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Oyaji Romance Manga Selections

I consider myself an advocate of the delicious oyaji.  At least advocate sounds better than raving fangirl madly attempting to brainwash others. *ahem* As a follow-up to my oyaji BL manga primer, here’s a selection of great romance manga featuring older men.  Romance for adults.  Not necessarily the naughty kind, but the grown-up kind.

You’ll notice this list is much smaller, especially since I went ahead and independently covered a number of the titles.  Unfortunately, romancing older men isn’t a terribly common theme, at least not as the main focus of a manga. I don’t use the label “romance” lightly.  A genuine, powerful draw between two characters must be the main focus to make this list.  So here’s a selection of my favorite titles featuring an oyaji in a romantic story within some selected shoujo, josei, seinen, and BL manga.

Dowth may be like 1000 years old, but he’s still got it.

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Hoshi Mamoru Inu by Murakami Takashi

Hoshi Mamoru Inu

A story for people who love both dogs and life.

Hoshi Mamoru Inu begins at the end.  A man’s corpse is discovered in a rusted station wagon, left to decay untouched for a year.  Nestled below that body was a smaller, less decayed form.  It was a dog that had been dead for  only about 3 months.  What led these two to this journey’s end?

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