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For a completed series, do you skip to the ending for any reason?
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New Poll - Skipping to the End
(20 posts, 385 views) Posted: 4d 23h, 57m ago by Calamansi in News
Seldom... I've done it for popular series with premises that'll never interest me, such as Air Gear and Deadman Wonderland.

I've also skipped to the end for series that I started off liking well enough, but spiraled down to mediocrity. Spoilers don' ...
New Poll - Spin-Off Series
(13 posts, 295 views) Posted: 11d 22h, 16m ago by Calamansi in News
Nah, manga need to be stand-alone. Tokyo Mew Mew A La Mary Sue, Soul Eater Moe, all that SnK garbage... the list of cringe-worthy spin-offs is terribly long. The only spin-off I've read and liked is Touhou Shinigami - Meteor Methuselah Gaiden, but even then ...
Oscar and Racism! [2016]
(12 posts, 535 views) Posted: 19d 11h, 17m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
No hard feelings! I'm glad it was all a misunderstanding. Some of the more high-profile people in defense of the program's nominations were attacking black actors specifically, which is... curious, to say the least, because the issue is more "for t ...
Oscar and Racism! [2016]
(12 posts, 535 views) Posted: 19d 14h, 10m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
Why are you so fixated on the black and white of the issue (literally)? It's not just the fact that no black actors were chosen; looking at the actor and actress lineup, there are no Asians, Hispanics, Indigenous, mixed race, etc... In the film industry, where diverse ...
What is Your Sexual Orientation?
(6 posts, 707 views) Posted: 31d 12h, 2m ago by Calamansi in Manga General
Other - autochorissexual. smile

Dunno if it's too late, but I suggest adding pansexual to the poll. ...
New Poll - Bad Scanlations
(55 posts, 1950 views) Posted: 50d 14h, 30m ago by Calamansi in News
Depends on the series and just how bad the scans are... Poor translations tend to irk me more than scan quality.

If it's a really popular one with spoilers all around the net, and for some reason or another only sub-par scans are available, I'll read them ...
New Poll - Blood Boil
(68 posts, 2566 views) Posted: 56d 16h, 58m ago by Calamansi in News
That works, but I can still imagine a lot of people saying "depends". When you inquire after frequency, you get rid of the whole situational factor. ...
New Poll - Blood Boil
(68 posts, 2566 views) Posted: 59d 22h, 38m ago by Calamansi in News
Yeah... this question runs into the same kind of issue as the last poll, where most of the time it comes down to how well it's pulled off. When I originally thought up the question, I had the content itself - not story quality - in mind, because one's perception o ...
romance manga with shy guy
(3 posts, 552 views) Posted: 66d 1h, 32m ago by Calamansi in I'm Looking For...
Immortal Rain is the only one I can think of at the moment. It has a rough start but gets really good later on. The author took over 12 years to complete it I believe, and her art style improves dramatically. Additionally, there's a huge age gap, so if that kind of th ...
New Poll - Character Shift
(28 posts, 1103 views) Posted: 67d 13h, 46m ago by Calamansi in News
I agree, which is why I went with change in importance/ relevance in the end. Any change would be fine with me if it's well executed, but seeing my favorite character shoved to the sidelines (or killed off, which is far more common) always bums me out, reg ...
DC vs Marvel
(28 posts, 1313 views) Posted: 67d 16h, 49m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
DC definitely. My main exposure to the universes has been via cartoons. Teen Titans, Batman Beyond, Justice League, Batman TAS, Supermen TAS, Justice League Unlimited... I loved so many of them.

The only marvel cartoons I watched were X-men (from the ea ...
Lover keeps changing gender
(23 posts, 1225 views) Posted: 79d 18h, 48m ago by Calamansi in I'm Looking For...
Ningyo Ouji maybe?
Though, the merman/mermaid bit would be pretty hard to forget... ...
Looking for a specific story about a reincarnated foot soldier?
(3 posts, 333 views) Posted: 81d 0h, 35m ago by Calamansi in I'm Looking For...
The closest I can think of is Kieli.
Why is old manga unpopular?
(31 posts, 1942 views) Posted: 86d 16h, 33m ago by Calamansi in Manga General
I don't know about popularity per se, but it's hard for me to find a manga I like that was made over 25 years ago.

If the story's good enough, I can handle just about any art style, besides ones that are overly gratuitous in sexualization, or stereoty ...
Imperial Scans Closing
(12 posts, 1179 views) Posted: 87d 14h, 35m ago by Calamansi in News
Lmao, glad I'm not the only one who dislikes Touka. Never understood why she was voted the most popular character in the recent poll...

Anyways, I'm sad to hear about the group closing down. I liked Imperial Scans' work with TG:re. They reall ...
New Poll - Encouraging More Research
(16 posts, 814 views) Posted: 87d 21h, 7m ago by Calamansi in News
Historical events for me.
Red River made me want to look up the Hittites, and the Sengoku Basara anime encouraged me to research the characters' real-life counterparts. ...
When Did You Wake Up Today ?
(45 posts, 2392 views) Posted: 89d 18h, 17m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
6:20 a.m.

I fear I might be turning into a morning person because I wasn't miserable throughout the whole day. ...
Worst Shoujo Series
(63 posts, 12958 views) Posted: 107d 18h, 25m ago by Calamansi in Shoujo/Josei
Everything OP listed, along with Bride of the Water God, Special A and Hadashi de Bara o Fume.
I was about to list Midnight Secretary, but I believe it's a Josei... oh well. I hate it enough to mention it anyways. ...
What did you learn today?
(1002 posts, 101288 views) Posted: 136d 15h, 3m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
Today's the only chance to see a blood moon lunar eclipse for the next 18 years... and, naturally, it's cloudy where I live. sad ...
Women/Girls who can fight
(19 posts, 4626 views) Posted: 136d 15h, 44m ago by Calamansi in I'm Looking For...
Teppu is pretty awesome. ...
New Poll - Best Seinen
(30 posts, 2242 views) Posted: 137d 19h, 30m ago by Calamansi in News
Aw man, no REAL or Zetman. ;_;
Makes it a lot harder to choose my favorite...
I went with Punpun in the end because the art is so great and this interview made it make a lot more sense, but now I feel like I should've gone for Tokyo Ghoul. Ah well. ...
Smut and the Female Gaze
(12 posts, 1150 views) Posted: 138d 11h, 57m ago by Calamansi in Shoujo/Josei
I get more eye candy from reading seinen and shounen manga, tbh. Mostly because I really appreciate muscles. Especially nicely defined back muscles. As far as aesthetics go, I think shoujo and josei tend to focus more on the face and body language - better m ...
New Poll - Best Shoujo
(54 posts, 3307 views) Posted: 144d 18h, 52m ago by Calamansi in News
Yay, HxH came in 2nd. Pretty good, considering how the 2011 anime doesn't even have an English dub. Grats to all the FMA fans. smile

And wow wow wow, I'm so glad Basara made the list! I nominated it but didn't expect it to be particularly popular. It ...
Dengeki Daisy
(4 posts, 394 views) Posted: 146d 2h, 55m ago by Calamansi in Dengeki Daisy
Good to hear! Glad I could be of help. ...
Which circle of hell is yours? - The Test
(50 posts, 3614 views) Posted: 150d 19h, 22m ago by Calamansi in Chatter Box
The wretched King Minos has decided your fate. His tale wraps around his body 8 times.

The sweet light no longer strikes against your eyes. Your shade has been banished to... the Eighth Level of Hell - The Malebolge!

Purgatory Moderate
Level 1 - Low
Level 2 - Low ...

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