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Sexism in manga
(23 posts, 896 views) Posted: 0d 18h, 33m 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
(23 posts, 896 views) Posted: 1d 3h, 28m 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
(31 posts, 1203 views) Posted: 23d 17h, 10m 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, 974 views) Posted: 43d 14h, 53m 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, 549 views) Posted: 102d 21h, 24m 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, 572 views) Posted: 119d 17h, 52m 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, 345 views) Posted: 170d 3h, 33m 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, 488 views) Posted: 170d 23h, 6m 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, 488 views) Posted: 172d 2h, 12m 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, 5537 views) Posted: 178d 6h, 52m 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, 1419 views) Posted: 229d 23h, 32m 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, 884 views) Posted: 252d 22h, 27m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
No Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou suggestions yet? ...
Psychotic woman
(13 posts, 989 views) Posted: 282d 0h, 34m 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, 613 views) Posted: 314d 16h, 13m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Maka-Maka

Yuri and basically smut, though. ...
What is a Good Villain?
(2 posts, 269 views) Posted: 316d 1h, 33m 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 ...
More Webcomics??!!!
(11 posts, 629 views) Posted: 316d 19h, 43m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Gunnerkrigg, Paranatural and Carciphona have some of the best story/setting/art in webcomics I've seen.

All Western, but you didn't really specify... ...
Translations to English
(14 posts, 601 views) Posted: 352d 0h, 58m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Basically...

- Completely literal translations don't read very well.
- Words can have multiple meanings and interpretations.
- Phrasing needs to be twisted if you want to evoke secondary meanings (like puns or double entendre).

And, some unfortunate truths...

- A tr ...
Romance between Two Main Chars, (Not the Leads)
(8 posts, 572 views) Posted: 423d 5h, 32m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from TaoPaiPai
it annoys the hell out of me when manga acts like hollywood movies

male and females do not need to pair up in romantic relationships just... bcoz

take Inu Yasha
annoying and totaly weird couple MirokuSango
why are they a couple? i blame ho ...
Romance between Two Main Chars, (Not the Leads)
(8 posts, 572 views) Posted: 423d 21h, 27m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
I like series where non-lead characters aren't just superfluous props. Having some kind of romance among side characters is part of being an actual character.

It annoys me even more when everything always has to revolve around the lead. ...
A prehistoric manga?
(9 posts, 592 views) Posted: 424d 23h, 13m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Well, Earth Girls is prehistoric...but it's also yuri, and fairly smutty, and not very serious. ...
Why aren't manhwas ever made into animes?
(45 posts, 4532 views) Posted: 425d 23h, 38m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from randomreader
No- The series you listed were all made, produced, and animated in america;
They were only translated and dubbed in korea- like what companies such as funimation do with japanese anime in america.

Dubbing an already existing anime ...
Trying to remember two horror mangas...
(3 posts, 262 views) Posted: 426d 1h, 4m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Thanks to you both, nail on the head. ...
Why aren't manhwas ever made into animes?
(45 posts, 4532 views) Posted: 426d 1h, 4m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from randomreader
simply translating and overdubbing an extremely popular series is a lot different that creating an entirely new unknown one from scratch


Um...

The series I quoted were all animated in Korea. ...
Why aren't manhwas ever made into animes?
(45 posts, 4532 views) Posted: 426d 2h, 13m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from stasindigo
Maybe because it's difficult for Korea to make animations. So far ROK produced just a small number of animated series(and most of them are not base on Manhwas). Assumed that Koreans have limited animation productivity, in othe ...
Trying to remember two horror mangas...
(3 posts, 262 views) Posted: 426d 2h, 29m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Can't remember the names of two mangas that I'd read.

First was a Shoujo that was a collection of oneshots. A recurring character is a ghost girl who's missing her lower body.

Second was a Seinen, main character was a spirit medium who ...

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