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- Prince of Tennis - [ Chinese Fan Art Site ] - I admit, I waffled on whether or not to rec this site at first because there are some gorgeous illustrations on the site, but there are also some I didn't care much for. What changed my mind? The absolutely wonderful TezukaAtobe fan-comic that was both pretty/cute AND had Tezuka molesting Atobe. I squee'd so loudly I think people three states over must have heard me. ^_~ The current top illustration for Valentine's day is wonderful, the one of Tezuka and Fuji watching the stars is lovely, the oekaki board was terribly fun, and just... this entire site put a big, huge smile on my face the entire time I was browsing through it. The lineart is lovely--that nice balance between soft/delicate and sharply clean, the shading really, really nice and the details are fabulous--Tezuka's and Atobe's and Fuji's hair look gorgeous. Plus, the artist has a tremendous strength for details and layout, making the comics look really, really well-done. Plus, I still squee over the Valentine's illustration. And any site that does both ZukaAto and ZukaFuji is clearly made for me. XD XD XD (TezukaAtobe, a little TezukaFuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - 1030 [ Japanese Fan Art Site ] - I admit, I waffled on this site for a bit at first because... well, the art wasn't exactly the best in proprotion that I'd ever seen, but I really loved the level of detail the artist put into the illustrations and the colors/shading she used. In a way, it reminded me of what appeals to me about One Piece art--in that it's the feel of the art that captured me more so than the designs themselves. However? When I got to her under gallery and saw her b&w comics, I was just blown away, because they were beautifully drawn--they're the kind of ZukaFuji that make me spin and twirl around the room. They're mostly just some light kissing, but the artist's lines are stunning and she captures that intimate, subtle feeling I get with these two. Plus, the first (the long one) comic is rather smutty and we all know how I go nuts for that sort of thing. ♥♥♥ Seriously, this artist does an incredible job and was just exactly what I needed this morning. (TezukaFuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - D.D.D. [ Japanese Fan Art Site ] - There are a couple of things that made me immediately put this site on my recs list here--one, the art is lovely, two, some of the colors/shading the artist uses are downright gorgeous, three, OMG SO FREAKING CUTE, and, four, she captures the feeling of TezuFuji that I love so much. Some of the art on this site is just incredible with the details the artist puts into her work and the colors are... breath-taking sometimes; there's this one of Tezuka and Fuji that's almost golden and makes me want to swoon with how beautiful they both are. There's also one of Tezuka leaning into Fuji's embrace that's colored with these soft, flowing colors and I cannot express how beautiful I found it to be. And then there were the comics... the one where Fuji practically drags Tezuka back into bed with him cracked me up. The whole site is wonderful, though, the under section TAUNTS me with it's hidden URL that I cannot read. *cries* T_____T (TezukaFuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - Hanahime [ Japanese Fan Art Site ] - Every once in awhile, I stumble over a TezuFuji site that's just... it's soft and romantic, but without being girly, and it puts me back into that *hanyan~* mode with this pairing that made me fall for them in the first place. This artist's Tezuka and Fuji are both lovely and she uses these soft, almost pastel colors to get the romantic feeling across that works so, so well to my eyes. The style might not be for non-TezuFuji fans, but for those of us who rabu them madly, I think this site is quite enjoyable. The TezuFuji illustrations themselves are the prettiest, but there are also a couple of Fuji-only illustrations that are fantastic--especially of him wrapped up in ribbons. Much, much love for this site. ♥ (TezukaFuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - pig-east [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - pigtail78 recommended this site to me, saying it was a lovely TezukaFuji site, so, well, yes, naturally I immediately pounced on it and she was right that the comics are wonderful. There's one that just... every so often a comic is done just perfectly for my tastes and this site had one with the one where Tezuka's arm was in a sling and just the sheer intensity of the look on Fuji's face when he's yelling at him. It was drawn beautifully, just... wow, it's the kind that really kind of takes me from coherent fangirl to "OH MY GOD THAT WAS SO PRETTY I'M GOING TO ANNOY YOU ALL WITH MY FANGIRLING NOW BECAUSE I LOVED IT SO MUCH". It also helps that I rather liked the color art--she does this tall and almost lanky Tezuka and Fuji that works for me. Plus... there's this one comic... pretty naked boys draped in sheets at night with moonlight streaming the windows. What more could I ask for? *fangirls* Settling down now (honest!), this was a lovely site, very much something I enjoyed going through, and put a sparkle in my eyes. *twirls* Plus, hey, there's some pretty Niou/Yagyuu on the site. ^_^v (TezukaFuji, some Niou/Yagyuu.)

- Prince of Tennis/Full Metal Alchemist - Easy Slope [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - It's really kind of rare these days that I find Tenipuri sites I like, not just because I don't look for them as often, but because I've seen so much at this point. However, it makes it worthwhile to keep hunting high and low when I find sites like this because OMG SQUEE MOMORYO FANART! I mean, yes, the artist does a couple of absolutely lovely TezukaFuji illustrations (and a couple of wibble-inducing chibi ones for them), she does some lovely Hyoutei CG stuff (her Atobe especially looks beautiful), she does these fantastic Hiyoshi/Gakuto illustrations, but, when everything's said and done, it's her MomoRyo that put me over the edge. Because the comic where Ryoma (I think?) kisses Momo on the cheek? LOVE. The chibis and the poster-like illustrations? MORE LOVE. The artist really does a fantastic job with the CG style she uses and I LOVE the way her illustrations all look like they could be posters, it's a fantastic way to do her art. Plus, the kitty comics are quite possibly the cutest things ever. *coughs* Anyway. Yes. The FMA art is lovely as well--the artist did these fantastic illustrations of Al (both in human form as a kid and in his suit of armor), she did a really nice group illustration, and there's an amazing one of Hawkeye and Al (not a pairing, mind), in that same strong CG-coloring style. I *heart*. (MomoRyo, a little Tezuka/Fuji, but it's mostly gen/other and no FMA pairings.)

- Prince of Tennis - C.O.L. [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - There are only three illustrations in the gallery proper, but I wanted to put this site on my recs page for a couple of reasons--one, I love those three illustrations, they're really beautiful and use lovely colors and just NAIL the FEEL of Tezuka/Fuji for me. Two, the thing that really put me over the edge for this site, was the oekaki diary, because the artist just... oh, I VIBE on her art, I really do. She's got that indescribably quality that makes my TezukaFuji fangirl sparkle like mad crazy that I doubt I'll ever quite be able to put into words. Pretty colors, that sense of... romance and intimacy without them ever every really DOING much of anything. Both her Tezuka and Fuji are just... lovely and she has a wonderful sense of humor (Fuji adding what I assume is wasabi sauce to Tezuka's frying pan while he freaks out is great XD) and I just... eeee! This might not do much for non-ZukaFuji fans, but I am poinging with glee. (TezukaFuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I really debated on whether or not to rec this site, because I sort of sit on the fence over the art. Just... if you're a TezuFuji fan like I am, there are certain illustrations on this site that just made me melt into a pile of GOO. The art is sort of sketchy, but that works in favor of a lighter, sweeter tone to the art and I just... I FLAIL over the OishiEeiji fanart that had them leaning into each other, I FAWN over the fanart of Tezuka kissing Fuji, and I am a wibbling mess of fangirl on the floor over the one of Tezuka holding Fuji close with the maple leaves over the fanart. There's not a ton of art here, it's not the kind that'll blow you away, but... it warmed my heart and that's a wonderful thing sometimes. It made me feel better. ♥ (TezukaFuji, but other traditional Seigaku pairings, too.)

- Prince of Tennis - dapantyo [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - ....have I never rec'd this site? It seems like I must have... but I can't find it in my links anywhere. It's one of those sites that's just completely all over the map with the characters they draw in the illustrations. One time it'll be a TezuAto illustration, the next it'll be an Eiji illustration, the next it'll be an OshiGaku illustration, the next it'll be Fuji, the next it'll be Ryoma and Karupin, the next it'll be a TezuFuji illustration, then another OshiGaku illustration, and so on. Which I like, because I like a lot of different things (obviously) and because the art is really cute. Her OshiGaku is probably the best, but I find I also like the ZukaAto stuff, because she uses these really pretty colors with brush-like style that works nicely. Just... a NICE site and FUN and one of those that gives me a fix for lots of little things. (Several shounen ai pairings, few themes, but mostly OshiGaku, with Seigaku-friendly, Hyoutei-friendly, TezuAto-friendly, and TezuFuji-friendly elements.)

- Prince of Tennis - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I will say right off the bat, that this site is not going to be for everyone and I admit that some part of me sort of feels guilty for liking it so much. But then I go browse the artist's comics and she'll have ZukaFuji smut and I'll go, "HA. I DON'T CARE if Fuji is uber-uke!Fuji here, THE ARTIST GAVE ME ZUKAFUJI SMUT, THAT'S ALL I CARE ABOUT. XD XD XD" (At least I admit that upfront? ^_~) However, it's not just that, it's also that the artist really is quite talented; her b&w sketch-like lines look really pretty and there was more than one time when I fluttered over how beautiful the characters looked. There are a couple of panels of Tezuka especially that are just... wow, breathtaking and Fuji is just so lovely in that finely drawn sort of way. Plus? Holy hell, there must have been over six hundred pages/illustrations on this site! The comics are extremely long (I think one of the ZukaFuji ones was over eighty pages! And the Sengoku/Fuji one was way long, too--quite possibly over a hundred pages.) and full of those little moments (like Tezuka pulling Fuji close to hug him) and the kind that make my inner dippy romantic fangirl swoon and sparkle in a rather embarassing way. >__>a Just... lots of intimate (ZukaFuji) kisses, lots of sex, and just... it appealed to my inner smutty fangirl. So I loved this site. >D Though, if the uber-uke thing in fanart (or that Fuji tends to get tied up and molested a lot) drives you up the wall, you may want to pass. (Mainly Tezuka/Fuji, with strong showings for Sengoku/Fuji and Kirihara/Fuji, but a lot of Other/Fuji as well, very definitely not work-safe.)

- Prince of Tennis - Aug/6 [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I knew I was going to be won over by this site when I hit the illustration of Tezuka and Fuji doing homework together, Fuji's left hand in Tezuka's right, so they could still do their homework together--which is Hana's signature image for this couple and thus it immediately jumped out at me and made me fangirl into a puddle of goo. But it was also that the artist is really quite good--there's a gorgeous one of just Fuji in the gallery and her Tezuka/Fuji stuff makes me melt because it has these soft lines and beautiful colors and it looks sort of like watercolors, except maybe even better. Tezuka examining Fuji's hair, Tezuka kissing Fuji (The one of them in their school outfits, minus the jackets, where Tezuka's hand is sliding up underneath Fuji's shirt? Beautiful.), or the two of them out with Fuji's camera, or just whatever. This is one of those fluttery, sparkly, shimmery sites for me that puts me right back in love with this pairing. <3 (Tezuka/Fuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - Siegessaule entertainment [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - *flutters* Oh! Right from the very first TezukaFuji illustration on this site, I knew I was going to be over the moon for the site. It's not perfect, but it captures that sense of lovely intimacy and hint of romantic connection that I get so dippy over. ....yeah, that's it. The site appeals to the romantic fangirl in me, the one who likes to see them leaning into each other, leaning against each other, with Tezuka's arms wrapped around Fuji to pull him close, to see Fuji's hands on Tezuka to gently pull him close, to see them lying back in a field together, all with these beautiful, soft, almost glowing colors. It makes me quite happy. ♥ (TezukaFuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - Crouka Online [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - It took a couple of illustrations for me to really get into this site, but it helped that the TezuFuji fanarts were really cute and adorable even early on. It's one of those site that uses soft, pale colors but does so really well, so younger-looking Tezuka and Fuji on the porch with fireflies flying around or Fuji amongst the sakura trees or the two of them in traditional clothing with tsubaki flowers in Fuji's hands or Fuji looking into a lake and seeing Tezuka's reflection or, really, anything with flowers... they all look so soft and beautiful. It's the kind of site that hits that certain vibe with the characters, the one that doesn't go too far into shoujo romantic cliches, but is still very sweet and romantic and I flutter over it. Also, Tezuka playing the cello is gorgeous. *__* (Tezuka/Fuji.)

- Prince of Tennis - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Now, I swear I've seen this site before, a lot of the images look familiar, but I don't see it anywhere on my recs list. So, I'm going to assume that it either moved and finding it again would be a pain or that I never got around to rec'ing it before. I know I've seen a few of the images on doujinshi covers and they're some of the ones I continually run into again and again, the ones that stick with me because they're just so beautifully done, the backgrounds or the details of their clothes and hair and the way your gaze is drawn to their eyes because they're so sharp. The artist does these classic images, where Tezuka and Fuji are sitting in a sakura tree together or sitting amid flowers and it's not silly or overdone, it's somehow a classic masterpiece instead. The art is just... beautiful and breathtaking at times. The most recent images are awesome, the fine lines and gorgeous highlighting/coloring are terrific... but how can you resist Fuji with a Tezuka puppet on his hand? Or the most stunning image of them standing side by side in the rain? Seriously, I'm fluttering over that one. And, oh, my god, the one of them hugging underneath a shower of golden falling stars? If you are even remotely a fan of the pairing, I would say that that is a must-see image. I can't stop staring at it. *___* (Tezuka/Fuji, Oshitari/Atobe.)

- Prince of Tennis - Invisible Circus [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - So, telephonedeath posted a links list of Tezuka/Fuji fanart sites here and, naturally, I had to immediately pounce on some of them, since I haven't been able to find new TezuFuji fanart in awhile. And this site was just... oh, how I'm a sucker for the soft, gentle, yet still strong lines of this kind of art. It's not really shoujo, it's not just uber-pretty shounen (though that might come closest), it uses soft coloring so very well and the details. I'm always a sucker for a site that draws a goodly amount of detail to the characters' hair or just manages to make them so very pretty. Especially the more recent stuff--there's one of Atobe smirking that's just gorgeous and I am totally swooning over their Tezuka. Just... ♥ I mean, hell! I even liked the one Tezuka+Inui fanart there was on the site! ....which I'm not opposed to as a pairing, just that no one writes it right and, blah, blah, blah, bitchcakes. Just go view the beautiful site. <3 (Tezuka/Fuji, Tezuka/Ryoma.)

- Prince of Tennis/Naruto - Lovely Place [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - There are two things that attract me to this site--the not-quite-chibi illustrations of pretty much every major team in the series were adorable. They're so cute and every one just gets more and more adorable and there's a ton of them and then there's the little winter!Seigaku one where they're all dressed up in warm clothes and walking together and all the traditional couples and I just spaz from the cute. It helps that I'm really fond of the traditional pairings (TezuFuji, InuKai, OishiEiji, MomoRyo, etc.), but I really think these are some of the most adorable images I've seen even aside from that. The artist really knows how to draw the characters well without stepping too far over the cute line and into saccharine. The other thing is that I was really impressed by the artist's Naruto fanart, which is nicely polished and detailed. There's not nearly as much of it on the site as there is Tenipuri art, but the Gaara illustration alone makes the visit worthwhile. Well, no. Gaara and the really kickass one of ANBU!(?) Sasuke. And Naruto with the spiral on his stomach. And Hokage!Naruto with ANBU!Sasuke. *__* Such pretty colors, too. (Some implication of TezuFuji, OishiEiji, InuKai, MomoRyo, ToriShishi, AkutsuDan, OshiAto, other popular Hyoutei pairings. Worth a visit for both Seigaku and Hyoutei fans.)

- Prince of Tennis - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - You know, I came here for the TezuFuji (I don't even remember how I got here anymore, though, I think it was from an FFVII site of all things) because the banner looked like it might be cute... and the first image I see was a RyoSaku one. I inteded to pass over it like I always do, but something caught at me. It was of Ryoma lazing on the couch and Karupin next to him and Sakuno packing clothes... and Karupin was chewing on her hair. And it was somehow the cutest thing in the world and I think... I think... I think I might like RyoSaku a bit now. As for the rest of the site, it's mainly geared towards TezuFuji and it's probably of the type that you need to be a fan to really enjoy it, but... I vibed with it. The detail is really kind of amazing, seeing Tezuka and Fuji in traditional clothes, all the pretty folds and wrinkles in the cloth, all the lines of their messy hair atop it, the warm but sparse colors... I really, really dig that for this pairing. And then! Then there was a comic with hospital!Fuji and doctor!Tezuka and I think I about squeed aloud at how hot it was just because he was a doctor. And, good lord, the sketches are just... hot or adorable or wibble-worthy and adlfkjasdlfkjas the RyoSaku on the couch with his head in her lap owns me right now. (Tezuka/Fuji, Ryoma/Sakuno.)

- Gakuen Heaven/Togainu no Chi/Prince of Tennis - + robot heaven + [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - This artist starts out a little rough. But I was willing to keep going because of a potential promise for Niwa/Kaoru-chan fanart eventually and the Niwa/Nakajima fanart was really kinda interesting in the meantime. The artist was shakey at first, but you can see her slowly tightening up the characters until they both start to look really kinda hot. She's especially good at drawing Nakajima in this way that totally hits his stereotype and why I love it--tall, hot, glasses, broad shoulders, looks good in and out of a suit. Yum. And then she draws Niwa with his shirt off a lot and tattoos on his arms or a necklace around his neck and, again, omg, hot. There's almost a raw sort of quality to the art that gets better and better as she goes along. *__* Even her Kazuki/Keita is really kinda hot in this style--while it's certainly better suited to characters like Niwa and Nakajima, I found I actually liked her KazuKei as some of the best art I've seen for that pairing. The Togainu no Chi fanart is pretty much the same way, it starts out rather rough, but gets better as the artist goes along, so that a few of the later images look really good/hot, especially with the way the artist sticks to b&w a lot, which she's really good at. As for the Tenipuri art... admittedly, it's a bit difficult to find and there's only about ten illustrations on the site, but... there were two or three of them that I found I really liked and thus wanted to list it. It might not be worth visiting for just that, but it rounds out the site nicely, especially when the artist does a really hot Atobe, a nice Oshitari/Gakuto, one of the prettiest Fujis I've seen in awhile, and some rather hot Tezuka/Fuji. ♥ (Niwa/Nakajima, Kazuki/Keita, some other. Several pairings with TnC, but no real themes. Tezuka/Fuji and mostly gen for Tenipuri.)

- Prince of Tennis/Gakuen Heaven - 15syndrome [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I was kind of leaning towards recommending this site even from the first few 300x300 images, they were well-drawn, there was a pretty Fuji, there was a pretty Ryoga. But then. asldkfjalskjfd, there's this one of Tezuka and it kind of doesn't look like him, especially without the glasses, but it also kinda totally does look like him and it's so damn pretty and hot. It's just this simple little b&w (well, blue-ish, really) sketch of him and it's somehow the most gorgeous thing to me. The site is full of little cracky images or beautifully highlighted/colored CG-type illustrations and maybe I've been here because the TezuFuji looks vaguely familiar, but I don't care because it's cute and makes me a little hyper. Shush. It's worth it when that Holloween chibi one of Fuji, Eiji, and Ryoma is the cutest thing in the world. Sadly, there's only five illustrations in the Gakuen Heaven section already, but I'm including it for the nice style the artist has and two images in particular--there's an insanely hot one of Keita in an open shirt, green tie, and nothing else. And then there's this beautiful, bright, vivid one of Kazuki that the colors of it practically leap right off the screen. I'd like to see more from the artist, so! (Tezuka/Fuji, a smidge of Oishi/Eiji, some gen. No real GH pairings.)

- Prince of Tennis - AQUA*AB [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - In a way, I have completely stolen this link from Charlotte; she posted a link to an event, I started browsing the people involved, I stumbled over this site and I don't think I've recommended it before... either way, there was lovely art on it and I was all flailing arms and incoherent keyboard mashing at the TezuFuji. (Admittedly, I had to poke around the source code to find the links to the pages I wanted, but it wasn't really that difficult.) When the artist does for those soft colors, when Fuji leans on Tezuka's shoulder or Tezuka wraps an arm around him and they look off to something just beyond the border of the image... I am goo. I am goo at the beautiful, beautiful art. The artist does a very nice Tezuka, but... for once, I'm actually over the moon for the artist's take on Fuji. The way she shades his hair, the warm color used for it, the delicate but still a boy way that I am weak to... he's really, really beautiful here. The colored multi-page comic is just... one of the prettiest things I've seen in awhile. ♥ Not everything is perfect (not until you start poking around the sub-galleries, where I don't think I met an image I didn't like *___*), I'm really only over the mood for a handful of images. But those ones that got to me? Are the kind that keep me in this fandom years after I've tried to get out. ♥ (Tezuka/Fuji, some Oishi/Eiji, some Fuji/Eiji, some other yaoi pairings.)

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