Questions tagged [doujinshi]

"Doujinshi" is a Japanese term for self-published works, mostly used to refer to works by amateurs. Use this tag for questions about "doujinshi" as a concept. Use a more specific tag for questions about particular doujinshi.

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What is the difference between doujinshi and manga?

Doujinshi seem to represent usually works of amateurs, but that is a subjective measure. What is the objective difference between both works?
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How do I figure out the contents of doujinshi?

I have been to Japan and saw all these doujinshi manga which all look really interesting just by their cover. But how do Japanese people actually figure out the content of these books? There is no ...
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What order are couplings like 'CharAxCharB' in?

In doujins coupling characters from a show off, the characters are usually referred to in the title as "Character A x Character B" (I feel this snippet from hanagai! explains it better) Is there any ...