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Why are cover images disabled for some series? (SnK, NnT, ... )
(27 posts, 4565 views) Posted: 108d 23h, 1m ago by megane007 in Suggestions & Bugs
Quote from bilnity
Sorry for being a noob. By this logic, so if I read my friend's manga is that considered as violation as well?

Computer age is not the same. You effectively create a new copy of the image.
But sharing physical books don't create a dup ...
80s-90s Anime
(15 posts, 1311 views) Posted: 681d 15h, 29m ago by megane007 in I'm Looking For...
kids shows like Chibi Maruko, Crayon Shin Chan (still ongoing), and the Nintama series ...
The reliance on "one-click" host for scanlation groups
(43 posts, 3291 views) Posted: 697d 21h, 7m ago by megane007 in Manga General
Quote from lolnameless
That's right. Let's unplug from the internet or something, idk.

"idk" is the actual meaning for most of your replies, you finally got it.

I've said that hosts in US and other copyright-strict countries are bound to com ...
The way of the manga
(8 posts, 611 views) Posted: 697d 21h, 21m ago by megane007 in Manga General
There are a few Japanese ones which are from left to right too. Doesn't matter as far as I know it. ...
The reliance on "one-click" host for scanlation groups
(43 posts, 3291 views) Posted: 699d 10h, 55m ago by megane007 in Manga General
Not expert here. Its because you lack the basic concept. Its not the ISP which wiretap you,
They must keep record of traffic and ip for safety issues. It's the Govt/law enforcer who look into it. ISP don't keep the contents. The contents are reviewed by ...
The reliance on "one-click" host for scanlation groups
(43 posts, 3291 views) Posted: 699d 19h, 1m ago by megane007 in Manga General
Usually, it's the copyright holders who report to police.

The police will collect the evidence and decide when to take action. The ISPs do the last part of the job, which is revealing users' info on police request. ISPs are neutral but the local law can require ...
The reliance on "one-click" host for scanlation groups
(43 posts, 3291 views) Posted: 702d 16h, 4m ago by megane007 in Manga General
fraud?
I guess you are living in a place with no copyright concern. Otherwise, Please read the news. You can always tell others to ignore the red light but its their right to decide to obey or not.

I had said you can torrent other non copyright stuff. I had no negative its f ...
The reliance on "one-click" host for scanlation groups
(43 posts, 3291 views) Posted: 705d 2h, 29m ago by megane007 in Manga General
You can always use torrent to share other stuff. But torrent is phasing out in fields like these as users' ip are nude, unless users are hiding ip with a paid proxy. Uploading copyright matter is illegal in many countries while Downloading is illegal in some includin ...
Splitting rating
(2 posts, 448 views) Posted: 869d 0h, 9m ago by megane007 in Suggestions & Bugs
Quote from Lorska
No that's because the ratings are biased. You will give something you just read a perfect rating, thinking this is truly the best of the best, but realize later that it is not that great or you are pissed and just rate it the lowest possible score. Th ...
Splitting rating
(2 posts, 448 views) Posted: 881d 12h, 58m ago by megane007 in Suggestions & Bugs
Is is better to split the rating into a more detailed view?
I've thought about rating for arts and rating for story which can then sum up as the overall rating.

And adding an analysis to split the overall ratings into two groups: before and after completing the series. ...
Good seinen non-action manga
(6 posts, 2625 views) Posted: 913d 18h, 29m ago by megane007 in Shounen/Seinen
According to my vague memory as many of them are read years ago:

Yunagi no machi; Sakura no kuni (happened after the nuclear bomb)
http://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?id=1575

Rainbow (poor teens with criminal records, pursuit of friendship, pride a ...
Favorite Horror Senien/Shounen?
(50 posts, 10538 views) Posted: 927d 12h, 5m ago by megane007 in Shounen/Seinen
My personal classics are: Parasyte, Dragon head, Drifting classroom, Battle Royale and some of Itou Junji's works like Tomie ...
Manga Cover Database
(13 posts, 4690 views) Posted: 939d 13h, 12m ago by megane007 in Suggestions & Bugs
I've thought about this too.
It'll be pretty cool to have a shelf like that provided by anobii
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/review-anobii-for-iph one.html
But it'll be manga specific, together with the recommendations and discussion, it se ...
NTR Vs. Vanilla
(33 posts, 6971 views) Posted: 945d 21h, 58m ago by megane007 in Adult (18+)
NTR is a good excitement component but not limited to sex scenes. It's been used in novels and comics with adult romance background, many closely related to real life. The term NTR become more popular after being ported to some stupid AV / adult gam ...
SON GOKU?!
(7 posts, 1678 views) Posted: 1224d 22h, 28m ago by megane007 in Shounen/Seinen
1952, Boku no Songoku - TEZUKA Osamu
1993, Usagi Kozou - MANABE Jouji
1997, Saiyuki - MINEKURA Kazuya
2000, Patariro Seiyuuki! - MAYA Mineo
2000, Gag manga biyori - MASUDA Kousuke

should be more ...
How many percents do scanlated manga account for the total number of manga in Japan?
(16 posts, 2367 views) Posted: 1224d 22h, 59m ago by megane007 in Manga General
It's good to get a estimate.
From time to time, I see people saying most manga are already scanlated because they have read (downloaded) a lot. ...
Statistics & Updates
(3 posts, 449 views) Posted: 1226d 14h, 33m ago by megane007 in I'm Looking For...
Thanks,

I noted the genre/categories pages but they do not compared each categories with Korean and Chinese manga under the same category.

If the numbers are charted per year, the growth/decline rate in the industry may be seen (provided that the DB is i ...
Statistics & Updates
(3 posts, 449 views) Posted: 1230d 21h, 42m ago by megane007 in I'm Looking For...
Is there any site which summarize and list all the new tankoubon releases in Japan weekly/monthly?

There's a site for anime like this: http://m-p.sakura.ne.jp/

Also, about this site, is there any (relatively static) statistics page describing the following:
The numbe ...
lots of false seinen labels around?
(82 posts, 14517 views) Posted: 1606d 1h, 32m ago by megane007 in Shounen/Seinen
Quote from NeoFireHawk
It seems that you don't understand yet. Look: It's true that Yotsuba to! may be put into a shoujo magazine without any problem -and it could even be successful- but if a manga is seinen or not it's not decided by us, but b ...
manga focused on father and son relationship
(9 posts, 3587 views) Posted: 1607d 14h, 24m ago by megane007 in I'm Looking For...
joking... > Oishinbo, Dragon Ball Z ...
Complete Utter Nonsence
(22 posts, 2547 views) Posted: 1608d 19h, 46m ago by megane007 in Manga General
Shiawase Danchi
Crazy Husband, Sad wife but they live together. ...
Manga Length Poll
(18 posts, 696 views) Posted: 2616d 19h, 37m ago by megane007 in News
no, there are some cold animes that will never be subbed but could be good ~

Manga are good as they can be taken out. But now even animes can be watched with portable media players.
The graphics used to be better in many manga but now the anime productio ...
Manga Length Poll
(18 posts, 696 views) Posted: 2616d 19h, 50m ago by megane007 in News
Money does matter!
The major dragging factor to buy one that has lost energy in the middle.

As a collector we'd really like to buy a full set but the lengthy repetitive series like Conan are such headaches. As we loved the characters, we enjoyed some goo ...
lots of false seinen labels around?
(82 posts, 14517 views) Posted: 2954d 20h, 16m ago by megane007 in Shounen/Seinen
It depends on what purpose that MU set up the label.
Is it used to let people know what kind of audience the manga is targeted to Or just stick to the so called definition?
Not only salarymen have pressures after all. Yotsubato is all-age, you can safely label it from sho ...
Most Depressing Manga
(316 posts, 73257 views) Posted: 2982d 0h, 42m ago by megane007 in Manga General
Interesting opposing ideas, to me Vampire Juuji Kai doesn't meet the rim of depressing manga. I didn't even feel sad when I read the past of Strauss. I'm more inclined to place it in the romance & fantasy genre,

The characters of Hitsuji n ...

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