|New Poll - Genders and Demographics
(28 posts, 2767 views) Posted: 316d 2h, 28m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I'm not voting, mainly b/c I can't choose! I read a good mix of the four. I usually don't pick based on demographic, but by categories (like "school life", "supernatural", "action", and so on) and the blurb or oth ...
|New Poll - Extra/Omake
(7 posts, 797 views) Posted: 533d 0h, 33m ago by Here_And_Now in News
If it's about the main characters or a side character I enjoyed then I'll definitely read it. If it's a one-shot with nothing the to do with the main story it then depends on either how much I enjoyed the main story or if I like the summary. If I'll re ...
|New Poll - Loli/Shota
(204 posts, 19977 views) Posted: 561d 0h, 21m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I voted "Don't care" because I don't read anything like it or similar to it, so it wouldn't make a difference to me one way or another. That being said, it would be one thing if this kind of stuff was images of actual children, but it's ...
|New Poll - Unrealistic Manga
(32 posts, 3022 views) Posted: 574d 18h, 24m ago by Here_And_Now in News
It depends on what kind of "unrealistic" we're talking about. I like fantasy and supernatural manga; but if I'm reading a slice of life and the protagonist suddenly sprouts wings and flies off into space to fight an alien overlord who's nev ...
|New Poll - First Fandom
(27 posts, 2493 views) Posted: 594d 11h, 43m ago by Here_And_Now in News
Technically my first anime was Digimon in early elementary school, though at the time I thought it and the subsequent incarnations were just the most awesome cartoons I'd ever seen and didn't realize it was made in a different country. Years later w ...
|New Poll - Ad-blocker
(37 posts, 3591 views) Posted: 602d 21h, 22m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I keep Ad-block on at all times now. I used to turn it off for my favorite scanlator and reader sites, but then I started getting intrusive ads trying to download stuff almost every time I clicked. So I blocked them all. I feel bad about it at times, but it'll be a while bef ...
|New Poll - Assuming Genders
(56 posts, 4453 views) Posted: 665d 22h, 32m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I tend to judge based on how they word their comment(s). Sometimes just by the words or phrasing someone uses you can get a good guess at their gender. I know I personally try to use gender neutral avatars and names, even though I am definitely female and ...
|New Poll - City Size
(39 posts, 2710 views) Posted: 714d 21h, 54m ago by Here_And_Now in News
Wait, wait, wait! Less than 5 thousand is rural? 5 thousand? Wow. The closest town to where I live is a few hundred at most. I live a 5 minute drive outside of that town. Maybe that makes me super rural? ...
|New Poll - Crying
(48 posts, 3241 views) Posted: 784d 14h, 49m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I am rarely brought to tears by any form of entertainment, because I'm always aware it's not real or if it is based on something that really happened it's already happened so my tears won't make a difference. I voted for video games b ...
|New Poll - Books
(28 posts, 2046 views) Posted: 798d 14h, 57m ago by Here_And_Now in News
Caring type, most definitely. I take good care of my books and usually reread them fairly often. That's why I try to buy hardback, because almost all my paperbacks eventually start to look dingy. I often find myself caught between my love for books and wa ...
|New Poll - Manga Magazines
(20 posts, 1887 views) Posted: 819d 19h, 24m ago by Here_And_Now in News
Not interested, if only because there aren't enough manga I read that come from the same magazine. If I had the money I would buy digital volumes of some of the series I love to read. ...
|New Poll - Vehicle
(46 posts, 4184 views) Posted: 1049d 18h, 8m ago by Here_And_Now in News
Pssh, I'm takin' a dragon! Talk about a great way to get around! I'd be causing traffic accidents and making little kids so scared they'd wet themselves. I thought about teleporting, but it seems too complicated and risky in my opinion. I fee ...
|Uke With Tattoos
(6 posts, 1840 views) Posted: 1164d 0h, 54m ago by Here_And_Now in Yaoi/Yuri
Have you tried Body Talk Paradox? It has a few stories involving tattoos and tattoo artists; stories 2 - 5 I believe. It isn't quite what you're looking for, but it is good.
I can't get it to link, but the you can find the manga here on mangaupdates. ...
|New Poll - Manga Subscription
(65 posts, 7291 views) Posted: 1176d 22h, 35m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I put Yes, but it's conditional. It would have to be a service where I can read it on my computer and have the means to obtain a personal digital copy if I like it without paying an arm and a leg. It would also need to have a wide and varied selection, since I like a ...
|New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 11961 views) Posted: 1267d 22h, 2m ago by Here_And_Now in News
At first it really bothered me, but lately I've been automatically correcting mistakes in my mind and not even noticing most. I do wish some groups would take time to read over their translations. I find myself stopping and rewording sentences or wishing I had ...
|New Poll - Anime/Manga for Parents
(46 posts, 6104 views) Posted: 1323d 19h, 14m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I need a "they think I'm silly reading comics and watching cartoons at my age" option. They never have, and most likely never will, try manga. ...
|New Poll - Scanlation Ethics
(80 posts, 12627 views) Posted: 1358d 23h, 27m ago by Here_And_Now in News
It's a fine line, but no I don't think it is morally/ ethically wrong to scanlate manga. Especially if there is no one publishing it outside of the native country, and even in that case often times publishers drop the manga or never bother to complete it. With th ...
|New Poll - Sequels
(15 posts, 2252 views) Posted: 1421d 12h, 37m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I'll read whichever catches my interest. Usually I start from the story that takes place farthest in the past in the storyline and work my way up to the present. Let's say the prequel is a different set of main characters with the sequel's main char ...
|New Poll - Disliking Stereotypes
(70 posts, 8787 views) Posted: 1456d 22h, 56m ago by Here_And_Now in News
Some may be girls. I know as a girl who reads a fair amount of shounen and seinen manga I either find the find the big chested character to be amusing or absurd and annoying. ...
|New Poll - Disliking Stereotypes
(70 posts, 8787 views) Posted: 1457d 0h, 10m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I feel the same! That's why I voted for the last one, it's essentially the same just reversed. It never ceases to irritate me how a mangaka can put a girl who can't count with her fingers together with perfection in male form and portray it as " ...
|Site Poll - Chat Box 170 - Marrying a Manga Character
(45 posts, 5628 views) Posted: 1561d 20h, 35m ago by Here_And_Now in Chatter Box
If Axel from Kingdom Hearts was real I'd be all over that! ...
|Why Manga Publishing Is Dying (And How It Could Get Better)
(53 posts, 6968 views) Posted: 1586d 14h, 33m ago by Here_And_Now in News
I live in rural America in one of the poorest counties in my state. The nearest Walmart is a 30 minute dive away; the nearest bookstore that carries manga other than Naruto is over an hour drive away, with a poor selection at that. If I wanted to buy any manga I' ...
|Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(2197 posts, 575230 views) Posted: 1692d 20h, 29m ago by Here_And_Now in Manga General
I am really curious to know how many readers download manga, and of those how many keep or delete it after they've finished reading it. Sorry if this has already been done.
Maybe something like this:
Do you save downloaded manga?
-I don't downlo ...
|New Poll - Episodic vs. Continuous
(13 posts, 1482 views) Posted: 1715d 15h, 36m ago by Here_And_Now in News
Continuous manga are my favorite; it's nice to know a place and characters you've gotten to know so well will most like continue on for new adventures and bigger and better things. Episodic are good for when you're not in the mood for start ...