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|New Poll - Categories
(17 posts, 237 views) Posted: 0d 7h, 0m ago by quark1020 in News
Character growth. I'm a sucker for a good story about an underdog getting stronger and winning the tournament against all odds.
Incidentally, rape is also an important category, but not because I enjoy it. I NEED to know if a story has it at some point, despite ...
|New Poll - Drawing Your Own Manga
(15 posts, 735 views) Posted: 43d 8h, 28m ago by quark1020 in News
I know my own drawing skills, and while I may be half decent if I REALLY gave it my all, I don't have the passion or patience to make a project like that. ...
|New Poll - Skipping to the End
(20 posts, 1680 views) Posted: 85d 8h, 19m ago by quark1020 in News
I put never, but then I remembered: Naruto. In my defense, the ending was spoiled and I just really wanted to see the kids of the naruto characters.
Other than that, never. Granted, non of the manga I read are either not completely translated or I don't own all t ...
|New Poll - Another Anime vs. Manga
(28 posts, 2065 views) Posted: 117d 17h, 46m ago by quark1020 in News
Assuming there is no change in plot, no censorship of any kind, and no removal of scenes (a little filler is fine in moderation) then the anime is good enough. There is little reason to see/read it again, unless its that good, so I'd rather have the version that also ...
|New Poll - Release Gap
(14 posts, 1529 views) Posted: 337d 2h, 59m ago by quark1020 in News
Depends on the length. A chapter or two missing is no big deal, I can try to guess whats going on with raws or just skip it all together if I'm not particularly attached to that moment in the series, especially if many volumes have been translated past that sectio ...
|New Poll - Mangaka Assistant
(17 posts, 1758 views) Posted: 344d 9h, 58m ago by quark1020 in News
I thought they were hilarious. I would have picked all four if i could, just to troll the poll! ...
|New Poll - Karaoke
(14 posts, 3134 views) Posted: 365d 7h, 16m ago by quark1020 in News
I'd pick mostly the songs I like . If I'm gonna go embarrass, I may as well enjoy myself. ...
|New Poll - Manga Cafe
(17 posts, 3747 views) Posted: 372d 8h, 7m ago by quark1020 in News
I'd probably try it once. After that, it would depend on if the place was good.
Assuming its good, then I'd go for the manga. I already have internet at my house and places that don't focus on food will either overcharge, have crappy food, or both. ...
|New Poll - Old vs. New Group
(19 posts, 4057 views) Posted: 379d 1h, 21m ago by quark1020 in News
I mainly read the faster one, unless the quality drop is extreme. Generally, though, the difference isn't that big. Sometimes, the only difference between translators is how much of the translation they keep in Japanese, such as "brother" vs " ...
|New Poll - Japanese Fluency
(25 posts, 2146 views) Posted: 407d 9h, 52m ago by quark1020 in News
I am straight and I.....oh, its not one of those polls......
AHEM! Anyway, after watching anime and reading manga for about 17 years, I think I picked up plenty of vocabulary and a couple of phrases to have a head start in learning the language. If I new the proper senten ...
|New Poll - Best Mood
(13 posts, 1237 views) Posted: 421d 8h, 38m ago by quark1020 in News
I think one aspect of a good manga is being able to incorporate a small amount of all of these while focusing on one tone. Having nothing but one tone will eventually get stale after a while, even if it is someone's favorite genre. For example, while I enjoyed r ...
|New Poll - Self-Control
(31 posts, 2436 views) Posted: 441d 20h, 34m ago by quark1020 in News
If its work, then I have to stop. Can't read manga if i have no job, online or otherwise. Anything else, though, I can live without :3. The usual sacrifice is sleep, but I've already come to the conclusion that I won't be able to sleep either way if I' ...
|New Poll - Yaoi vs. Yuri
(58 posts, 5714 views) Posted: 456d 9h, 4m ago by quark1020 in News
Give it some time. From the time of this reply, the poll has only been up roughly 3 hours. The only weird thing I find about this post is this strange feeling that we've done this poll before... ...
|New Poll - Villains
(39 posts, 3180 views) Posted: 462d 23h, 26m ago by quark1020 in News
To be fair, the poll didn't specify on whether it was a villain you *could* be versus the one you *wanted* to be.
In my case, I'm a big guy, so I'd likely end up being the brute. However, if I could choose, I'd much rather be the ruling tyrant. ...
|New Poll - Collector
(39 posts, 2563 views) Posted: 512d 5h, 50m ago by quark1020 in News
Put me down for [All of the above]. Come on, if I had the spare money, I'd buy everything that my heart desired in this particular genre. Since this is not the case, though, I just buy physical manga volumes whenever I find them at discount. ...
|New Poll - Manga App
(38 posts, 3219 views) Posted: 539d 6h, 0m ago by quark1020 in News
I do not. The screen is too small on my phone to fully enjoy a manga (or any graphic novel in general) and I don't own a tablet. I'll stick to my PC at home or bring a physical book.
On a side note, I do use an app for light novels. My phone is definitely capa ...
|New Poll - Unrealistic Manga
(32 posts, 2945 views) Posted: 546d 20h, 35m ago by quark1020 in News
I have no strong feelings one way or the other. ...
|New Poll - Ad-blocker
(37 posts, 3485 views) Posted: 574d 18h, 39m ago by quark1020 in News
I use a script blocker, which ends up blocking most of the ads I see. I know its a bit bad, especially for websites I do want to support, but you never know what weird things you'll get from some of these ads. ...
|New Poll - After Finishing a Series
(23 posts, 1760 views) Posted: 581d 20h, 17m ago by quark1020 in News
It lets us screw around with the characters (sometimes literally) without having to worry about continuity. Sequels and spin-offs would be great too, but it will eventually get to the point where the series will start becoming stale or it goes in a direction that is ...
|New Poll - Assuming Genders
(56 posts, 4374 views) Posted: 637d 17h, 49m ago by quark1020 in News
Male here, and I just assume its a guy until I'm told otherwise. The way I see it, most of the places I visit tend to have a higher percentage of male, so the odds are in my favor. Worst case scenario, I got a 50% chance its male .
Personally, I don't think it ...
|New Poll - MU Years
(64 posts, 4975 views) Posted: 701d 7h, 6m ago by quark1020 in News
Probably since 2004-2006, I have no idea exactly. I only made an account several years ago when I started having trouble keeping track of my manga. I do remember using this site when we could still download by clicking on the little button next to the release name ...
|New Poll - Sailor Moon
(37 posts, 2819 views) Posted: 714d 20h, 1m ago by quark1020 in News
This video sums up my opinion nicely:
|New Poll - Most Read Demographic
(93 posts, 7353 views) Posted: 743d 5h, 30m ago by quark1020 in News
I THINK I read mostly shounen. I don't really pay attention to the genre when I read, mainly just grabbing whatever I find interesting at the time. Only reason I assume its shounen is because it doesn't easily fit any of the other options .
I really shouldn' ...
|New Poll - Age
(30 posts, 2607 views) Posted: 764d 7h, 24m ago by quark1020 in News
You might have something there. Pokemon, DBZ, and Sailor Moon were, usually, the first anime/manga that many of us started with. Of course, my first anime was actually Vampire Hunter D when it showed on Cartoon Network back in 91, but I didn't start be ...
|New Poll - Aggregate Sites
(40 posts, 3052 views) Posted: 785d 11h, 51m ago by quark1020 in News
I use them more often than not.
A lot of scanlators now have their own manga readers for their website, so I don't have to go to Batoto for everything, but I end up using it most of the time anyway for manga that was released by a defunct groups or scanlato ...
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