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What are you playing now?
(1885 posts, 173220 views) Posted: 286d 8h, 41m ago by jptranslator_girl in Games
Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2. It's okay so far, but I still maintain that I like the first game better. Maybe I'll retract that statement once I've finished the entire game.

I'm also playing Knock Knock and Amnesia on Steam. ...
Popular shojos you just don't like?
(511 posts, 68118 views) Posted: 376d 5h, 51m ago by jptranslator_girl in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from Paraph
mars
nana

hmm.. i couldnt get into the drama. the romance was a bit of a stretch.


I second nana. Good grief no

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What's Your Native Language?
(196 posts, 9791 views) Posted: 425d 3h, 20m ago by jptranslator_girl in Chatter Box
English is my first language. But my situation is kind of weird because my father's from the U.S. and my mother's Japanese, so I grew up hearing and speaking both languages. My mom always tells me that when I was small, it confused me to the point ...
Popular shojos you just don't like?
(511 posts, 68118 views) Posted: 443d 8h, 46m ago by jptranslator_girl in Shoujo/Josei
I just never could get into Vampire Knight--not even in the very beginning. It seemed a bit too dark and melodramatic for me. I just never could stand it.

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Shoujo with suicide
(13 posts, 1680 views) Posted: 528d 9h, 47m ago by jptranslator_girl in Shoujo/Josei
I second Jisatsu Circle, but this oneshot is super depressing. If you like Junji Ito or horror in general, then try Black Paradox. To say whether or not the characters were saved is kind of a matter of opinion, but I like it. laugh ...
Why your username?
(948 posts, 136290 views) Posted: 1237d 3h, 49m ago by jptranslator_girl in Chatter Box
'Cause I'm a Japanese translator in my spare time...and I'm female eyes ...
How do you feel about bluntness?
(23 posts, 1253 views) Posted: 1237d 10h, 28m ago by jptranslator_girl in Chatter Box
Bluntness is okay. Believe it or not, people can be pretty blunt without coming across as a complete and total d***. So yeah, bluntness it okay. ...
Name of smut romance manga...
(47 posts, 6979 views) Posted: 1256d 9h, 48m ago by jptranslator_girl in I'm Looking For...
Crap! I've read this one too and can not remember the name of it. Now it's driving me nuts! ...
When you were little, what did you want to grow up to be?
(109 posts, 4624 views) Posted: 1256d 9h, 52m ago by jptranslator_girl in Chatter Box
I've always wanted to be a scientist. Now I am one. ...
Can't remember the title, but...
(5 posts, 750 views) Posted: 1325d 6h, 23m ago by jptranslator_girl in I'm Looking For...
It's not blood+ either--but I like that series, too. Crap. I can't remember what the title of that series was. Tried looking it up on amazon again, but still...no luck. ...
Can't remember the title, but...
(5 posts, 750 views) Posted: 1329d 4h, 8m ago by jptranslator_girl in I'm Looking For...
Anne Freaks is close, but I've read both that one and Tomie. It's niether one of those. It was something that I never even knew existed until I saw it on amazon. Now I can't find it at all. ...
Can't remember the title, but...
(5 posts, 750 views) Posted: 1329d 5h, 36m ago by jptranslator_girl in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for this one particular horror manga that's like, only 4 volumes long. It's about this guy that meets a cute, innocent-looking girl, but she actually turns out to be a manipulator and kind of instigates a lot of bad things. I know it's lice ...
Interracial Dating - Case of the Self-hating Asian?
(65 posts, 7177 views) Posted: 1329d 6h, 31m ago by jptranslator_girl in Chatter Box
Quote from AA2109964
I would assume most parents would be against it, after all, they probably want to keep their blood line homogenous from other races. I know my parents are like that, guess it's a pride thing.



Yeah, I would probably have to agree with ...
Interracial Dating - Case of the Self-hating Asian?
(65 posts, 7177 views) Posted: 1329d 6h, 56m ago by jptranslator_girl in Chatter Box
Well, I'm half Japanese and French. I love both my parents and both sides of my blood equally. For me, it doesn't matter who you like. Granted, when my mom brought my father home, my grandparents weren't exactly thrilled. For the most part ...
Contemporary Japanese novels?
(24 posts, 2113 views) Posted: 1417d 8h, 57m ago by jptranslator_girl in I'm Looking For...
Quote from chibilin
Quote from Crenshinibon
Probably the best truly modern Japanese writer in translation is Ogawa Yoko. The Diving Pool, especially the third novella, is particularly excellent.


I second Ogawa Yoko. I loved The Housekeeper and the Professor. It w ...
Manga that Scarred you for Life
(400 posts, 73896 views) Posted: 1439d 8h, 12m ago by jptranslator_girl in Manga General
Quote from Ferozban
...but one thing i never could finish. i guess i stopped at page 30 or so. because it was soo insanely cruel and hard to take was [m]High School Girl in Concrete[/m] by uziga waita. i guess i have a pretty good idea why this is not on MU.


I'd ...
Worst Shoujo Cliche!
(523 posts, 110957 views) Posted: 1439d 9h, 19m ago by jptranslator_girl in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from bleeb
"Cute" girls that talk about their selves in the third person while being wilful or demanding ridiculous things!


Lol, but I can tell you for a fact that you might just catch a cute Japanese high school/junior high girl actually doing that--maybe. I ...
Worst Shoujo Cliche!
(523 posts, 110957 views) Posted: 1621d 8h, 25m ago by jptranslator_girl in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from eirini_kl
Sorry, I guess it was a wrong choice of words. Of course, there is no reason for the japanese to fall in love with family members more than other nationalities. I guess that it is just a popular plot twist among manga artists, like you said. Still, it kind ...
Worst Shoujo Cliche!
(523 posts, 110957 views) Posted: 1622d 9h, 52m ago by jptranslator_girl in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from eirini_kl
...- Brother/sister complex. I don't know why they're so into incest in Japan, but to me it's just wrong. Even among non-blood related siblings it feels wrong to get into that kind of relationship, but especially when there are blood ...
Lady Gaga
(50 posts, 4240 views) Posted: 1642d 10h, 26m ago by jptranslator_girl in Music
I don't like or dislike Lady Gaga. Actually, I could care less about the artists whenever I hear a song that I like. If something sounds good to me, then I like it. If I think it sucks, then I don't bother with it.

I'll listen to anything--as long as it sounds good. Th ...
Manga that Scarred you for Life
(400 posts, 73896 views) Posted: 1649d 8h, 8m ago by jptranslator_girl in Manga General
I've never been scarred by manga before, but was really shocked the first time I saw a hentai manga. I was about 12 years old and one of my guy friends had secretly taken one of his older brother's manga. I remember not being able to eat my dinne ...
How long have you been reading manga for & how many have you read?
(273 posts, 27907 views) Posted: 1649d 9h, 52m ago by jptranslator_girl in Manga General
I've been reading manga since I was about 5 years old, so it's been over 18 years already smile . I can't even begin to recall the number of series' that I've read up to this point. The only thing that I can say for sure is that it's a p ...
FMA The End
(65 posts, 8408 views) Posted: 1654d 5h, 46m ago by jptranslator_girl in Full Metal Alchemist
I thought that FMA ended on a perfect note. As far as the amount of romance at the end goes, well, I thought that it was very fitting--considering Ed and Winry's personalities. Very well done~! ...
What type of eater are you?
(48 posts, 3554 views) Posted: 1656d 3h, 56m ago by jptranslator_girl in Chatter Box
Sometimes I skip breakfast, but I always eat lunch and dinner. I'll snack every now and then....here and there ...
Worst Shoujo Cliche!
(523 posts, 110957 views) Posted: 1656d 4h, 0m ago by jptranslator_girl in Shoujo/Josei
-The infamous "I will protect you!" phrase
-Girl crying over something that isn't even worth a damn
-Female lead starts off comical, quirky, and a bit crude but quickly degenerates to a pathetic crybaby as interaction between said female and her lo ...

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