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|Changing scanlation quality
(6 posts, 429 views) Posted: 581d 2h, 6m 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, 429 views) Posted: 583d 1h, 3m 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, 3117 views) Posted: 583d 1h, 57m ago by himexcherry in News
Xbox 360 for one reason and one reason only...Halo
nuff said ...
|New Poll - Completed Series
(46 posts, 3299 views) Posted: 591d 2h, 5m 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, 350 views) Posted: 607d 1h, 39m 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, 2826 views) Posted: 654d 1h, 34m 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, 697 views) Posted: 668d 1h, 35m 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, 1376 views) Posted: 686d 4h, 19m 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, 2664 views) Posted: 689d 1h, 34m 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, 940 views) Posted: 749d 1h, 28m 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, 2819 views) Posted: 762d 3h, 59m 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, 593 views) Posted: 783d 23h, 10m ago by himexcherry in Recruitment
It also says it's scanlated to volume 20 already .-. ...
|Trying to find...
(5 posts, 334 views) Posted: 787d 2h, 25m ago by himexcherry in I'm Looking For...
It's probably Kore wa Koi no Hanashi ...
|New Poll - Translation Accuracy vs Fluency
(56 posts, 5947 views) Posted: 795d 1h, 12m 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, 4981 views) Posted: 815d 23h, 27m 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, 3348 views) Posted: 818d 7h, 21m ago by himexcherry in Chatter Box
My option isn't up there :/ seeing as I am usually up until 3-4am ...
(18 posts, 1724 views) Posted: 828d 11h, 41m 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, 839 views) Posted: 830d 0h, 22m 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, 527 views) Posted: 830d 0h, 30m 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, 1006 views) Posted: 833d 0h, 39m 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, 730 views) Posted: 833d 23h, 44m 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, 2737 views) Posted: 836d 2h, 40m 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, 6411 views) Posted: 839d 1h, 44m 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, 937 views) Posted: 839d 1h, 54m 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, 1677 views) Posted: 843d 3h, 51m 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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