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How big of a manga fan are you (in terms of # of series read / reading)?
Beginner (<10)
Casual reader (10-100)
Rookie (100-250)
Intermediate amateur (250-500)
Amateur (500-750)
Advanced amateur (750-1k)
Intermediate professional (1-1.5k)
Professional (1.5k-2k)
Advanced professional (2k-3k)
Sensei (3k+)
 
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New Poll - Aggregate Sites
(40 posts, 1317 views) Posted: 167d 15h, 29m ago by thevampirate in News
man if this poll was around a few years ago we'd see way different numbers. I used to always download and compile full volumes for easier reading but now I feel caught up on manga and dont need to go through 50 volumes of every good series and i just ...
Group Links Update 2
(45 posts, 4270 views) Posted: 258d 17h, 14m ago by thevampirate in News
Have the scanlators doing series under the DMCA takedown been told which of their series are keeping them from having links? I don't know if there is a way to keep it quiet and protect the scanlators. I know if I was in a group blocked I would at least like an ...
HELP i am looking for this exhibitionism manga!
(3 posts, 1364 views) Posted: 542d 3h, 10m ago by thevampirate in Adult (18+)
are you looking for hentai or an actual manga? if it was hentai you just described the plots to like all the pr0nz ...
The Curious Case of Ichigo 100% and Sket Dance
(8 posts, 1403 views) Posted: 542d 12h, 39m ago by thevampirate in Shounen/Seinen
I really dont think either of those manga are spiritual successors to the ones you mentioned since they are all written by different authors. If you said fairy tail was a spiritual successor to rave master i might have bought it. just because 2 manga by 2 completely diff ...
Merry Christmas 2012
(16 posts, 2992 views) Posted: 605d 13h, 32m ago by thevampirate in News
and merry Christmas to you too lambchopsil ...
New Poll - Asian Characters
(46 posts, 4809 views) Posted: 684d 9h, 13m ago by thevampirate in News
To be honest it really seems like they kidnapped a whole bunch of Europeans at birth and raised them as Japanese. It really becomes more apparent when you have either all or half 'white' people in the manga and they look exactly like everyone else ...
New Poll - Unwanted Pairing
(38 posts, 4281 views) Posted: 699d 2h, 31m ago by thevampirate in News
I like most Jump romance series however Ichigo 100% really pissed me off. I wish i knew he who he would end up with at the beginning and i would have dropped the series right there. At least the anime has him paired up with the main chick. On the other hand a ser ...
New Poll - Paper Quality
(16 posts, 1804 views) Posted: 706d 1h, 0m ago by thevampirate in News
no one is bad qualtiy is fine and the other just doesnt care. one would buy and the other might not. ...
New Poll - Scanlation Ethics
(80 posts, 8848 views) Posted: 712d 21h, 15m ago by thevampirate in News
I'm sorry but that's mostly BS. First of all we are pirating their intellectual property, no ands, ifs or buts about it. Our ability to get the material out there is hinged upon readers being able to find it, and they can easily shut down public access to the materia ...
New Poll - Scanlation Ethics
(80 posts, 8848 views) Posted: 713d 10h, 31m ago by thevampirate in News
the question is about distributing and scanlating not the readers. personally i think it is not immoral or ethically wrong despite being illegal. If the companies that obtained the licences had half a brain they could either shutdown scanlation on a massive scale and force ...
New Poll - Bad Parts of Manga
(38 posts, 2930 views) Posted: 734d 3h, 54m ago by thevampirate in News
what kills me is when manga just goes on and on and on without advancing the plot much. Bleach and even some OP arcs really have trouble with this sometimes. I felt like the entire mermaid arc was 10 times as long as it needed to be. they were all 100x as strong ...
Muda Scantrad Drops Rosario + Vampire II
(93 posts, 4080 views) Posted: 917d 2h, 10m ago by thevampirate in News
preemptively dropping a series because other groups got a C&D? how is that a proper reaction? RHS did a legally sound action by announcing that they were no longer in violation of the digital millennium copyright act essentially covering their asses. whats w ...
DMCA Notice of Copyright Infringement - Beelzebub & Bakuman
(180 posts, 11935 views) Posted: 918d 4h, 0m ago by thevampirate in News
no editing manga is like making a parody or editing any other image. On the other hand distributing (or even linking to sites that distribute) copyrighted or licensed material is piracy and can be a felony offence, but just editing it is fine. On the other hand they might be ...
DMCA Notice of Copyright Infringement - Beelzebub & Bakuman
(180 posts, 11935 views) Posted: 918d 4h, 23m ago by thevampirate in News
Its not actually news but I think that this is a great news post because it shows other groups how to properly deal with DCMA / C&D notices. They specifically point out that Scanlating is 100% legal however distribution of the scanlations is piracy (ie. illegal). The ...
MangaStream Drops VIZ Media Licensed Series
(170 posts, 14179 views) Posted: 921d 22h, 58m ago by thevampirate in News
What ever happened to the age old system of starting a new group with new names and a new site when someone slaps a C&D on you. the system works in our favor sometimes. play the system, each group is a entirely different entity and every group need ...
Why Manga Publishing Is Dying (And How It Could Get Better)
(53 posts, 4157 views) Posted: 940d 1h, 6m ago by thevampirate in News
actually both Scanlations and Raws hurt the both the Japaneese and American manga industry. most aggregrators and places to find raw manga dont block Japanese IP addresses, so people in japan are reading manga online instead of buying volumes or maga ...
Why Manga Publishing Is Dying (And How It Could Get Better)
(53 posts, 4157 views) Posted: 941d 0h, 16m ago by thevampirate in News
the solution is simple, keep doing the old stuff since stopping it would kill the industry but start with suing the aggregators into oblivion (millions of dollars on top of shutting them down so no one else would think to do that again sends a nice message). Once the aggreg ...
New Poll - IRC Usage
(21 posts, 894 views) Posted: 979d 8h, 32m ago by thevampirate in News
its good for staff communications but not great for much else. the time of using IRC is long gone. the community used to be secretive and IRC was great for that but that time has passed. websites, forums and terrible online readers now reign supreme (until C& ...
Mangacurse Is Done
(64 posts, 2885 views) Posted: 979d 11h, 13m ago by thevampirate in News
for every one that goes a new one takes its place. scans aren't really stopping and groups who arent super fast end up dieing out. ...
New Poll - Manga in E-Book Format
(17 posts, 836 views) Posted: 992d 19h, 51m ago by thevampirate in News
i have an iPad and my dad has a kindle so i have used both and reading with an E-Reader is not nearly as good as paper. IF ebooks were free or at a significantly reduced price i would concider downloading them but i would still rather read it with CDisplay on my la ...
Ala Atra Closes its doors
(32 posts, 1250 views) Posted: 997d 1h, 25m ago by thevampirate in News
Well Vteck didnt exactly find homes for all our series, but we made sure NA would be taken care of since it was our flagship series. I expect that Simple will take over Iris Zero but dont quote me on that. We had a good run and managed to catch up NA to the maga ...
New Poll - For an Essay
(97 posts, 5016 views) Posted: 1021d 6h, 48m ago by thevampirate in News
this isn't racist, if the poll was are Japanese people inferior that would be racist. Even saying that one group is morally Superior over another isn't racist it just means that they have better morals. that said the US in general have terrible system of mor ...
New Poll - Animals in Manga
(13 posts, 483 views) Posted: 1041d 17h, 31m ago by thevampirate in News
I find that the 18+ warnings on nonhentai manga to be retarded. If it contains violence or ecchi it doesn't deserve an 18+ rating, that same stuff would be found in most PG-13 movies in the us. i could see a 16+ or 'Older Teen (OT)' rating, just not ...
New Poll - 18+ Warnings
(23 posts, 1079 views) Posted: 1048d 19h, 21m ago by thevampirate in News
you like guro and enlargement? i know many people dont like NTR, loli, scat, futa etc. so tags are nice. ...
Ascension Scanlations officially closing down.
(17 posts, 702 views) Posted: 1056d 7h, 15m ago by thevampirate in News
you're at 99 releases how can you quit before hitting the 100 milestone. oh well good luck in your future endeavors. ...

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