Post Reply Manga similar to spice and wolf?
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Here is my manga collection so far, started in November, I also own death note complete https://gyazo.com/358a896aa8e6e4cac4bc4b7b957be704

Spice and Wolf is probably my favourite series the books are brilliant, I was wondering if anyone could suggest a collectible manga or LN (publishing in english) that would have similar vibes and be just as good as spice and wolf.

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Maoyu is the first thing that springs to mind as being similar. Unfortunately, while the anime was brought over, I don't believe either the manga or light novels have been licensed in English yet.

If visual novels are up your alley take a look at WORLD END ECONOMiCA. I haven't tried it, but it's by the same author as Spice & Wolf and also revolves around economics. It's supposed to have three parts, two of which are currently available.
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Thanks I did watch Maoyu and didn't like it anywhere near as much as spice and wolf. Hopefully the manga is better and release in english. Interesting stuff, Clannad is the only VN I have and I didn't play much, couldn't take the feels. I will look up World End Economica. I also considered the rising of a shield hero and the ancient magus bride if you know about them let me know if they are good.
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BTW, Maoyu started as a LN. There are two manga versions; personally I think the better one is the one called "Maoyu: "Be Mine Hero..."

Other recommendations:

-- Ah My Goddess : it started in the late '80s and just finished recently, so it changed a lot over the years. But eventually it becomes incredibly good.
-- Ai Yori Aoshi (out of print, in English, but you can probably still find them) : their are some ecchi harem antics, but at its core is a loving couple trying to nurture their relationship and keep it a secret.

Both of those are about young adults in love, and the first one even deals with issues of a goddess falling in love with a human. And, like Spice and Wolf, both mix comedy, drama, and romance pretty well.

You can also try Fujoshi Kanojo, a 2 volume LN. (There is a manga adaptation loosely based on the first volume.) The more you know about otaku culture, the funnier the humor will be, but at it's core is playful romance between a guy who only kinda-sorta likes anime and his hard-core otaku girlfriend. It's about good conversation and adults falling in love.
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