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Was one of the few cut things that was listed as "No reason" for being cut. Plot is a comedy involves a family-run maid cafe run by young boys crossdressing up as girls, willingly or not. It also involves said young boys dressed in fanservicey outfits designed for girls...which I'm guessing probably falls under Shotacon in most people's definition. Intent of the fanservicey outfits seems to be mostly about lampshading or even mock the maid cafe culture and how it exploits the sexuality of their waitresses and the general atmosphere to attract customers.Assuming that's accurate, my main question is just what demographic its aimed at.
http://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?id=60751 It's listed as shounen ai, which usually means there's nothing too explicit involved.
Hmmmmmmmmmmm... Lemme see lemme see lemme seeeeeeee... Bakaupdates says "Shounen" and "Shonen Ai"...
edited 7th May '12 11:42:32 AM by Raidouthe21st
Comp Ace, which is small enough that the JMPA doesn't seem to have any info on it, the English Wikipedia thinks it's seinen, the Japanese Wikipedia thinks it's shonen.
Otokonoko Genre (for men), not Boys Love Genre (for women).
...That's really a thing now? Wow. That explains a lot about the story's premise.
The Demon SlayerThe English Wikipedia thinks it's seinen? I haven't been able to find a page on the damned thing at all.
If it's just crossdressing...it should be OK. How old are the characters? Is there any sex?
Another Wizard BoyDo the characters look pre-teen?
Age of the main chars...I'm thinking Japan's middle school range, which would be teenagerdom, based on comments from one of them...really can't tell, it's all shoujo-ish artstyle. Sex? None, thank god. Do they look pre-teen... Yes. But, then again, they've got the whole "bright wide-eyed androgynous look" thing going on, so it's hard to tell.
edited 7th May '12 11:57:17 AM by Raidouthe21st
So it's teenagers dressed as girls. There's not any panty shots or weirdness is there?
Panty shots... It's been a while, and like hell am I going to read through all 7 chapters again, but I think there's more than a few, yeah. Lemme recheck the first chapter... Edit: Only two in the first chapter. Solely for the Dropped a Bridget on Him reveal, otherwise it keeps away from that sort of thing. As for other weirdness...like mentioned above in that defense, it's got plenty of fanservicey shit in it, although I'm inclined to believe it's being done with some level of tongue-in-cheek humor in mind...
edited 7th May '12 12:04:02 PM by Raidouthe21st
Not What It Looks Like). The characters look like typical bishoujo, except not. Some might think they look underage; they just look like typical "cute crossdressers" to me, but I'm pretty inured to that art style.
Decemberist...er... I'll be honest, this sounds less like pedobait to me and more like generic weird shit from Japan. ~shrug~ I'd say it's a coin-toss.
"Shit, our candidate is a psychopath. Better replace him with Newt Gingrich."
Weird shit from Japan is allowed on the wiki.
love lockdown, you lose.And to be fair, this isn't even all that weird, by Japanese standards. Dude makes brother crossdress in maid cafe? And there's no weird supernatural element? WHAT IS THIS I DON'T EVEN. Your average episode of Sayonara Zetsubou-Sensei is weirder, and more explicit.
Eh...once we start going to the shadier corners of the book store*, this might not be too weird by US standards, either...
This appears to have disappeared from the CV form. Was it judged as not in need of review?
In which case it probably needs to be retagged. Before that, though, we need to hear from the P5.
Anime-tedBumping to get the locked threads to the bottom of the list.
likes the cheeses.re-bump. I will take a read on this series next after I finish reviewing the anime I'm on currently.
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Everyone's GrudgeSorry, got sidetracked by other things. I remember making it past a couple of volumes but couldn't give a formal opinion at the time; I can take another look when I have the time if additional input is needed. EDIT: Okay, seven chapters / one volume (only one scanlated). Pretty short. And as much as I hate using these words... WTF, Japan? Okay, more input to follow. EDIT: Okay, here goes.
edited 4th Jun '12 9:54:10 AM by Pyrite
Otokonoko Genre fans. Which is one of those Weird Japanese Things.
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