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+ posted by Kaiten in Shout-Outs on Feb 15, 2012 04:08

Piano no Mori
By: Isshiki Makoto
Genre: Coming of Age
Serialized In: Uppers (1998 - 2002), Morning (2006 - Present)
Publisher: Kodansha
Publication Status: Ongoing, 21 Volumes

A tranquil tale about two boys from very different upbringings. On one hand you have Kai, born as the son of a prostitute, who's been playing the abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since he was young. And on the other you have Syuhei, practically breast-fed by the piano as the son of a family of prestigious pianists. Yet it is their common bond with the piano that eventually intertwines their paths in life.

All Images Copyright © 1998 Isshiki Makoto

By:Lee So-Young
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Serialized In: Issue
Publisher: Daiwon
Publication Status: Complete, 11 Volumes

Inez is a young orphan girl with a special gift that allows her to communicate with all creatures. A great destiny awaits her, the nature of which she is yet unaware.

As our story opens, Inez is traveling with an old wizard named Kaager and a faithful dog named Zode. Her country is about to plunge into its first winter in one hundred years and ominous signs abound concerning the return of a demon-race which threatens the country's fragile peace.

Can little Inez- via a magic amulet - bring back her country's ancient dragon protector in time?

All Images Copyright © 2003 Lee So-Young

By: Katou Shinkichi
Genre: Alternative Manga
Publisher: Ohta Books
Publication Status: Complete, 1 Volume

Collection of various oneshots, including Katou Shinkichi’s debut work, which was originally published on November 22, 1990 in Weekly Morning.

All Images Copyright © 2003 Katou Shinkichi

Mirai Nikki
By: Esuno Sakae
Genre: Action, Mystery
Serialized In: Shounen Ace
Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten
Publication Status: Complete, 12 Volumes

Yukiteru "Yuki" Amano is a loner who never really interacts with people and prefers writing a diary on his cell phone with his imaginary friends Deus Ex Machina, the God of Time and Space, and Muru Muru, Deus's servant. However, Yuki soon learns that Deus is real when he makes Yuki participate in a battle royal with eleven other people. Within this"Diary Game," the contestants are given specia diaries that can predict the future, with each diary having unique features that gives them both advantages and disadvantages. The rules of the game are simple: the contestants have 90 days to find and kill all the other contestants, and the last one standing will become the new God of Time and Space.

Also includes a one volume side story: Mirai Nikki: Mosaic and a one volume alternate story: Mirai Nikki: Paradox.

All Images Copyright © 2006 Esuno Sakae

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Kaskuli_Kapak, Tiranofrome, Josef

#1. by Googlez_kun (MH's Best Artist)
Posted on Feb 15, 2012
Obrigado seems interesting!
#2. by Josef (Dank Trump)
Posted on Feb 15, 2012
Well I am certainly going to give it a try Googlez, retro seinen are always win!
#3. by S-H-I-G-U-R-E ()
Posted on Feb 15, 2012
This is one of the best manga I've ever read. I'm glad mangahelpers finally discovered it too! I really suggest this reading to everybody!
#4. by Kaiten (Harasho)
Posted on Feb 16, 2012
Katou is one of my favorite mangaka. Anyone who enjoys Obrigado should also give Ranman, National Quiz, and Baka to Gogh a try too.
#5. by Googlez_kun (MH's Best Artist)
Posted on Feb 16, 2012
Is there an online reader hosting it?
I hate downloading manga.

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