"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. ...more

Sweat and Soap, Vol. 1
ゆびさきと恋々 3 [Yubisaki to Renren 3] (A Sign of Affection, #3)
あせとせっけん 6 限定版 [Ase to sekken 6: LImited Edition] (Sweat and Soap, #6)
Sweat and Soap, Vol. 3
Sweat and Soap, Vol. 5
マイ・ブロークン・マリコ (My Broken Mariko)
あせとせっけん 4 [Ase to sekken 4] (Sweat and Soap, #4)
Something's Wrong With Us, Vol. 3
My Androgynous Boyfriend, Vol. 1
ヲタクに恋は難しい 6 [Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 6] (Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku, #6)
ヲタクに恋は難しい 5 [Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 5] (Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku, #5)
ヲタクに恋は難しい 4 [Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii 4] (Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku, #4)
Perfect World, tome 5 (Perfect World, #5)
Something's Wrong With Us, Vol. 4
パーフェクトワールド 4 (Perfect World, #4)
はぴまり~Happy Marriage!?~ 1
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 01 (Midnight Secretary, #1)
Paradise Kiss, Vol. 1
Tramps Like Us, Vol. 1
Nana, Vol. 1
Happy Marriage ?!, tome 3 (Happy Marriage, #3)
Bunny Drop, Vol. 1
Happy Marriage ?!, tome 2 (Happy Marriage, #2)
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 05 (Midnight Secretary, #5)
Happy Marriage ?!, tome 4 (Happy Marriage, #4)
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 04 (Midnight Secretary, #4)
Happy Marriage ?!, tome 5 (Happy Marriage, #5)
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 06 (Midnight Secretary, #6)
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, Vol 1 (Otakoi: Otaku Can't Fall in Love?!)
Princess Jellyfish, Tome 1
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 — 7 voters
Midnight Secretary, Vol. 01 by Tomu OhmiParadise Kiss, Vol. 1 by Ai YazawaMars, Vol. 1 by Fuyumi Soryoはぴまり~Happy Marriage!?~ 1 by Maki EnjōjiTramps Like Us, Vol. 1 by Yayoi Ogawa
Best Josei
30 books — 33 voters

Uzumaki, Volume 1 by Junji ItoDeath Note, Vol. 1 by Tsugumi OhbaMr. Arashi's Amazing Freak Show by Suehiro MaruoMPD Psycho, Vol. 1 by Eiji OtsukaHellstar Remina by Junji Ito
Controversial Manga
28 books — 5 voters
Uzumaki by Junji ItoTomie by Junji ItoGyo by Junji ItoFragments of Horror by Junji ItoUzumaki, Volume 1 by Junji Ito
Dark and Bizarre Manga
98 books — 23 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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