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How do you feel when a mangaka makes different characters look/act the same between different, unrelated series?
Ruins it for me
A little confusing
Annoying or boring
Perfectly fine about it
Don't care
 
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New Poll - Living a Genre
(35 posts, 1879 views) Posted: 184d 22h, 7m ago by Lanz16 in News
"Slice of life plus drama" fits what is in my life right now ...
New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 10943 views) Posted: 289d 19h, 11m ago by Lanz16 in News
Sexual assault/rape portrayed as a joke
This bothers me A LOT! Especially in Harem genre.

Its really sick when you see a certain character touches women's breast/s or butt by "accident".

I just don't get why some Mangaka includes th ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 2801 views) Posted: 310d 20h, 31m ago by Lanz16 in News
Yes, I've purchased 3 official translated English mangas and some Japanese mangas for studying Kanji.

I only buy Official English translated manga of my favorite Mangaka/Series. (for instance Barakamon.)
Though it costs me $10+ per volume, it's w ...
New Poll - Last Gen Consoles
(52 posts, 3122 views) Posted: 590d 19h, 16m ago by Lanz16 in News
I would love to have and play Wii than PS3 ^_^ ...
New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 11585 views) Posted: 625d 1h, 1m ago by Lanz16 in News
This is quite hard for me to choose 1 for this poll.
I have lots of issues regarding to the scanslators like for example on the choices:


When you start a series and then find out: Last Release (1000d ago). Completely Scanlated: No

The good example for this is Itazura N ...
New Poll - Starting Age
(47 posts, 3994 views) Posted: 842d 17h, 25m ago by Lanz16 in News
The first time I read manga when I was 12 years old and Ranma 1/2 was my first manga. ...
New Poll - Bad Parts of Manga
(38 posts, 3677 views) Posted: 1046d 19h, 21m ago by Lanz16 in News
Here are my choices: (Too bad I can only choose one on the poll sad )

- Can't relate to the series
(There are few series that I consider that "I can relate to this". Most of the Shounen manga has that problem, until now)

- Uninspiring / lame main charac ...
New Poll - Club
(35 posts, 3284 views) Posted: 1077d 13h, 27m ago by Lanz16 in News
There are 3 clubs that I want to be in:

Sports club (Im a Volleyball player when I was in High school)
Arts Club (For sure, I'll be in this club)
Music club (I just love playing instruments like Xylophone in Lyre frame and learn to play Violin)


So far, I can't decide! ...
What makes a good shoujo?
(36 posts, 5398 views) Posted: 1389d 2h, 44m ago by Lanz16 in Shoujo/Josei
No weak female lead (OF COURSE!)
Good sense of story telling
No cliches (A MUST!)
Realistic approach to the character
Meaningful love story (no rushing needed!)
Good character art (No big puppy eyes!)
The story plot shouldn't be OBVIOUSLY predictable ...
Your List Stats
(246 posts, 19490 views) Posted: 1707d 20h, 58m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
Reading List: 13 (I only read a very few Manga at this moment)
Complete List : 25
On-Hold: 17 (in this list, some of the series was deserted or in-hiatus mode by the Scanslation group)
Wish list: 19 (this list contains all of the series im looking forward to scanslate) ...
Most Powerful/Deep One-Shot
(35 posts, 8001 views) Posted: 1717d 6h, 27m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
Even When I Become a Star, I'll Still Love You
- Its a one shot included on LOVELY COMPLEX v12.

The story is really nice!


[m]LOVE HONEY[/m] is really touching.
One of the best one-shots I ever read so far. smile ...
what manga should be made into an anime?
(196 posts, 29946 views) Posted: 1735d 21h, 3m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
Otomen and Kimi to Boku.
Live action on Otomen isn't enough to please me.
Kimi to Boku would be nice if it turned into anime and it will be more funnier than in Manga. ...
What turns you off... about a manga.
(300 posts, 42379 views) Posted: 1736d 22h, 55m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
- Harem (I didn't find it entertaining or funny) no

- Very weak shoujo characters (Its really unrealistic and unworthy to read the kind of manga with this)

- Too much blah-blah-blahs

- very obvious cliches especially on Shounen mangas

- weak or uninteresting or con ...
Mangas that have fallen from grace
(85 posts, 11797 views) Posted: 1747d 21h, 39m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
Bakuman

Im mainly focus on the protagonist's dream... then out of nowhere, this one character blew me away from the main point of reading. sad ...
what keeps you reading a new series
(6 posts, 619 views) Posted: 1747d 22h, 10m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
For me, it depends on the flow of the story with sense of substance.

If the story is good, then I'll go continue to read.
If the story is crap and/or no sense of direction, then I'll drop the series im reading.

Bakuman is the only series that I seriously dropped b ...
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(51 posts, 4933 views) Posted: 1747d 22h, 27m ago by Lanz16 in Bleach
I've read the latest chapter and I found it really bizarre at one point: Urahara popped out of nowhere!
Its just one of the cliches on shounen.

As weirdchick0917 said, I was wondering where are these characters right now?
By the way, I like Ichigo in black hair. ...
OneManga has a self-made manga section
(39 posts, 1219 views) Posted: 1751d 23h, 56m ago by Lanz16 in News
This is really interesting to see the independent Mangaka's manga in the internet.
Still, they should publish their works on a publisher just to earn bucks and even gain even more fans. smile ...
Boxers or Briefs
(164 posts, 11533 views) Posted: 2028d 6h, 45m ago by Lanz16 in Adult (18+)
Briefs

Much more comfortable to wear than boxers. biggrin ...
Announcing History! Inside Scanlation!
(55 posts, 2598 views) Posted: 2090d 12h, 5m ago by Lanz16 in News
This article about History of Scanlation is so informative.

I love how they explain the time-line and the progress of the industry of scanlation. smile ...
How large is your manga collection?
(237 posts, 40908 views) Posted: 2128d 14h, 13m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
I Have 4 English Mangas:

Gintama (Volume 1, 7, and 8)
Otomen (Volume 1)

And I also have 4 Japanese Manga for studying Japanese

Gintama (Volume 1)
Shin Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! (Volume 2)
Song For You
Sine Cosine Love Sign (Volume 1)

Song for You, Sin ...
Smut: Yay or Nay?
(105 posts, 11168 views) Posted: 2131d 1h, 6m ago by Lanz16 in Shoujo/Josei
I vote for "Nay"

nuff said and im not interested to it anyways ...
Do you hate Shoujo?
(236 posts, 30241 views) Posted: 2148d 19h, 23m ago by Lanz16 in Shoujo/Josei
Not that much, but I hate shoujo that features women who are weak willed or weak in majority and highly submissive to men in something explict (i.e. Shojo Smut). ...
You know you are otaku when...
(318 posts, 40194 views) Posted: 2167d 6h, 46m ago by Lanz16 in Chatter Box
#Your everyday life revolves on your favorite anime character

#Cosplaying everyday

#You wanted to learn Japanese for fun

#Your room is is full of anime stuffs

#The money you got on your parent's allowance was all spent on buying merchandises and D ...
Looking for cute shojou manga.
(9 posts, 3032 views) Posted: 2169d 5h, 42m ago by Lanz16 in I'm Looking For...
Everything else from Aya Nakahara especially LOVELY COMPLEX biggrin

My Faves to recommend!!!
Otomen
Aozora Yell
Jigu+Zagu
...
MOST HEARTBREAKING SCENES
(220 posts, 35600 views) Posted: 2180d 15h, 35m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
Hmmmm.... there's only one that I could remember, and that is from LOVELY COMPLEX where:

Spoiler (highlight to view)
The entire cast watched their video presentation for the whole class and some were started to cry.

I was really related to their high sch ...

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