|Why do you scanlate?
(10 posts, 344 views) Posted: 8d 16h, 18m ago by tactics in Manga General
I started because I wanted to give back to the community, but I continue because 1. I like the people I work with (and I've made some great friends along the way) and 2. I've learnt so many new things in Photoshop that I've been able to apply outs ...
|New Poll - Importance of Manga
(21 posts, 1155 views) Posted: 57d 15h, 43m ago by tactics in News
So-so for sure. It's gotten to the point now where I'm only reading a few series that are still going. Certainly not looking to start reading anything new. I know I haven't been keeping up with all the releases for the series on my reading list as well h ...
|New Poll - Two Page Spreads in Scanlations
(18 posts, 1795 views) Posted: 99d 19h, 45m ago by tactics in News
C'mon don't be lazy. I've redrawn every spread that's come my way, and I've had some real problematic ones before, but I always felt it was worth it. It looks so much nicer.
I get it if it's a speed release or th ...
|New Poll - Other Manga Activities
(21 posts, 1937 views) Posted: 113d 7h, 3m ago by tactics in News
I don't know how many years it's been since I started, but I don't see myself retiring anytime soon. ...
|New Poll - Bad Scanlations
(55 posts, 3630 views) Posted: 134d 19h, 30m ago by tactics in News
I'm gonna have to say no, it's not better than no release at all. Shoddy editing can be endured to an extent, but shitty translations that are in broken english can't. ...
|New Poll - Sickness
(16 posts, 1457 views) Posted: 204d 19h, 53m ago by tactics in News
I still go about my day as usual, but instead of drinking tea/coffee, I swap it out for a hot honey and lemon drink, which helps me to get rid of a cold completely within 3 days usually. ...
|New Poll - Genders and Games
(23 posts, 2398 views) Posted: 274d 9h, 8m ago by tactics in News
Eh I'm kind of 50/50 on this one. Sometimes I feel like playing as a female, sometimes I'll choose a male character. I guess I lean towards female generally when I think about it tho.
Something that helps make the decision quicker is whether romancing ...
|New Poll - Anime OP/ED
(29 posts, 6631 views) Posted: 386d 20h, 43m ago by tactics in News
I usually skip both most of the time. Sometimes I'll watch the OP once and then skip it, sometimes I don't bother to watch it at all. I never bother with the ED's. I don't know why, but I don't. I think there was only one series I used to watc ...
|Furious 7 (spoilers)
(5 posts, 619 views) Posted: 390d 10h, 49m ago by tactics in Chatter Box
Yeah I agree that the ending was good. 'Twas super sad because you know he wasn't just talking in terms of the relationship between the characters. I thought it was pretty clever, the way they made it into a tribute and fitted it into the plot really well a ...
|New Poll - Self-Control
(31 posts, 2437 views) Posted: 442d 16h, 48m ago by tactics in News
I don't read as much manga as I used to, the days of binging are over. So if I want to stop reading something, I will just stop. I like to finish the chapter I'm reading though. ...
|New Poll - Types of Relationships
(25 posts, 2850 views) Posted: 449d 19h, 44m ago by tactics in News
I usually read most romance kind of stories, but these days, just give me all the yuri. Can never read enough yuri. ...
|New Poll - Turn for the Worse
(17 posts, 1690 views) Posted: 490d 17h, 54m ago by tactics in News
This first thing that popped into my mind was Fuuka lol.
Most of the time I continue reading, but I'm getting really bad at following things recently so I'll stop reading it for a while then continue later when I remember. ...
|New Poll - Long Series
(28 posts, 2103 views) Posted: 498d 15h, 56m ago by tactics in News
I usually keep going, even if it's going through a bad patch. They're always going to have a few bad patches aren't they.
As for re-reading Naruto, haha yeah I'm doing that but slowly. I pick the next volume from the shelf and read it when ...
|New Poll - Collector
(39 posts, 2563 views) Posted: 512d 12h, 44m ago by tactics in News
I think I'd have to go for figurines.
It's addictive ...
|Anime Winter Season 2015
(13 posts, 1301 views) Posted: 518d 6h, 10m ago by tactics in Chatter Box
Huh well. Not many there that I'll watch. Probably a good thing because I am slacking so bad when it comes to watch anime. So behind on so many series. I think I'll end up watching maybe 2-3 series this season. I'll see. ...
|New Poll - Archiving Fansubs
(17 posts, 1679 views) Posted: 519d 7h, 3m ago by tactics in News
Only a few for me. I stream most of the anime I watch (if I remember to watch them. I'm so behind on currently airing anime) but there are some that I do download because I know I'm gonna want to watch them again. I like getting the blu-ray rips when ...
|New Poll - Manga App
(38 posts, 3219 views) Posted: 540d 19h, 58m ago by tactics in News
I have a few but I never use them, and the MU app is buggered I can't log in. So they all just sit there for one of those "just in case" days lol. ...
|So, Naruto Came To ? The End ? !!
(87 posts, 12067 views) Posted: 542d 8h, 45m ago by tactics in Naruto
Yeah I was thinking that the movie would cover it too. I would be ok with this. I would like to know how it happened. Everything feels shallow. I need to see some relationship building. ...
|So, Naruto Came To ? The End ? !!
(87 posts, 12067 views) Posted: 542d 14h, 16m ago by tactics in Naruto
If we ignore the pairings, the ending was ok. Yeah a bit anti-climatic but eh. I'm satisfied. It was always going to be difficult to end so good after such a long time.
The pairings though, I mean, some of them just came out of nowhere. I know Kishi's said th ...
|Fuuka now, wow...
(41 posts, 9768 views) Posted: 552d 6h, 52m ago by tactics in Fuuka
Yeah maybe. I dunno I just get the feeling that this is all a prologue and the main story is about to begin. Probs go deeper into Yuu's character now, how he's dealing with this and how it releases his untapped potential with music or something. This is wh ...
|Fuuka now, wow...
(41 posts, 9768 views) Posted: 552d 7h, 46m ago by tactics in Fuuka
I have no idea about the rankings but I have a feeling Seo had this planned from the start. I don't think this was an abrupt decision. I think he knows exactly what he's doing. He always knows how to piss off his readers, yet keep them coming back for m ...
|Fuuka now, wow...
(41 posts, 9768 views) Posted: 552d 9h, 34m ago by tactics in Fuuka
I'm guessing the name of the series was chosen to be more about the band Fuuka, rather than the actual girl herself... (if they do call the band Fuuka anyway cos it's "The Fallen Moon" at the moment right? Idk I can never remember detai ...
|New Poll - Pleasure Reading
(34 posts, 2452 views) Posted: 554d 10h, 10m ago by tactics in News
Technically it was a couple of days ago. I only read a few pages though. I'm in the mood to read, but none of the books I own are appealing to me. You know when you wanna read a certain kinda genre but you don't know exactly what. I'm in th ...
|Mangaupdates Global Site Downtime
(44 posts, 3902 views) Posted: 555d 6h, 44m ago by tactics in News
Man, it took over 24 hours for this site to finally load for me haha. It felt wrong not being able to check the site multiple times a day. ...
|New Poll - First Fandom
(27 posts, 2436 views) Posted: 568d 18h, 16m ago by tactics in News
Well, I guess technically it was Pokemon on TV when I was a kid, but I didn't know it was called anime, and to be honest, it didn't really introduce me into the fandom because I never looked deeper into it or tried to find more of the same. If anything, they ...