|How do you pronounce the title?
(47 posts, 8404 views) Posted: 1113d 5h, 49m 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, 18371 views) Posted: 1126d 13h, 12m ago by Lev_Lavi in Chatter Box
English is my native language. However, my Japanese is good! ♥ ...
(2 posts, 1523 views) Posted: 1985d 20h, 8m ago by Lev_Lavi in Banana no Nana
I like this manga. ...
|Manga vs. Manwha/Manhua
(56 posts, 6405 views) Posted: 2404d 0h, 10m 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, 3490 views) Posted: 2406d 14h, 26m 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, 1052 views) Posted: 2408d 5h, 2m 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, 4326 views) Posted: 2408d 9h, 21m 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, 22434 views) Posted: 2414d 19h, 46m 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, 9052 views) Posted: 2416d 9h, 16m 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, 130658 views) Posted: 2420d 22h, 45m 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, 50904 views) Posted: 2421d 13h, 48m 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, 32004 views) Posted: 2422d 6h, 15m 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, 40204 views) Posted: 2432d 4h, 51m 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, 130658 views) Posted: 2433d 11h, 36m 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, 36828 views) Posted: 2434d 4h, 38m 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, 1454 views) Posted: 2434d 5h, 2m 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, 10316 views) Posted: 2434d 5h, 25m 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, 47459 views) Posted: 2436d 7h, 59m 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, 1877 views) Posted: 2437d 6h, 29m 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, 1782 views) Posted: 2437d 6h, 46m 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, 1745 views) Posted: 2439d 6h, 18m 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, 608 views) Posted: 2448d 12h, 50m 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, 1977 views) Posted: 2448d 13h, 4m 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, 22744 views) Posted: 2467d 2h, 29m 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, 33947 views) Posted: 2467d 2h, 46m 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 ...