|New Poll - Collector
(39 posts, 1207 views) Posted: 111d 12h, 57m ago by yarn in News
That's horrible! I know of some people who only buy digital manga because they've had their home burn down and lost their collection - they don't want to go through that again. Having your parent do that is extra harsh. ...
|New Poll - Collector
(39 posts, 1207 views) Posted: 111d 13h, 0m ago by yarn in News
I assume it's "What would you collect that you already don't." I collect manga already, of course, and dabble in figures. I voted for cels, because if money were no object, I'd LOVE to collect anime cels. They're one-of-a-kin ...
|New Poll - Manga App
(38 posts, 1701 views) Posted: 140d 13h, 42m ago by yarn in News
Light novels are a completely different medium and are often optimized for phone-size screens, while manga is usually originally meant for much larger sheets of paper... ...
|New Poll - Manga App
(38 posts, 1701 views) Posted: 140d 13h, 45m ago by yarn in News
I do have a couple of official apps on my phone, but honestly I usually don't like to bother with trying to read on a tiny screen. ...
|New Poll - Ad-blocker
(37 posts, 1944 views) Posted: 171d 23h, 7m ago by yarn in News
I do use it, but only on sites I don't like - ad revenue is what keeps a lot of sites going, and helps give cash to content creators so they can keep making cool stuff. ...
|Suggest a dark shoujo/ josei
(8 posts, 663 views) Posted: 185d 6h, 6m ago by yarn in I'm Looking For...
Everything by Yuki Kaori, probably anything by Mihara Mitsukazu (I've read DOLL, Embalmer, and Dokuhime, all are dark/gothic). Also recommend Petshop of Horrors. ...
|New Poll - Sexism
(159 posts, 10015 views) Posted: 188d 23h, 19m ago by yarn in News
My least favorite is the scenario where a girl tries to thank a guy for helping her by offering to have sex with him. It happens all the time in manga. I've never heard of a real girl considering sex to be a thank-you gift.
Also, since you guys like talking about " ...
|New Poll - Paid Manga
(50 posts, 2510 views) Posted: 210d 14h, 41m ago by yarn in News
I probably buy an average of 2-3 new manga volumes per month, and used manga whenever I see something I like that's a good deal. I probably have about 300 volumes by now. I don't buy a whole lot digitally because I have yet to see an official elec ...
|New Poll - Sailor Moon
(37 posts, 1750 views) Posted: 314d 13h, 11m ago by yarn in News
I picked "never watched," which isn't 100% accurate, because I did watch SOME. Just not enough to pick a character I liked. ...
|Life Insurance for 20s-30s? Please helpp!
(15 posts, 636 views) Posted: 361d 21h, 19m ago by yarn in Chatter Box
1) Do you have life insurance and why?
No - I'm self-employed and am not getting enough income yet to justify the cost.
2) What would make you want to get life insurance?
If I had a dependent, or some great cause that I thought would benefit from the payou ...
|How do you pronounce the title?
(47 posts, 4434 views) Posted: 384d 12h, 47m ago by yarn in Magi
Guys, guys, guys, you're coming at this all wrong.
The common English pronunciation is moot, since it isn't an English word in the first place.
"Magus" (the singular Latin form) is a word meaning "magician" or "sorcerer." ...
|New Poll - Fan Service
(37 posts, 2945 views) Posted: 449d 10h, 23m ago by yarn in News
Which do I choose for "mildly annoying"? Saying I don't like it at all seems a bit strong. ...
|New Poll - Hardest to Scanlate
(28 posts, 2215 views) Posted: 476d 14h, 59m ago by yarn in News
I guess it just depends. Translation-wise, I hear the most complaints regarding josei. I suppose seinen would be equally hard in that regard. But here, I hear a lot of complaints about shoujo, and I can imagine that's true, with all the vague screentones and spa ...
|Group Links Update 2
(45 posts, 5547 views) Posted: 476d 15h, 5m ago by yarn in News
Quote from soyokaze
First of all, you cannot assume that everyone here is from USA. We're not.
Chuang Yi would like to have a word with you.
But seriously, even if you don't live in the US, wouldn't you want people who DO, and who have ac ...
|Crunchyroll to publish Kodansha series
(2 posts, 493 views) Posted: 503d 16h, 31m ago by yarn in Manga General
I'm going to try out the manga subscription once my current anime subscription expires (it seems they don't let you "stack" plans, for some mysterious reason ) ...
|This has been annoying me for a while
(8 posts, 613 views) Posted: 503d 16h, 38m ago by yarn in Manga General
Look up "suspension of disbelief." Apparently it's not working on you. ...
|New Poll - Mascot Characters
(39 posts, 2674 views) Posted: 503d 16h, 44m ago by yarn in News
I usually find them REALLY annoying, especially if they're supposed to be cute. Don't get me wrong, I love real-life cute animals. But these guys grate on my nerves.
I vote for #4, since they're tolerable if they actually do something. But if they ...
(45 posts, 11689 views) Posted: 519d 20h, 38m ago by yarn in I'm Looking For...
I would vote for Takuto and Sugata from Star Driver (anime; I think only one chapter of the manga version was ever translated)
And Hakkenden seems pretty steeped in it (at least the anime was; I'm waaaay behind on the manga). ...
|New Poll - Scanlation Anger
(138 posts, 10933 views) Posted: 526d 12h, 16m ago by yarn in News
The "No release in the last 2 years" is what makes me do the Darth Vader scream of "NOOOOOO!!!!"
A close second is when a group who says they desperately need more members simultaneously says they're going to take on ...
|Series with very Creative abilities
(45 posts, 7864 views) Posted: 540d 16h, 49m ago by yarn in Shounen/Seinen
Cuticle Tantei Inaba
The lead uses hairs to determine things about a person, and to engage special abilities.
|shoujo/josei with an abused male?
(11 posts, 4025 views) Posted: 540d 17h, 2m ago by yarn in Shoujo/Josei
I second Eitoku on Pupa. It's got a brother and sister who are abused by their dad.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
And then the sister regularly eats him; though it's "consensual."
Another maybe is a oneshot that was printed with Flower in a ...
|New Poll - Foreign Films
(40 posts, 3132 views) Posted: 552d 22h, 23m ago by yarn in News
"The original language's dub"
Dubbing refers to creating a new voicetrack DIFFERENT from the original; there is no such thing as an "original dub." ...
|this site functionality question
(5 posts, 531 views) Posted: 561d 3h, 37m ago by yarn in Manga General
Label the list "dropped," then it puts a blue dot next to all your dropped series. ...
|Child porn in Japan
(41 posts, 6013 views) Posted: 579d 3h, 42m ago by yarn in Chatter Box
Apparently the legislators of Japan have some photo collections they want to keep. ...
|Raw Webcomic Links
(14 posts, 1450 views) Posted: 580d 10h, 59m ago by yarn in News
Print dj's have a goal of being printed, which gives the creators incentive to do a really good job - because if you don't, then they won't sell and you can't recoup your printing costs.
When you put something on the internet to share with the ...