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|New Poll - Goals
(16 posts, 582 views) Posted: 59d 17h, 32m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
Pirates baseball manager Clint Hurdle texts daily inspirational quotes. I have a newspaper clipping on my refrigerator about one he sent by John Lennon:
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I w ...
|New Poll - Manga Filler
(13 posts, 1081 views) Posted: 114d 13h, 40m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
I don't think that manga chapters can be considered filler. To me, "filler" only occurs in anime when it gets ahead of the manga. Manga chapters may stray from the main plot, be uninteresting, feature side characters at the expense of the main ...
|New Poll - Doujinshi
(10 posts, 885 views) Posted: 140d 9h, 4m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
Depends on the series. Most series I don't look for doujinshi. I don't need it for shoujo, josei, or BL. But I am a trash yaoi shipper who cannot be shamed. If a pairing in a shounen manga or anime strikes me, I'll look for the doujinshi, sometimes ...
|New Poll - Anime/Manga Club
(16 posts, 1531 views) Posted: 202d 15h, 34m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
When I was in school, it was so long ago that anime wasn't a thing yet. I didn't become an anime fan until about 9 years ago, as an adult. Ironically, I'm in an anime club now! There's one at the local library. All the members are young en ...
|Dear shoujo/josei reader, do you have favourite shounen/seinen that you like as much as your favourite shoujo/josei?
(4 posts, 984 views) Posted: 220d 16h, 7m ago by scarletrhodelia in Shoujo/Josei
My favorite, favorite manga are josei, closely followed by BL (technically shoujo/josei), then shoujo with of course a lot of overlap. Oishii Kankei, Nodame Cantabile, Kimi wa Pet, Yoshihara Yuki, 7 Seeds, Sakamichi no Apollon, Fruits Basket, Red River, God Child, ...
|Anime Awards Nominations survey
(0 posts, 322 views) Posted: 220d 16h, 55m ago by scarletrhodelia in Manga General
Update ver. 2: The nomination round is closed now, thanks to all who participated! We'll be doing the final voting on April 6-7, so stay tuned for that link.
Update: Big thanks to everyone who filled out Part 1 of our survey. Part 2 is now up, and we hope that will b ...
|New Poll - Reviews
(12 posts, 1142 views) Posted: 220d 17h, 17m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
Although I read reviews all the time, I've only written a few. If I like a series, what I think about it has usually already been adequately conveyed in other reviews. If I don't like it, I don't want to steer anyone anyone away from a series, because it ...
|The name of this yaoi manga!
(3 posts, 483 views) Posted: 348d 14h, 45m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Saigo no Shouzou aka Last Portrait includes a story "Stairway to Heaven", which is about FBI agents. ...
|Yaoi about chef
(16 posts, 1391 views) Posted: 354d 14h, 24m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
The protagonist has a crush on a girl who is now a widow. Where does the yaoi come into this story? Not knowing makes it harder to figure this one out.
Tenshi no Tamagoryouri - this is the only title I can think that is at all similar. The protagonist had a male lover, b ...
|New Poll - Bad Characteristics
(25 posts, 2716 views) Posted: 409d 10h, 43m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
This is an interesting poll. I agree with meredithbecca.
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I feel like I've read good or entertaining stories with all of these kinds of protagonists. None of these would be actual deal breakers for me, because I think that all of them could ...
|New Poll - Classic Manga
(41 posts, 3964 views) Posted: 416d 8h, 42m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
How about within the last month! I did a presentation on HAGIO Moto recently, so I read or re-read most of her works, at least the ones I could find in English. A, A', the anthology A Drunken Dream, Marginal, and finally finished A Cruel God Reigns.
Just yeste ...
|Bl with Plot pls
(7 posts, 726 views) Posted: 434d 5h, 31m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Calstine beat me to it so I'll just second a few:
Tantei Aoneko - there is not another manga like it. You will either love it or go "wtf?"
Yuuutsu na Asa - beautiful historical with a twisty complex plot
Takaguchi Satosumi knows what she's doing ...
|New Poll - American Comics as Manga
(19 posts, 2277 views) Posted: 434d 6h, 36m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
Not only would I read a manga adaptation, I have one.
X-Men: Misfits is a re-imaging of Professor X's school as a setting for a shoujo romance. Kitty Pryde is the first female student at the recently all-boys' school. She meets Angel, the prince of the s ...
|"Most Discussed Series" forum
(1 posts, 762 views) Posted: 486d 17h, 55m ago by scarletrhodelia in Suggestions & Bugs
I've been on this site for a long time now, but there's something I've not quite figured out. There's a forum for "Most Discussed Series". I'm assuming that whatever manga gets the most recent chatter floats to the top ...
|Looking for BL story with a plot that isn't about the romance.
(5 posts, 769 views) Posted: 488d 5h, 42m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Let me start you off with Fake. It's more plot-heavy than most BL, and even has a het side couple.
Some longer titles that are frequently recommended:
Koori no Mamono no Monogatari
Yami no Matsuei
Eroica yori Ai o Komete
|New Poll - RPG Class
(24 posts, 2298 views) Posted: 502d 9h, 24m ago by scarletrhodelia in News
I'd have picked Ranger for practicality, but I'm assuming that there will be other players and I won't have to entirely fend for myself.
So I picked Bard -- they can do a little of everything and are so much fun to play.
FYI my username is from Baldu ...
|Shag, Marry & Kill
(5 posts, 1849 views) Posted: 515d 2h, 21m ago by scarletrhodelia in Hunter x Hunter
We played "F Marry Kill" at a yaoi panel I did. First I showed the name of the fandom, then 2 or 3 people volunteered to play before seeing the choices, then I revealed the choices, and they had to say what they'd do and why. I tried to pick equiva ...
|Help with finding titles
(13 posts, 845 views) Posted: 515d 3h, 27m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Could #6 be The Guide of Love, a side story in Ikoku Irokoi Romantan? ...
|Yaoi Mangaka to Hetero Smut Mangaka
(4 posts, 943 views) Posted: 549d 4h, 45m ago by scarletrhodelia in Manga General
SAKURAI Shushushu has several recent shoujo, though I don't know whether she has stopped writing yaoi. (I doubt it and I hope not.)
HIDAKA Shoko has a recent josei, but she's still writing yaoi. ...
|Yaoi manga recommendations Please! [Exes]
(7 posts, 505 views) Posted: 549d 5h, 14m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
The Hydra series is the one that will make you cry, so be sure to read it first. Rules is the follow-up. MIYAMOTO Kano-sensei's stories have many related parts. ...
(2 posts, 340 views) Posted: 550d 5h, 1m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Koi Cha no Osahou - they're both tall
Ai no Kotoba wo Uragaeshi - the kid from the first chapter grows up
|Yaoi manga recommendations Please! [Exes]
(7 posts, 505 views) Posted: 550d 5h, 29m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Ubawareru Koto Marugoto Zenbu
Suki to Iu no ni Naze Kashira
Soko ni Suwaru na
Yachin Hanbun no Ibasho desu - side stories have similar themes
Hydra, Rules, and related stories - if you want to cry, this series is it
Two Wolves and Their Sons
≠ - N ...
|Historical strong female lead
(24 posts, 16067 views) Posted: 601d 15h, 5m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
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7 Seeds is amazing! Survivalist romance. Really good story arcs.
did we manage to find out at some point how necros find these threads? especially first post necros?
I've started to check the first post b ...
|Yaoi boy band manga
(8 posts, 1849 views) Posted: 631d 10h, 45m ago by scarletrhodelia in Yaoi/Yuri
Seifuku no Tame no Love Song is about a band but I don't know if it's what you're looking for as I haven't read it yet. ...
|Looking for this shoujo manga
(3 posts, 549 views) Posted: 631d 11h, 1m ago by scarletrhodelia in I'm Looking For...
Is it possibly this one? Dear Green (SAKURA Amyuu)
Someone will be along shortly to remind you that you have to wait more than a 1/2 hour to bump. ...
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