|New Poll - Villains
(39 posts, 656 views) Posted: 8d 8h, 6m ago by That3rdGuy in News
I like how so many people think they are capable of being a strategist or mastermind. I doubt most of those people have to capacity to be one (at least a villainous one). I seriously hope most of those people picked it just because they liked the choice and not becau ...
|New Poll - Living a Genre
(35 posts, 901 views) Posted: 29d 4h, 46m ago by That3rdGuy in News
It boggles my mind that harems (along with pedophelia and gender benders) are such a reoccurring theme in manga that it's become it's own genre. The Japanese know so little about relationships that they don't realize a harem is more work ...
|Recent Outage Due to DMCA Request
(52 posts, 4107 views) Posted: 91d 6h, 29m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Jesus, the people who run this site have no backbone. A single image isn't copyright violation. If you would bother doing even a LITTLE research about fair use, you'd see you're in the right. Or maybe, just maybe, try calling an attorney who spe ...
|New Poll - First Fandom
(27 posts, 1152 views) Posted: 110d 14h, 30m ago by That3rdGuy in News
It's obvious that anime and manga would consist of over 75% of the votes by far. I'd bet that most people were turned on to this, uh, "fandom" (I'd say Japanese-style entertainment, as manhwa and manhua came about after Japan ...
|New Poll - After Finishing a Series
(23 posts, 857 views) Posted: 123d 20h, 22m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Where's the "I look for similar series" choice?? That's what I typically do. I guess look for series by the same author, so long as the author is also the artist. Who doesn't finish series? I can understand certain circumstances (plot ch ...
|New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 8673 views) Posted: 128d 18h, 38m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Wow... I can't fully put into words how perfect your response was! I only wish that people hating on my opinion made even 50% of the impact as the reply you made (maybe I'd actually come back to my old posts). I'm not being sarcastic. ...
|New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 8673 views) Posted: 128d 19h, 8m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Oh, this poll pleases me! Before I get into it, I'll just pick the girl solely being a love interest, because it's so common, it's become a necessity. And I hate the cliche.
Let's see... let's start from the top. I'll try to make it short... -is ...
(9 posts, 735 views) Posted: 144d 7h, 10m ago by That3rdGuy in Naruto
Personally, I had a feeling this was coming ever since Sai asked Jūgo what Sasuke's true intentions were. To me, Sasuke seems like he's the kind of guy who doesn't brag about his talents, but will act like a fool--or even become jealous- ...
|Latest Purchase You've Done~
(793 posts, 69659 views) Posted: 148d 20h, 24m ago by That3rdGuy in Chatter Box
|New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 2166 views) Posted: 150d 20h, 31m ago by That3rdGuy in News
AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! No! It's amazing some people opt to buy it even though they could get it for free online, but everyone has their quirks ...
|How do you name your characters?
(47 posts, 3665 views) Posted: 164d 8h, 8m ago by That3rdGuy in Games
I rarely play any games, let alone ones that allow you to name your character. I typically go for random, so long as it's somewhat fitting. The last game I made good names for was a text-based MMORPG (called Dragon Realms) over 15 years ago
(9 posts, 694 views) Posted: 165d 9h, 46m ago by That3rdGuy in I'm Looking For...
I definitely second Dorohedoro.
It's funny because the category is call "black humor" for some reason, even though the term is dark humor. Black humor sounds like it'd be jokes that black people would enjoy more th ...
|New Poll - Manga Fan
(39 posts, 2207 views) Posted: 169d 7h, 59m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Well, I've been reading manga for about 4 years now... I'm somewhere between the higher end of "Casual reader" and the lower end of "Rookie." It's only that high because I'm including manga that I only read a ...
(7 posts, 436 views) Posted: 169d 8h, 23m ago by That3rdGuy in Manga General
Quote from Scyfon
Quote from Eclipse1
so many mangas repeat the same stupid cliches over and over.
Quote from dictionary
An expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losin ...
|911 IN NEED OF A REALLY AWESOME ROMANCE MANGA
(8 posts, 751 views) Posted: 181d 6h, 47m ago by That3rdGuy in I'm Looking For...
I doubt you'll like these, but I'll try anyways.
Bit more of a GUROmance, with the girl killing people and all... still an awesome and heartbreaking read.
Chobits was a decent read as well, though I didn't care much for the dynamics of their r ...
|Make me cry
(28 posts, 1859 views) Posted: 189d 20h, 17m ago by That3rdGuy in I'm Looking For...
Quote from haohao229900
Hm, I can't think of any sad or tearjerker-type moments. Typically, stories about one or more sexual deviants don't have many sad parts. Not to say it's not a good read, because it' ...
|Worst SHOUNEN Cliche
(585 posts, 117881 views) Posted: 198d 12h, 2m ago by That3rdGuy in Shounen/Seinen
Quote from djbennyb
what i dislike about a lot of shounen like naruto and one piece is page upon page of boring fighting scenes... how about some more STORY?
That's because you're reading shounen lol. Seinen is apparently what you're look ...
|What did you learn today?
(983 posts, 91063 views) Posted: 213d 4h, 37m ago by That3rdGuy in Chatter Box
Oh, Jesus. This is too hard for me not to reply. Forgive me in advance... or not.
Quote from Doormouse
There is a survival rate of 24% for stowaways in airplane landing gear. I can't believe multiple people are crazy enough to attempt this.
You seriously can' ...
|The Pixar Theory
(11 posts, 647 views) Posted: 213d 17h, 27m ago by That3rdGuy in Chatter Box
Does it blow my mind?
No, because I'm not a simpleton who finds small connects of children's movies so much as noteworthy. Wow, the same vehicle appears in several movies and there is a ball and lamp which appear often as well! Holy shit, they of ...
|New Poll - Anime Diverges
(20 posts, 958 views) Posted: 248d 13h, 59m ago by That3rdGuy in News
I fucking hate it when this happens. It occurred with Desert Punk and Elfen Lied. Its bullshit when they change the story to meet the generic TV program design or to satisfy the censors. I only watch those animes if I haven't reached that point in the manga or ...
|New Poll - Mortality
(43 posts, 2012 views) Posted: 340d 17h, 58m ago by That3rdGuy in News
Everyone is replaceable?? Even your loved ones?? You have a warped mind my friend. You definitely need to mature. I truly hope you change your views.
Living forever is a curse, BTW. First two options are best. ...
|New Poll - Media Type
(43 posts, 2871 views) Posted: 475d 8h, 36m ago by That3rdGuy in News
WTF is a drama cd? If it's just some crap where people are recorded trying to act, we kinda of got out of that around the 1950's radio shows.
If I had an original story to write, I'd use the medium of a book. Comics are for kids, same goes for m ...
|New Poll - Bullying
(28 posts, 2231 views) Posted: 484d 5h, 36m ago by That3rdGuy in News
It's unrealistic and/or cliche in many series, but it almost always adds to the character development. Therefore, I feel it has a place in manga. It happens to many people every day and usually affects the way people act. Just because some people find it unp ...
|What sorts of people read manga???
(959 posts, 166697 views) Posted: 486d 18h, 9m ago by That3rdGuy in Chatter Box
Country/Continent: Wisconsin, USA
Race: Caucasian (dunno much about my dad's side, but still mostly Caucasian)
Main Personality Traits: Pretty lazy, smartass, sympathetic at times (to strangers and those who deserve it... yup, I prof ...
|New Poll - Hating Art
(32 posts, 2528 views) Posted: 504d 8h, 13m ago by That3rdGuy in News
The art of hating!
I remember there was this guy who lived next to me and made a LOT of money selling marijuana. While he caused no problems (in fact, much of the profit went towards the community and I lived in a legal state), I still told the police when he got a ne ...