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Have you ever been to a manga / anime convention?
Yes! I visit as many as I can
About 1 a year for me
A few times, but less than annually
Never have, but I want to in the future!
Have never and not interested at all
 
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New Poll - Lunar New Year
(15 posts, 543 views) Posted: 23d 1h, 3m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I live in Japan and it's basically ignored here for the most part. The 1st January is a much bigger deal, people go the the shrine either around midnight or during the 1st week of the year, and everyone generally returns to their hometowns for family meals. Th ...
New Poll - Contacting the Creator
(16 posts, 1462 views) Posted: 324d 22h, 19m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
In answer to your question about re-reading, my favourite series is Banana Fish. I've read it easily 20-30 times if you count both English and Japanese together. It's 19 volumes long, but so good. I notice new things every time I read it. I admit that changin ...
New Poll - Good Plot But Bad Art
(36 posts, 3515 views) Posted: 360d 21h, 37m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I don't know how old you would consider an old person to be, but I'm still a student at 27 so maybe there aren't as many young uns as you'd think. Some of us just refuse to stop learning, lol.

For this week's poll I would never drop a ...
New Poll - Your Occupation
(35 posts, 4007 views) Posted: 367d 23h, 8m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I'm a full time post grad student and part time private English teacher. ...
E's Translation available.
(2 posts, 518 views) Posted: 418d 23h, 10m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Recruitment
UPDATE: Scanlator now found. Thank you for the interest. ...
E's Translation available.
(2 posts, 518 views) Posted: 423d 2h, 23m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Recruitment
Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I don't know where else to put it.

I started to read E's in English ages ago, but the English publisher went bust and then the scanlator stopped about 5 years ago, so I just bought it and read it in Japanese. Re ...
New Poll - Obtained Physical Manga
(21 posts, 2267 views) Posted: 549d 23h, 26m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
The few English volumes I own I got from Amazon mostly, a couple from major bookstores.. I have far more Japanese manga simply because it's so cheap here and is a good way to study without actually studying. Those I mostly got from second hand sho ...
New Poll - Switching Japanese Language
(31 posts, 3713 views) Posted: 647d 19h, 27m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I live in Japan and still wouldn't give up English as my native language even if you paid me.

Firstly, English is far more useful in international situations (which makes it essential to my job as a scientist), Secondly, fluency in Japanese isn't impossible. It ma ...
New Poll - Japanese Fluency
(25 posts, 2648 views) Posted: 698d 23h, 15m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
Yes, that is definitely true! Every time I learn something new about Japanese I realise how far I am from achieving fluency. Being surrounded by native speakers is both a blessing and a curse, as I get to practice my Japanese, but I'm also being reminded of ...
New Poll - Japanese Fluency
(25 posts, 2648 views) Posted: 702d 18h, 35m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I'm a native English speaker who's only second language is Japanese, and I live in Japan, so maybe I can shed some light on this. I think the whole accent thing isn't about not being able to pronounce Japanese words. As you pointed out, the limit ...
New Poll - Japanese Fluency
(25 posts, 2648 views) Posted: 702d 18h, 44m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
5 years of living in Japan and I still feel like a complete beginner! Though since I came here with nothing and now I can survive daily life I guess I know more than I think I do. It's hard to judge when everyone around you is a native speaker, and don't eve ...
New Poll - Loli/Shota
(204 posts, 23619 views) Posted: 814d 9h, 13m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
Sorry. Forgot it was also a thread. I just replied to a comment. eek I'm also bad at timing things.. Ignore me! ...
New Poll - Loli/Shota
(204 posts, 23619 views) Posted: 814d 18h, 45m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
Since this is getting out of hand and I don't want to devote any more energy to an Internet debate, let's just agree to disagree.

P.S. Of course I've finished manga, I just don't keep them in my completed list. ...
New Poll - Loli/Shota
(204 posts, 23619 views) Posted: 820d 20h, 15m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
Sorry, I'm a busy person so didn't follow the thread, but it's rude not to at least reply.

Firstly, obviously I'm not ok with rape, murder, terrorism etc. Suggesting that I would be simply because I am more disgusted by child porn is a ridiculous a ...
New Poll - Loli/Shota
(204 posts, 23619 views) Posted: 829d 4h, 24m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I vote yes/yes.

I find the whole idea disturbing. I live in Japan and frankly there is a worrying amount of sexuality attached to young children. Grown women dress and act like young girl to attract men because cute=desirable. I know that I have no right to judge conse ...
New Poll - Manga Fan
(39 posts, 4168 views) Posted: 920d 21h, 24m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
Amateur, not counting DJs, one shots and series I've barely touched. I've been reading manga for around 12 years, but didn't keep track for the first 5, and my reading slowed considerably when I started university. Now I'm doing my pos ...
New Poll - City Size
(39 posts, 3152 views) Posted: 984d 0h, 13m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
I live in Kyoto, which has over 1million residents, so big city it is, but my hometown is a small city of 300,000. I also spent 3 years living in a medium sized city, and 3 years living in a town of 40,000. I wonder if I can manage to live in a metropolis and in a rural area as we ...
Fifa World Cup 2014
(85 posts, 6479 views) Posted: 984d 0h, 32m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
Nation pride tells me to choose England, but honestly we haven't a chance. I'm putting money on either Brazil, Argentina or the Netherlands to win it.

The Netherlands have a ridiculously strong team this year, and have been playing much better than any ...
Is this Cool?: Sword Balancing on Shoulder
(12 posts, 751 views) Posted: 1002d 5h, 9m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in Chatter Box
I can't picture it working either. Even with the best balance in the world, your movements would be highly restricted and you'd end up knocking into everything. I would really be intimidated by an opponent balancing a sword on their shoulder, just confuse ...
New Poll - Can't Sleep
(23 posts, 2012 views) Posted: 1023d 17h, 12m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
My cat doesn't understand the concept of a full night's sleep. ...
New Poll - Age
(30 posts, 3023 views) Posted: 1058d 22h, 19m ago by CuthienSilmeriel in News
My poll, yay. I've been curious about this for ages.

Personally I'm 25, but I started reading manga when I was 13. I never considered that all of us from the Pokemon (DBZ and Sailor Moon as well for those of you across the pond, though they weren' ...
How often do you take breaks from manga?
(15 posts, 1297 views) Posted: 1079d 20h, 59m 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?
(34 posts, 2299 views) Posted: 1080d 22h, 23m 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, 1957 views) Posted: 1081d 22h, 47m 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, 5633 views) Posted: 1102d 19h, 24m 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 ...

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