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Demographic you read the most?
Shounen
Shoujo
Seinen
Josei
Shoujo Ai
Shounen Ai
Hentai
Lolicon
Shotacon
Yaoi
Yuri
 
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New Poll - Hardest to Scanlate
(28 posts, 1385 views) Posted: 137d 1h, 55m ago by calstine in News
Has to be seinen. There are lots of reasons, the major ones being: no furigana at all, complex topics (I mean, some seinen have medical, mechanical, historical, etc. terminology that'd be difficult even for people well-versed in colloquial Japanese), long, com ...
New Poll - Same-Sex Romances
(67 posts, 4235 views) Posted: 249d 3h, 7m ago by calstine in News
Girl, read both BL and GL, but only the ones that have an actual story and aren't just porn from beginning to end. ...
Bisexual Love Triangle
(12 posts, 1195 views) Posted: 256d 0h, 49m ago by calstine in I'm Looking For...
Quote from ImaginaryWishes
Crush on You should fit.


I'm afraid you're wrong about that. In COY, both the guy and the girl like the same guy. ...
New Poll - Romance Scenarios
(22 posts, 1662 views) Posted: 270d 2h, 59m ago by calstine in News
Option 6 for me.

I don't like romance all that much, but if I read something with a prominent love story theme, I prefer having multiple couples who all get time in the spotlight, rather than one super-alpha couple that's always making up and breaking up an ...
Nine reasons to wish MU Happy Birthday!
(132 posts, 6237 views) Posted: 274d 1h, 36m ago by calstine in News
Here's to hoping you'll live to a ripe old age, MU! ...
Is it really shounen-ai?
(2 posts, 502 views) Posted: 274d 7h, 4m ago by calstine in Coda
I'm pretty sure it isn't shounen-ai. It was published in a shoujo magazine, so it's unlikely to have anything other than blink-and-you-miss-it subtext. You could ask the scanlators - just to be extra certain. ...
What is mangaupdates to you?
(24 posts, 1558 views) Posted: 311d 22h, 30m ago by calstine in Manga General
Quote from RoxFlowz
Manga are my drug and mangaupdates is my dealer.


This statement is full of win. And saved me from having to come up with a rejoinder of my own biggrin

MU is one of my top 3 most visited and favourite sites, and has been for close to half a deca ...
New Poll - Rating Series
(35 posts, 2195 views) Posted: 354d 4h, 36m ago by calstine in News
Second option for me, but not because I'm easy when it comes to ratings. If I don't enjoy the story, I just stop reading in the middle without bothering to complete the series (unless it's a oneshot or a single/double-volume manga, in which case I ...
New Poll - Translation Accuracy vs Fluency
(56 posts, 4035 views) Posted: 360d 3h, 4m ago by calstine in News
I see the wording of the two options has been changed. In that case, I vote for option 1, since it's closer to what I like to see in my manga and anime.

On another note: I've noticed that quite a few people who pick no.1 are students of Japanese language ...
New Poll - Translation Accuracy vs Fluency
(56 posts, 4035 views) Posted: 361d 2h, 38m ago by calstine in News
That's a tough choice. I'm pretty adamant that they keep the honorifics, because you can never convey the formality of -sama, -dono, the neutrality of -san, -kun, or the friendly familiarity of -chan, -tan, etc. with any kind of English honorific (or the lack th ...
New Poll - Gender Bender in Real Life 2
(57 posts, 4810 views) Posted: 388d 23h, 33m ago by calstine in News
Never. Not even for a few minutes. I'm perfectly happy with the gender I was born into. Obviously, I'm fine with my originally having being born as a guy, but to become male after being female first (or vice versa)? No way. I can see why some people m ...
New Poll - Demographic Hate
(156 posts, 11578 views) Posted: 415d 18h, 23m ago by calstine in News
Quote from Damnedman
Voting for yaoi is like beating a dead horse, but that's the only genre that I actually could not finish even one story. I was under the impression that there's a more or less even split between guys and girls on this site, so why is t ...
New Poll - Demographic Hate
(156 posts, 11578 views) Posted: 417d 2h, 12m ago by calstine in News
Another poll with a foregone conclusion; we're obviously running out of good poll topics. Everyone knows yaoi will win this one (or lose it, depending on your point of view).

I voted for hentai, but, well... ...
Is it really shounen-ai?
(4 posts, 1337 views) Posted: 443d 5h, 14m ago by calstine in Hakkenden
I agree. Admittedly, I haven't read past the point at which Bliss stopped releasing, but there isn't the slightest hint of shounen-ai in the first 3 volumes, save for some of the silly dude-looks-like-a-girl jokes you find in every other manga.
And this was origin ...
Dimples survey
(11 posts, 834 views) Posted: 477d 12h, 44m ago by calstine in Chatter Box
@OP: The survey isn't accessible, you know. It keeps asking me to log in, and it's weird to create an account at some site or the other just for that.

Hmm... I never much cared for dimples, myself. I don't have one, and I've only seen a cou ...
can i read part 2-3 befor part 1
(2 posts, 550 views) Posted: 480d 14h, 27m ago by calstine in Kaiji
You should watch the anime of part 1 first, I think. It must be more-or-less identical to the manga, hence why this part of the series hasn't been scanlated. ...
New Poll - Platonic vs. Romantic
(17 posts, 3711 views) Posted: 493d 14h, 45m ago by calstine in News
I don't think the poll is so much narrow-minded as it is unnecessary. The conclusion is foregone: romantic wins. I voted for platonic, but, eh...I know a losing battle when I see one. It's becoming more difficult by the day to find anything, in any medium, that ...
New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 6959 views) Posted: 501d 1h, 3m ago by calstine in News
As a proofreader, I often take notice of SPAG errors, and I'm always annoyed by them. Especially flawed grammar, which sometimes makes it nigh impossible to grasp the correct meaning behind the dialogue.

I actually don't mind it when the scan qu ...
New Poll - Handling Criticism
(17 posts, 1515 views) Posted: 515d 0h, 20m ago by calstine in News
I generally don't care about popular opinion (most likely because it so often differs from my own that I've become accustomed to it over the years), but if I really loved the story in question, I might get somewhat annoyed -- especially if the criticism is ba ...
Reason for "Tragedy" tag
(2 posts, 507 views) Posted: 566d 5h, 49m ago by calstine in No. 6 (Novel)
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Yes, an important character does die.
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It's definitely Yuri.
(5 posts, 805 views) Posted: 568d 4h, 11m ago by calstine in Candy (SUZUKI Yufuko)
Quote from Cthylla
It doesn't show them having sex though, so I wouldn't really count it


I agree with this. The way MU defines it, I'd say 'yuri' is when there's actual graphic sex depicted in the story, not when they mention it in p ...
FRIENDSHIP
(7 posts, 750 views) Posted: 581d 18h, 57m ago by calstine in Chatter Box
This is something I used to vaguely wonder about back when I was young and naive enough to believe in 'friendship' -- the kind you see in fiction.
But now that I'm older and more cynical, and have come to realize that not one person I'm ac ...
Site Error Fixed
(15 posts, 1363 views) Posted: 603d 7h, 52m ago by calstine in News
Thank you! ...
Post a genre that you hate, and let others try to change your mind
(175 posts, 15427 views) Posted: 615d 6h, 55m ago by calstine in Manga General
Shotacon and lolicon -- not the ones with just romance, no, but the ones with clearly portrayed, explicit sex involving anyone below 15 years of age; even if both partners are younger than 15. Especially if they try to flaunt it as something 'romantic' or ' ...
Something that made you smile today.
(2529 posts, 204690 views) Posted: 648d 0h, 33m ago by calstine in Chatter Box
This fanfic. Anyone who likes Sherlock Holmes (book, TV series, whatever) and doesn't have too much of an aversion to fan fiction should give this a read. It's hilarious. ...

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