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Manga Poll
If you were a villain from a manga, what kind would you be?
Destroyer of the world
Ruler or tyrant
Creator of chaos
Random or psychotic
Strategist or mastermind
Brute or strongman
Corrupter
Terrorist
Secretive or deceptive
Basic jerk
Bad villain (try to do evil but fail so hard and end up doing good)
Cult leader
Assassin
A minion
 
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New Poll - Villains
(35 posts, 441 views) Posted: 0d 5h, 7m 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, 1254 views) Posted: 78d 23h, 19m 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, 4051 views) Posted: 86d 1h, 36m 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, 4051 views) Posted: 87d 8h, 30m 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, 8543 views) Posted: 93d 4h, 43m 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, 8543 views) Posted: 128d 1h, 33m 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, 2112 views) Posted: 140d 7h, 2m 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, 2112 views) Posted: 148d 3h, 24m ago by philip72 in News
As even to need more to do look more like? ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 2112 views) Posted: 148d 3h, 26m 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.
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New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 2112 views) Posted: 148d 18h, 1m 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 ...
New Poll - Background Art
(13 posts, 556 views) Posted: 190d 11h, 21m ago by philip72 in News
Me too, I love manga that are visual works of art in their own right. ...
New Poll - Most Read Demographic
(93 posts, 4294 views) Posted: 274d 4h, 0m ago by philip72 in News
A good bit more for yaoi than hentai, lolicon, yuri and shoujo-ai combined. Guess we know which sex consumes the most porn. ...
Group Links Removed
(226 posts, 32578 views) Posted: 418d 1h, 53m ago by philip72 in News
Sorry Panos, I have no clue.

This is all quite suspicious, they haven't even told us who the shady group who issued this extremely overreaching takedown notice is, and there's no legal reason why they can't.

I think MangaUpdates has been cowe ...
Group Links Removed
(226 posts, 32578 views) Posted: 418d 2h, 14m ago by philip72 in News
Also how does linking to scanlators sites violate the DMCA? Furthermore why not just take down the links in the notice? Though rights holders may wish it does, the DMCA doesn't work that way.

Something doesn't seem right here. ...
Group Links Removed
(226 posts, 32578 views) Posted: 418d 2h, 21m ago by philip72 in News
Can you post the DMCA?
This sounds excessive. Some of us here (not me) are lawyers and law students and would like a chance to peruse it. ...
New Poll - Completed Series
(46 posts, 2937 views) Posted: 432d 8h, 38m ago by philip72 in News
They do add up don't they? I selected 100-300 completed, then I checked out my complete list, 1298... Doh!
I need to get a life. ...
New Poll - Bullying
(28 posts, 2212 views) Posted: 478d 1h, 32m ago by philip72 in News
A poll on bullying in manga? Seriously?
Lolicon, sword fights, guro, rape, violent deaths, genocide, battles, guns, incest and all the other stuff manga is full of aside, we're going to fret about "bullying" and whether it should be in manga?

No, every si ...
New Poll - Favorite Character Type
(36 posts, 2299 views) Posted: 505d 18h, 39m ago by philip72 in News
This poll reads like it was created by a 15 year old yaoi fangirl. ...
Youve read Berserk...right?
(50 posts, 9738 views) Posted: 577d 8h, 44m ago by philip72 in Berserk
Sure is 15 years old in this thread. ...
Sura's Place/JanimeS Closing
(77 posts, 9757 views) Posted: 617d 12h, 45m ago by philip72 in News
Well yes and no.

On one hand this woman is an enormous hypocrite. She never asked the mangaka or the publishing company if she could take their work, convert their words to english, and post it on her site; but she expects Mangafox to afford her a courtesy she ...
New Poll - Translation Accuracy vs Fluency
(56 posts, 5443 views) Posted: 630d 12h, 12m ago by philip72 in News
If you don't yet understand what honorifics and their inferences mean, your "boatload" of manga wouldn't fill a kayak.
Two minutes on google will provide you all the knowledge necessary to be cognizant of their meaning.

I myself am sick o ...
New Poll - Gender Bender in Real Life 2
(57 posts, 6303 views) Posted: 666d 17h, 47m ago by philip72 in News
It's permanent, and you have the desires of your new gender. Enjoy getting railed guys, ...
New Poll - Gender Bender in Real Life 2
(57 posts, 6303 views) Posted: 666d 17h, 51m ago by philip72 in News
As a leprechaun individual I find myself highly uncertain of how exactly I should vote, if any of the options even fit. ...
Looking for a Manga where the girl cheats/dumps/chooses another guy
(12 posts, 3315 views) Posted: 671d 9h, 44m ago by philip72 in I'm Looking For...
Nozoki Ana isn't really what he's looking for at all. Kotobiki is only in the earlier chapters, and the regret she feels later on is only mild and ineffectual.
As for Netorare, the girlfriends definitely treat the protags like chumps but they never regret their ac ...
To people wanting know about the Status
(5 posts, 4604 views) Posted: 689d 4h, 1m ago by philip72 in Dance in the Vampire Bund
Support the mangaka by buying the Japanese volumes.

The mangaka gets next to nothing from English volumes; and $150 is a scam for 13 volumes that cost, in overpriced, super-expensive, paper-importing Japan, only $75.

You're paying double for a half-as ...

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