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|Changing scanlation quality
(6 posts, 369 views) Posted: 328d 11h, 23m ago by himexcherry in Manga General
Quote from tactics
Quality scans make the enjoyment of reading manga even better because you can really appreciate the art work and the feel the manga is trying to give, especially if there's a good typesetter that try their best to follow a similar font tha ...
|Changing scanlation quality
(6 posts, 369 views) Posted: 330d 10h, 20m ago by himexcherry in Manga General
Just out of curiosity, does anyone else stop reading a series online or digitally if the scanlation quality goes from what i guess can be considered standard (cropped, leveled, single spread pages) to less than average quality (all double page, no leveling and only bas ...
|New Poll - Last Gen Consoles
(52 posts, 2532 views) Posted: 330d 11h, 14m ago by himexcherry in News
Xbox 360 for one reason and one reason only...Halo
nuff said ...
|New Poll - Completed Series
(46 posts, 2615 views) Posted: 338d 11h, 22m ago by himexcherry in News
I don't usually read oneshots or shorter series, so most of the series that I have read have been 2+ volumes, but i can estimate that I have definitely read somewhere between100-300 complete series. I can confidently say that if we were talking about series ...
|Are most Manga nowadays...
(1 posts, 321 views) Posted: 354d 10h, 56m ago by himexcherry in Manga General
From what I have heard, a lot of mangaka tend to use a combination of both nowadays for many reasons, especially if the manga uses the same backgrounds and such repeatedly, Although it varies on each of their preferences. ...
|Dengeki Daisy to End in October
(9 posts, 2411 views) Posted: 401d 10h, 51m ago by himexcherry in Dengeki Daisy
This is both happy and sad.
Happy because it is about time for the series to end...
but sad because its another great series ending at the same time. All the good shoujo series have ended or just about to and I haven't found anything new that is as good as them ...
(6 posts, 632 views) Posted: 415d 10h, 51m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
These ones are all completed, but other than that, they are all longish (5+ volumes) and a variety of genres
Akuma de Sourou-Same author as Crimson Hero
Boku no Hatsukoi o Kimi ni Sasagu-the plot runs over a 12 year period (aged 8-20) but most of it takes place ...
|Historical Stockholm Syndrome/Kidnapping
(5 posts, 1096 views) Posted: 433d 13h, 36m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
[m]http://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?id=1481[/m] fits, although MC isnt kidnapped by the romantic interest, but if you read the first few volumes, i think you would understand why i recommend this one ...
|New Poll - Exercise
(30 posts, 2275 views) Posted: 436d 10h, 50m ago by himexcherry in News
I exercise almost everyday, the only exception being when I am sick. I go walking every day (weather permitting of course, I don't like the rain) and do many core and balance exercises at home, no need for a gym, save my time and money on that one XD ...
|Shojo romance manga
(7 posts, 797 views) Posted: 496d 10h, 45m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
Miseinen dakedo Kodomo ja Nai-this one is a new series, so there are only a few chapters, but it fits the secret marriage theme
|What's your opinion of Harlequin comics?
(11 posts, 2559 views) Posted: 509d 13h, 16m ago by himexcherry in Shoujo/Josei
I read them and honestly, if you ever expect for there to be a decent and 'original' plot in a harlequin story, then you are barking up the wrong tree.
In fact I think they are a great little read, they are only usually only 129pgs long, so they are a quick read ...
|kindaichi scans is recruiting
(5 posts, 496 views) Posted: 531d 8h, 27m ago by himexcherry in Recruitment
It also says it's scanlated to volume 20 already .-. ...
|Trying to find...
(5 posts, 300 views) Posted: 534d 11h, 42m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
It's probably Kore wa Koi no Hanashi ...
|New Poll - Translation Accuracy vs Fluency
(56 posts, 4944 views) Posted: 542d 10h, 28m ago by himexcherry in News
I prefer accuracy! If...it is done right!!
I find that when reading manga, it makes so much more interesting if the translation does retain some of it's original characteristics. For example Pin to Kona, which for those who don't know, is largely based on Ka ...
|New Poll - Living in Japan
(48 posts, 4344 views) Posted: 563d 8h, 44m ago by himexcherry in News
In an ideal world definitely, yes!
In reality, the best for me would be to travel there.
I think rather than living there I just have an infatuation with the culture and history of that part of the world in general, it's one of those few places in the world that is strongly influ ...
|What's your bedtime?
(55 posts, 3016 views) Posted: 565d 16h, 38m ago by himexcherry in Chatter Box
My option isn't up there :/ seeing as I am usually up until 3-4am ...
(18 posts, 1592 views) Posted: 575d 20h, 58m ago by himexcherry in Manga General
Quote from Chaoskitty
... You've never scanlated have you.
Lol totally agree with that one. I don't think all groups are like this though. Especially for the bigger ones with many staff, a lot of the time you will find that people just go *poof*. This is because ...
|not so predictable shoujo
(7 posts, 790 views) Posted: 577d 9h, 39m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
She does love the normal brother, but at first they are siblings (false incest type of thing) and then You just hope and hope that she doesn't end up the cool guy because the normal guy isn't a total jerk
I guess B ...
|What mangas are these?
(6 posts, 474 views) Posted: 577d 9h, 47m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
3. Real Fake Princess
4. Virgin Lesson
5. Kimi no Tonari de Nemuritai ...
|A manga that strays from the cliche character.
(12 posts, 875 views) Posted: 580d 9h, 56m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
Kuragehime-this one is definitely different. I mean, the characters are shy because they are otakus, but they are definitely not cliche I don't think.
|KinouKyouAshita Scans [NEED TRANSLATORS/EDITORS]
(7 posts, 647 views) Posted: 581d 9h, 1m ago by himexcherry in Recruitment
I suggest sending a message to Lila Wolves scans before hand seeing as they still have this series as active on their website. They might be interested in doing a joint as it appears the other group they previously did a joint on has 360 material listed as 'drop ...
|how is the romance?
(9 posts, 2434 views) Posted: 583d 11h, 57m ago by himexcherry in Kamisama Hajimemashita
I like the progression. I mean, it can get frustrating because we are 90 chapters in and still waiting for that moment, but it is 100 times better than 90% of other series where the leads meet and are already dating by the end of the first two chapter ...
|News: JManga Closes Adruptly
(55 posts, 5753 views) Posted: 586d 11h, 1m ago by himexcherry in Manga General
I think this is exactly what I said in regard to the current poll question about paying for manga on a digital device.
Basically, Jmanga, last time I viewed it, has a somewhat limited library. Looking at it now, it apparently only has 312 series? I could find a broader range in ...
|Looking For REAL romance
(7 posts, 819 views) Posted: 586d 11h, 11m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
I am going to recommend some shoujo and josei for you that hopefully meets your criteria
Hotaru no Hikari-I feel the female lead is relate-able
Here are a few others that have romance as a secondary plotline, b ...
|forced to live together- dont get along at first, but end up infalling in love
(7 posts, 1353 views) Posted: 590d 13h, 8m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
You are really missing out if you are passing up on Marmalade Boy...
Full House Kiss might be up your alley
L-DK-they are forced to live together, but it really isn't forbidden romance
Ai Hime - Ai to Himegoto
I would suggest Private Prince b ...
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