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Peaceful manga
(15 posts, 644 views) Posted: 13d 2h, 48m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
No Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou suggestions yet? ...
Psychotic woman
(13 posts, 761 views) Posted: 42d 4h, 56m 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, 482 views) Posted: 74d 20h, 34m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Maka-Maka

Yuri and basically smut, though. ...
What is a Good Villain?
(2 posts, 193 views) Posted: 76d 5h, 55m 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, 451 views) Posted: 77d 0h, 4m 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, 423 views) Posted: 112d 5h, 20m 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, 409 views) Posted: 183d 9h, 54m 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, 409 views) Posted: 184d 1h, 49m 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, 404 views) Posted: 185d 3h, 35m 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, 3944 views) Posted: 186d 4h, 0m 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, 199 views) Posted: 186d 5h, 25m 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, 3944 views) Posted: 186d 5h, 26m 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, 3944 views) Posted: 186d 6h, 35m 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, 199 views) Posted: 186d 6h, 50m 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 ...
Question about Gay for the japanese
(13 posts, 1000 views) Posted: 241d 21h, 44m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Quote from Hespia Klarerin
coming from korea. homosexuality is definitely not accepted here. people will treat you with discrimination, you can get fired at work. It's not that people think "homosexuality is sin against God, here's the bible" ( ...
Question about Gay for the japanese
(13 posts, 1000 views) Posted: 242d 2h, 39m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Quote from KaoriNite
I apologize if I was wrong, but I was under the impression that religion wasn't very important to most Japanese people. I know that there is Buddhism and Shinto, but I didn't know that it was of major importance to their lives.

@wolfin ...
Question about Gay for the japanese
(13 posts, 1000 views) Posted: 242d 6h, 28m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Why is it surprising? Asian culture is absolutely notorious about sculpting everyone to fit into the norm.

The issue isn't "religious" in the same way that Western culture swing the bible as a cudgel. In places like Korea, China, and Japan it's e ...
can u bear to read long shonen with no girls?
(144 posts, 14078 views) Posted: 260d 6h, 5m ago by wolfinthesheep in Shounen/Seinen
Yes and no. My issue generally isn't a problem with "no girls", it's the randomly enforced lack of opposite gender. Plus an all male lineup just forces a yaoi fanbase, which is irritating.

I have much the same problem with manga with absolu ...
This has been annoying me for a while
(8 posts, 552 views) Posted: 262d 5h, 40m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TalkingIsAFreeActio n ...
Pregnant and after
(7 posts, 985 views) Posted: 262d 8h, 29m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Suzuka (Can't really recommend this in general though...) ...
Assassin raising a kid
(21 posts, 1821 views) Posted: 269d 21h, 1m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Quote from renseih
Ohh looks interesting! Will try the both of them out! Thanks ^^

Word of "warning" about Leon: The Professional, the original release has a lot of stuff cut because of test audiences. If you do watch it, make sure you watch the Internat ...
Best Seinen [Your top 10, 20...]
(259 posts, 115636 views) Posted: 272d 1h, 20m ago by wolfinthesheep in Shounen/Seinen
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou
Gisèle Alain
One-punch Man
Gunnm
Baccano!
Genshiken ...
Scary horror ghost manga
(7 posts, 533 views) Posted: 273d 1h, 24m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Mail is a fairly good horror/ghost story manga. Chapters are fairly standalone, with very loose connection (namely the main character). ...
For those that have read Adachi's Touch...
(19 posts, 1173 views) Posted: 275d 3h, 7m ago by wolfinthesheep in Touch
Quote from 狂気
I'm done with this. I didn't talk about last scenes or lack of closure per se. I've said all I have to say for it unless someone actually wants to debate it. I'm not going to repeat myself over and over.


Huh...? Yo ...
For those that have read Adachi's Touch...
(19 posts, 1173 views) Posted: 276d 8h, 42m ago by wolfinthesheep in Touch
Quote from 狂気
Do you realise that quotation marks are used for quotations? If the origin of the quote isn't clear then be sure to state where it's from or provide a link.

There is absolutely nothing at all to indicate I'm looking for " ...

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