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Ginen Shounen

Ginen Shounen

Alternative Titles

English: Gelatin Boy
Japanese: 銀塩少年


Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 10, 2009 to Nov 25, 2010
Authors: Gotou, Junpei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday Super


Score: 7.261 (scored by 1460 users)
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Ranked: #63102
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Popularity: #3368
Members: 2,780
Favorites: 30
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Matataki is a high school student who enjoys photography. One day, he finds out that he can see the future when he looks through the viewfinder of his camera upon seeing the girl he likes, Mirai, kissing a stranger under a bell that is rumored to bring two people together for eternity...

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Tokita, Matataki
Tokita, Araragi
Niimi, Kyouko

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Nov 1, 2011
Tobuay (All reviews)
To be honest the recommendation of Lock On is a but obtuse. Indeed there is camera and school life however the feelings of the two are completely different. Not to mention that Lock On was cancelled before it got going.

The story is pretty well done for being only 20 chapters and you feel for the main male character right from the get go as it seamlessly pulls you in. If you have the time you should definitly knock this one out \(^_^)/

It's really hard to describe this by comparing it to another manga I have read simply because it more like a combination of read more
Feb 22, 2014
Schizoidmouse (All reviews)
Ginen Shounen, or Gelatin Boy, is a story based off of one boy’s love for his childhood friend. Now stories under this premise are a dime a dozen, but Ginen Shounen tries to add the twist of future shots into the mix of this romance. What this means is that, Matataki can take a snapshot of something, and see a lens flare of the future within the picture. This is the interesting new component this manga tries to sell, but was it successful in creating more than a generic childhood romance?

The story of Ginen Shounen is one that may seem simple at first, but evolves read more
Sep 16, 2018
Profesor_Teto (All reviews)
This is what i would call ''a shame''. Yes, it's a shame that this manga developed into a melodramatic soap opera.
I was really hoping for a relationship developing in a natural way, maybe with some conflict and drama, but it ended being a terrible story with chamaleonic characters.

Story: 4

The story begins with our beta protagonist who loves cameras and has a hobby of taking pictures. He is in love with his chilhood friend, who seems to be a genki girl and his feelings doesn't reach her because she is always doing some activity.
The plot begins to be atractive when the mc discovers that read more


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