"Ladies comics". Targeted at women ages 18 to 30. The male equivalent to josei is seinen. Most of the time, the stories tend to be about everyday experiences of women living in Japan - style tends to be a more restrained, realistic version of shoujo manga.

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, Vol. 4
パーフェクトワールド 1 (Perfect World, #1)
빛과 그림자 (Light and Shadow)
パーフェクトワールド 3 (Perfect World, #3)
BL Metamorphosis, Vol. 1
My Androgynous Boyfriend, Vol. 1
パーフェクトワールド 2 (Perfect World, #2)
Sweat and Soap, Vol. 1
ヲタクに恋は難しい 4 [Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 4] (Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku, #4)
ヲタクに恋は難しい 5 [Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 5] (Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku, #5)
An Incurable Case of Love, Vol. 3
あせとせっけん 2 [Ase to sekken 2] (Sweat and Soap, #2)
ヲタクに恋は難しい 3 [Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 3] (Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku, #3)
かくかくしかじか 5 (Kakukaku Shikajika, #5)
ヲタクに恋は難しい 7 [Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 7] (Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, #7)
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 01 (Midnight Secretary, #1)
Paradise Kiss, Vol. 1
はぴまり~Happy Marriage!?~ (1) (Happy Marriage?!, #1)
Nana, Vol. 1
Tramps Like Us, Vol. 1
Bunny Drop, Vol. 1
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 05 (Midnight Secretary, #5)
Princess Jellyfish, Tome 1
Happy Marriage ?!, tome 5 (Happy Marriage, #5)
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 04 (Midnight Secretary, #4)
Nodame Cantabile, Vol. 1 (Nodame Cantabile, #1)
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 06 (Midnight Secretary, #6)
はぴまり~Happy Marriage!?~ (6) (Happy Marriage?!, #6)
Suppli, Volume 1
Happy Marriage ?!, tome 7 (Happy Marriage, #7)
The Eccentric Master and the Fake Lover by Roka SayukiI Became the Secretary of a Hero! by Tsukasa YamazakiThe Champions of Justice and the Supreme Ruler of Evil by Kaede Kikyouemeth by Souki TsukishimaAkaoni by Hiroro
Cross Infinite World
37 books — 11 voters
Kaichou Wa Maid-Sama!, #2 by Hiro FujiwaraDengeki Daisy, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomiホリミヤ 1 by HeroSuki-tte Ii na yo, Volume 1 by Kanae HazukiDeath Note, Vol. 1 by Tsugumi Ohba
Manga Mania
268 books — 45 voters

A Bed of Sand by Kyoko SagaraMistress Bought and Paid For by Junko OkadaThe Seduction Bid by Kazuko FujitaThe Cinderella Solution by Kyoko SagaraAn Officer and a Princess by Megumi Toda
Harlequin Manga
265 books — 164 voters

Princess Jellyfish #1 by Akiko HigashimuraKarneval, Vol. 1 by Touya MikanagiBride of the Water God, Volume 1 by Mi-Kyung YunIdol Dreams, Vol. 1 by Arina TanemuraDevils and Realist, Vol. 1 by Madoka Takadono
Non-Erotica Josei Manga
10 books — 5 voters
The Drifting Classroom, Vol. 1 by Kazuo UmezuHell Baby by Hideshi HinoThe Bug Boy by Hideshi HinoBuddha, Vol. 1 by Osamu TezukaAyako by Osamu Tezuka
Gekiga and Ero-Guro
64 books — 2 voters

Yayoi Ogawa
It sounds cool to say you are going to fight with a pen not a sword but violence with words is still violence ..
Yayoi Ogawa, Tramps Like Us, Volume 10

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