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Translating Manga Fandom: The Case of Manga Scanlation
(19 posts, 4132 views) Posted: 633d 15h, 15m ago by eni in News
This is really interesting. I have to read through it later when I have time.
I did my bachelor's thesis on the scanlation (consumer) youth scene (for social work) and now prepare my master's thesis on the community relations in one of the international g ...
About matias067
(131 posts, 13606 views) Posted: 2031d 5h, 7m ago by eni in News
The majority of scanlators is really in for 'selfish' reasons, e.g. promoting own reading interests, wanting to read certain manga nobody else would do or simply training in language learning or image editing. This isn't negative. It's the driv ...
New Poll - Bed Monster
(25 posts, 2886 views) Posted: 2431d 19h, 35m ago by eni in News
Same problem and I have no closets with open doors in my sleeping corner either.... >.> ...
MangaUpdates is 6!
(74 posts, 7105 views) Posted: 2433d 23h, 41m ago by eni in News
Happy happy Birthday and all the best wishes for keeping up this great site in the future <3

~enini ...
Translator fined over child porn manga
(5 posts, 3738 views) Posted: 2437d 22h, 34m ago by eni in Manga General
That's really unclear from the article.
Could be a official translator who downloaded raws privately as well. Could be a amateur translator who downloaded his material.

:/ ...
Translator fined over child porn manga
(5 posts, 3738 views) Posted: 2437d 22h, 44m ago by eni in Manga General
http://www.thelocal.se/27984/20100725

Now we have a case in Europe too, fun. And a translator this time.
What's your opinion on this?

~eni ...
What is this "Manga" you speak of?
(94 posts, 11643 views) Posted: 2451d 12h, 59m ago by eni in Manga General
Wow, I can't say that I ever run in problems with telling people about my hobby. In fact, they're often interested and want to know more. But I think about how to explain it based on the person in front of me. I also agree with someone before me who pos ...
Site Poll - Chat Box 101 - Autographs
(15 posts, 2789 views) Posted: 2455d 12h, 33m ago by eni in Chatter Box
Hm, let's see...

I have this signed by CLAMP:
http://i27.tinypic.com/25umk5i.jpg

And a Sword of the Stranger poster signed by Masahiko Minami (Bone's president).

I really really reeeeaaaally wanted to get a sign by Benjamin, one of his famous marker s ...
Removal of Unlicensed Release Links
(86 posts, 7292 views) Posted: 2484d 5h, 7m ago by eni in News
*conclusions.... sry, hit the button too fast. ...
Removal of Unlicensed Release Links
(86 posts, 7292 views) Posted: 2484d 5h, 8m ago by eni in News
The site seems to be down, but I wouldn't jump to comclusions so fast. ...
New Poll - Manga Comics?
(29 posts, 1562 views) Posted: 2661d 17h, 55m ago by eni in News
"just because manga originated in Japan doesn't mean it has to be drawn there, are you serious?"

Comics originated in Japan are manga. Comics of the same kind but originated in other countries are manga-influenced comics. I get goosebum ...
Forum searching
(4 posts, 964 views) Posted: 2730d 5h, 50m ago by eni in Suggestions & Bugs
Quote from BaeSooky
But I do agree that having some type of 'Advanced search by forum section' would be handy, especially for the I'm Looking For...section. There seems to be an increase in this section and more than half of the newer thr ...
Notes for users
(5 posts, 1381 views) Posted: 2737d 5h, 6m ago by eni in Suggestions & Bugs
Not a bad idea, acutally.

I often forget WHY I put a manga on the wishlist or discontinued it >.>; ...
More MangaHelpers Information
(23 posts, 1433 views) Posted: 2738d 3h, 32m ago by eni in News
"Given the choice, MH most likely would too."

Then MH would have to do that without a major part of it's current leading staff, so much I can promise. We are all still doing this as a beloved hobby and nobody of us is planning to get paid for it. If that ...
Ending Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle Oct 7 (not Sep 30)
(25 posts, 1439 views) Posted: 2752d 6h, 22m ago by eni in News
Indeed. X, Clover and Legal Drug <3 ...
Happy Birthday lambchopsil
(68 posts, 4584 views) Posted: 2814d 16h, 22m ago by eni in News
oh, gg -__________-

Happy Birthday lamb. All the best for you and enjoy your birthday to the fullest <333 ...
Advanced Genre Search List Option & New Genres
(10 posts, 2740 views) Posted: 2864d 2h, 39m ago by eni in Suggestions & Bugs
I agree that horror and guro should be seperated. Horror is part of my favorite literature but guro is just sick and something I greatly avoid. It's like putting smut and hentai into the same pot: completely different audience.

Gore is a different term and can fit bo ...
Your Shoe Size.
(114 posts, 7020 views) Posted: 2864d 15h, 32m ago by eni in Chatter Box
Age: >.> ... adult, I guess.
Size: 37-41 depending on the shoes, average 39 (european scale) ...
An open letter to the translation groups within this genre
(17 posts, 4091 views) Posted: 2867d 1h, 30m ago by eni in Yaoi/Yuri
Quote from havoccc
Example BL/yaoi group: Attractive Fascinante

I think the reason why it doesn't strike me so much with AF is simply that the group itself makes third party distribution obsolete. They have the files openly accessibly with several mirrors, s ...
An open letter to the translation groups within this genre
(17 posts, 4091 views) Posted: 2867d 2h, 33m ago by eni in Yaoi/Yuri
You're a little wrong with this letter. Distribution rules ain't limited to BL groups. Actually, as Terpsichore said, I rarely come across a BL group with these kind of rules.

On the other hand, many shoujo groups are very protective on their releases. One ...
WOOO! I See the mascot. Very sneeaakkky.
(37 posts, 3684 views) Posted: 2867d 17h, 4m ago by eni in Chatter Box
Quote from true_grave_unit
Nice to see the zombie pikachu after a while. And I thought I was hallucinating since I only saw it on series' pages.

On another note, does the mascot have a name?

Since the 'zombie pikachu' term seems to be popu ...
Mmmmm.... Food
(11 posts, 1315 views) Posted: 2868d 11h, 10m ago by eni in Recruitment
Quote from xxCc
if i am translating a manga from japan. but the names are in chinese. what do i do w/ the names confused

Best would be to get your hands on a Japanese raw as well and have someone romanise the names from there (give him/her a list with the page ...
Historical relevance
(7 posts, 1814 views) Posted: 2868d 16h, 18m ago by eni in Shounen/Seinen
I'm actually impressed by Vinland Saga.

Close-to-authentic medieval costume play is a hobby of mine and at the medieval events I attend, you come in contact with a lot vikings reenactment players as well. Being not a 'viking' myself but having a ...
Anal sex NOT the end-all, be-all?
(27 posts, 13422 views) Posted: 2870d 3h, 40m ago by eni in Yaoi/Yuri
Quote from wolf_unknown
I don't mind anal in and of itself, I just mind when it's the same thing every single time the clothes come off (or don't come off, whatever). I just... well... want some variety, you know? I think it's one of the main re ...
Anal sex NOT the end-all, be-all?
(27 posts, 13422 views) Posted: 2871d 0h, 53m ago by eni in Yaoi/Yuri
That's a though question. I think your best bet is staying with mild BL where the characters just don't go any further, as sad as it is.

But a manga that excludes anal sex primary because both partners decide against it, is rare. Very rare. Mostly the story ...

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