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|How often do you take breaks from manga?
(4 posts, 60 views) Posted: 0d 1h, 55m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Manga General
I don't really take breaks from manga, as I'm a compulsive bookworm and must be reading something. I usually read manga and a novel, alternating between them. Some weeks I read more manga and others I read less, it all depends on what else I h ...
|Which side of the bed do you sleep on?
(32 posts, 1273 views) Posted: 1d 3h, 20m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
I share the bed with my cat, I sleep where ever she chooses not to. Luckily I have a semi-single, which gives me just enough space. My cat is small at just 3.5kg, but she somehow manages to take up the whole bed. ...
|Currently BROKENHEARTED! HELP!
(31 posts, 891 views) Posted: 2d 3h, 43m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
In high school I had a huge crush on a close friend or years, so one day I just told him that I liked him. He didn't like me back sadly, and for a while it was awkward, but eventually (faster than I could have imagined) we got over it. The relief of having told him an ...
|New Poll - World Transfer
(64 posts, 1157 views) Posted: 23d 0h, 20m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
No, I could never give up my life and dreams here. I could never say goodbye to my friends and family. I could never leave my pets. I love manga, but I love my real life too much to ever leave it behind. I'm going to creat a new vaccine and open an animal she ...
(40 posts, 2011 views) Posted: 29d 1h, 30m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
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I would get the number of the love of my life, call an ambulance for the dying man and give none of them a ride since I don't allow strangers into my car and if they're at a bus stop I'd assume a bus would be along so ...
(7 posts, 378 views) Posted: 33d 23h, 4m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
http://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?page=4&catego ry=Bromance ...
|New Poll - Time Travel
(26 posts, 693 views) Posted: 44d 0h, 6m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I dated my childhood friend, our dad's are best friends and he's only 6 months older so we just kinda ended up being each other's first boyfriend/girlfriend when we were younger (like 13). They we grew up and I matured, he didn't. Not to ...
(29 posts, 964 views) Posted: 46d 2h, 40m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
I met a girl who not only shared my birthday, but we were born around the same time, we shared a name and were the same age as well. We were doing the same job, in the same prefecture (we met in Japan). It was weird, though since she was born in the USA a ...
(10 posts, 297 views) Posted: 47d 0h, 17m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
I can definitely see why it can be a curse sometimes, watching loved ones die for eternity and lingering on alone, unable to really put down roots to hide your immortality, is a lonely existence. On the other hand, the accomplishments you could achieve if you didn' ...
|Running away from organization
(6 posts, 302 views) Posted: 49d 5h, 15m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
(7 posts, 336 views) Posted: 56d 2h, 57m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
I've only ever met 1 pair of identical twins, 2 girls in my year at high school. They weren't in my class and I barely ever spoke to them, so I could never tell them apart. All the other twins I've met have been non-identical, (I've met 2 boy/gir ...
|What to Eat When You Have No Money
(153 posts, 10227 views) Posted: 57d 1h, 25m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
Beans on toast. Classic impoverished student staple.
A loaf of bread = £1
Tin of beans = 45p
A meal for £1.45!
Also, you can just cut down on meals. Instead of 3 meals a day, have 2 large meals, a brunch at around 11am and an evening meal at arou ...
|Ever Attended Military Training/Exercise??
(18 posts, 773 views) Posted: 67d 0h, 25m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
There's no compulsory military training in the UK, but I was in the army cadets as a young teen. It's kind of like a pre-army club for 12-16 year olds where we learn some basic military skills (lots oif marching!!!) and go on basic training camps. Nothing to ...
|Manga that keeps improving with each chapters
(17 posts, 1406 views) Posted: 73d 2h, 0m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
Lots of good ones already said so I'll add
Banana Fish - This is the best manga I have ever read, and I've read a lot of manga over the last 12 years. Don't let the art put you off, I did and I regretted doing so once I finally read ...
|SPOILER, The finale of Code Geass R2
(6 posts, 355 views) Posted: 73d 10h, 39m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
The creators said he died about a year after the ending, just to end all the speculation and demands for another sequel. It is sad, but him dying really was the best way to end it. Anything else would have cheapened the entire series. ...
|What's Your Native Language?
(137 posts, 5717 views) Posted: 76d 4h, 11m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
English for me as well.
I failed both French and Spanish in school, but can speak enough Japanese to get by. I'm not good enough to translate though, manga is HARD!!!! ...
|Realistic J Dramas
(15 posts, 840 views) Posted: 137d 3h, 11m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
I highly recommend the J-drama version of Hana Yori Dango (not the Korean version, which I found far too over dramatic). The Japanese version does a great job of depicting the manga. Kimi wa petto is also good, but the manga is better to be honest. ...
|Long and addicting manga
(9 posts, 628 views) Posted: 151d 21h, 20m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
Try Banana Fish (don't let the art put you off, this manga is amazing)
A cruel god reigns
No romance, except in the last one which is a yaoi I guess but isn't at all explicit, but they have great plots, likeable characters and fantastic development ...
|New Poll - Continent
(36 posts, 2132 views) Posted: 230d 7h, 36m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I live in Asia (Japan) but am from Europe (the UK).
I was taught Europe, Asia, America (North and South), Africa, Australasia, and Antarctica were the continents in school. Though usually North and South America are separated in the news and other things. Conv ...
|Poll for class project
(15 posts, 705 views) Posted: 235d 1h, 35m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Manga General
I moved to Japan. I am not sure how much of my decision was based on manga and anime alone, and my initial interest in Japan was sparked by Godzilla, and later pokemon, but manga especially made it seem more like a real country I could go to rather that the m ...
|saw a white hair kid manga but dunno what it is ...
(7 posts, 890 views) Posted: 241d 4h, 44m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
Do you have a picture? Age? Or at least could you suggest a genre, like was he dressed fantasy-esque, or modern, or gothic, or steampunk?
For your second request
Banana Fish - features a good looking male (the art gets better after a couple of volumes) who ...
(165 posts, 8101 views) Posted: 244d 1h, 59m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
So far (at age 24) I have been to only 7 countries besides my own for at least 1 week. (Well technically I have visited 9 if you count Wales and Scotland as separate to England). I went to France and Spain a lot as a child, I've toured Italy, went to Belgium as a s ...
|emotionally rigid person life
(4 posts, 335 views) Posted: 246d 0h, 46m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
Vampire juujikai Maybe, but I would say the protagonist is stoic or calm more than emotionless.
Emotionless protagonist tag http://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?category=Emotionles s+Protagonist ...
|A sad manga
(14 posts, 886 views) Posted: 248d 0h, 58m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
I second Banana Fish. It is the best manga I've ever read, and I've read a lot in the last 10 years. It is long, but doesn't drag at all and if it doesn't have you in tears by the end, I question if you have working tear ducts because it is heartbrea ...
(31 posts, 1678 views) Posted: 253d 0h, 23m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in I'm Looking For...
I'm only just getting onto the webcomic scene so haven't read much yet, but I like Trace and Ability. I hear Tower of God is good, so that is going to be my next one. I am saving it for after my test next month as I have a tendency to forget little things lik ...
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