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Collection of Stories
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Special Ability/ies
Dead Family Member/s
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As Japanese, curious about people doing scanlation and reading them
(26 posts, 3153 views) Posted: 170d 13h, 22m ago by crazyboutcute in Manga General
Agreed with NightSwan here. It's the Internet, so it's pretty much anything goes -- with scanlations, videos, literature, etc. It's the parents' responsibility to monitor what their kids are accessing online.

As for scanlators drawing their own or ...
A unique psychological manga
(5 posts, 659 views) Posted: 175d 7h, 42m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Bastard (Hwang Youngchan) by one half of the team behind Melo Holic should be right up your alley. It is ongoing, but it updates weekly. Carnby's other ongoing series, City of Dead Sorcerer, might also be worth checking out, though while it started as a crim ...
New Poll - Web Comics
(19 posts, 1571 views) Posted: 186d 19h, 29m ago by crazyboutcute in News
I read a lot of them. Especially Korean webtoons. I also like the long-strip format and the fact that most of them are full-color. The art style also tends toward the more anime-ish, which is an aesthetic I particularly enjoy (not that I don't love traditional manhwa ...
New Poll - Web Novels
(35 posts, 2738 views) Posted: 192d 5h, 50m ago by crazyboutcute in News
I don't mean to sound like an elitist snob, but I'm going to now proceed to sound like an elitist snob. dead (Warning! Writerly snobbery ahead!)

On this site, anything with "Novel" in the title or "Adapted from Novel" in the tags makes me ...
LF: Focus on Male Body, Sexuality
(1 posts, 354 views) Posted: 198d 17h, 8m ago by crazyboutcute in Adult (18+)
I've always preferred yaoi over hentai, despite enjoying reading about straight relationships as well, and recently, I realized why: I have absolutely no interest in seeing the female body or female sexuality. I'm interested in men, not women, so what I' ...
New Poll - J-Pop
(19 posts, 1563 views) Posted: 201d 5h, 13m ago by crazyboutcute in News
I used to listen to it ALL THE TIME but have since moved on from it. When I was younger, I was really into the eurodance and bubblegum pop-type stuff, and a lot of j-pop fell right into that. I also played a lot of DDR, which didn't help my obsession, and watched ...
can soeone tell me what this webtoon bgm is?
(1 posts, 295 views) Posted: 201d 5h, 38m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
The artists' names are Park Hyung Seok (박형석) and Pyeon Deokhwa (편덕화), which I'm not sure I romanized correctly because I don't actually speak or read Korean. ^^; The former, at least, app ...
Something more unorthodox
(9 posts, 889 views) Posted: 203d 5h, 11m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Pandora Hearts takes a lot of traditional shounen and fantasy tropes and turns them on their heads. AND it has major (and well-supported) plot twists. I see that it's on your wishlist. Please move it to your reading list. biggrin

Ana Satsujin is stupid as anything with its pr ...
New Poll - Best Josei
(20 posts, 2092 views) Posted: 209d 6h, 27m ago by crazyboutcute in News
I'm a little surprised that I've never actually read any of these series (barring 07-Ghost, which I dropped several chapters in because of how stale and generic it felt). Too bad Karneval didn't make the cut; that might just be my top josei at the mo ...
Smut and the Female Gaze
(12 posts, 1644 views) Posted: 214d 14h, 28m ago by crazyboutcute in Shoujo/Josei
I'm going to be the totally contrary opinion here: I freaking LOVE beautiful, androgynous men. <3 For what it's worth, I'm a heteroromantic ace with strong, detached sexual fantasies involving one or more men, or men in (generally) light fem ...
Long engaging manga
(9 posts, 899 views) Posted: 216d 7h, 30m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Black Haze (hilarious)
Noragami (also hilarious, with romance)
Karneval (funny and exciting)

are what I've been reading lately. eyes ...
Any aromantic yaoi suggestion?
(11 posts, 631 views) Posted: 216d 7h, 44m ago by crazyboutcute in Yaoi/Yuri
Yeah, I really don't think you're going to find any aromantic yaoi (though the concept is an interesting one). Most yaoi that I've read, if not out-and-out romances, have some ridiculous attempt at a love story forced into them to try and justify the ...
New Poll - Best Seinen
(30 posts, 2734 views) Posted: 221d 10h, 47m ago by crazyboutcute in News
I don't really feel qualified to vote, as I've read only one of the listed series, so I'll refrain this round. Seinen is the demo I'm most deficient in, so I guess it's to be expected. My current favorite is Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi, though, whic ...
Gentle looking but actually OP protagonist
(9 posts, 1257 views) Posted: 227d 5h, 23m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Hey, OP, you miiiight want to spoiler tag that.

Anyway, Black Haze has the adorable, squishy Rood! |D (On the right in my signature pic, actually.) You might also try perusing the "Deceptively Weak-Looking Protagonist" category. wink ...
Cute romance with adorable adult couple
(13 posts, 1568 views) Posted: 228d 3h, 19m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
I don't read a lot of romances, but lately, I've been drooling over unTouchable (Massstar). If you're looking for an aDORKable adult couple, you'll find one here. I mean, there really isn't another name for it when someone calls her ...
New Poll - Best Shoujo
(54 posts, 3814 views) Posted: 228d 3h, 32m ago by crazyboutcute in News
My vote goes to Natsume. It's just so sweet and serene, and like someone else said, it stirs up all kinds of emotions in the reader apart from what one might be inclined to call the "typical shoujo fare" (namely romantic ones).

Akagami no Shirayu ...
Expiration Dating
(2 posts, 341 views) Posted: 233d 7h, 44m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Not sure if this is entirely what you're looking for, but the BL Seven Days had one of the main pair date the first person who asked him out on Monday morning and always ended up breaking up with her by that Sunday because she wasn't "the on ...
New Poll - Best Shounen (besides One Piece)
(48 posts, 3395 views) Posted: 234d 10h, 53m ago by crazyboutcute in News
Pfft, Pandora Hearts, hands down, period. I consider it a literary classic of the 21st century. (Now I just need someone to canonize it. laugh ) But seriously, I haven't read a piece of literature maybe ever that's touched me quite like this series has. An abso ...
New Poll - Manga Ads
(29 posts, 1887 views) Posted: 242d 9h, 36m ago by crazyboutcute in News
If the free releases depended on a click per chapter, I would. But otherwise, I wouldn't, though I would turn my adblock off for that site if requested to do so. I DO love supporting series I like, but I find advertising to be generally sleazy, and I'm very rarely ...
Twisty, non main stream title
(13 posts, 891 views) Posted: 246d 7h, 24m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Yeah, I tend to not really enjoy a lot of mainstream titles. Maybe it's because they're over-hyped, or maybe they're just too simplistic for me and rely on the same popular (and overdone) tropes, but I just can't seem to ever get into them ...
Male MC Physical/Emotional Abuse
(3 posts, 486 views) Posted: 249d 7h, 22m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Yeah, basically, I'm looking for a good ol'-fashioned whumping of a (preferably cute) male MC (or even a prominent supporting character). Physical and/or mental/emotional abuse are all fine. I'd prefer it if he grows stronger as a result, thoug ...
Hated protagonist
(5 posts, 1611 views) Posted: 249d 7h, 42m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
Vampire Juujikai fits the bill quite well. There's also the more human drama-heavy Natsume Yuujinchou where the protagonist is hated because he can see youkai while most other people can't (and therefore, they think he's creepy and/or a l ...
New Poll - Maid Cafes
(18 posts, 1806 views) Posted: 249d 8h, 0m ago by crazyboutcute in News
I'd go just to check it out. From what I understand, they run the gamut from sleazy to family-friendly, a la Hooters (which incidentally is not my thing, but that's beside the point). Of course, I'd prefer period/conservative, mildly stylized maid outfits, n ...
New Poll - Obtained Physical Manga
(21 posts, 1628 views) Posted: 254d 5h, 19m ago by crazyboutcute in News
Don't mean to take the moral high ground here, but as a librarian, I feel have to say something. And that something is this: Please, please, please, please, please don't steal from libraries! Especially ones that are publicly funded! We generally don' ...
(3 posts, 477 views) Posted: 254d 6h, 19m ago by crazyboutcute in I'm Looking For...
I'm going to second Pandora Hearts and Black Haze hard. The former is an absolute masterpiece. The latter is fun, hilarious, and utterly charming. Both have gorgeous artwork, too.

City of Dead Sorcerer is another good fantasy webtoon that starts out as m ...

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