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If you were an assistant for your favorite mangaka, what would you love most about the job?
Getting paid
Touching the mangaka
Being the first one to see the next chapter
Witnessing the mangaka at work
Seeing the mangaka's face
Breathing in the same air as the mangaka
Having the mangaka's phone number
Talking with the mangaka about his/her manga
Knowing the mangaka on a personal level
Being the mangaka's idea bank
Adding/refining drawing details
Cleaning artwork going out of panels
Being listed in the credits for a series
Gaining experience as an artist
Other
 
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Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 52d 21h, 27m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from residentgrigo
The WIR blog wasn´t about what was done to random love interests and more importantly A-List characters (in all ages books!) it was about very specific cases and Gail has spoken out herself against being randomly angry that f ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 53d 12h, 13m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
As I said earlier, the Women in Refrigerators phenomenon is a symptom of most primary Superhero protagonists being male leaving females as the side characters, most Superhero comics running for several decades under dozens of writers, and the constant ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 55d 17h, 24m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from residentgrigo
Edit: @-shiratori-- What? Japan's Animation TV Ranking, March 16-22:
http://animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-03-30/japan-animation -tv-ranking-march-16-22/.86525
This is what japan is into. You know Sazae-san and not 2chan ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 55d 19h, 51m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from lalalarry
Lol, american comics are the same, there are many good ones with progressive female characters but an equal if not more number of awful representations.

Ever heard of "women in refrigerators"?

American comics in genera ...
Can't believe there's so few shoujo female dominance manga!
(38 posts, 14914 views) Posted: 57d 10h, 26m ago by wolfinthesheep in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from Illegal Goddess
But they are active and they win at life instead of being dragged through their own story by other characters.
Ichigo (to give a famous example) is a powerful fighter who becomes stronger and stronger and ends up defeating the boss o ...
Can't believe there's so few shoujo female dominance manga!
(38 posts, 14914 views) Posted: 57d 11h, 8m ago by wolfinthesheep in Shoujo/Josei
Quote from Illegal Goddess
I'll take assertive girls in shoujo even if they aren't experienced at all. Sadly, there is a shortage of them.
I mean, sure a girl doesn't have to behave like she's been with a thousand lovers if she a high school stu ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 58d 15h, 58m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
I think I said it somewhere above, but these kinds of threads pop up constantly, and it's all about how some tired old cliches and writing tropes are dumb. On the Shonen board there's a "Worst Shonen Cliche" and "Worst Shojo Cliche ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 58d 16h, 54m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from Whatever
I'm very much aware of that actually. However that doesn't make it not sexist. Women can be sexist to women and men to men. It doesn't require the opposite gender employing it to be sexist. I see that a lot. "But a w ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 58d 17h, 43m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from Whatever
IDK maybe not everyone will see them as sexist but I personally do get offended and put off when I see stuff like that. I am sensitive though I will not deny that.


The points that you're missing is that Shoujo and Yaoi are basically written ex ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 59d 7h, 59m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from lalalarry
thank you!

The whole point of me posting this was that I felt like it was time to open the doors to discussion about this on a forum i frequent reguarly. From the sounds of it, there are a lot of people who have issues with gender representation in m ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 60d 9h, 54m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from crazyboutcute
My biggest problem with sexism and objectification in manga is how it's marketed. To young boys, especially (ick). Like, I don't care if you have a fetish for women being objectified. I have a fetish for men being objectified, s ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 4461 views) Posted: 60d 18h, 49m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Seems silly to be talking about sexism in manga and anime when there is an industry built around selling to girls and women.

And as popular as the loser-male lead surrounded by sexualized females theme is in shounen, the exact opposite is true for shoujo (maybe e ...
Which circle of hell is yours? - The Test
(41 posts, 2018 views) Posted: 83d 8h, 31m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
So...uh...can someone explain why Sports Cars and SUVs are lumped in together? ...
Difference between shounen and seinan
(16 posts, 1278 views) Posted: 103d 6h, 14m ago by wolfinthesheep in Shounen/Seinen
Quote from TaoPaiPai
To Love-Ru is a classic example of a manga that run in the wrong magazine

why was it in JUMP
it is just borderline h from page 1 till the last volume
eaveryone is HYPE SEXUAL all the time and all gags involve nudity
and its not silly enough to l ...
Official Poster for the New Digimon Adventure series!
(6 posts, 644 views) Posted: 162d 12h, 45m ago by wolfinthesheep in Digimon Adventure
Quote from residentgrigo
Who exactly is the demographic i wonder ?

Well, they've aged up the art style. And considering it's a sequel series for something that was 10 years ago, I wouldn't be surprised if it was aimed at the people who grew u ...
Gaming laptop
(6 posts, 679 views) Posted: 179d 9h, 12m ago by wolfinthesheep in Games
Quote from strixflash
My budget is anything between Rs.60,000- Rs.70,000 (1$=Rs.60). Laptop's minimum price here in India is around Rs.30,000. Maybe price is different in different countries even if we ignore the currency conversion factor.


That's ac ...
Sasuke
(2 posts, 369 views) Posted: 229d 18h, 53m ago by wolfinthesheep in Naruto
As dumb as a lot of Naruto is, I'm willing to give the mangaka some benefit of the doubt. Mainly because Sasuke has been consistently been portrayed as a massive douche and a murderous sociopath. Him being written into a corner was purely intentional, ...
Crafting-based game?
(7 posts, 643 views) Posted: 230d 14h, 27m ago by wolfinthesheep in Games
Could always look through here bigrazz http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ItemCrafting

Can't really recommend anything, personally. Most MMO's with a big crafting system also involve endless grind mechanics, which I hate. I know Lineage 2 has ...
Crafting-based game?
(7 posts, 643 views) Posted: 231d 17h, 33m ago by wolfinthesheep in Games
A lot of the Minecraft-esque games (including Minecraft) are heavy on the crafting. Terraria is a solid choice.

Summon Night: Swordcraft Story series for something much more casual and plot driven.

Don't think I've seen a single crafting system in a ...
Why do some people dislike vegans?
(95 posts, 5731 views) Posted: 237d 22h, 13m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Quote from bnad
Not true.

Most of poor people in the third world country are reluctant vegans. Since meats are expensive, and they prefer to sell the meats they somehow acquire to the market for the cash, while eating rice and vegetables in their daily life.

How do ...
New Poll - AMVs
(23 posts, 1511 views) Posted: 289d 14h, 52m ago by wolfinthesheep in News
Too hard to sift through the garbage to find decent ones.

You've basically got the people who just take their favourite song and slap it on their favourite series and think that's cool.

And then you've got the ones that try and make it a quality crea ...
Peaceful manga
(15 posts, 925 views) Posted: 312d 13h, 47m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
No Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou suggestions yet? ...
Psychotic woman
(13 posts, 1017 views) Posted: 341d 15h, 55m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Teppu - It's a women's MMA manga (and fairly realistic for the sport). If you don't mind that, then the protagonist is basically exactly what you're looking for. She's basically a sociopath, just without crossing the line into criminal. ...
Friends... with benefits
(6 posts, 639 views) Posted: 374d 7h, 33m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Maka-Maka

Yuri and basically smut, though. ...
What is a Good Villain?
(2 posts, 282 views) Posted: 375d 16h, 54m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
I find that there is no set archetype that makes a villain effective. More important is how the rest of the setting plays off the character, and how the presence of the villain effects the protagonists. But the most important thing, above all else, is that the villain has to be ...

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