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Obtaining Manga Poll
I'm going with a more "serious" poll this time. Just choose the method you usually get your manga. I'm interested in knowing how many people use manga hosting sites...
Thanks go to Razril for suggesting the original question, to fallofkakashi for adding in another option, and last of all to MajorMarmot for reminding me to change the poll (or else I'd have forgotten...)

As a reminder, our mascot contest is still running:
We've had some good entries so far, but the more the merrier!

New for the previous poll:
Question: You are in a school based manga, what are you?

The guardian (bully) of the school - votes: 423 (4.9%)
The head student, respected by all except by the gangs - votes: 676 (7.8%)
The pervert with the camera - votes: 603 (7%)
The quiet person in the corner - votes: 4467 (51.6%)
The beauty with friends - votes: 506 (5.9%)
The loud athlete - votes: 314 (3.6%)
The showy geek - votes: 633 (7.3%)
Not part of the breakfast club - votes: 792 (9.2%)
The one everyone beats up - votes: 235 (2.7%)
There were 8649 total votes.
The poll ended: March 1st 2008

It appears most of our users are the shy librarian types that'd rather be alone and read manga by themselves...
Posted by lambchopsil on March 2nd 12:50am Comments ( 14 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
Series Ending/Beginning - Weekly Shonen Jump
barbapapa writes: NISHI Yoshiyuki's Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation and KONOMI Takeshi's Prince of Tennis (both published in English by Viz Media) are both ending in issue #14 of Weekly Shonen Jump, on sale in Japan March 3rd.

Mr. Fullswing's SUZUKI Shinya is starting a new series in issue #16 of Weekly Shonen Jump, called "Bari Haken".

Edit: Corrected an issue number for the magazine
Posted by lambchopsil on February 27th 11:59pm Comments ( 8 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
Mascot Contest
We are happy to announce a little contest here! We're planning to spice up the look of the site a little, so we are announcing a

Mascot Contest

Go here to read the rules:
That means if you have not registered on the site already, you must register in order to post your design in that topic.
The winning design will be used as officially as a mascot, and posted everywhere on our next version of the site
Good luck to everyone!
Posted by lambchopsil on February 27th 1:07am Comments ( 0 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
School Manga Poll
Yay! New poll! We're still gonna try new weekly polls for now. This interesting one was given by our member reanimated838uk. If you wanna submit your own poll suggestions, post in here:

Previous Poll:
Question: If you worked on a real manga series, which job would you choose?

Advertiser - votes: 200 (3.7%)
Publisher - votes: 205 (3.8%)
Translator - votes: 538 (10%)
Artist - votes: 881 (16.4%)
Story/Script Writer - votes: 1408 (26.3%)
Editor - votes: 758 (14.1%)
I'd rather read manga for fun - votes: 1373 (25.6%)
There were 5363 total votes.
The poll ended: February 23rd 2008

A pretty close race there. I guess many people think they can write better stories than the existing series out there...
Posted by lambchopsil on February 24th 1:05am Comments ( 7 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
Dark Horse Announces Plans for Eden Vols. 11 & 12
Anonymous writes: Production has "slowed" but continues for Eden

Dark Horse editor Phillip Simon has announced on the Dark Horse forums that while production on Eden has slowed, he has received the "green light" to proceed with production on volumes 11 and 12 of Eden.

Volume 10 will be released this May, however no dates have yet been announced for volumes 11 and 12. They are currently working on the translation of volume 11.

In October, Simon suggested that if sales of Eden did not support a quarterly release, the manga might be shifted to a bi-annual (twice a year) release.

Eden was named "Manga of the Year" (2007) in the January issue of Wizard Magazine.

Taken directly from Anime News Network
Posted by lambchopsil on February 23rd 2:48am Comments ( 3 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
Job Poll
We have a new poll about the job you would take to produce a manga! Vote vote vote~

Previous poll:
Question: For the usual series you read/watch, which of the following do you usually do?

Download from the first group that releases - votes: 6277 (42.7%)
Wait for the best quality release - votes: 2069 (14.1%)
Faithfully follow certain groups - votes: 4154 (28.3%)
Do not care - votes: 2202 (15%)
There were 14702 total votes.
The poll ended: February 16th 2008

As I expected, most people read from the first group that releases. That means for all those Bleach/Naruto groups, whoever releases the newest chapter first wins. I pity Maximum7...
(But as for me, I faithfully follow the groups I love~ Maybe it's because I've worked for a lot of the groups I like...)
Posted by lambchopsil on February 17th 3:44am Comments ( 13 )  [ View ]  [ Add ]
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