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What sexist trope in manga bothers you the most?
Patronizing "but you're a girl!" statement
Falling in love with their rapist
"All women are..."
Sexual assault/rape portrayed as a joke
Harassment is okay because she's "playing hard to get"
Damsel in distress
Girl solely exists to be a love interest
Jealous, vain, and/or cruel fangirls
Madonna/whore dichotomy
What? Sexism still exists?
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Any good Josei out there
(10 posts, 309 views) Posted: 3d 18h, 15m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
Kiss and Never Cry

This one is a seinen (Granted,I don't read much seinen/josei, so I can't say if it reads like one), but it was really good:
Bitter Virgin

This one is a shojo, but I think it's not as mindless as a lot of shojo's out there:
Honey Bitte ...
Best Shoujo Heroine(s)
(170 posts, 32157 views) Posted: 5d 20h, 5m ago by catandmouse in Shoujo/Josei
My number one favorite shojo protagonist has to be Kiri from Beauty Pop ...
A good novel to read
(17 posts, 635 views) Posted: 7d 15h, 34m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
Trinity Blood
[m]Boogiepop at Dawn[/m]
I haven't read these since they are in Japanese, but just by reading the mangas, I think I might enjoy them:
Bara no Maria
and The Sleepy Residents of Birdcage Manor ...
Do you like the sound of your voice?
(15 posts, 560 views) Posted: 7d 15h, 36m ago by catandmouse in Chatter Box
Whenever I hear myself speak in video and or recordings, I always think "Is that really my voice?" i don't like how it sounds, but I guess it might just be me being overly critical of it. ...
Do you feel that fans hate the protagonist, but love the love interest too much?
(5 posts, 195 views) Posted: 8d 1h, 10m ago by catandmouse in Shoujo/Josei
As someone that's not to fond of shojo heroines, I don't think that fans are too harsh. I think it's more of the fact that people are tired of the same weak willed protagonist and then add the fact that the love interest is actually an interesting chara ...
New Poll - Favorite Narrative
(13 posts, 246 views) Posted: 10d 17h, 52m ago by catandmouse in News
I didn't vote because I didn't quite understand the question, but now that it's been clarified, I buy manga, maybe not as much as I used to, but I've imported manga from Italy and Singapore as well as Japan and Mexico. Last time I counted, I ...
What year were you born in on the Chinese Calendar
(306 posts, 19210 views) Posted: 17d 0h, 1m ago by catandmouse in Chatter Box
Funnily, I am a tiger in the Chinese Zodiac and a Leo in the horoscope and I have "cat" in my actual name as well as my user name. ...
Shoujo/Josei that you can't bring yourself to finish
(19 posts, 1180 views) Posted: 19d 14h, 6m ago by catandmouse in Shoujo/Josei
The Sleepy Residents of Birdcage Manor- because I hate it when characters don't pursue thier dreams because of a girl/boy, and it seemed like it was going that way, so as they say "what you don't know doesn't hurt you" and I wa ...
Fogotten BL oneshot
(2 posts, 253 views) Posted: 19d 14h, 50m ago by catandmouse in Yaoi/Yuri
If I am not mistaken it is a story from Ake Nure Goyō ni Furu Yuki wa.
Story number 4,
Ch. 4 - At First Sight
Liam Brink, a university student, has a bit of an usual hobby - 'observing Maddox,' Maddox being another university student. The two have n ...
Looking to start shoujo romance, need something memorable
(21 posts, 933 views) Posted: 31d 16h, 35m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
I'm super picky about my shojo romances, and this is one series that I kept ignoring because the preview just didn't appeal to me, it sounded like such a typical shojo, but then I had the chance to read the first chapter and have watched about 13 episod ...
Help me finding something to read
(8 posts, 600 views) Posted: 34d 1h, 5m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
nightmare inspector the lead is pretty much emotionless ...
unsociable, independent female protagonist?
(10 posts, 638 views) Posted: 37d 3h, 52m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
Cynical Orange
And maybe Beauty Pop ...
'Typical' Shoujo Manga, a survey
(12 posts, 479 views) Posted: 48d 22h, 32m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
Ok, I just want to ask for a clarification: when you say shojo are you just asking about content or serialization?
The reason I ask this is because a lot of manga might seem shojo, or shonen, or seinen, etc, etc, but the magazine they are being serialized is not what it ...
Manga with bromance?
(9 posts, 577 views) Posted: 55d 16h, 31m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
Game x Rush
And I second Zig*Zag
I forgot to add Yoiko no kokoroe ...
Do you own a pet / pets?
(582 posts, 42940 views) Posted: 58d 16h, 58m ago by catandmouse in Chatter Box
I currently have 3 cats and my mom has a parakeet, besides we feed some stray cats and used to feed a possum too, and they all had names

My current cats are:
Nikita- 3, female
Tiki-7, female
Felix-7 male

My previous cats were:
Kyo- 5, male
Gregorio "Goyo" ...
Worst manga cliches?
(2 posts, 190 views) Posted: 65d 16h, 7m ago by catandmouse in Manga General

One guy is straight until he isn't, and the "I just saw you and fell in love" trope, coupled with the forced sex=love.

Annoyingly, overly stupid girl who's also sweeter than honey and if she were real would have no future and the l ...
age gender country?
(605 posts, 71062 views) Posted: 80d 0h, 52m ago by catandmouse in Chatter Box
28/Female/ USA

I read shonen, shojo, and BL...sometimes I'll read seinen/josei, but mainly I'm reading lots of bl and shonen... ...
Short haired female lead
(8 posts, 503 views) Posted: 86d 15h, 22m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
Hoshi wa Utau same author as Fruits Basket, but her hair a shorter than shoulder length...
Beauty Pop maybe? The romance is really slow and almost non existant, but I thought it was cute enough.
I can't think of anymore at the moment ...
Requests needed .....
(15 posts, 807 views) Posted: 88d 15h, 52m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
I think this fits what you are looking for (kinda):
Tonari ni Kimi no Nukumori wo
(The first story)
It's a yaoi. ...
Cosplay Ideas? Help!
(2 posts, 128 views) Posted: 95d 15h, 33m ago by catandmouse in Chatter Box
Ok, so I'm planning on attending anime expo this year, and every year I say I'm gonna cosplay and end up not doing it.
I really want to cosplay as the Change of Heart yugioh card, but it seems this won't be the year for that either.

Anyway, I' ...
Fifa World Cup 2014
(85 posts, 3854 views) Posted: 95d 23h, 28m ago by catandmouse in Chatter Box
I think it's up in the air. Brazil is a favorite of many, but the game against Croatia left a lot to be said, and everyone thought that Mexico would be an easy opponent, and they only managed to tie them.

I like a lot of the underdogs that most likely won't go f ...
looking for long and great shoujo
(7 posts, 493 views) Posted: 102d 16h, 58m ago by catandmouse in I'm Looking For...
I don't read too much shojo, so I can't really say, maybe Love*com? The only other one I can think of that's long and I think it's good is Fruits Basket.

I was gonna say Natsume's Book of Friends, but that's not a romance sho ...
(3 posts, 215 views) Posted: 103d 16h, 4m ago by catandmouse in Noblesse
I think you might be right, he does look younger. Or is it that we hadn't seen him in so long that he seems different? ...
Was it or was it not?
(0 posts, 66 views) Posted: 106d 14h, 7m ago by catandmouse in Gohou Drug
I don't read Japanese, so I am at the mercy of translations/translators. Recently I've encountered comments denouncing Tokyopop's translations, and it got me to thinking about a particular scene that happened in volume 3 of Legal Drug that I ...
What type of cellphone do you have?
(270 posts, 16113 views) Posted: 107d 0h, 35m ago by catandmouse in Chatter Box
I upgraded to a smart phone barely May '13 to an Iphone 4S. I didn't really like the Iphone 5S, so that's why I got the 4S.


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