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The Curious Case of Ichigo 100% and Sket Dance
(8 posts, 1480 views) Posted: 637d 18h, 33m ago by Maxy B in Shounen/Seinen
I prefer Sket Dance to Gintama because it's more relatable in location (natch), and I"S to Strawberry 100% because I couldn't even finish one volume of the latter. I wouldn't bother calling Strawberry/I"S parallels like Sket and Gintam ...
Longest Running Shonen Jump romances?
(13 posts, 2018 views) Posted: 689d 4h, 26m ago by Maxy B in Shounen/Seinen
um, on Nisekoi's profanity, that's a matter of debate. The debate being that imperial scans adds the profanity themselves, and apparently other translators aren't fond of that at all. ...
When did you lose your virginity?
(743 posts, 86747 views) Posted: 689d 20h, 0m ago by Maxy B in Adult (18+)
lost it at 17. Nothing fancy, just found someone where we both excited the hell out of each other and couldn't stop ourselves.

Virginity though, for real, really unimportant. I mean you can lose that ish and have a dry patch and be as inexperienced as a virgin, o ...
Longest Running Shonen Jump romances?
(13 posts, 2018 views) Posted: 689d 20h, 40m ago by Maxy B in Shounen/Seinen
I think you're onto something. Although I'd contest it by saying that most failures are ecchi romance, and they've had a long-running reputation of not getting votes in the TOC due to a combination of Japan's shame society and kids gene ...
Why your username?
(948 posts, 132443 views) Posted: 690d 1h, 10m ago by Maxy B in Chatter Box
It's... It's actually my name. That's... That's not very interesting, really. ...
Longest Running Shonen Jump romances?
(13 posts, 2018 views) Posted: 690d 1h, 15m ago by Maxy B in Shounen/Seinen
Well neither of those are Shonen Jump, so they're not overly relevant, but yeah, Suzuka lasted 18 volumes, matching Kimagure Orange Road but falling short of Strawberry 100%, and A Town Where You Live is at, what, like 20 volumes now? So that' ...
Longest Running Shonen Jump romances?
(13 posts, 2018 views) Posted: 690d 1h, 42m ago by Maxy B in Shounen/Seinen
Wow, that's pretty impressive. if it's next chapter that's like 156 isn't it?

I mean that's not a Shonen Jump manga, and I don't know how long Magazine romances tend to last, but... oh god that's about three years. WHAT ...
Mental Illness
(13 posts, 1242 views) Posted: 690d 1h, 52m ago by Maxy B in Chatter Box
I have a long-term mental illness, being an Anxiety Disorder and Severe Depression, although both are very much background elements nowadays. Most of what I've learnt's been from doctors and friends who suffer similar ailments (depression mor ...
What sorts of people read manga???
(959 posts, 160529 views) Posted: 690d 1h, 56m ago by Maxy B in Chatter Box
Gender: Male, probably
Age: 22
Country/Continent: UK/Europe, currently living in New Zealand/Australasia
Race: Caucasian
Main Personality Traits: Flirtatiousness (mwah), arrogance, crippling anxiety issues
IQ: Variable. I know a lot about really specific things.
Otak ...
Longest Running Shonen Jump romances?
(13 posts, 2018 views) Posted: 690d 2h, 6m ago by Maxy B in Shounen/Seinen
I think the closest anything gets to Strawberry 100%'s length is Kimagure Orange Road, which was about one volume shorter, I do believe.

Seems like by and large romance series don't last much longer than three years in Weekly Shonen Jump thoug ...
Your first manga/anime
(774 posts, 70133 views) Posted: 690d 2h, 15m ago by Maxy B in Manga General
First anime was either Dragon Ball Z or Pokémon. Could have even been Tenchi muyo actually. One of those ones from that 90s boom, to be sure.

First manga? Shaman King. got it for my 14th birthday. Saved my life, if you'll pardon the ridiculous sta ...
Your Favorite Manga of all time (or maybe top 5)
(639 posts, 128597 views) Posted: 690d 2h, 17m ago by Maxy B in Manga General
Five? Ooh, that's a toughie.

1. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Now c'mon this belongs on just about anyone's list. It's just about the most perfect horror and action series, with great art and ideas up the wazoo
2. Stop!! Hibari-kun! - One I' ...
What song are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
(4825 posts, 283457 views) Posted: 690d 2h, 22m ago by Maxy B in Music
Sonic Boom Six - Karma is a Bitch

(it's pretty tight, it must be said) ...
Greetings from a shameless plugger
(4 posts, 337 views) Posted: 690d 2h, 25m ago by Maxy B in User Announcements
Hello there! Glad to have finally joined this site, after years of just using it as one of the best resources a researcher could ask for!

I'm Maxy Barnard, a bit of a manga fanatic who, every saturday, spotlights a different part of Weekly Shonen Jump's g ...

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