother. Rin hasn’t allowed any woman to see his naked bottom since an incident when he was 7, which firmly entrenched his shame about his birthmark. When he finds his birthmark may grant him mystical powers over the opposite sex, will he finally be able to use his butt to his advantage?

Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Harem, Mature, Romance, Seinen, Supernatural

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HOTEL (complete), by Boichi

Passing-Fancy May 14, 2012 No Comments Manga Reviews , , , , , , , , , , ,

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HOTEL, by Boichi

HOTEL (complete), by Boichi

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Compilation of short stories by Boichi:

• Hotel

It is the year 2272 A.D. A computer continues to live on in order to complete a mission in a world where all life, including Mankind, has gone extinct. This is a record of those 27 million years of its heroic struggle.

• Present

Hanako suffers from a terrible disease. After awakening from a deep slumber, Hanako has only three days to live. During those three days, her husband, Takao, must endure a heart-breaking experience, knowing that the person Hanako really loves isn’t him.

• Subete wa Maguro no Tame da (It Was All for the Tuna)

Tuna have become extinct and Jun Shiozaki will do everything possible and imaginable to bring them back.

• Stephanos

Set in modern-day Japan, our main character Noriko finds out that she is pregnant with her lover Matsumura’s baby. He, however, is an important doctor with a family and everything already. Noriko wants to have the baby, but Matsumura says that it’s actually a rapidly growing cancer and that they have to remove it immediately. It might also be neither of these things…

• Diadem

A “Diadem” is a word for ‘crown’ that has its root in Greek. “Stephanos”, which appeared in “Mandala” 01, was also a ‘crown’. It seems that we could consider this the second work in a continuing series of shorts that should perhaps be called a “Crown series”.

Genre(s): Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy

 

Wolfsmund (Ookami no Kuchi), by KUJI Mitsuhisa

Passing-Fancy May 14, 2012 No Comments Manga Reviews , , , , , , , ,

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Wolfsmund (Ookami no Kuchi), by KUJI Mitsuhisa

Wolfsmund (Ookami no Kuchi), by KUJI Mitsuhisa

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Wolfsmund is a dark historical manga set in the early 14th century of Europe (Switzerland). The story revolves around the eponymous fortress in the St. Gotthard Pass which is ruled by a sadistic tyrant. Basically, each chapter deals with characters who for some reason have to cross the pass and who end up getting interrogated by the mentioned tyrant.

What sets this manga apart is the fact that there’s rarely a happy ending for our protagonists. The author pulls no punches to show us just how brutal and inhuman the Middle Ages really were.

Genre(s): Action, Drama, Historical, Seinen, Tragedy

 

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