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When you do prefer groups to release their scanlations?
Right when they finish the chapter
On a regular schedule (aka a release every 2 weeks)
In bulk releases either randomly or a schedule (aka the 1st of the month)
Don't care
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New Poll - Living a Genre
(35 posts, 3373 views) Posted: 663d 14h, 36m ago by Lanz16 in News
"Slice of life plus drama" fits what is in my life right now ...
New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 16891 views) Posted: 768d 11h, 41m 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, 4738 views) Posted: 789d 13h, 1m 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, 4590 views) Posted: 1069d 11h, 45m ago by Lanz16 in News
I would love to have and play Wii than PS3 ^_^ ...
New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 16298 views) Posted: 1103d 17h, 31m 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, 5446 views) Posted: 1321d 9h, 54m 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, 4843 views) Posted: 1525d 11h, 51m 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, 4260 views) Posted: 1556d 5h, 56m 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, 6038 views) Posted: 1867d 19h, 14m 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, 23205 views) Posted: 2186d 13h, 27m 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, 9228 views) Posted: 2195d 22h, 56m 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, 33504 views) Posted: 2214d 13h, 32m 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, 50716 views) Posted: 2215d 15h, 24m 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, 13048 views) Posted: 2226d 14h, 9m 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. sad ...
what keeps you reading a new series
(6 posts, 664 views) Posted: 2226d 14h, 39m 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, 5462 views) Posted: 2226d 14h, 57m 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, 1895 views) Posted: 2230d 16h, 26m 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, 12956 views) Posted: 2506d 23h, 14m ago by Lanz16 in Adult (18+)

Much more comfortable to wear than boxers. biggrin ...
Announcing History! Inside Scanlation!
(55 posts, 4229 views) Posted: 2569d 4h, 35m 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, 45486 views) Posted: 2607d 6h, 42m 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, 12709 views) Posted: 2609d 17h, 35m 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, 33979 views) Posted: 2627d 11h, 53m 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, 44546 views) Posted: 2645d 23h, 16m 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, 3397 views) Posted: 2647d 22h, 11m ago by Lanz16 in I'm Looking For...
Everything else from Aya Nakahara especially LOVELY COMPLEX biggrin

My Faves to recommend!!!
Aozora Yell
(220 posts, 39103 views) Posted: 2659d 8h, 4m 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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