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New Poll - American Comics
(32 posts, 1676 views) Posted: 112d 3h, 13m ago by wolfinthesheep in News
Feels like this topic is going to be purely about the mainstream Marvel/DC comics franchises.

Kind of like asking non-Manga readers about Manga and all they know is the long-running Shonens that everyone hates. ...
Manga with a girl who prefers under the bed instead of on it.
(4 posts, 570 views) Posted: 172d 17h, 4m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Appleseed maybe? Not under the bed, but she sleeps on the floor (at least at the start) because she's using to sleeping wherever she can in warzones. Or, in the movie she did, don't remember if that was in the manga as well.

Either way, it's lik ...
Sexism in manga
(60 posts, 9359 views) Posted: 512d 5h, 45m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 512d 20h, 30m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 515d 1h, 41m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 515d 4h, 9m 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, 21046 views) Posted: 516d 18h, 44m 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, 21046 views) Posted: 516d 19h, 26m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 518d 0h, 15m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 518d 1h, 12m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 518d 2h, 0m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 518d 16h, 17m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 519d 18h, 11m 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, 9359 views) Posted: 520d 3h, 6m 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
(50 posts, 4502 views) Posted: 542d 16h, 49m 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, 3375 views) Posted: 562d 14h, 31m 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, 1239 views) Posted: 621d 21h, 2m 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, 1118 views) Posted: 638d 17h, 30m 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, 688 views) Posted: 689d 3h, 11m 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, 1420 views) Posted: 689d 22h, 44m 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, 1420 views) Posted: 691d 1h, 51m 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, 7869 views) Posted: 697d 6h, 31m 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, 2278 views) Posted: 748d 23h, 10m 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, 1395 views) Posted: 771d 22h, 5m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
No Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou suggestions yet? ...
Psychotic woman
(13 posts, 1305 views) Posted: 801d 0h, 13m 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. ...

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