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Welcome to Baka-Updates - Manga Division

Manga is basically the Japanese equivalent of what you might know as comic books. They have a very unique style which has developed over many years. We hope here you can learn to appreciate the art that is manga and become an avid manga fan!

New Poll - Browser
It's been almost a decade since we last asked this question, so Afiaki proposed that we ask it again.

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: How old were you when you started reading manga?
Choices:
Under 7 - votes: 233 (4.5%)
8-12 - votes: 1472 (28.7%)
13-18 - votes: 2437 (47.6%)
19-29 - votes: 805 (15.7%)
30-39 - votes: 90 (1.8%)
40-49 - votes: 39 (0.8%)
50+ - votes: 48 (0.9%)
There were 5124 total votes.
The poll ended: August 6th, 2022 5:12pm PDT

Young, impressionable teenagers
Posted by lambchopsil on 
August 6th 5:14pm
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New Poll - Reading Age
This week's poll was suggested by Midlife_otaku. Pretty simple! How old were you when you started reading manga?

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: What should a scanlation group do if a series they're working on gets licensed?
Choices:
Continuing working on the series - votes: 1976 (72.4%)
Stop - votes: 755 (27.6%)
There were 2731 total votes.
The poll ended: July 30th, 2022 1:15pm PDT

So at what point should a scanlation group stop?
Posted by lambchopsil on 
July 30th 1:17pm
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New Poll - Licensed
This week's poll was suggested by Afiaki, but I removed a lot of the nuance of the original proposed options.

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: When applying for a job, does the reputation of the company matter to you?
Choices:
Yes - votes: 1728 (56.2%)
Just a little - votes: 932 (30.3%)
Not really - votes: 284 (9.2%)
Nope - votes: 132 (4.3%)
There were 3076 total votes.
The poll ended: July 23rd, 2022 11:28am PDT

But if you really need the job to make a living...
Posted by lambchopsil on 
July 23rd 11:32am
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New Poll - Company Reputation
This week's poll was suggested by Sosseres. Does the reputation of a company matter to you when applying for a job? Or do you just really need the money so you'd apply anywhere no matter what? Maybe you really disagree with Amazon's ethics or Google's reach.

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Do you have a pet?
Choices:
Dog(s) - votes: 676 (17.6%)
Cat(s) - votes: 928 (24.2%)
Bird(s) - votes: 57 (1.5%)
Fish - votes: 60 (1.6%)
Rodents (mouse, squirrel, guinea pig, etc.) - votes: 40 (1%)
Reptiles (snake, lizard, turtle, etc.) - votes: 53 (1.4%)
Insects/arachnids - votes: 9 (0.2%)
Farm animals (chicken, horse, pig, goat, etc.) - votes: 25 (0.7%)
Multiple types - votes: 368 (9.6%)
(Currently) No pets - votes: 1622 (42.3%)
There were 3838 total votes.
The poll ended: July 16th, 2022 8:42am PDT

I don't own a pet, nor do I want to. I'd rather live near a close friend that has a pet so that I can reap all the benefits of the pet without any responsibility
Posted by lambchopsil on 
July 16th 8:46am
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New Poll - Pets
This week's poll was suggested by icassop. Do you current have a pet?

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Is Avatar: The Last Airbender an anime or cartoon?
Choices:
Anime - votes: 645 (17.3%)
Cartoon - votes: 3076 (82.7%)
There were 3721 total votes.
The poll ended: July 9th, 2022 12:11pm PDT

It's not anime, but that's okay. It's a damn good cartoon
Posted by lambchopsil on 
July 9th 12:12pm
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New Poll - Avatar: The Last Airbender
This week's poll was suggested by Astrowoud. Regardless of whether you've watched it or not, time to form an opinion. There's only 1 right answer to me...

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Worst excuse for having a loli/shota as a romantic partner
Choices:
They're actually older than they look - votes: 791 (22.2%)
They're not human (elf, vampire, etc) - votes: 382 (10.7%)
They're an adult that regressed in age - votes: 493 (13.8%)
They actually are that young. Just accept it - votes: 1904 (53.3%)
There were 3570 total votes.
The poll ended: July 2nd, 2022 9:35am PDT

Say hello to the manaketes of Fire Emblem
Posted by lambchopsil on 
July 2nd 9:41am
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New Poll - Loli/Shota
This week's poll was suggested by jacob66. Delicate topic on lolis and shotas.

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http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: If your mind and body didn't deteriorate, how long would you want to live?
Choices:
Less than 50 years - votes: 235 (4.3%)
50 years - votes: 70 (1.3%)
80 years - votes: 174 (3.2%)
100 years - votes: 217 (4%)
150 years - votes: 149 (2.7%)
200 years - votes: 199 (3.7%)
500 years - votes: 131 (2.4%)
1000 years - votes: 105 (1.9%)
Until life gets boring - votes: 3024 (55.6%)
Forever - votes: 1131 (20.8%)
There were 5435 total votes.
The poll ended: June 25th, 2022 10:06am PDT

This is of course assuming there are no other weird conditions. I recently listened to a podcast where they discussed if they would accept the method of immortality in Pirates of the Caribbean
Posted by lambchopsil on 
June 25th 10:13am
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New Poll - How Long Would You Live?
This week's poll was suggested by jacob66. How long would you want to live? Let's assume you're the only one who can live this long, so your friends and children would live normal lifespans.

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Do you think that manga is misjudged and/or misunderstood in Western countries?
Choices:
Yes - votes: 2251 (73.8%)
No - votes: 799 (26.2%)
There were 3050 total votes.
The poll ended: June 18th, 2022 9:07am PDT

It's gotten better and is part of popular culture now, but there's still misunderstanding
Posted by lambchopsil on 
June 18th 9:13am
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New Poll - Attitude Toward Manga
This week's poll was also suggested by NoKissNoLife. Nowadays, what do you think the general opinion of the Western world is toward manga (and related things, like manhua, manhwa, and anime)?

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: How would you rank these (best to worst)?
Choices:
Manga, manhua, manhwa - votes: 450 (13.8%)
Manga, manhwa, manhua - votes: 2153 (66.2%)
Manhua, manhwa, manga - votes: 31 (1%)
Manhua, manga, manhwa - votes: 32 (1%)
Manhwa, manga, manhua - votes: 512 (15.7%)
Manhwa, manhua, manga - votes: 76 (2.3%)
There were 3254 total votes.
The poll ended: June 11th, 2022 11:01am PDT

A lot of disdain toward manhua...
Posted by lambchopsil on 
June 11th 11:09am
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New Poll - Comics Ranking
This week's poll was suggested by NoKissNoLife. We already know that manga is the best (based on a poll we did back in 2013), but what about the other 2?

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Do you think polygamy is wrong (in a non-cheating situation, where all parties know and are okay with being married to each other)?
Choices:
Yes - votes: 1065 (26.3%)
No - votes: 2986 (73.7%)
There were 4051 total votes.
The poll ended: June 4th, 2022 9:33am PDT

Lots of heated discussion...
Posted by lambchopsil on 
June 4th 9:38am
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