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New Poll - Relationship Status
(32 posts, 2944 views) Posted: 234d 14h, 57m ago by Baniita in News
where's "in a relationship with a fictional relationship"

"...with a few 2D waifus on the side" ...
Your thoughts on LGBT after reading BL/GL
(15 posts, 1556 views) Posted: 362d 13h, 7m ago by Baniita in Yaoi/Yuri
Yes.

In that the Japanese have very problematic terms like "okama", which can translate to either "gay" OR "transvestite", which I find extremely off-putting.

In that many of the BL/GL mangaka/authors have a poor understandi ...
New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 6836 views) Posted: 745d 19h, 58m ago by Baniita in News
(cough)

Female, and I love (non-supersize) futanari. Bible Black, mmmmn. ...
New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 6836 views) Posted: 745d 20h, 0m ago by Baniita in News
Citrus has great art, but god it was goddamn awful. It was an even bigger disappointment than Akuma no Riddle. ...
New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 6836 views) Posted: 745d 20h, 7m ago by Baniita in News
Queer as Folk is just damn wonderful. Goddamn shame about the cancellation.

Ai no Kusabi is pretty meh. Though it's only an OVA, I like Tight Rope best (as well as the manga).
I couldn't get into Banana Fish at all. For more realistic BL, Kyuugou' ...
New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 6836 views) Posted: 745d 20h, 19m ago by Baniita in News
I personally don't read BL for the smut at all. Since I'm a girl without a D, I can't find cis gay male smut relateable, and thus can't get off of it. I'd take the 24 volume epic fantasy gay romance over smut, every time.

Lol, rape/abuse in ...
New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 6836 views) Posted: 745d 20h, 44m ago by Baniita in News
The correct term is Boys' Love. The term "shounen ai" is outdated and refers to an old genre of sad melodramatic shoujo manga where the boys are girly looking and asexual, and it usually ends in tragedy. In Japan, "shounen ai" ju ...
New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 6836 views) Posted: 745d 20h, 52m ago by Baniita in News
Pansexual (I don't care about gender) female; my world revolves around slash and BL. o/
Not even exaggerating, tho.

Lol, I suppose us fujoshi are more ubiquitous than I thought. I like yuri and all, but good yuri is damn near imposible to find; I myself only know 3 ...
Piano no Mori Manga to End in Its 26th Volume
(2 posts, 1607 views) Posted: 779d 10h, 34m ago by Baniita in Piano no Mori
Can't find spoilers anywhere. :B *crosses fingers for no more poorly written het and for it to just focus on music and... other stuff* ...
Strong Female Lead, No Shoujo
(14 posts, 2368 views) Posted: 783d 4h, 34m ago by Baniita in I'm Looking For...
...the title is a bit of a poor choice in wording. sad I know what you mean, though. There's a bit of stigma associated with "strong female characters" in that many people think that should only mean "masculine, strong women that go around sa ...
D.Gray Man Returning after a 2 year hiatus
(18 posts, 11603 views) Posted: 835d 6h, 50m ago by Baniita in D-Grayman
NO ONE said that she was returning any time soon.

PLEASE stop spreading false rumours and false hope.

From what it looks like, it looks like she has been working on these chapters for a while. Do you have any idea how long it'd take to get to the point of g ...
New Poll - Pleasure Reading
(34 posts, 2983 views) Posted: 843d 7h, 30m ago by Baniita in News
I tried reading The Fault in Our Stars. Really, I tried. I couldn't do it. Not even the audio book.
I just can't get into it. Not without thinking "gee, I could be spending this time doing so many better things."

The only words-only things I read are light no ...
New Poll - Ad-blocker
(37 posts, 4116 views) Posted: 868d 19h, 57m ago by Baniita in News
Should have included "yes, but some sites are white-listed". ...
New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 17815 views) Posted: 877d 8h, 3m ago by Baniita in News
Woooooorrd.
That's the thing. Heteronormativity and traditional gender roles are so deeply ingrained into Japanese culture that it's depressing. < _> Well, if they manage to breed at all, what with their lifestyles and men living at the office and com ...
New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 17815 views) Posted: 877d 8h, 24m ago by Baniita in News
Lol it was obvious people were going to whine about the SJW. :I People, it's not social justice itself that's the annoying problem. Annoying people just happen to be prevalent everywhere, and often in neo-social justice. Sure, there are a lot of shitheads ...
New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 17815 views) Posted: 882d 5h, 3m ago by Baniita in News
"Falling in love with their rapist"--welp. I can't say much about this, because it happens way too much in yaoi manga, and I can't say I haven't seen it done well, because I think Koisuru Boukun and Sakura Gari and a few others are gr ...
New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 4956 views) Posted: 904d 13h, 30m ago by Baniita in News
Last time I counted, I believe I owned about 260+ volumes of English-translated manga, and 28 Japanese tankoubon. ...Ironically, the doujinshi I have probably add up to cost more. Lots and lots.

I've reached around 3000 volumes read though (about 2200 of tho ...
Magazine Big 3
(3 posts, 1787 views) Posted: 926d 3h, 3m ago by Baniita in Shounen/Seinen
Just AKB49 for me, really... Koe no Katachi should've just stayed a one-shot. It got boring. Nanatsu no Taizai has gotten really downhill; the plot's a mess and the writing is no good. UQ Holder seemed good from the first few chapters and then it got rea ...
7th Garden looks amazing...
(4 posts, 1779 views) Posted: 926d 22h, 11m ago by Baniita in 7th Garden
I wanna read that... = w= ...
7th Garden looks amazing...
(4 posts, 1779 views) Posted: 927d 4h, 31m ago by Baniita in 7th Garden
I was in a convenience store yesterday and SQ had the first chapter (I think?) of 7th Garden. The art was gorgeous. O _O Is any group picking it up?

I can't read much Japanese yet (still studying). If anyone else read it, was it good? What was it about? ...
Black Butler end of the first season
(5 posts, 978 views) Posted: 928d 0h, 7m ago by Baniita in Kuroshitsuji
They do explain it in the second season. Just watch.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Just as Sebas was about to consume Ciel's soul, Claude took it. I forget the details. It didn't start over.


Book of Circus was the one to rewind back to right after the cooking ...
Does a site like this exist yet?
(1 posts, 543 views) Posted: 928d 0h, 15m ago by Baniita in Manga General
Unless there's a site like this already, but I'm wondering why this doesn't exist (to my knowledge):

A manga release aggregation site like Manga Updates, but since this place isn't allowed to host scanlation group site links anymore (to my ...
Mangatraders now 100% down, any new info?
(73 posts, 110356 views) Posted: 928d 1h, 33m ago by Baniita in Chatter Box
My sentiments exactly. u _u Everything you just said.
I wonder if the you-know-what LJ community will start back up a little...

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<snesker> and there's the 6000 mt-exclusive fujoshit titles


Wow, DIE. = _=

Ugh. Who the hell is that guy? He's rude, too ...
New Poll - Background Art
(13 posts, 1354 views) Posted: 946d 4h, 58m ago by Baniita in News
As long as they're not like the backgrounds in Bleach.

By backgrounds in Bleach, I mean white space.

...same with the attacks, really. ...
New Poll - Most Read Demographic
(93 posts, 8735 views) Posted: 1036d 21h, 51m ago by Baniita in News
The problem is the lack of good authors for GL. Girl Friends remains really the only GL I actually really like. Morinaga Milk is a goddess (god? idk). Though I have been noticing more GL with actual subtance though; yay! Collectors and Octave!
And girl-girl relationshi ...

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