Recommendations recommend me queerbait, borderline shounen ai, bl subtext

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  1. BriarOfMaharlika

    BriarOfMaharlika Member

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    mix of: sci-fi, mystery, adventure, action, fantasy, psychological, thriller and historical

    main genre: shounen, seinen

    theme:

    • mc have male comrades only or male subordinates
    • child protagonist or young adult
    • strictly no girls/women crushing on mc
    • no canon straight (bxg) romance till the end
    • preferably completed
    • preferably manga and manhwa


    either of any of these tags such as: aristocracy, european ambience, level headed mc, dense protagonist, realistic mc, cunning protagonist, character growth, reliable teammates, prodigy, op mc, isekai, transmigration, world building, medieval fantasy, unique system, cheats, manipulative protagonist, antihero protagonist, political drama, mc takes over the world, clan building, coming of age, cosmic wars, conflicting loyalties, betrayal, comedic undertone, competition, demi-humans, dungeons, enemies became allies, dystopia, game ranking system, fallen nobility, fantasy creatures, hidden identities, hidden abilities, interconnected storylines, legends, lost civilization


    examples: sennen meikyuu no nana ouji , herscherik, heroic tale of the reincarnated prince , shounen oujo , Lord of the Mysteries, i woke up as the villain , the lord of coins , lout of count's family , housekishou richard-shi no nazo kantei , descended from divinity

    edit: i've already read popular ones
     
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    xuexxi Well-Known Member

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    just wondering, does return of mt hua sect have queerbait?
     
  3. BriarOfMaharlika

    BriarOfMaharlika Member

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    Nah but there's no romance
     
  4. Addictedtoreading

    Addictedtoreading Well-Known Member

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    You could try 'Komatta Toki ni wa Hoshi ni Kike!'.

    No romance between both male protagonists in story. Is mostly about them going to school, skipping school, living in dorms, fighting etc.
    There might be a few times when a girl falls in love with one of them, but is small part of the story. It is mostly about the 2 guys and their relationship.
     
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    Have seen this and it already has a shounen ai tag! turns out it got canon on the end xD
     
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    Fairooz Well-Known Member

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    You can try- Super stars of tomorrow.
     
  7. BriarOfMaharlika

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    already on my list! thanks
     
  8. srrrahim

    srrrahim A woman's heart, a needle under the sea

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    Manga :
    - 7 Ghosts
    - Devil and Realist
    - Hakkenden
    - Black Butler (well,, but ciel has fiance. But she rarely appeared lol)

    Manhwa :
    - Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint
    - The S Class That I Rised
     
  9. BriarOfMaharlika

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    Read that all lol, thanks btw
     
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    TaffyGirl13 just a casual translator~

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  12. FlufflyLittleRabbit

    FlufflyLittleRabbit Fluff...Fluffy....FLUFFYYYYY!

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    Trapped in a Webnovel as a Good-For-Nothing
    Elceed
    (Kind of)
    Elqueeness
     
  13. BriarOfMaharlika

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    the alternative name for trapped in a webnovel is i woke up as a villain. it has been serialized by tapas a few months now, that's the official title. i've read eleceed but i think jiwoo is gonna end up with either iseul or jiyoung, the author seemed to push the latter. and i dropped Elqueeness because i don't like how he's genderless, and the plot isn't going anywhere. nevertheless, thanks.
     
  14. FlufflyLittleRabbit

    FlufflyLittleRabbit Fluff...Fluffy....FLUFFYYYYY!

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    I totally forgot about those two girls that have a crush on the mc :blobupset:
    By the way, have read a manga called Fukigen Na Mononokean? I felt like this manga is queerbait too.
     
  15. BriarOfMaharlika

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    i watched the anime! it's only a subtle bl vibe tho, more like friends. any more that you know?
     
  16. FlufflyLittleRabbit

    FlufflyLittleRabbit Fluff...Fluffy....FLUFFYYYYY!

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    Yes! I've watched the anime first before I read the manga. The story really great and I ship them both. :blobcheeky:
    I only know little and the last one that appeared to my mind is Only Sense Online. The mc and his best friend look good together XD although there are lot of girls but it's not a harem or has a romance.
     
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  17. Addictedtoreading

    Addictedtoreading Well-Known Member

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    Youve probably read this as well, but gonna give it another try with some anime (most have manga as well)

    Free! - manga and anime
    Tokyo Ghoul
    Wave! Let's go Surfing
    Princess Princess
    Hikaru no Go
    Hunter x Hunter
    Tactics
    Uragiri wa boku no Namae o Shitteiru
    Yakumo Tatsu
    Mirage of Blaze - well perhaps this can also be seen as BL
    RG Veda
    B-Eyes - manga
     
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  18. BriarOfMaharlika

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    that's pretty old animes right there. i've watched them all, but i'm not looking for some of shounen ai or sports anime(I'm currently watching one right now) but thanks