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|New Poll - Time Travel
(26 posts, 1206 views) Posted: 179d 6h, 34m ago by Madzai in News
But ya, I do consider romancing a childhood friend to be cute. I wonder how often it happens in real life...
The problem isn't a real life, the problem is it's almost never work in manga\anime. No matter how childhood friend character tries to get M ...
|Manga becomming Childish?
(24 posts, 3660 views) Posted: 462d 8h, 37m ago by Madzai in Manga General
Another issue is the constant battle with deadlines. Coming up with a mature story and cranking out a chapter every week or so is challenging. You have to do research, you have to maintain a certain level in your art, you have to come up with ideas that wo ...
|New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 7618 views) Posted: 591d 20h, 41m ago by Madzai in News
You should add another vote, "English isn't my native language, so it's hard to find bad grammer\spelling"
I think where are a lot of ppl around the world who prefer to read english translantions\scanlations. In countires where anime\manga ...
|What makes a good shounen storyline?
(23 posts, 4427 views) Posted: 700d 20h, 35m ago by Madzai in Shounen/Seinen
A solid backstoty and world lore. In case of "school" shounen a lot of well-writen side-characters. In short, mangakas need a space for maneuver if their manga became popular. Just exploiting one good idea may lead to disaster and lack of any dece ...
|New Poll - Disliking Stereotypes
(70 posts, 5490 views) Posted: 779d 6h, 18m ago by Madzai in News
Stange poll. Some "stereotypes" aren't stereotypes at all.
The perfect character. I hate them guts, but TRULY perfect characters are 99% shojo only thing. In shounen perfect characters are ether really f**cked up in the end (only "lookin ...
|Antipiracy going overboard?
(44 posts, 4529 views) Posted: 831d 6h, 0m ago by Madzai in Chatter Box
A bit of OT but,
C'mon ppl open your eyes already! Just application of more harsh law never works. Living in Russia i saw rise of legal contence with my own eyes. In 90th and in 2000-2005 99% of all contents were pirated (games, software, music and even b ...
(55 posts, 11736 views) Posted: 1039d 2h, 37m ago by Madzai in Usagi Drop
Fist of all i want to say what i am not a saint or some moral fag. I really like to read hentai incest stories and ecchi stuff like KissxSis, Onii-chan no Koto Nanka Zenzen Suki Janaindakara ne!!, Aki no Sora etc. But all this stories are fictional from beginning. No one in s ...
|Cutest non-big titted charecter
(72 posts, 7294 views) Posted: 1142d 9h, 36m ago by Madzai in Manga General
Eureka from Eureka 7.
And Honoka from Negima. Why it's so wrong to like shy and quite types?
And Hinagiku from Hayate is good one, even if she's a bit of tsun. ...
|Need a good and long shoujo
(10 posts, 1831 views) Posted: 1197d 19h, 7m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Yamato Nadeshiko Shichihenge hilarious manga, like an extreme version of Ouran Host Club. But romance is really slow. ...
|a shounen with an teasing protagonist
(3 posts, 554 views) Posted: 1197d 21h, 42m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Kaze no Stigma - Kouen no Miko fits. But manga is short and unfinished. Also, there is an anime.
Soul Eater somewhat fits since Soul always tease Maka. ...
|Character in Peril?
(5 posts, 740 views) Posted: 1199d 19h, 38m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Hayate no Gotoku! It's comedy at the beginning, but become more serious in the middle. But Hayate work and lifestyle is very dangerous, and his past is dark definitely. ...
|Good Long Manga
(29 posts, 8655 views) Posted: 1200d 5h, 10m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
If you're ok with Shounen/Seinen and unfinished manga there is topic Successor to Bleach/Naruto/One Piece. Almost all manga mentioned there is long and awesome, just find one that suit your taste more.
|Shoud i read or watch?
(8 posts, 677 views) Posted: 1206d 20h, 16m ago by Madzai in Manga General
Code Geass anime is just epic. Manga is anime based and big part of it is spinoff and side stories.
Ghost in the shell have awesome drawing, CG and atmosphere, but manga is much more mature - blood, gore, sex scenes etc., but drawing is well.. from 90th...
Neon g ...
|monster second son
(4 posts, 881 views) Posted: 1209d 21h, 51m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Quote from CantoneseAnime
Kaze no Stigma is an good one.
But Kaze no Stigma novel author passed away so no more manga or anime.
So i'm looking for that kind of character too, but someone reasonable not just ruthless avenger, someone who kick h ...
|Shounen with the best developped romance
(12 posts, 2430 views) Posted: 1211d 23h, 29m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Quote from reid1
Quote from Madzai
I don't think Toradora is a shounen, it's like romance comedy turned into a bit of drama.
Toradora! is a shounen, it's not up to you to decide that, lol. And I second it, it's the best recent romance shoune ...
|Shounen with the best developped romance
(12 posts, 2430 views) Posted: 1212d 22h, 32m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
I don't think Toradora is a shounen, it's like romance comedy turned into a bit of drama. And Tsubasa fits perfectly at first glance but it's just strange like all Clamp works.
After a long time watching anime and reading manga i started to wonder ...
|WTF is with these shounen romantic comedies?
(39 posts, 7600 views) Posted: 1214d 18h, 42m ago by Madzai in Shounen/Seinen
Quote from ForteAtrox
The only exception maybe Hayate no Gotoku, but only anime. And the ridiculousness really annoyed me, so i never got to read the manga properly. The reason i watch it because i want to see Hayate's development as a character.
|Romance in Which
(10 posts, 1906 views) Posted: 1214d 19h, 15m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Quote from BurntDownDream
Where is NO childhood friends in ai yori aoshi, they see each-other only a couple of times before adultery . And where is no competition to "win" also.
Btw, i sec ...
(20 posts, 4698 views) Posted: 1214d 20h, 36m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Ai yori Aoshi Oblivious choice. Very good romantic manga. Sweet good ending included.
Aa Megami-sama The male lead is little bit passive, but overall manga is great.
Both mangas have some ecchi moments, but not between main couples.
|weird couple or pair
(15 posts, 2914 views) Posted: 1214d 20h, 43m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
Yanki-kun to Megane-chan? Girl is weird for sure.
Hayate no Gotoku! Almost every character is weird. ...
|Surrounded by women.
(13 posts, 1296 views) Posted: 1218d 22h, 52m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
2) Umi no Misaki, Ai yori Aoshi
3) Nagasarete Airantou ...
|Completely scanlated Shounen or Seinen with resolved, happy romance.
(11 posts, 1629 views) Posted: 1220d 2h, 0m ago by Madzai in I'm Looking For...
So that's more important? Romance or Seinen part?
About resolved romance - Ai yori Aoshi.
And Aa Megami-sama have resolved romance, but it's a ongoing and male character is a little bit weak.
Both are pretty long. ...
|Older readers become more closed minded.
(70 posts, 7276 views) Posted: 1220d 2h, 34m ago by Madzai in Manga General
Older readers become more closed minded.
It's obvious. I think for a younger auditory all manga is a new experience positive or not. But for a older ppl( i'm 24 now, and a start watching anime around 20 and reading manga at 22) you usually tend to w ...
|Do You Get Depressed After Finishing A Manga?
(83 posts, 7920 views) Posted: 1220d 2h, 51m ago by Madzai in Manga General
I get very depressed and my mind go blank for a couple of days. And, the problem is, that where is no real difference between good and bad(for any reason) ending.
If ending was good i fell very sad coz I'll never see my favorite characters again, even if st ...
|Successor to Bleach/Naruto/One Piece
(179 posts, 29037 views) Posted: 1220d 19h, 13m ago by Madzai in Shounen/Seinen
Quote from Dafat-MKII
Are you saying that gag manga can't be mainstream?
Slam Dunk has just as much humor as Beelzebub, (Holy crap Slam Dunk is good I don't even)
No, I'm saying what manga, based solely on absurd and pure humorous ...
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