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Do care about random character bio that doesn't affect the story (such as a character's birthday or blood type)?
All the details are awesome!
Not important at all, so don't include them
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New Poll - Relationship Status
(32 posts, 1837 views) Posted: 60d 2h, 29m ago by philip72 in News
/a/ taught me that 3D is PD, and only a waifu's love is real. ...
Japanzai Closes Its Doors
(11 posts, 1450 views) Posted: 96d 2h, 25m ago by philip72 in News
I still remember their full-page watermarks. Most autistic thing I ever saw, and they accomplished nothing. sad ...
New Poll - Categories
(21 posts, 1373 views) Posted: 116d 4h, 0m ago by philip72 in News
Searching the female-centric tags of Smut, Shoujo and Josei + Rape yields another 650+ results, although there's probably some duplication within the tags.
I blame the patriarchy.
...
New Poll - Kidnapped Daughter
(37 posts, 3112 views) Posted: 165d 6h, 48m ago by philip72 in News
I think the "Just make another" and "Abandon her" options were added just to suss out how many edgelords visit MU.
As the time of this post we're sitting at 11.9% edgy. ...
New Poll - Other Manga Activities
(21 posts, 2311 views) Posted: 228d 2h, 56m ago by philip72 in News
6.2% write fanwank.
Ow, my sides. laugh ...
New Poll - Dropped Series
(24 posts, 3032 views) Posted: 269d 8h, 0m ago by philip72 in News
Scanlators who love the series they work with don't do that. They're trying to make the series as popular as possible, and dropping it countermands that goal.
Scanlators who do it for solely for their epeen, on the other hand, will however drop it for tho ...
New Poll - Best Shounen (besides One Piece)
(48 posts, 3859 views) Posted: 340d 18h, 31m ago by philip72 in News
I'm here almost every day and I never saw the list. That's probably because I, like 99.9% of the people who've joined MU, never use the forum anymore. It does explain the teeny fujo odor all over the final selection though.

Maybe if you want to g ...
New Poll - Best Shounen (besides One Piece)
(48 posts, 3859 views) Posted: 347d 5h, 55m ago by philip72 in News
Yotsubato and GTO didn't make it because the poll is bait, as evidenced by the presence of Black Butler, Horimiya and Pandora Hearts (which I enjoy, but seriously, not even top 100).
If it was a serious poll the exclusion of Dr. Slump/Dragonball, Yu-Gi-Oh, Bas ...
New Poll - Genders and Demographics
(28 posts, 2944 views) Posted: 402d 0h, 15m ago by philip72 in News
Quote from residentgrigo
good female targeted manga are all sorts of things but "rare as an unicorn" they are not. They just don´t sell that well when compared (and moe is a seinen phenomenon)

I can't think of more than a handful real ...
New Poll - Genders and Demographics
(28 posts, 2944 views) Posted: 402d 5h, 59m ago by philip72 in News
You're right to some extent.
I imagine the female readership for Jump is an order of magnitude larger than male readership of Margaret. In addition, Jump caters to it's female readership somewhat with works like Prince of Tennis (Is there a single s ...
New Poll - Genders and Demographics
(28 posts, 2944 views) Posted: 403d 5h, 12m ago by philip72 in News
I'd be remiss if I didn't also mention Yoshikawa Miki who's enjoying a surge of popularity right now with her "Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches"; and the utterly amazing and fantastic Kubo Mitsurou (Tokkyuu!!, Moteki, Again!), who ...
New Poll - Genders and Demographics
(28 posts, 2944 views) Posted: 403d 5h, 22m ago by philip72 in News
There's some excellent josei and shoujo out there, but it's rarer than unicorns. The vast majority of it is either excessively maudlin or sociopathic, the kind of tripe that makes mindless and generic T&A harems look like works of high art.

It' ...
New Poll - Apocalypse
(34 posts, 2909 views) Posted: 431d 12h, 51m ago by philip72 in News
Heavens yes, lots of people, that's terribly, terribly frightening.
Far worse than an "unrealistic" Nuclear holocaust or an "unrealistic" asteroid catastrophe .

"Overpopulation and/or loss of resources - 16.2%"
You're ...
New Poll - Demographic Hate 2
(54 posts, 4313 views) Posted: 438d 10h, 24m ago by philip72 in News
It's funny, obviously the female-oriented demographics will lose, by a high margin too I imagine. (Women are largely ambivalent to seinen and shounen, but guys view most shoujo and josei with disgust and revulsion.) However, most of the comments here sa ...
New Poll - Membership
(25 posts, 2380 views) Posted: 514d 8h, 8m ago by philip72 in News
"Who uses that chapter thingy anyways"
Pretty much everyone, you're actually kinda unique. ...
New Poll - Villains
(39 posts, 3484 views) Posted: 576d 22h, 3m ago by philip72 in News
Yours is the only honest choice.

I think this poll is just a clever plan to out all the Chuuni's here on Baka-Updates.
Almost 25% fancy themselves strategists or masterminds, and this comments thread is full of edgemasters telling us that they'd be Hell Kin ...
New Poll - Manga App
(38 posts, 3504 views) Posted: 655d 16h, 15m ago by philip72 in News
"50% don't have an app to read manga?""Why are you even on this site"

Wow top pleb.
No tablet has the resolution a good, large monitor (or high-def laptop screen) can provide, and double-page threads look like ass on them. Further ...
Recent Outage Due to DMCA Request
(52 posts, 8278 views) Posted: 662d 18h, 31m ago by philip72 in News
Very good point.
If anyone is actually monitoring the thread, take note. ...
Recent Outage Due to DMCA Request
(52 posts, 8278 views) Posted: 664d 1h, 26m ago by philip72 in News
And just like with Wikipedia, using the covers constitutes fair use.
Kodansha had no business issuing a DMCA. It should be ignored and your host threatened with litigation if it pulls that stunt again.

Seriously lambchopsil, you've got to stop caving to these legally ...
New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 16325 views) Posted: 669d 21h, 39m ago by philip72 in News
The whole concept of railing against thoughtcrime in fiction is American. And I don't believe I mentioned your godking, so why do you bring him up? ...
New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 16325 views) Posted: 704d 18h, 28m ago by philip72 in News
Oh look, slimy American political posturing is now attacking manga. You guys never rest do you? ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 4597 views) Posted: 716d 23h, 57m ago by philip72 in News
Doesn't mean they have any say in decisions. Bad, lazy management, terrible style guide and inferior infrastructure are the problem, not where some of the employees learned their trade. ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 4597 views) Posted: 724d 20h, 19m ago by philip72 in News
As even to need more to do look more like? ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 4597 views) Posted: 724d 20h, 21m ago by philip72 in News
It really is abysmal. Although I'm a paying subscriber, I virtually never visit Viz or Crunchyroll anymore, and stick with the pirated content almost exclusively. Better readers, no weaboo fright, and (often) better quality translations.
...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 4597 views) Posted: 725d 10h, 56m ago by philip72 in News
You're not missing much.

I'm subscribed to Viz and Crunchyroll, and both have garbage, 3rd-rate, unusable readers and occasionally iffy translations. They're also deathly afraid of perceived weabooism, so they localize everything to hillbilly Am ...

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