Recommendations Novels with Bromance???

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  1. evankhll

    evankhll Active Member

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    Alright, some people might as well be disgusted at me for searching these types of novels. But you know what, who cares. It's my cup of tea and you don't have the right to judge me in the slightest.

    I've always liked novels like these, those with no romance (BG ((Boy Girl)) for example, no plans on reading BL of danmeis this month.) harems, or even a romantic subplot. Oh I especially like those with plot. I like it when they don't overstep that line of being in that relationship, its just slightly suggestive. You hate it but you love it at the same time. You've probably already have guessed what novels I've read at this point.

    https://www.novelupdates.com/series/omniscient-readers-viewpoint/
    https://www.novelupdates.com/series/trash-of-the-counts-family/
    and The S Classes that I raised

    Aha yes, im a basic b*tch. Boohoo-- shut up. People who also like this, welcome, join in this thread and let's give each other recommendations.

    I've tried "The Novels Extra." everyone amuses me except for Chae Nayun. Oh I absolutely resent her. Hell I was even alright with Rachel being the female lead instead. And you dont even have to be observant enough to notice that it's becoming a hidden harem novel. Characters who were originally men turned into women? At that point I already dropped it. I was so persistent too, I wanted to drop it so many times but I convinced myself that everything's alright, theres no romance in the tags, he won't end up with anyone. But Boss (I'm alr with Boss honestly) and Chae Nayun breaks that. Rachel only thinks of him as her friend (to the point where I read at ofc) And you can even notice that he rarely spends any time outside of the main girls (They even talked about it ) which annoyed me to the point of screaming at myself that I should stop, but my persistent a*s didn't want to.

    So, if you can. Please recommend me some novels like this. I need to do something for the 5 hour long trip me and my family are about to do tomorrow.
     
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    Kansuou Song of Lone Indifference.

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    Novel extra?
     
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    Haigi Skimming Binge Reader

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    The Unique Legend
    School senior and unlucky MC tied inexplicably by fate. (No romance going on here, no worries.)

    Dominion's End
    Romance being joked upon but a good laugh overall~

    Doubling on Legend of the Sun Knight !
    The bro levels are off the charts on this. Sly and smart 'angelic' MC always sweetens the deal with so much comedy and schadenfreude.
     
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    Who judges others here everyone is looking for bls, harem or some crazy mc who kills for any reason lol.

    Yea, I dropped The Novel’s Extra too because it was pretty frustrating. I also dropped The Editor is The Novel’s Extra. The mc is just dumb but there is plenty of bromance if you’re interested.

    Anyway here are my recommendations:
    Trapped in a Webnovel as a Good-For-Nothing
    What Happens When the Second Male Lead Powers Up
    How to Live as the Enemy Prince (unfinished because the author passed away)
    I Became a Sick Nobleman
    My Death Flag Show No Sign of Ending
    Duke, Please Repent!
    God of Tennis - it been awhile since I read this one so I’m not quite sure.
     
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  7. The Hamster Overlord

    The Hamster Overlord Mad scientist/Revered wizard/Alleged antichrist

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    Menocht loop
     
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  8. SerialBeggar

    SerialBeggar Hate your family? Got no friends? Gimme your stuff

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    Ahhhhhhhhhhhh [Cat person]

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    read yu wo's novels bromance to its best
     
  11. MoJo

    MoJo Well-Known Member

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    Lot's of times the Shounen Ai is really not very BL and just bromance. It's because the people doing the labeling see no overt romance, the main charters are guys that get along well and care about each other and people can't just let a relationship be platonic. This community actively encourages shipping after all.
    *sighs in Ace people problems*

    @SerialBeggar Praise the Orc is tagged with "rape" which I don't ever wish to read about, it's even in my release filtering to omit it. But the description has it as a person in a VR game. What's the deal with that? Basically I was wondering if you could give me spoilers to know if reading this is likely to trigger me. Please and thank you.
     
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    SerialBeggar Hate your family? Got no friends? Gimme your stuff

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    I honestly do not remember any rape scenes, but it's been quite a while since I've read it. I can only guess that it was during the war story arc when law and order degenerated. Maybe someone else can clarify.
     
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  13. evankhll

    evankhll Active Member

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    I'm not sure if this is attacking me or not(I'm sorry, I'm just stupid in general.) But I'm gonna explain what other aspect I loved more than bromance in The three novels I mentioned.

    Familial love. Uh huh yep, I actually made a thread a few months ago about novels with no romance or harem with a lot of familial love in it. I loved how they cared so much about the holy trinity (KDJ, Cale and HYN)

    Once again, I'm getting mixed signals here if whether you're attacking me or not or just explaining what Shounen Ai is in general. So I'm sorry in advance if you uhm, found me offensive? Disgusting? I don't know. ( ╹▽╹ )

    yeah, was pretty sad about the fact that the author of "How to Live as the Enemy Prince." passed away, wanted to pick it up at first but learning about the authors circumstances, I decided to drop it instead or else if I ended up liking the story I'd be left unsatisfied.

    The other novels you mentioned are actually in my list that has yet to be read! I wasn't sure about "My death flags shows no signs of ending." Because of the romance tag but having been recommended this to me thrice in my "No Romance" threads, I'll pick it up.

    The Editor is the Novels extra, i actually read the first few chapters a few months ago, I dropped it probably because it was like 4 in the morning and my brain automatically decided that it wasn't good because I had to think a lot.

    Thanks for the recommendations (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*.✧

    Thank you for the recommendations ^^

    Thank you for the recommendations ^^
     
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    MoJo Well-Known Member

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    @evankhll Oh my, Heavens to Betsy no. I didn't mean to come across as attacking you. I myself read Yaoi, Shounen Ai, Shoujo Ai, Shoujo, Seinen, Shounen, Josei and novels of Japanese, Korean and Chinese origin. The only things I don't read are gore, rape, and excessively graphic sex and violence. Even if I didn't read the same things as you I would not attack you or in any way be judging you for what you like, I would merely be expressing what I don't like.

    I wasn't really explaining Shounen Ai, but yes many English speakers just use the term BL and don't understand the distinction between Yaoi and Shounen Ai. I was just trying to point out that many Shounen Ai could qualify as bromance and it would behoove to check out that genre if you like bromance. Sorry if I wasn't being clear or helpful.
     
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    TaffyGirl13 just a casual translator~

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    Leena.k Well-Known Member

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    Well, I haven’t finished My Death Flags yet (tho I read till ch 100) but I believe the mc will end up with someone. It’s just that there is plenty of bromance and the mc himself doesn’t show any interest in falling in love. Maybe there will be some romance later on idk.

    You’re more than welcome! <3
     
  17. shadow83

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    good job for dropping it (novel's e..) . the ending really hit me hard (╯‵□′)╯︵┻━┻
    Become a Black Screen in a Novel probably?
    Duke, Please Repent! yes! a real bromance!
    ex Rank Supporting Role’s Replay in a Prestigious School yes!
    Fu Xing Dong Lai probably?
    Regressor Instruction Manual yes! f****ing yes!!!!
    Superstar From Age 0 hehehe yes!
    When I Opened My Eyes, I Realized That I Became a Genius With Sword Ar.. well yeah
    Villain Hides His True Color probably?
    Swordmaster’s Youngest Son yes!! goddammit !!!
    The Duke’s Eldest Son Escaped to the Military hmmm well yeah
    I Became the First Prince yes!
    the novel's extra

    some favorite part :
    Swordmaster’s Youngest Son
    there are 3 friends and their families are enemies this is all i can say
    / i desperately wanted to take him out of the battle . / those cold eyes, he obviously doesn't recognize me anymore.
    Duke, Please Repent!
    you can run away from them and run to me... ( ch 177)
    Regressor Instruction Manual
    damn kiyoung. lying to him again
    the novel's extra
    dreaming of stars in starless world only filled me with anguish....
     
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  18. Leena.k

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    Found new one:
    I Returned and Became a God - bromance NOT bl and only available in mtl.
     
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    Counts youngest son is a warlock
    Leveling up with gods
     
  20. shadow83

    shadow83 Icarus

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    Swordmaster’s Youngest Son
    there are 3 friends and their families are enemies this
    how much roman..... sorry i mean bromance?:cookie::blobnosebleed: