The BookWalker Freebies Thread

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Includes two book club picks - Chi’s Sweet Home and Flying Witch.

23 January 2022

1122: For a Happy Marriage (2016) - 72 - Drama, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Seinen

A Girl & Her Guard Dog (2018) - 72 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Yakuza, Shoujo, Age Gap, Heterosexual, School, Guns

Ajin: Demi-Human (2012) - 79 - Action, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural
Tags: Seinen, Super Power, Gore, Terrorism, Male Protagonist, Guns, Conspiracy, Suicide, Fugitive, Urban Fantasy, Crime, Anti-Hero, Military, Police, Body Horror, Philosophy, Bullying, Revenge, Shapeshifting, Drugs, Delinquents

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest (2016) - 70 - Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Psychological
Tags: Isekai, Dungeon, Male Protagonist, Magic, Guns, Heterosexual, Body Horror, Female Harem, Anti-Hero, Vampire, Kemonomimi, Demons, Bullying, Chuunibyou, Shounen, Motorcycles, Alternate Universe

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Zero (2018) - 69 - Fantasy
Tags: Magic, Gods, Isekai, Shounen

Asahi-sempai’s Favorite (2017) - 71 - Romance
Tags: School, Shoujo, Female Protagonist

Battle Angel Alita (1990) - 81 - Action, Sci-Fi
Tags: Cyberpunk, Amnesia, Female Protagonist, Seinen, Tragedy, Robots, Dystopian, Gore, Post-Apocalyptic, Martial Arts, Cyborg, Nudity, Cosmic Horror

Battle Angel Alita: Mars Chronicle (2014) - 74 - Action, Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-Fi
Tags: Seinen, Female Protagonist, Amnesia, Cyberpunk, Martial Arts, Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic, Vampire, Body Horror

Beauty and the Beast of Paradise Lost (2019) - 56 - Fantasy, Romance
Tags: Shoujo, Female Protagonist, Nekomimi

Black Panther and Sweet 16 (2015) - 66 - Comedy, Romance
Tags: Shoujo, Age Gap, Human Pet, School, Love Triangle, Heterosexual

COPPELION (2008) - 70 - Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Tags: School, Seinen, Post-Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Female Protagonist

Cat Monster System (2016) - 30 - Comedy, Slice of Life, Supernatural
Tags: Seinen, Youkai

Cells at Work! (2015) - 76 - Comedy
Tags: Educational, Shounen, Ensemble Cast, Primarily Adult Cast, Pandemic, Gore, Female Protagonist

Cells at Work: Platelets! (2019) - 69 - Comedy
Tags: Shounen, Female Protagonist

Cherry Tree Communication (None) - 59 - Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Romance
Tags: Female Harem, School

Chi’s Sweet Home (2004) - 77 - Comedy, Slice of Life :fireworks:absolute beginner’s bookclub:fireworks:
Tags: Animals, Full Color, Iyashikei, Family Life, Seinen

Chihayafuru (2007) - 85 - Drama, Romance, Sports
Tags: Karuta, Female Protagonist, Josei, School Club, Coming of Age, Love Triangle, Card Battle, School, Heterosexual, Tomboy, Primarily Teen Cast

Der Werwolf - The Annals of Veight ~Origins~ (2016) - 64 - Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Tags: Werewolf, Reincarnation, Demons

Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (2010) - 84 - Drama
Tags: Rakugo, Josei, Tragedy, Acting, Primarily Adult Cast, Historical, Male Protagonist, Work, War, Tsundere, Oiran, Yakuza, Love Triangle, Family Life, Crossdressing, Afterlife, Suicide

Dr.コトー診療所 (2000) - 72 - Drama, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Medicine, Seinen, Male Protagonist, Rural

Dragon Head (1994) - 70 - Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-Fi
Tags: Survival, Seinen, Tragedy, Post-Apocalyptic, Drugs, Bullying, Trains

Elegant Yokai Apartment Life (2011) - 74 - Supernatural
Tags: Youkai, Shounen, Male Protagonist, School, Food, Coming of Age, Urban Fantasy, Magic, Shapeshifting, Super Power

Even Though We’re Adults (2019) - 71 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Primarily Adult Cast, LGBTQ+ Themes, Yuri, Female Protagonist, Teacher, Josei

Excuse Me for Being a Cat! (1989) - 66 - Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Tags: School, Shounen

Fluffy Paradise (2017) - 68 - Adventure, Fantasy, Slice of Life
Tags: Isekai, Female Protagonist, Animals, Reincarnation, Shoujo

Flying Witch (2012) - 79 - Comedy, Slice of Life, Supernatural
Tags: Iyashikei, Magic, Witch, Rural, Urban Fantasy, Female Protagonist, Family Life, Shounen

Girlfriend, Girlfriend (2020) - 69 - Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Female Harem, Male Protagonist, Surreal Comedy, Parody, Love Triangle, Slapstick, Tsundere, Shounen, Primarily Female Cast, Heterosexual, School, Yandere, Bisexual

Give Me A Break! (1998) - 80 - Comedy, Ecchi, Romance
Tags: Shoujo

God Doesn’t Play Dice; God or Devil; (2010) - 67 - Romance, Supernatural
Tags: Shoujo

Harem Marriage (2014) - 62 - Drama, Ecchi, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Female Harem, Nudity, Seinen, Female Protagonist, Primarily Adult Cast

Heat Edge (1989) - 80 - Comedy, Mystery
Tags: Josei, Police

Heavenly Delusion (2018) - 72 - Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Tags: Post-Apocalyptic, Seinen, Body Swapping, Nudity

Hell Girl (2005) - 67 - Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural
Tags: Shoujo, Urban Fantasy, Female Protagonist, Afterlife, Bullying, Alternate Universe

In/Spectre (2015) - 76 - Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Supernatural
Tags: Youkai, Detective, Age Gap, Urban Fantasy, Female Protagonist, Shounen

K-メモリー・オブ・レッド- (2012) - 78 - Action, Supernatural
Tags: Shoujo

KAGETORA (2001) - 69 - Action, Comedy, Romance
Tags: Shounen, Ninja, Martial Arts, Female Harem

Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition (2015) - 75 - Comedy, Slice of Life
Tags: Family Life, Work, Drawing, Meta, Satire, Episodic

Linden Tree (1984) - 86 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Shoujo

Love After World Domination (2019) - 74 - Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Romance, Supernatural
Tags: Shounen, Superhero

Love Order 200X (1999) - 70 -
Tags: Josei

Love in Focus (2016) - 71 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Love Triangle, Photography, Shoujo

Lovely Muco! (2011) - 72 - Slice of Life
Tags: Animals, Iyashikei, Work, Rural

Magical Sempai (2016) - 63 - Comedy, Ecchi, Romance
Tags: School, School Club, Magic, Female Protagonist, Seinen, Nudity, Male Protagonist, Bondage

Medalist (2020) - 83 - Drama, Psychological, Sports
Tags: Seinen, Ice Skating, Female Protagonist, Male Protagonist

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (2013) - 79 - Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life
Tags: Dragons, Maids, Yuri, Family Life, Monster Girl, Seinen, Female Protagonist, Magic, Nudity, War, Gender Bending

Museum (2013) - 71 - Drama, Horror, Mystery, Psychological
Tags: Seinen, Police, Crime, Male Protagonist, Primarily Adult Cast, Tragedy

My Boss’s Kitten (2017) - 69 - Romance
Tags: Shoujo

My Dearest Self With Malice Aforethought (2018) - 81 - Drama, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Slice of Life
Tags: Dissociative Identities, Seinen, Amnesia, Male Protagonist, Revenge, Crime, Fugitive, Police, Prostitution, Torture, Denpa, Gore, Gangs, Nudity, College, Adoption, Time Skip, LGBTQ+ Themes, Body Horror, Guns

My Roomie Is a Dino (2018) - 70 - Comedy, Slice of Life
Tags: Gyaru, Dinosaurs, Iyashikei, Surreal Comedy, Female Protagonist, Animals, Primarily Adult Cast, Language Barrier

Noragami: Stray God (2010) - 83 - Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Supernatural
Tags: Gods, Male Protagonist, Shounen, Youkai, Mythology, Tragedy, Reincarnation, Female Protagonist, Swordplay, Revenge, Ghost, Nekomimi, Heterosexual, Afterlife, Torture, Religion, Urban Fantasy

Our Bodies, Entwining, Entwined (2021) - 60 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Heterosexual, Josei, Primarily Adult Cast, Office Lady

Our Fake Marriage (2017) - 55 - Romance
Tags: Josei, Female Protagonist, Heterosexual, Primarily Adult Cast

Parasyte (1989) - 82 - Action, Drama, Horror, Psychological, Sci-Fi
Tags: Seinen, Male Protagonist, Environmental, Body Horror, Aliens, Super Power, Tragedy, Gore, Philosophy, Delinquents, Heterosexual

Peach Boy Riverside (2015) - 71 - Adventure, Fantasy
Tags: Shounen, Demons, Female Protagonist, Male Protagonist

Peach! (None) - 43 - Comedy, Ecchi, Romance
Tags: Female Harem

Practice Makes Perfect (2017) - 72 - Romance, Sports
Tags: Josei, Volleyball

Prison Hearts (2015) - 67 - Mystery
Tags: Shoujo

Prison School (2011) - 72 - Comedy, Ecchi, Psychological, Romance
Tags: Seinen, School, Male Protagonist, Slavery, Surreal Comedy, Slapstick, Nudity, Bullying, Love Triangle, Revenge, Kuudere, Watersports

Saint Cecilla and Pastor Lawrence (2017) - 77 - Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: 4-koma, Shounen

Saving Sweets for After-Hours (2019) - 76 - Romance
Tags: Shoujo, Work, Age Gap

Say “I Love You”. (2008) - 75 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Shoujo, Coming of Age, School, Heterosexual, Female Protagonist, Love Triangle, Bullying, College, Time Skip, Teens’ Love, Age Gap

Shaman King (1998) - 76 - Action, Adventure, Comedy, Supernatural
Tags: Super Power, Male Protagonist, Mythology, Shounen, Reincarnation, Primarily Male Cast, Twins, Ghost

Skip and Loafer (2018) - 83 - Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Female Protagonist, School, Coming of Age, Seinen, LGBTQ+ Themes, Transgender

Something’s Wrong With Us (2016) - 73 - Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Romance
Tags: Josei, Work, Heterosexual

Starving Anonymous (2014) - 71 - Horror, Sci-Fi
Tags: Aliens, Gore, Seinen, Body Horror, Nudity, Tragedy

Sweat and Soap (2018) - 80 - Comedy, Ecchi, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Primarily Adult Cast, Office Lady, Sweat, Female Protagonist, Heterosexual, Work, Seinen, Nudity, Love Triangle, Disability

Tesla Note (2021) - 66 - Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Tags: Conspiracy, Shounen, Female Protagonist, Male Protagonist

That’s My Atypical Girl (2018) - 79 - Drama, Psychological, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Primarily Adult Cast, Rehabilitation, Bullying, Seinen, Disability, Male Protagonist, Language Barrier, Drawing, Writing, Heterosexual

The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again Today (2018) - 70 - Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life
Tags: Female Protagonist, Primarily Adult Cast, Shounen, Office Lady, Animals

The Witch and the Beast (2016) - 79 - Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Tags: Gender Bending, Seinen, Gore, Body Swapping, Magic, Witch, Urban Fantasy, Vampire, Fairy Tale, Parody

Those Not-So-Sweet Boys (2019) - 76 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Shoujo, School, Delinquents, Love Triangle

To Your Eternity (2016) - 82 - Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Supernatural
Tags: Tragedy, Coming of Age, Shapeshifting, Philosophy, Time Skip, Ghost, Outdoor, Ensemble Cast, Survival, Bullying, Suicide, Shounen, Denpa, Yandere, Dissociative Identities, Henshin, Age Regression, Agender, Animals, Aliens, Language Barrier, LGBTQ+ Themes, Nudity

We’re New at This (2018) - 74 - Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Family Life, Seinen, Episodic, Kuudere, Nudity, Male Protagonist

Welcome to the Ballroom (2011) - 83 - Drama, Romance, Sports
Tags: Dancing, Male Protagonist, Shounen, Coming of Age, Heterosexual

When We Shout for Love (2018) - 74 - Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Tags: Shoujo, Otaku Culture, School

Ya Boy Kongmin! (2019) - 78 - Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Music, Slice of Life, Supernatural
Tags: Seinen, Reincarnation, Male Protagonist, Female Protagonist, Idol, Primarily Adult Cast, Urban

Yamaguchi-kun Isn’t So Bad (2019) - 78 - Comedy, Romance
Tags: School, Shoujo, Heterosexual

Yanagihara Is a Sex Addict. (2017) - None - Drama, Romance
Tags: Full Color

これは恋のはなし (2010) - 73 - Drama, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Shoujo, Age Gap, Male Protagonist, Writing, Love Triangle, Time Skip

そのキスに、二言なし (2020) - 100 - Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Teens’ Love, Work, Office Lady, Josei

その美人ふしだらにつき (2019) - 74 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Josei, Fashion, Heterosexual

だいすき!! ゆずの子育て日記 (None) - 90 - Drama, Slice of Life
Tags: Josei, Disability

とりぱん (2005) - 80 - Comedy, Slice of Life
Tags: Seinen

なにわ友あれ (2007) - 72 - Action, Romance
Tags: Cars, Seinen

ふぁんたじあ (1993) - 70 - Ecchi, Fantasy, Romance
Tags:

へうげもの (2005) - 82 - Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life
Tags: Seinen, Historical, Male Protagonist, Swordplay, Tragedy

みなみけ (2004) - 72 - Comedy, Slice of Life
Tags: Slapstick, Family Life, Primarily Female Cast, Cute Girls Doing Cute Things

わたしの飼育係くん (2016) - 73 - Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Shoujo, School

アリスの楽園 (2016) - 78 - Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Romance, Supernatural
Tags: Josei

アンタイトル・ブルー (2020) - 70 - Drama
Tags: Josei, Drawing

イサック (2017) - 72 - Action, Adventure
Tags: Samurai, Historical, War, Guns, Military, Gore, Revenge, Seinen, Archery

エルフ・17 (1984) - 73 - Adventure, Comedy
Tags: Elf

A Couple of Cuckoos (2020) - 67 - Comedy, Romance
Tags: Female Harem, Love Triangle, Male Protagonist, Tsundere, Shounen, School, Heterosexual, Family Life, Twins, Idol

クッキングパパ (1984) - 75 -
Tags: Food, Family Life, Seinen, Work

ゴールデンゴールド (2015) - 68 - Mystery, Supernatural
Tags: Seinen, Female Protagonist

ジパング (2001) - 78 - Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Tags: Military, Seinen, Historical, Ships, Primarily Male Cast, Primarily Adult Cast, War, Time Manipulation

ジパング 深蒼海流 (2012) - 90 - Drama
Tags: Historical

チョコっとちょこちゃん (None) - 90 -
Tags: Kids, Magic

テロール教授の怪しい授業 (2018) - 85 - Drama
Tags: Terrorism

デカ教師 (2006) - 70 - Mystery
Tags:

ヒストリエ (2003) - 81 - Adventure, Drama
Tags: Historical, Seinen, Foreign, Politics, Slavery, Male Protagonist, War, Time Skip, Dissociative Identities, Nudity, Body Horror, Gore

ホンノウスイッチ (2018) - 74 - Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Josei, Primarily Adult Cast, Female Protagonist, Nudity, Heterosexual

ホームルーム (2018) - 74 - Comedy, Drama, Ecchi
Tags: Rape, Nudity, Yandere, Female Protagonist, Male Protagonist

ポンコツ風紀委員とスカート丈が不適切なJKの話 (2019) - 75 - Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: School, Tsundere, Shounen, Gyaru, Ensemble Cast, Heterosexual

マイホームヒーロー (2017) - 79 - Action, Drama, Thriller
Tags: Crime, Seinen, Yakuza, Mafia, Primarily Adult Cast, Police, Delinquents, Cult

マジで付き合う15分前 (2019) - 73 - Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: School, Shoujo, Female Protagonist, Male Protagonist, Heterosexual

一平 (1993) - 85 - Action, Drama
Tags:

九十九くんの愛はまちがっている (2015) - 70 - Comedy, Romance
Tags: School, Shoujo

修羅の門 第弐門 (2010) - 74 - Action
Tags: Shounen, Martial Arts

僕たちがやりました (2015) - 80 - Comedy, Drama, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Seinen, Tragedy, Terrorism, Primarily Male Cast, Satire, Revenge, School, Delinquents, Time Skip, Nudity, Suicide, Heterosexual, Primarily Teen Cast

兄とわたしと先生のヒミツ (2019) - 85 - Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Shoujo, Teacher, Age Gap

天地明察 (2011) - 80 - Drama, Slice of Life
Tags: Seinen, Historical, Go, Biographical

嫁いできた嫁が愛想笑いばかりしてる (2019) - 74 - Comedy, Romance
Tags: Samurai, Historical, Shounen, Yandere

寄生獣リバーシ (2018) - 72 - Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-Fi
Tags: Aliens

復讐の教科書 (2020) - 58 - Drama, Psychological, Slice of Life
Tags: Revenge, Bullying, Amnesia, Body Swapping, Seinen, Nudity, Netorare

忍者と極道 (2020) - 90 - Action, Drama
Tags: Male Protagonist, Primarily Adult Cast, Primarily Male Cast, Assassins, Yakuza, Seinen, Ninja, Gore

悪夢の棲む家 ゴーストハント (2012) - 78 - Horror, Mystery, Supernatural
Tags: Shoujo, Ghost

昨日、いえなかったこと (2006) - 100 - Romance
Tags: School, Shoujo

昭和ファンファーレ (2017) - 85 - Drama, Slice of Life
Tags: Josei, Historical, Female Protagonist, Coming of Age

東京ミュウミュウオーレ! (2019) - 71 - Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Tags: Primarily Male Cast, Heterosexual, Shoujo, Nekomimi, Female Protagonist, Henshin, Animals, Male Harem, Love Triangle, Catboys

桜色キスホリック (2018) - 75 - Romance
Tags: Shoujo, Age Gap, Teens’ Love

沈黙の艦隊 (1989) - 81 - Action, Drama
Tags: Military, Seinen, Male Protagonist, Primarily Male Cast, Primarily Adult Cast, Ships

満州アヘンスクワッド (2020) - 75 - Action, Mystery, Thriller
Tags: Foreign, Drugs, Historical, Nudity, Seinen, Male Protagonist, Guns, Gore, Female Protagonist, Military, Tragedy

焼いてるふたり (2020) - 77 - Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Food, Male Protagonist, Primarily Adult Cast, Seinen, Female Protagonist, Family Life, Educational, Office Lady, Rural, Outdoor

猫奥 (2020) - None - Comedy, Slice of Life
Tags: Seinen, Animals, Female Protagonist, Primarily Adult Cast

生徒会役員共 (2007) - 77 - Comedy, Ecchi, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: 4-koma, School, Shounen, Female Harem, Ensemble Cast

真昼のポルボロン (2017) - 90 - Drama, Slice of Life
Tags: Family Life

着たい服がある (2018) - 74 - Drama, Slice of Life
Tags: Seinen, Female Protagonist, Fashion

私の正しいお兄ちゃん (2018) - 70 - Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Josei, Heterosexual, Primarily Adult Cast, Female Protagonist

秘密のチャイハロ (2017) - 70 - Drama, Horror, Psychological
Tags: Shoujo, Mafia, Female Protagonist, Bullying

花とくちづけ (2020) - 70 - Romance, Slice of Life
Tags: Age Gap, Shoujo, Heterosexual

蒼天航路 (1994) - 75 - Action, Adventure, Supernatural
Tags: Military, Seinen, Historical, Classic Literature, Male Protagonist

親愛なるA嬢へのミステリー (2016) - 76 - Mystery, Romance
Tags: Josei

雪女と蟹を食う (2019) - 72 - Drama, Romance
Tags: Seinen, Netori, Tragedy, Nudity, Primarily Adult Cast

龍狼伝 (1988) - 74 - Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Tags: Shounen, Historical

As a little unrelated treat for those who also have fond memories of watching GameCentre CX, I recently found out that Arino (as part of his double act with Hamaguchi Masaru, よゐこ) now do stuff on Nintendo’s Youtube channel. I particularly enjoyed the series where they played user-submitted Game Builder Garage titles.

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