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2938 No. 2938 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Genshiken is ending. Spoilers:
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>> No. 2968 [Edit]
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. . .
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So I was disappointed, like most of you I guess, given our own life choice (even at my age)...

But all said and done, I simply cannot get mad at him for giving up to Sue; I cannot feel anything negative in regard of Sue. Unrealistic? of course, to Hell and back; but it was the point all along, right? to find in fiction the kind of fulfilling outcome we positevily know that we'll never ever have...

So I thought: be it; let the manga man have his manga ending.

A fun experience all along, at any rate.

See you guys around.
>> No. 2970 [Edit]
I can't get angry at him either. The vast majority of us just give up and become normalfags.
>> No. 3059 [Edit]
I should have just stuck with my fond memories of the anime, the manga just drags so much near the end.

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1188 No. 1188 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Tell me about your favorite manga, /tc/. It would be nice if you would explain why it's your favorite in a few sentences.

You can include multiple categories if you want to, for example 'favorite seinen', 'favorite ongoing series', 'favorite one shot compilation' but I'd like you to refrain from including favorites based on just one aspect of a series if possible ('favorite female lead', 'best art style', 'favorite plot twist').
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>> No. 2981 [Edit]
In the dark side of manga Homunculus always have a place in my heart, its awesome. Followed by Nijigahara Holograph or Oyasumi Punpun, those are insane.
More recently I´m a hero i think is the best i read i years.

In the colorful side... FMA, Welcome to the nhk, Lupin III, Golgo 13, Saki
>> No. 3038 [Edit]
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The characters and execution are just really good, even if it is just a battle shonen. Specifically this guy and his personality, he's a major part of what makes it so good to read. It's not the deepest or most flawless manga, but it probably has the most heart. You can feel that the writer and artist enjoyed making this story.
>> No. 3045 [Edit]
I had a very abusive non-father, that can pretty much sum up why I like a manga all about a great one so much.
I cried like an infant for three hours solid when I finished reading it.
Oyaji's real cool in that his actions speak for him. He's a near completely silent protagonist, yet he has so much influence and charisma in spite of it. The manga's plot unfolds in only 24 hours, and in this short time, Oyaji managed to have such a great deal of impact on his family in a very believable way.
There were these really heart wrenching panels where Oyaji would close his eyes and envision how his now young adult children looked when they were toddlers...
I'm going to read it again right now and have another good cry.
>> No. 3060 [Edit]
I really like Oshimi Shuzuo. He's definitely one of my favorite manga artists. I've read basically everything available in English.

Punpun started out fine but then it got really edgy and the protagonist became unlikeable. That's the point though I guess. I'm of the opinion that everything Asano Inio did is better than Punpun, though Punpun is still okay.

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3055 No. 3055 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Excel Saga thread
Celebrate the complete english translation/scan/upload:
>> No. 3056 [Edit]
Are those Viz scans?
Fantastic news anyway, I really like Rikudo Koshi.

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3050 No. 3050 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What are /ma/ thoughts on Kozure Ookami (Lone Wolf and Cub) and its sequel Shin Kozure Ookami (New Lone Wolf and Cub)? I've started collecting both since they're being published where I live and I found them pretty great!

>Ittou Ogami has very little left to live for. Though once the Shogunate's chief executioner, his name is left in ruins after being framed for treason by the treacherous Yagyuu Clan, seeking to steal his position of power. His misfortune does not end here, however; they culminate in the brutal murder of his entire family, including his wife Azami, with only his child Daigorou still left alive. With dishonor upon his head and his beloved wife in the grave, Ittou takes up a new mantle as an assassin for hire. Alongside his young son, Ittou wanders the country in search of revenge, with only the complete destruction of the Yagyuu Clan on his mind. As he travels the land, the number of his successful assassinations quickly grows, and soon the moniker of "Lone Wolf and Cub" becomes infamous across the land as the choice assassin to get the job done right.
>> No. 3053 [Edit]
I love Lone Wolf and Cub and absolutely respect Koike and Kojima.
I haven't read the two sequels.

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1206 No. 1206 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
What do you think of Gantz?

Do you like it or not?

Do you enjoy the fucked up moments or do you find it boring?
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>> No. 2980 [Edit]
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Anyone here reading Gantz:G?
I really liked the alien designs in the first mission.
>> No. 2982 [Edit]
I like glasses girl. But sadly it doesnt really measure up to the original gantz.
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Well...that was uneventful. Despite being cancelled so early on, I think it's fair to say that nothing of value was lost.
>> No. 3048 [Edit]
it sucked. and the original gantz was bad enough.

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3029 No. 3029 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Are any of you bitch-ass cum stained slutty trap boys reading this shit?
>> No. 3030 [Edit]
Hell yeah I am. I'm a few chapters in. It's not long but I want to spread it out a bit.
It doesn't really seem to have much of a plot and it's kind of just a slice of life mango, but it's still pretty nice. I'm curious if the events are cannon. You would think if there was a human village/town on the island, the friends might have told Kaban about it.
>> No. 3034 [Edit]
The manga's version of Tsuchinoko is like a 180* on personality.
>> No. 3035 [Edit]
I started during the anime and finished a couple weeks ago. It's a pretty nice little manga. I feel like it's a bit underwhelming, but I think that's because unlike the anime it starts pretty good and stays there, whereas the anime starts out as a weird dumpster fire and becomes awesome.

As far as I know, the manga is a canon prequel to the anime.

I really liked Koala (CUTE!), but after I googled koala pap, it was always with some trepidation.
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There's something so funny to me about Margay being the resident pervert.

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2937 No. 2937 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Do you read any?
>> No. 2941 [Edit]
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I love Lee Hyeon-sook's work. I wish I could read thr ending of 'Nobody Knows' sometime.

I'm also reading Park Eun Ah's 'Nocturne', but it's been silent for a while.

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>> No. 2979 [Edit]
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And then, out of the blue, the ending is finally available...

It's ambiguous but, if I understood it correctly, it was great.

Definitely one of my favorite works ever, just for the character of Eun-Joo.

Glad I lived up to see it.
>> No. 2986 [Edit]
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This is manhua, and really good if you like wuxia and non-realistic martial arts. There's no gathering energy or turning super saiyan but it's not the same kind of martial arts as, say, sports manga where things are depicted, usually, as within the realms of what's actually humanly possible.
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I remember following Ruler of the Land for a bit. It was your classic martial arts beat-em-up but it was pretty fun. It just got a bit repetitive by the time I dropped it. I especially liked the subversion of the trope of earning an enemy clan's respect where the only one whose respect was earned was the clan leader, while the rest either followed him because he was head, or rebelled. It formed the basis of a cool arc but the whole thing was getting stale by that point and it didn't really keep up the momentum.

Also a few years back I read that webcomic, Fairytale for the Demon Lord or something like that. It was weird as fuck but the ending was great, a great twist to tie all the loose ends together. There was a sequel but it took the nicely tied up original and tries to move the story forward so I dropped it. If someone has read it and thinks its worthwhile, I'd not be opposed to picking it up again.

From China I've not read a whole lot. I've been keeping an eye on Mr. Train though, it's only got a few chapters presently but a chapter of it when it updates makes a nice way to spend 5-10 minutes. I like the art direction, and the setting/story is fun, if a bit nonsensical, and by a bit I mean close to totally nonsensical.

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2993 No. 2993 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I'm making this thread specifically to recommend a WN turned LN called 'Shinigami wo Tabeta Shoujo', but since making a thread dedicated to one series that consists of two volumes feels a bit excessive and I've been reading a bunch of them lately let's just have a catch-all thread.
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>> No. 3000 [Edit]
Any other completed and fully translated light novels that you would recommend?
>> No. 3002 [Edit]
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Can't say I do, I'm not well versed in them. I have read Evil God Average after making the thread and though it seems to be well liked I found it rather boring.

Use this site to look up what's fully translated, maybe you'll find something for yourself:

For the time being I've had my fill of WNs and I'm back to reading 'normal' books (I'm midway through 'Starfish').
>> No. 3028 [Edit]
I was actually interested in reading this but hadn't yet invested the effort to find a download. Thanks for saving me the trouble.
>> No. 3031 [Edit]
Finding it wasn't particularly easy - and neither was even determining what's the status of the translation - so it's good to hear the download will be of use to someone.

Apparently the original translator was upset about something so he deleted the majority of the last chapter without leaving any note of that anywhere in the translation, making it look like the series ended differently than it did. The translations that are rehosted on numerous sites on the web are the same. Like I've mentioned before the download has the full chapter 34.

It's a pretty nice series, hope you'll enjoy it.

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2503 No. 2503 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
the majority of scangroups were active a decade or so ago.

these guys usually hosted their manga with XDCC bots over IRC, sometimes ddl on their sites. but this was all a long long time ago.

Today many of these sites and IRC channels have disappeared or people moved on. A lot of the scan work is being lost.

The modern way people read manga, I guess, is to read on web2.0 sites in browser. I'm just sad to see the traditional ways dying out, and content lost..

What do you think?
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I miss them too. But they collapsed with the subbing scene when shit like Crunchyjew and the like too over. Just like VHS subbing before it, It's the end of an era.
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If only you all had learned. The last real hope is to learn moonrunes.
>> No. 2959 [Edit]
b-but learning hurts my brain!
>> No. 2987 [Edit]
>seven seas
I'm currently reading their version of Kisses, Sighs, & Cherry Blossom Pink, and it has no memes, Americanisation, or similar bullshit. It even keeps the honorifics. Maybe their other translations are different, but this one has given me nothing to complain about.

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2964 No. 2964 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Anyone here into classic shoujo, like Year 24 group stuff?
Personally it's an obsession.
>> No. 2983 [Edit]
Onii-sama e is one of my favourite mangas. Definitely the best "short story" I know.
>> No. 2985 [Edit]
I've read the manga a while ago to see how it compares to the anime because I heard there were a bunch of differences between the two versions but unfortunately the manga didn't do it for me. There are a bunch of other Dezaki shows I really enjoy so it might've been his influence I guess.

As for old shoujo my experience with Onii-sama e pretty much sums up my entire experience Year 24 and old shoujo - I wanted to like it more than I actually do, and the part I enjoy the most is the artstyle.

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2915 No. 2915 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Digital Manga Publishing and their new ecchi imprint, Pecchi's Kickstarter to fund a release of Kodomo No Jikan has announced that it has worked with original manga-ka, Kaworu Watashiya, to offer 3 more exclusive shikishis —one of Rin, of Mimi, and of Kuro.

The ‘From Watashiya’ tier level includes all the print volumes of Kodomo no Jikan, a 11” x 17” poster, a double-sided clear file, a tote bag, a set of three 2” rubber straps featuring the characters of Kodomo no Jikan, and an exclusive hand-drawn colored illustration from Kaworu Watashiya herself. There are three variations of the tier levels dedicated to each character. The tier level is priced at $1750.
>> No. 2972 [Edit]
Well, nice.

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