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Manga Poll
For background art in manga, you prefer...
Lots of detail
An average amount of detail
Very little detail
Sparkles and patterns that fit the mood is just fine
I don't really pay attention to the backgrounds
I don't care
 
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Definitely worth reading
(1 posts, 91 views) Posted: 60d 13h, 18m ago by MangaGhost in Birdy the Mighty (II)
Has Ronin Ixioran taken a break from scanlating Birdy or has he quit entirely? I hope someone can pick it up it is definitely worth reading. ...
Chapter 105
(6 posts, 891 views) Posted: 522d 10h, 2m ago by MangaGhost in The Breaker: New Waves
Sure, but we didn't need Baldy's flashback in the middle of the fight. It was like someone hit the pause button while you were watching your favorite action flick and wanted to tell you what a crappy day they had. It just totally killed the mood and pacing of ...
New Poll - Optimal Story Length
(33 posts, 2628 views) Posted: 542d 11h, 6m ago by MangaGhost in News
I wish the choices were more like short, medium or long number of volumes. The choices "just a few volumes" makes me think like 1-5 and "lots of volumes" sounds like 20+. I don't like most short stories, so the poll automatically mak ...
New Poll - Summer
(18 posts, 1757 views) Posted: 619d 5h, 5m ago by MangaGhost in News
Quote from SinsI
Missing options:
a) Lack of school subplots!
b) None

I vote a)

I would vote b) NONE as all those options are tired old cliches. Occasionally they take the cliche and change something about it to make it interesting, but I haven't seen it often. ...
New Poll - Asian Characters
(46 posts, 4658 views) Posted: 654d 2h, 59m ago by MangaGhost in News
The way this poll is worded sounds like a round about way of bringing up the whole "anime/manga characters look Caucasian" thing that sends some people into spats. Why would I assume they are not Asian? If the story takes place in a Japanese Hig ...
New Poll - Scanlation Ethics
(80 posts, 8631 views) Posted: 682d 2h, 50m ago by MangaGhost in News
A conditional no. See, If I get my guitar and cover a song from let's say Alt Japanese band The Pillows and upload it to YouTube are the police gonna come knocking? Are The Pillows going to send me a cease and desist (well maybe if I suck)? I don' ...
New Poll - Characters and Self Similarities
(11 posts, 996 views) Posted: 696d 17h, 27m ago by MangaGhost in News
I put no preference, because I like various types of characters and genres. I prefer seinen overall, but I like some Yuri stuff and there are also some good shounen action manga I read. Some of these characters share some similar traits with me and some have ...
New Poll - Bad Parts of Manga
(38 posts, 2829 views) Posted: 703d 1h, 23m ago by MangaGhost in News
1. I haven't found a good story that I can't relate to. There is some shoujo stuff that I think is a little unbelievable so maybe I can't relate to that, but I drop it before putting any significant investment into it.
2. A good story doesn't always have ...
New Poll - Looking Your Age
(32 posts, 2828 views) Posted: 738d 17h, 35m ago by MangaGhost in News
I wish it was 2 polls, how one looks and how one acts. I don't have a problem with characters not acting their age too much. However, it annoys me to no end when all characters are not drawn age appropriately. Like when you have everyone look like they ...
New Poll - Author vs. Artist
(36 posts, 3056 views) Posted: 829d 2h, 13m ago by MangaGhost in News
Writing is also a form of art. Manga is a medium that includes both the visual and written arts. I think both are important to creating a good work. However, both are not always necessary to creating successful manga, which is a different thing from a good manga, ...
New Poll - Reading Harem
(11 posts, 601 views) Posted: 920d 8h, 49m ago by MangaGhost in News
I think hate and tired should have been 2 different choices. Hate means you dislike it, tired can mean you are bored with them or feel inundated with them. I don't hate harems, but I am tired of them because so few offer anything really different that grabs my ...
IM Dal-Young strikes again... UGH!!!
(36 posts, 13863 views) Posted: 1007d 11h, 20m ago by MangaGhost in The Legend of Maian
It was a pretty good series until the last 2 volumes imho. The big fight at the end of the last volume wasn't that good and it was just a clearing away of a bunch of characters. It was a bit contrived and convenient how the big bad got rid of a bunch of people to ...
Blood-C?
(11 posts, 1602 views) Posted: 1022d 0h, 46m ago by MangaGhost in Blood-C
Quote from catandmouse
Seriously CLAMP?
I mean, The Blood series is not really their original series, and then to add to it, they have a crossover?
I know CLAMP likes their crossovers, but they seriously need to stop.

Its just a way for them to promote their stuff u ...
New Poll - Online Manga Readers
(34 posts, 1959 views) Posted: 1088d 7h, 3m ago by MangaGhost in News
I think they have helped popularize manga and made it easy to read manga. I think they show that there are a lot of people who like manga outside of Japan. I also think they demonstrate that there might be a viable digital distribution model for publishers if they can w ...
How to be the perfect boyfriend?
(87 posts, 7007 views) Posted: 1151d 8h, 6m ago by MangaGhost in Chatter Box
Well they always seem to have a soft spot for "bad boys".

I was reading an article in the paper about Ted Bundy being on trial in Florida. In the article it said the courtroom was filled with women waiting to give him flowers, love letters and wedding fucking ...
New Poll - Live-Action Hollywood Adaptation
(12 posts, 377 views) Posted: 1158d 5h, 58m ago by MangaGhost in News
I don't mind localization so much, if its done well. Unfortunately, I don't think its done well too often. In anime I'd say about 2/3 of the dubs aren't good and I'm saying this as someone who would prefer a dub. In movie remakes of fore ...
Update to Series Comments
(50 posts, 1088 views) Posted: 1168d 9h, 13m ago by MangaGhost in News
Text needs to be darker or font thicker in the body of the reviews, kinda like here in the comment section. It just comes across too faint and someone with weak vision, like myself has hard time reading it. Aside from that, I like that the rating was moved to the right h ...
New Poll - Anime Fillers
(14 posts, 427 views) Posted: 1172d 13h, 52m ago by MangaGhost in News
I don't mind filler arcs if it expands on some of the characters or main plot some, its sometimes nice to see a non-main character get some attention too. But so many fillers just bite. Many are just lousy gag fillers that don't add anything. What's ...
Mirai Nikki Anime Confirmed for Fall
(4 posts, 1613 views) Posted: 1185d 7h, 20m ago by MangaGhost in Mirai Nikki
Thanx for posting this. I loved this series and can't wait to see it in the fall. I hope they get Yuno's character right. ...
New Poll - Replacing Manga Covers
(9 posts, 342 views) Posted: 1207d 2h, 29m ago by MangaGhost in News
I also agree. I don't mind new and updated covers (this goes for both manga & anime), as long as they are done well. I've seen a few redos that I don't like.

I also think that covers do matter (in opposition to the last choice), they are like the ...
New Poll - Earthquake
(54 posts, 1542 views) Posted: 1228d 1h, 43m ago by MangaGhost in News
I'm not sure that option should have been included. I mean what was the purpose, to show that about 25% of the people are lower than pond scum? This is a terrible disaster with thousands of missing people, after shocks of the quake still occurring, another ts ...
New Poll - Localization
(5 posts, 251 views) Posted: 1235d 3h, 22m ago by MangaGhost in News
Part of what makes reading manga and manwha interesting is that it comes from a different culture with at times different ideas and customs. Its an insight into other cultures and sometimes what they value. For instance, Honorifics are interesting and important be ...
New Poll - Reading New Series
(15 posts, 442 views) Posted: 1287d 1h, 49m ago by MangaGhost in News
I don't usually pick a series for one reason. Usually its a combination of summary, reader reviews and artwork. If everything sounds and looks bad then its usually not worth my time. The opposite generally holds true too (but not always, I sometimes disagree ...

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