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Smells Like Green Spirit

Smells Like Green Spirit

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Japanese: スメルズライクグリーンスピリット


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 12, 2011 to Feb 13, 2013
Authors: Nagai, Saburou (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Be


Score: 8.001 (scored by 998 users)
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Ranked: #9902
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Popularity: #4032
Members: 2,279
Favorites: 61
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A story of friendship and self-discovery in a small town.


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Oct 26, 2014
SleepyBear (All reviews)
The story of the bullied, closeted gay high-schooler in a small town is a clichéd (but relevant) one in American media, and yet seeing this brand of narrative in the context of BL is refreshing. BL is considered to be the sphere of fantasy. Much of it is character-driven and chooses to place less emphasis on plot and setting, placing the main couple into a bubble. Nagai Saburou’s Smells Like Green Spirit is unique in that it explores both the characters’ impact on their environment, and how the small town and its inhabitants have molded the characters and their decisions.

Some of the characters and read more
Nov 9, 2017
kizunaka (All reviews)
I randomly saw this manga without seeing the comments or the ratings it had. Thank goodness I didn't, because the story was unexpected in all kinds of ways.

Story 8/10
At first, the impression I got from the story was that it seemed like it's centered around comedy. But then, there'd be glimpses of really depressing and realistic issues. One moment, I was laughing, but then, I also felt like crying; the characters' misery was very realistic, and even though I am not homosexual, I could feel the pain they were going through.

Art 8/10
The mangaka did a really good job for the art. The characters' read more


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