|How do you pronounce the title?
(47 posts, 9955 views) Posted: 1357d 6h, 35m ago by Lev_Lavi in Magi
Magi is one of the most difficult series to talk about in English. And unfortunately, one of the only series I get the opportunity to have a two sided conversation about in real life. The pronunciation is so difficult because Mah-gee sounds awkward in English even thoug ...
|What's Your Native Language?
(229 posts, 19889 views) Posted: 1370d 13h, 58m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
English is my native language. However, my Japanese is good! ♥ ...
(2 posts, 1638 views) Posted: 2229d 20h, 54m ago by Lev_Lavi in Banana no Nana
I like this manga. ...
|Manga vs. Manwha/Manhua
(56 posts, 6610 views) Posted: 2648d 0h, 56m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
I don't read manhua or manwha. In fact, I will specifically avoid them.
I've tried reading them before and I did not like it at all. I think the drawings generally look pointy and ugly. I can't understand Korean or Chinese anyway, much less even know ...
|Site Poll - Chat Box 91 - When Do You Start?
(38 posts, 3592 views) Posted: 2650d 15h, 11m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
It doesn't matter to me. As long as a series isn't on indefinite hiatus or left unfinished. I'll start whenever I find something I want to start reading that sounds interesting.
Usually something is around for a few chapters before I start it though. Bec ...
(8 posts, 1084 views) Posted: 2652d 5h, 47m ago by Lev_Lavi in Baku-man
They probably won't leave Jump. I mean, Bakuman itself is published in Jump so it'd be kind of ridiculous and put off a bad impression.
It'd probably either be Eiji cancels it, the editors let them quit after all and say they were just testing them to see ...
|Why did you start reading this?
(44 posts, 4416 views) Posted: 2652d 10h, 7m ago by Lev_Lavi in Baku-man
I started reading it around chapter 40 or so because a bunch of people were saying it's good and the plot sounded interesting because I like to write and draw and create things all the time so I could kind of relate. It wouldn't be near as interesting to m ...
|Dumbest mistake you've made in a game?
(223 posts, 22872 views) Posted: 2658d 20h, 32m ago by Lev_Lavi in Games
Oh gah, I was playing Kingdom Hearts and I was really bad frustrated because everything was so dark. Especially on the beach at night at the very beginning and Wonderland. I couldn't see where I was going and I got really enraged over the fact that anyo ...
(100 posts, 9277 views) Posted: 2660d 10h, 2m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
I can understand it way better than I can speak it. I can read it too, but I don't know all the kanji.
^_^; I'm on my way. ...
|last series you finished?
(1223 posts, 133825 views) Posted: 2664d 23h, 31m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle
The first half was really good and I enjoyed it a lot.
But then right in the middle it turned to crap. Seriously, it became so confusingly complicated that I'm sure CLAMP was doing it on purpose to troll. And the tone of it complete ...
|First Shoujo Manga
(453 posts, 53517 views) Posted: 2665d 14h, 34m ago by Lev_Lavi in Shoujo/Josei
I really liked it when I read it. But concerning almost every other shoujo manga I've come across since then it's a case of 'once you've read it once, you've read it a thousand times'. Because most shoujo is ...
|Are u a fast manga reader??
(261 posts, 32860 views) Posted: 2666d 7h, 1m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
It depends. If I'm reading it in Japanese it takes a lot longer than if I'm reading it in English/reading it in English at the same time.
In Japanese I can usually read 1 chapter before I get tired out and have to do something else for a while. It took me 3 or 4 ...
|Genres/Tags you don't like
(313 posts, 41418 views) Posted: 2676d 5h, 37m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
There are exceptions, but I usually avoid:
Tragedy - Reading is an escape. If a story ends in horrible sorrow I feel depressed.
Hentai - I think it's gross.
Lolicon - Just no. Do not want.
Shoujo - I dislike the art style most shoujo has. Not to mention the horrible p ...
|last series you finished?
(1223 posts, 133825 views) Posted: 2677d 12h, 22m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
Aladdin to Mahou no Kyuusu
It was thoroughly average. A popcorn read. Good for something light to read in the morning, but it wasn't amazing. It could have been so much better. ...
|Using Japanese words in english sentences.
(276 posts, 37913 views) Posted: 2678d 5h, 24m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
It annoys me, especially when it's mispronounced. I know a pretty good amount of Japanese, so it annoys me even more because I can really tell when they're using the words wrong!
Especially in real life it makes people sound immature and it' ...
|The "word on the tip of my tongue" situation
(24 posts, 1483 views) Posted: 2678d 5h, 48m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
Thanks to seeing this I just remembered the name of a river I was trying to remember for a couple weeks and tried harder to figure out what it was.
And I did!
|Anime Year 2009 (Warning: Lots of images to load)
(35 posts, 10697 views) Posted: 2678d 6h, 11m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
I picked Sengoku Basara because I figured it needs more love.
I have a hard time deciding things when there's so many choices.
I did also seriously enjoy Eden of the East and Bakemonogatari, but now that new episodes aren't coming out I've ...
|Last manga you dropped
(384 posts, 48504 views) Posted: 2680d 8h, 44m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
It started off pretty cool, but then it quickly devolved into that whole infinite love triangles bull that I can't stand. The main girl was the same as every other generic shoujo main girl. The main guy was interesting at first, but then his personality did a ...
(15 posts, 1913 views) Posted: 2681d 7h, 15m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
I have done that before. In very specific ways too. Like that one day I had a huge craving for a manga where one of the characters can change into an animal.
I don't think I'd ever crave something that would spoil the story for me, but sometimes I ju ...
|When is something subtext-y?
(11 posts, 1880 views) Posted: 2681d 7h, 32m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
I like finding subtext and pairing characters together in my mind and stuff. I think it adds to the series in a way and makes me enjoy it more. Like it's a whole other level to explore.
Doesn't mean I just go crazy doing that or anything though. If it doesn' ...
|Important Parts in a Manga?
(22 posts, 1779 views) Posted: 2683d 7h, 4m ago by Lev_Lavi in Manga General
If I had to pick like that it'd be Middle and End.
Because there's nothing I hate more than being hooked at the beginning of something and then it turning to crap somewhere in the middle/at the end. It just makes me feel like I wasted a whole lot of time. A ...
|Can non-main character BL be considered Shonen ai?
(4 posts, 633 views) Posted: 2692d 13h, 36m ago by Lev_Lavi in Yaoi/Yuri
Well, I wouldn't consider it shounen-ai unless it was a main part of the plot.
I would just say that it was a shoujo (or whatever type) manga with shounen-ai parts. ...
|dont complain just accept
(25 posts, 2028 views) Posted: 2692d 13h, 50m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
Is not like I actually care about the mods here
Tsundere answer lol ...
|Do you hate Shounen?
(164 posts, 23365 views) Posted: 2711d 3h, 15m ago by Lev_Lavi in Shounen/Seinen
I love shounen. Well, most of it. There are some I think are horrible (Mainly Naruto and Bleach).
Not to say that shounen is my favorite genre though. Stories are so different even in the same genre that I couldn't really have a favorite genre.
But other than th ...
|Do you hate Shoujo?
(236 posts, 35341 views) Posted: 2711d 3h, 32m ago by Lev_Lavi in Shoujo/Josei
I generally hate it, but I'll read anything if the story sounds good. There are some shoujo that I have enjoyed.
So, if it's shoujo and there's not an amazing plot to back it up I won't touch it. And if it starts all that love triangle/mean girl drama ...