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Which 2 entries for the Yuri Garden Writing Competition (2019) did you like the most?

Poll closed Aug 14, 2019.
  1. "Lost at Sea" by Lemonfairy

    3 vote(s)
    11.1%
  2. "Rather than Work for a Black Company" by Wandering Cultivator

    2 vote(s)
    7.4%
  3. “I Wanna Get Married!” by AliceShiki

    3 vote(s)
    11.1%
  4. “I was summoned as a saint, but why is the kingdom only throwing men at me” by binarysoap

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  5. “Perfect Day” by crimson_carnation

    11 vote(s)
    40.7%
  6. “Late Night Summon” by GDLiZy

    3 vote(s)
    11.1%
  7. “Spring Dream” by crimson_carnation

    7 vote(s)
    25.9%
  8. “10th Year Anniversary” by AsianessPride

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  9. “Unexpected Development” by Titan0fPower

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. “The Alchemist’s Familiar” by Ninetailed_Furball

    6 vote(s)
    22.2%
  11. “The Prayer” by Wandering Cultivator

    3 vote(s)
    11.1%
  12. “For My Beloved, I will” by Suou

    2 vote(s)
    7.4%
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  1. Ubik

    Ubik Well-Known Member

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    And finished this one. :blob_coffee: What can I say... It's good. Drama are really non-existent or is very fast resolved. It has it's ups and downs.
    Pro:
    - story is revolving about two girls since kindergarten till university. And show how they met. How they interact with each other, family, friends. How they resolve their problems. It's kinda similar with Futaribeya in some way only with large timespan.
    - main characters are evolving and changing, even with how they interact with each other. Their dynamics and who is attacking who constantly shifting :blobsmirk:
    - Almost no drama, or is fast resolved, it's a big plus in my book :aww:
    - main pair is adorable dorks
    Cons:
    - side characters are rather bland or nonexistent. Not exactly fully bad thing but if you made character that was with them since when they were kids and it was forgotten instead of that was introduced another pair of characters that was even more bland.... I know that was not main focus of the story but author made that pair as main focus of last ark
    - arks are different in quality. Story took about 6 (!!!!) years to be written. First ark (kindergarten) was written in 2010 and last (uni/college) in 2015 with about 3 years of hiatus between some of them and that shows in quality and plot fullness and connectedness.
    - first ark (kindergarten) could be a turnoff from the story.
    One of MCs (ZI Tong) is large bully in there and is more like gangster that rule with force there. She is more like antihero character there. Constantly beating everyone. Beat second MC (Hong Ershao) and forcing to give her main dishes and feed her with other things and so on. I know that children in kindergarten are don't have moral compass. But some of the scenes with Tongtong has over the top behaviour and were disturbing.
    But whole situation was changed in school ark from the start.
    Overall mark from me 8.5/10 Between "Very Good" and "Excellent". :blobcozy: It's good coming of age story with some familiar plot courses and clichés.
    Let's hope it will last :aww:
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    In interesting ongoings there are:
    New one chapter from Neji in Dear NOMAN
    And After School - Ch. 7.5 - Location of Kisses :blobnosebleed:
     
  2. AsianessPride

    AsianessPride World’s #1 Chinese Yuri Novel MTL

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    Found this website when I was taking a look at 青梅竹马(GL).
    Seems to be an chinese news app for stuff, but users come and recommend Chinese yuri on a certain part of the website.

    https://zhuanlan.zhihu.com/p/48866361
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  3. Sabruness

    Sabruness Cultured Yuri Connoisseur

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  4. Scribblezo8

    Scribblezo8 Well-Known Member

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    @Sabruness
    I went off the free wordpress platform and paying to host my translations so I can customize the site.
    It has dark mode.
    https://novicetranslations.com/

    Thanks Ubik for the reply! I'm glad its a good novel.
     
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  5. Tsuru55

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    SAME ! SAME ! SAME !
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    https://dynasty-scans.com/chapters/the_story_of_our_first_and_last_night
    Tragedy tag. But not really sad as it's ultra fast and short. Some nipples. Read from the end like me if you want. From Canno.
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    https://dynasty-scans.com/chapters/slave_chan_and_tentacle_san#1
    From Neji. Oneshot with tentacle. SFW. Just trolling with a tentacle.
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    From Arata Iri (Tovarisch series) Oneshot
    https://dynasty-scans.com/chapters/teardrops
    Pretty short but i really liked it as it was sweet. Warning, kinda feels like it's just sisterhood yuri but kinda feels like yuri at the end (because MC is blushing).
    Also you really see it's arata with what said teacher when MC asked to skip. Pupupu.
     
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  6. Tsuru55

    Tsuru55 Well-Known Member

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    Manga is a troll/trap. Named " You are the cutest". It's similar to other yuri oneshot or series (i forgot) where MC or FL like the other girl crying. Sigh... *search it* *found it*
    https://dynasty-scans.com/chapters/gold_star_happy_end#1
    Strange... for some reason there is no crying scene, the one that made FL become addicted to crying face of MC... I was sure there was one before...
    Summary of the oneshot:
    But yeah... in short FL like crying MC so she ignores her despite MC always be good at everything and showing off to FL. And finally MC cry at the end with FL enjoying it. With monologue : We loved each other and we still do.
    Which gives no clue about the future of them.
    But yeah. A disturbing story.

    The raw manga:
    And just like the oneshot said, this series is also a disturbing series.
    Flash back of Ultra pretty, nadeshiko like, MC running with FL during sports school. FL sweating a lot. MC encouraging FL to continue by showing her hand (trying to grab FL = I forgot how is named this action in real life = having hand up and looking like : "Take my hand"). End of flash back. MC preparing lunch box for FL. A bunch of pages about school life, which is a little surprising and there is no big plot.
    They get together in an empty classroom. Nothing abnormal. A little touching/caressing/flirting for 4-5 pages. Nothing abnormal. MC putting middle finger in mouth of FL. Nothing abnormal. Some liquid on the table. Me: "Surely some saliva... but damn that seems a lot (not really but a little much)". Nothing abnormal.
    Back of flash back. FL puke (surely because of forcing too much to run).
    After that, alternance between present and flash back where they hug each other / MC enjoying/blushing seeing FL after having puked or maybe because of her dirty side.
    END OF CHAPTER 1.

    I would much appreciate if you guys commented on this manga. Somehow i find it disturbing as i dislike seeing people suffering.
    I liked the face of FL, big eyes+blusing+hair on the side.
     
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  7. Scribblezo8

    Scribblezo8 Well-Known Member

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    I want to pick up the counterattack of a scheming woman 12 chapter as next Yuri short story.

    Won't be able to start until Xmas though. Trying finish up 3 shorts I have by then.
     
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  8. Yandere Devil

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    Trying another novel, someone has picked it up. Also my mistakes that counterattacks of scheming women has 9 chapters, not 12
     
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  9. Ubik

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    New stories are always welcome :blobsalute:

    Nothing especially new but there was new Snake Woman and Offering-chan chapter by Nagori Yu
     
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    Haha I saw. Well I'll wait around until Xmas to see if they actually translate it. If they don't by then, I'll just do it since it will only take me a week to finish the novel.

    Then I'll go pick something else. Think after I finish DBJ or never dare to abuse fp I'll pick up senior brother is actually a discipline sister!
     
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  11. Yandere Devil

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    Sadly, I couldn’t find chapter 7 of that novel. Chapter 7 was lock.
     
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    Umm just curious, but did it leave like a big questionable plot? That's like a little over 10% of the story gone right there!
     
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  13. AsianessPride

    AsianessPride World’s #1 Chinese Yuri Novel MTL

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  14. Yandere Devil

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    I couldn’t stop laugh reading this novel. It’s sweet, funny.
    poor First life was misunderstanding, FL wanted marry MC, she discussed with MP about she wanted marry MC and what MC like. But MC thought this two are going to marry each other, so she started dislike FL. She die by accident, get second chance, She trying to avoid MP and FL. It’s funny how FL shameless kiss Mc. The Interact between MC and FL is funny.

    https://www.novelupdates.com/series/scheming-villainesss-counterattack/
     
  15. Tsuru55

    Tsuru55 Well-Known Member

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    Call me or say it in yuri garden when translation is completed. Interested.
     
  16. AsianessPride

    AsianessPride World’s #1 Chinese Yuri Novel MTL

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    Funny, the first chapter is just Mc dissing FL. :blobnobully:

    Gotta say though, MP is quite a brat, I don’t understand his reasoning. Oh well, gonna go mtl it now :cookie:

    Took a look at it on jjxic, how do you know all that? You can see that much from 9 chapters? Can’t tell if it’s ongoing or not, probably gonna be the shortest I’ve ever read.
     
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  17. Yandere Devil

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    Here is you can find it at right side top of jjwxc.
    Article progress: completed - completes novel
    Article progress: serialization which mean it’s still ongoing

    I read that novel, MC and FL solve misunderstandings at ch 9. Don’t expect plot much, some chapter is more likely Mc dissing FL, light novel.
     
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  18. Ubik

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    Unfortunately looks like the shorter the story less chances that it will be available on other sources. :blobsad:
    For this short novel (short even on chapter sizes) losing one chapter is very bad. And leaves very bad aftertaste. :notlikeblob:
    MTL is average bad and quite confusing. Story looks like from the start is badmouthing and describing how MC met and falls for girl on previous life. Then suddenly locked chapter :blobastonished: :blobsalt:. After locked chapter shift in story and MC calling FL reincarnated person and they talking about their previous life resolving misunderstanding in next :blobdizzy: You get a feeling about missing something important in there.

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    Oh and I forgot. There was new series with Mochi au Lait as author and Minoda Kaidou as artist.
    Yamitsuki: "A story abut being loved by dangerous stalker girls..."
    Chapters are short. It has unique art. And yanderes and stalkers. And it's strange.

    And there is new chapter of Whispering You a Love Song. Jealousy and love rivalry in the same chapter.
     
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    AsianessPride World’s #1 Chinese Yuri Novel MTL

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    Someone draw amazing fan art of Lin Wanyue And Li Xian in Twitter today. Go see it, Art look so much like general and princess
     
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