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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
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Science/Logic in an illogical setting
(2 posts, 225 views) Posted: 104d 11h, 34m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for manga with a setting that has unrealistic occurrences, but science and logic is still used as if they were normal.


Detective Conan: It's a crime/murder mystery series with cases that are solved with real scientific knowledge a ...
Partner swapping
(0 posts, 201 views) Posted: 127d 14h, 46m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm currently in search of manga series that deals with, or at the very least briefly contains some form of partner swapping. In other words, two or more couples that break up, and later end up seeing each other's exes.

A prime example of this would ...
Tragedy & Comedy
(5 posts, 333 views) Posted: 164d 21h, 4m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for manga that is mostly sad/depressing or horrifying, but has a few comedic moments.

Example: The Higurashi/Umineko series. They're supposed to be Horror/Murder Mystery, but they have their funny moments.

I'm also looking f ...
Characters who leave their family/friends behind and later come back to them under a new identity
(4 posts, 485 views) Posted: 209d 6h, 5m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for manga that have characters who have to leave their loved ones for some reason, but come back to them with a disguise and a new identity.


Mobile Fighter G Gundam:
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
A mysterious character named Sc ...
Villain/Antagonist/Bad guy is forced to become a hero
(14 posts, 1536 views) Posted: 219d 12h, 54m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Are there any manga out there where an evil character is forced to fight for justice out of necessity?

Not for moral or ethical reasons, but just pure necessity? Perhaps there's someone more evil than him that he needs to get rid of? ...
Time travel involving family
(4 posts, 603 views) Posted: 237d 5h, 47m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm in the mood for some manga that involves people traveling to different time periods and interacting with their family in some way.

For example, a person travels back in time to get his/her parents together (on that note, I would like to keep this one to a min ...
Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(2057 posts, 498918 views) Posted: 242d 10h, 15m ago by 8-3 in Manga General
If you were a manga translator and you realize you've mistranslated the kanji of a major character's name, how would you correct it?
-Re-do all the chapters with that name in it
-Add a correction notice on the next chapter and start using the correct ...
Bad Ending for undeserving characters
(13 posts, 1262 views) Posted: 290d 11h, 16m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I find that most manga are feel-good stories where good triumphs over evil, or a poor, disadvantaged protagonist overcomes his fears and hardships. If I may be so bold, I would approximate that over 99% of stories, not just manga, end this way.

Are there any man ...
Romance with reconciliation as the premise
(4 posts, 379 views) Posted: 302d 13h, 36m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I see romance manga with couples breaking up & getting back together all the time, but are there any where the character already starts out broken up, and the whole story is about him/her reconciling with his/her ex?

Maybe the protagonist was a cheater/ ...
Customer service
(4 posts, 303 views) Posted: 430d 8h, 18m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Simple request; manga that primarily takes place in some kind of customer service setting. Retail, convenience stores, restaurants, fast food, etc.

I would strongly prefer comedy and/or SoL.

I quite liked Working!! and Hataraku Maou-sama! ...
Time Travel romance
(5 posts, 445 views) Posted: 481d 6h, 53m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Looking for manga that deals with two characters from different time periods falling in love, or something very similar.

I guess InuYasha would qualify as an example, and we can rule that one out already, since everyone saw/read it, and I don't even really lik ...
Teacher is related to the student
(9 posts, 812 views) Posted: 699d 6h, 42m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
The whole "accidentally calling your teacher 'mom' during class" (happens a lot in both reality and fiction, apparently) thing has got me thinking. What if the teacher actually was one of the students' mom?

Any manga where the teac ...
Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(2057 posts, 498918 views) Posted: 701d 15h, 29m ago by 8-3 in Manga General
How long does it typically take for you to re-read a series after you've finished it?
-Days to weeks
-I never/rarely read the same manga more than once

Which do you spend more time on, anime or manga?
-I spend more time on manga than a ...
Slightly different school romance
(2 posts, 505 views) Posted: 766d 9h, 8m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Just testing the waters here. A lot of school romance is about the students. Sometimes the teachers.

But what about the principal? Or anybody else indirectly involved with the school (non-teaching staff, parents of students, etc.)?

I would prefer something fully transla ...
Cross-school romance
(2 posts, 483 views) Posted: 914d 4h, 52m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I'm looking for something that deals with romance between characters that attend different schools. Main criteria being that they are in different schools (or they started in the same school, but one of them moved to another school).

Optional: It could also dea ...
Embarrassing past
(1 posts, 411 views) Posted: 938d 7h, 9m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Okay, so in light of the recently released "Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!" anime, I'm beginning to get interested in manga that may deal with similar premises.

Anything to do with a character trying to hide an embarrassing or shameful part of the ...
An extended "epilogue"
(4 posts, 539 views) Posted: 958d 11h, 39m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Suppose that there's a manga. It could be about anything. It had its big heyday, it brought upon a lot of laughter & tears, drama & suspense, anything to keep going, and it finally reached a conclusion. If it's a romance series, maybe the protag ...
prestigious school or regular school where a new teacher gets bullied but in fact the teacher is pretty strong
(5 posts, 1187 views) Posted: 1098d 10h, 30m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Possibly Jesus. I've just started reading this myself, but it seems to be heading that direction. ...
Recycled material/characters
(16 posts, 1680 views) Posted: 1100d 9h, 19m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Basically, I'm looking for manga where the author reuses material from his/her previous works. The story should be different, though.

Right now, the best example I can think of is Kimi no Iru Machi. The setting is the same as Suzuka, and
Spoiler (mouse over ...
Equal opportunity harem
(8 posts, 687 views) Posted: 1113d 11h, 26m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Is that even possible? I've read too many harem/romantic comedies in my lifetime, but what they all have in common is that they're always heavily biased towards one love interest.

Is it possible for every contender to have a fair chance? Even if the m ...
Older female/younger male romance (specific)
(4 posts, 3045 views) Posted: 1150d 10h, 47m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I already know that there's a tag for that, but I want to narrow it down even further.

-I don't want the difference to be too small (for example, a kouhai/senpai relationship with only a 1-year difference)

-But it also can't be too big (for example, a no ...
Workplace romance
(2 posts, 1513 views) Posted: 1243d 5h, 34m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Welp, don't I look stupid, there's an actual tag with the same wording.

Thank you kind contributor, I think I'll be okay with what you've given me.

If there's a moderator present, I would like to request for this thread to be locked. ...
Workplace romance
(2 posts, 1513 views) Posted: 1243d 5h, 58m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
Can I get some romance series with any of the following pairings:

Employee x Boss
Co-workers (employee x employee)
Employee x Customer/Client

Any profession is fine, but I would prefer "normal" professions (customer service, manual labor, offic ...
Retired protagonists
(4 posts, 684 views) Posted: 1246d 4h, 17m ago by 8-3 in I'm Looking For...
I would like recommendations for manga where the story starts off with a main character, but later gets retired and replaced by a different character.

I use the term "retired" very loosely here, as I'm perfectly okay with the "old" pro ...
Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(2057 posts, 498918 views) Posted: 1268d 9h, 34m ago by 8-3 in Manga General
There is an anime adaptation of a manga that you've already read. How would you watch it?

-Watch it all the way
-Skip the familiar parts
-Don't watch at all ...

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