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Which of the following categories is the most important to you?
Strong Female Lead
Adapted to Anime
Childhood Friend/s
Strong Male Lead
Age Gap
Love Triangle/s
Collection of Stories
Character Growth
Possessive Lover/s
Special Ability/ies
Dead Family Member/s
Glasses-Wearing Male Lead
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White skin
(15 posts, 1405 views) Posted: 259d 6h, 17m ago by Caiman in Manga General
Just makes me think of all the posts on r/japanlife complaining about sidewalks full of people with umbrellas on sunny days. laugh ...
Anyone knows this manga?
(6 posts, 790 views) Posted: 281d 4h, 47m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
Weirdly enough, I've seen another thread where someone was looking for a manga that sounded a lot like Aa Itoshi no Banchou-sama but wasn't it. There probably are two that are very similar, but I've never read or seen the other. ...
Idol falls for normal girl
(14 posts, 1253 views) Posted: 307d 6h, 10m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
I'd say Pin to Kona might be a good one. The main character knows the male lead's work pretty well because she's interested in kabuki, but she doesn't meet him until the beginning of the series. ...
Shoujo and josei
(8 posts, 1107 views) Posted: 324d 3h, 16m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
Here are a few that weren't on your lists.

Dame na Watashi ni Koi shite Kudasai
Liar x Liar ...
why is it always the same guy?
(7 posts, 1095 views) Posted: 343d 5h, 25m ago by Caiman in Shoujo/Josei
Yeah, eexp, that's usually the way to figure out love triangles where the two male leads appear simultaneously. I like to call those two-person harems, because the plot is developed the same shitty way. Contrasting hair is supposed to be more visually appea ...
New Poll - Mangaka Assistant
(17 posts, 1761 views) Posted: 346d 0h, 50m ago by Caiman in News
Such stalker-y choices! laugh ...
New Poll - Switching Japanese Language
(31 posts, 3190 views) Posted: 353d 5h, 29m ago by Caiman in News
I took it as having a comparable skill level if you switched. If you're literate in your first language, you'll be literate in Japanese. If you're terrible at spelling, your ability to write kanji might not be good, like many Japanese people, but your reading ...
Manga set in ancient Rome/Greece?
(5 posts, 1071 views) Posted: 355d 1h, 25m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
HBO's Rome is the tits. Personally, when I want fiction about antiquity, I go for the western published stuff. It tends to be better researched, the political intrigue is better fleshed out and conveyed, and it doesn't dwell on explanations that Japanese people ...
Manga About Japanese Visual Arts?
(0 posts, 203 views) Posted: 370d 5h, 7m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
There are plenty of manga about traditional performance art and literature out there, but does anyone know if there's manga about traditional visual arts? I'll define it to include crafts because there might not be much. I'd like anything from famo ...
White chocolate: Love it or hate it?
(15 posts, 1305 views) Posted: 379d 0h, 27m ago by Caiman in Chatter Box
White chocolate contains no cocoa powder. It's just milk, sugar, and fat. It has no chocolate flavor, which isn't quite my thing as far as chocolate is concerned. I don't really like less than 65% cacao, though. ...
Josei Older woman younger guy
(4 posts, 1446 views) Posted: 379d 23h, 53m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
I highly recommend Natsuyuki Rendezvous and Otoyomegatari. They're two of my favorite manga overall. ...
Male Yandere
(13 posts, 1847 views) Posted: 381d 17h, 2m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
Oops, didn't see that was already on your list. Unless you just edited it in, in which case, never mind.

I'm pretty sure there's a "male yandere" category, so you can always search that. ...
Male Yandere
(13 posts, 1847 views) Posted: 381d 18h, 13m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
Risou no Kareshitachi is about the shortest, fastest developing male yandere manga I know. There's suspense, but I wouldn't call it horror, per se.

Also, high-school age guy(s), no BL, and no smut. The art style depicts guys cute, but I feel that way abou ...
Age Difference Romances..why are some taboo? [Rant]
(10 posts, 1621 views) Posted: 401d 17h, 34m ago by Caiman in Manga General
Quote from evilcleo
it's legal for 13 year olds to have sexual relations in Japan

This is a commonly misconstrued law. By national law, 13 is the age of sexual consent, but all prefectures have it set at 18. There are certain exemptions with parental approval, bu ...
Site Manga Poll Suggestions
(2185 posts, 569219 views) Posted: 407d 5h, 27m ago by Caiman in Manga General
I'm not sure if this has been done before (it probably has), or previous polls focused on just preference of online reading vs. physical copies.

How available are manga published in your language and country?
-In most major book stores
-Only in specialty store ...
New Poll - Sexual Orientation and Preferred Romance Series
(47 posts, 4589 views) Posted: 416d 6h, 33m ago by Caiman in News
I agree with the people who say there should be a "both/all" option. If not, instead of phrasing it as "like reading x," it ought to be "tend to read more x." People are perfectly capable of having more than one like and dislike.

There ...
who else hates soowon? (May be spoilers)
(12 posts, 1910 views) Posted: 427d 20h, 25m ago by Caiman in Akatsuki no Yona
My main beef with Soowon is that he's a traitor and a kinslayer. How can you trust your country with someone who could so easily kill his own family? He also has some weird thing where he feels that he has to hide the fact that he isn't a total dumbas ...
Looking for lost stories
(7 posts, 600 views) Posted: 428d 15h, 40m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
Not sure of the others, but I'm certain the first is the extra story "I Won't Let You Become a Star" in Absolute Boyfriend by Watase Yuu. ...
Guilty pleasures?
(15 posts, 2578 views) Posted: 431d 18h, 36m ago by Caiman in Shoujo/Josei
Aw, I unabashedly love Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji and Hatta Ayuko's work in general.

The one shoujo that I can't stop reading, even though it's an ABSOLUTE train wreck, is Cosplay Deka. It's just so horrible in every way. Its portraya ...
name passing/inheriting
(5 posts, 464 views) Posted: 439d 15h, 29m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
I'm not sure what you want specifically in terms of subject matter, but there is name inheritance in kabuki, so that should hold true for manga about it. I don't read any myself, but I know they're out there. ...
What manga is this? 3 delinquents 1 girl
(1 posts, 328 views) Posted: 446d 15h, 0m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
It doesn't fit your description exactly, but you might be thinking of Ah! Itoshi no Banchousama. I'm not certain, so I'll try looking for one that has the details you're mentioning. ...
New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 5724 views) Posted: 454d 23h, 39m ago by Caiman in News
There are so many things that affect a person's preferences in reading. People's reasoning for liking certain genres differs vastly, far beyond their gender. ...
How long did it take you to learn Japanese?
(11 posts, 1314 views) Posted: 483d 18h, 21m ago by Caiman in Chatter Box
I plan to take the JLPT N3 soon (they recently added a fifth level) and am a Japanese major in university. I've studied it for 6 years, but the first four were in high school and paced very slowly. It was in a classroom setting, so my experiences are probably dif ...
How long should a scanlation group wait before picking up a series?
(2 posts, 335 views) Posted: 485d 15h, 6m ago by Caiman in Manga General
The rule many groups respect is to wait 6 months of no releases of that series before you can ask the group if they would be willing to give the project to you. This is if the group is active. Don't just take the project if the group is still active without asking! If a ...
Islamic Historical Setting
(6 posts, 668 views) Posted: 497d 21h, 27m ago by Caiman in I'm Looking For...
Thanks for the suggestions. Of the ones I haven't read, I'll try them out! Shokoku no Altair seems to deal with Ottoman Turkey (just going by the description), but it seems interesting.

I guess the Ottomans are really where it's at in terms of adapta ...

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