Zero In - When I started reading the manga I thought it's going to be another one of those cheesy weak guy + strong girl series (not that I really hate them, but most of them are no good), but as I kept reading, it improved greatly. Even during the first few chapters it was ok, but around chapter 10 it got really good. It turned into a police squad action series. It even started reminding me of Gunsmith Cats, but without the overdone mature themes. This said Zero In does get somewhat mature as the story progresses. I can only hope that the quality of this manga will not drop in further chapters. Another good thing about the manga is that the protagonist is willing to improve (unlike many other characters like him) and even does improve (as in man up).
Omamori Himari - Seems to be a standard harem series, there is a bit too much ecchi for my taste and there isn't anything particularly remarkable about the series. I read one or two interesting harem series recently, but unlike Omamori Himari, they had something that made them worth reading i.e. unusual male lead, jokes that are actually funny etc. I might or might not continue reading it, but I certainly won't be picking it up again unless I'm really bored.
Minamoto-kun Monogatari - I found myself uninterested after learning the plot in second chapter and dropped it. What's the plot? A guy who started collage moves in to live with his aunt. Said guy has gynophobia and the aunt (who is an attractive woman and is not that old) is suppose to hate men (I wonder about that, considering how bold she acts towards the protagonist). Anyways, the aunt plans to conduct a little experiment: cure the protagonist from his fear of woman and turn him into some sort of Cassanova. That kind of plot is not my thing.
VITA Sexualis - Super poorly writen ecchi harem crap. It kind of runs on innuendos (though some of them turn real in a way and end up being rather bad puns). First part of the first chapter was tollerable, because that Emperor Mao character was kind of funny, but then the manga starts showing it's true colors and ends up being bad (how could it be good with a title like that). I bet it gets worse after the second chapter, but I'm not that keen on finding out. Dropped permanently.
Arms Peddler - It reminded me of Kurohime, Claymore and few other series in a good way (as in good parts taken from those series, while leaving out the bad ones). It's a post apocalyptic neo-western thing with a really strong and cool female lead. What's more, there is a lot of guns and gun fights. What's not to like? You know I really like action adventure series and I like them even more with a hint of romance and all that seems to be present in Arms Peddler.
Otoyome-gatari - An awesome slice-of-life, slow pace, romance series from the same author as Emma. It features a 12 year old boy married to a 20 year old girl. Both of them are nomads and by local standards the boy is (almost) an adult. Neither of them seem to be bothered by the age gap and despite this being an arranged marriage, they seem to care for each other deeply. It actually does not have any creepy shotacon feel to it, unlike the Saki(20) x Wataru(13) pair from Hayate no Gotoku (but there is also the part about Saki acting Wataru's mother\older sister for quite a some time). This kind of reminds me of Dengeki Daisy, which also didn't give a creepy feel, despite there being a noticeable age difference between the characters. Going back to Otoyome-gatari, it's really sweet (in many ways). The protagonist is quite mature despite his age (but that was to be expected considering the environment he was brought up in) and does his best to fulfill his role as a husband (though there are still things that he is yet to do). They might be married, but that doesn't mean that their relationship does not progress. I actually liked how it progresses at its own pace. It kind of reminded me of Unbalance X Unbalance where the male lead rushed things too much on several occasions instead of letting his relationship progress at its own speed. In that manga it always gave the feeling that "things were going good and now he ruined it" (and it actually went like that too). Anyway, Otoyome-gatari is probably the best thing written with such age difference between the male lead and female lead.
D-Frag - While I found it to be similar to Fujimura-Kun Mates, I didn't like it's jokes half as much. It's a series with a delinquent male lead and half a dozen out of ordinary girls. I don't really find it very funny when the male lead gets tormented for no real reason and it appears the girls enjoy nothing more than that. I stalled it for now, but I'll probably continue reading it later.
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