|New Poll - Living a Genre
(35 posts, 3433 views) Posted: 703d 3h, 56m ago by Lanz16 in News
"Slice of life plus drama" fits what is in my life right now ...
|New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 17184 views) Posted: 808d 1h, 0m 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, 4801 views) Posted: 829d 2h, 20m 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, 4647 views) Posted: 1109d 1h, 4m ago by Lanz16 in News
I would love to have and play Wii than PS3 ^_^ ...
|New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 16571 views) Posted: 1143d 6h, 50m 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, 5518 views) Posted: 1360d 23h, 13m 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, 4880 views) Posted: 1565d 1h, 10m ago by Lanz16 in News
Here are my choices: (Too bad I can only choose one on the poll )
- 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, 4298 views) Posted: 1595d 19h, 15m 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, 6067 views) Posted: 1907d 8h, 33m 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, 23373 views) Posted: 2226d 2h, 46m 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, 9363 views) Posted: 2235d 12h, 15m 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. ...
|what manga should be made into an anime?
(196 posts, 33659 views) Posted: 2254d 2h, 51m 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.
(306 posts, 51153 views) Posted: 2255d 4h, 44m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
- Harem (I didn't find it entertaining or funny)
- 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, 13105 views) Posted: 2266d 3h, 28m ago by Lanz16 in Manga General
Im mainly focus on the protagonist's dream... then out of nowhere, this one character blew me away from the main point of reading. ...
|what keeps you reading a new series
(6 posts, 666 views) Posted: 2266d 3h, 58m 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 ...
(51 posts, 5495 views) Posted: 2266d 4h, 16m 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, 1919 views) Posted: 2270d 5h, 45m 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. ...
|Boxers or Briefs
(164 posts, 13021 views) Posted: 2546d 12h, 33m ago by Lanz16 in Adult (18+)
Much more comfortable to wear than boxers. ...
|Announcing History! Inside Scanlation!
(55 posts, 4310 views) Posted: 2608d 17h, 54m 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. ...
|How large is your manga collection?
(237 posts, 45714 views) Posted: 2646d 20h, 1m 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, 12823 views) Posted: 2649d 6h, 54m 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, 34244 views) Posted: 2667d 1h, 12m 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, 44764 views) Posted: 2685d 12h, 35m ago by Lanz16 in Chatter Box
#Your everyday life revolves on your favorite anime character
#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, 3422 views) Posted: 2687d 11h, 30m ago by Lanz16 in I'm Looking For...
Everything else from Aya Nakahara especially LOVELY COMPLEX
My Faves to recommend!!!
|MOST HEARTBREAKING SCENES
(220 posts, 39316 views) Posted: 2698d 21h, 24m 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 ...