|Raw Manga (with furigana)
(5 posts, 487 views) Posted: 248d 5h, 18m ago by Galooza in I'm Looking For...
Shinryaku! Ika Musume is the best fit for what you're looking for that I can think of. Furigana with very little, if any, handwritten text that doesn't have furigana. ...
|New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 8244 views) Posted: 280d 10h, 13m ago by Galooza in News
I do and don't have issues with how releases are obtained. something like irc, for example, I say get off your duff and take a few minutes to get acquainted with it. It ain't that hard. If I see an adfly link through which to get a release, I'll purposely a ...
|New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 8244 views) Posted: 284d 7h, 21m ago by Galooza in News
You're completely ignoring the plus sides making your comment one-sided. Though there are plenty of ungrateful leechers, there are plenty of grateful ones also. We don't just want to up and disappoint them due to the others. Plus, this may just be me ...
|New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 8244 views) Posted: 286d 7h, 41m ago by Galooza in News
As an ex-scanlator, definitely getting bombarded with wanting to know when the next chapter of something may be released. You go a couple days later than when a chapter may usually be released and you get flooded. If it's pushing a month or two then I c ...
|20+ Volumes; Underated/Unknown manga you'd recommend?
(15 posts, 1666 views) Posted: 347d 12h, 43m ago by Galooza in I'm Looking For...
Capeta - I get bored very easily and there's not a lot that makes me want to read it in one go. This is one of the few. ...
(18 posts, 1550 views) Posted: 495d 4h, 31m ago by Galooza in Manga General
It's not stupidity. It's because there are other out there who are going to do the series regardless. Those who host their own sites rely on ads or donations to pay server costs, so readers going somewhere else for faster scanlated chapters gets in t ...
|Better way to translate this?
(8 posts, 581 views) Posted: 505d 7h, 43m ago by Galooza in Manga General
Imo it's more of what type of character is speaking. Personalization should play a part, too. A rebel type character who talks very informally/slang wouldn't say that, but someone like a proper speaking butler would. ...
|What manga has taught me about Japanese culture...
(112 posts, 13248 views) Posted: 556d 10h, 20m ago by Galooza in Chatter Box
Don't claim any to be 100% true, but are the case for most of what I've seen.
1) If you've lived somewhere all your life, your only friends are childhood friends. Everyone else are acquaintances.
2) Despite how warm/cold the area's clima ...
|Types of Scanlation Jobs
(54 posts, 36901 views) Posted: 615d 22h, 36m ago by Galooza in Manga General
For the most part, cleaning and typesetting. Sometimes in my case, I did cleaning, proofreading, and typesetting, so that could fit too. ...
|Why does KANO Yasuhiro keep getting canceled?
(22 posts, 5671 views) Posted: 904d 13h, 13m ago by Galooza in Kagami no Kuni no Harisugawa
Mx0 never should've been axed as far as I'm concerned, but Harusigawa is justified in its lack of a real plot. As said above, they should've done Loop, that was great. ...
|Internet Censorship TODAY
(100 posts, 11787 views) Posted: 919d 13h, 12m ago by Galooza in Chatter Box
Quote from Identity Crisis
No. Just, no. If ip retention wasn't enough: "In addition to Internet usage, customers' addresses, bank acco ...
|Why Manga Publishing Is Dying (And How It Could Get Better)
(53 posts, 4064 views) Posted: 920d 5h, 32m ago by Galooza in News
Part of the reason why the US manga scene sucks is that it takes 3 freakin months+ for a volume to come out. There is no weekly magazine that's consistently imported without maybe a 2 week delay every so often. One day, the publishers are gonna have ...
|Automatic manga translation/scanlation
(16 posts, 6085 views) Posted: 955d 14h, 18m ago by Galooza in Manga General
There's only one thing that poses a problem with this, and that is, as mentioned, autoTLs. I've seen Google TL do its job well, the only problem that makes manga incompatible with autoTLs here is that mangaka use almost a whole nother form of Japa ...
|Ala Atra Closes its doors
(32 posts, 1225 views) Posted: 973d 23h, 3m ago by Galooza in News
Haters gonna hate. ...
|why is the gap between scanlations and actual chapter that big?
(8 posts, 1851 views) Posted: 1068d 1h, 41m ago by Galooza in Karate Shoukoushi Kohinata Minoru
Doesn't look like people entirely get what he's asking. Either it wasn't immediately being scanlated after the series first started and got quite a back up or sometimes staff disappear and scanlating gets haulted. It's being released weekly ...
|Do you hate Shoujo?
(236 posts, 27080 views) Posted: 1098d 22h, 22m ago by Galooza in Shoujo/Josei
I hate shoujo/josei for one reason and one reason only. The art. Stories are probably a lot like any shounen/seinen and I might like them, but I can't stand the art. They draw it to appeal to the ladies, and they do a good job of it in my opinion. ...
|English Dubs: What do you think?
(14 posts, 1598 views) Posted: 1165d 9h, 58m ago by Galooza in Kuroshitsuji
Most take their hate for them too far and don't give any a chance. Granted 99% are horrible, but then you have the select few that are actually good or better. IE: Nothing better than Brian Drummond as Vegeta when he realizes Gohan tricked him and got aw ...
|Batoto: An Online Reader FOR Scanlators BY Scanlators
(27 posts, 11487 views) Posted: 1226d 3h, 43m ago by Galooza in Manga General
I don't like it. The whole point is that nobody should be making money from doing this. We don't want readers to be making money while we're not trying to. That's what the whole thing's about. This just sidesteps the real issue.
|Dudes Trying to get Laid
(2 posts, 644 views) Posted: 1241d 1h, 25m ago by Galooza in I'm Looking For...
I'd say Saru Lock should fit mostly perfect if not fully perfect. ...
|name of this manga ..
(1 posts, 383 views) Posted: 1264d 10h, 47m ago by Galooza in I'm Looking For...
Apart from a few details which aren't the same, it sounds almost exactly like "Kimi ga Nozomu Eien," which is just an anime. As far as manga goes, nothing really comes to mind. ...
|Digital Manga Guild
(27 posts, 4072 views) Posted: 1354d 23h, 31m ago by Galooza in Manga General
There's one major underlying difference to this than to scanlating, and I don't mean the pay. They send you a number of titles of their choosing, and judging by their affiliated sites it's mostly shoujo titles, you pick something out of what they send ...
|What Pokemon do you Choose?!
(46 posts, 3326 views) Posted: 1366d 0h, 49m ago by Galooza in Pocket Monster
Fan of dark types, but Umbreon's by far my favorite. ...
|I'm Looking for this 海上のミスティア manga
(9 posts, 2125 views) Posted: 1389d 9h, 11m ago by Galooza in I'm Looking For...
If you click the link, it says the title on the first page. "Misstia of Marine" ...
|worst anime dubs
(49 posts, 4507 views) Posted: 1430d 13h, 19m ago by Galooza in Chatter Box
Just finished rewatching Karin a couple days ago and there was no subbed version anywhere so listened to the dub. I've heard some bad subs but man, that had to be the worst. Lost pretty much all trace of their personalities in Japanese. ...
|The Situation of Manga Hosting
(122 posts, 6210 views) Posted: 1470d 10h, 50m ago by Galooza in News
The main issue is is that reading online allowed everyone to be lazy and be able to read stuff in one spot. Now that stuff's going down, we actually have to do something to get the manga we want to read. No different than how it was back in the day, not that I ...