What manga are you currently reading?

by tomokochan

trash
bulli
Megane
Posts: 39
Threads: 0
Joined: Jun 2015
Reputation: 3
10-11-2016, 08:52 PM
#61150 (51)
I'm keeping up with The Gamer (sadly) and Tokyo Ghoul:re every week with a bunch of other ones trailing behind. The Gamer was pretty good early on but it's gotten boring and stale, on the other hand, Tokyo Ghoul has been keeping me interested every week for months. I've been trying to find other interesting weeklies to keep up with but I just keep getting stuck in the hell that is monthly releases.
tn5421
Sharing: For a better tomorrow
Torrents
Posts: 1,514
Threads: 42
Joined: May 2015
Reputation: 14
10-11-2016, 11:19 PM
#61174 (52)
I'm only still reading The Gamer because I am still hopeful that the author will get back to the action and reveal more systems, The Gamer fanfiction is where it's at, really.

my sc2 replays&info | my osu stuff | my steam | my kitsu
Do you like to read or write fanfiction? Then please check out my usergroup.
Bushido Bob
Member
Kohai
Posts: 75
Threads: 4
Joined: Sep 2015
Reputation: 2
10-17-2016, 02:23 AM (This post was last modified: 10-17-2016, 02:23 AM by Bushido Bob.)
#61646 (53)
The lack of people not reading Hinamatsuri is disturbing.
 It's one of the best comedy mangos out there, and has solid characters that develop throughout the series. Sure the artwork may not be the best (sadly it's not endearingly bad like ONE's art), but the writing more than makes up for it.
Hell, I'm willing to say that the comedy is better than Cromartie High and Daily Lives of High School Boys. Where else will you find scenes where a daughter convinces her "adopted" yakuza father to take her to a cabaret club?

[Image: 68747470733a2f2f752e706f6d662e69732f7769...722e6a7067]

Or find a manga where its comedy comes from watching characters waste away from hunger, seeing the MC almost getting killed by his fellow yakuza, etc.?

Tl;dr Hinamtsuri needs more love

Only problem is that between Norway and the new scanlator this series doesn't get enough updates.
All in One
( ˃ ヮ˂)
Torrents
Posts: 566
Threads: 5
Joined: May 2016
Reputation: 4
12-20-2016, 07:21 PM
#64319 (54)
My copy of the Azumanga Daioh Omnibus arrived today so I'm going to be reveling in that for a few days.

[Image: 68747470733a2f2f752e6e79612e69732f6b7364717a782e706e67]
Backlash
TAIWAN NUMBAH ONE!
Nephilim
Posts: 1,710
Threads: 46
Joined: Oct 2015
Reputation: 24
12-20-2016, 07:37 PM (This post was last modified: 12-20-2016, 07:37 PM by Backlash.)
#64320 (55)
(12-20-2016, 07:21 PM)All in One Wrote: My copy of the Azumanga Daioh Omnibus arrived today so I'm going to be reveling in that for a few days.

I actually finished the whole thing in one sitting this one time. It took about six hours, but it was easily one of the highlights of my summer, not to mention a damn fine read.

GlassMoon
色即是空
Kohai
Posts: 208
Threads: 4
Joined: Nov 2016
Reputation: 4
12-21-2016, 04:08 AM
#64334 (56)
Yuretsuzukeru aka Keep On Vibrating by Jiro Matsumoto.
https://myanimelist.net/manga/1935/Yuretsuzukeru

Really strange stuff, but facsinating in its grotesquerie. Stuff like this is just up my alley because compared to anime it shows how much freedom doujin manga artists can have to make really strange, dark stories.
Zigzagoon
Junior Member
Kohai
Posts: 32
Threads: 0
Joined: Oct 2015
Reputation: 0
12-21-2016, 08:02 AM
#64341 (57)
I am reading No game no life on my phone since I got lucky and bought volume one got volume 2 for free from amazon plus won a gift card from my local library and bought up to the current I was reading haruhi, haruhi-chan and yuki-chan but I put it on pause for no game no life and I got so burn out from reading all of them (I read up to vol 15, 6 and 5 I need to buy the rest) and lastly I have one called My Dearest Devil Princess I bought for a buck that I want to read and see if it any good =3
All in One
( ˃ ヮ˂)
Torrents
Posts: 566
Threads: 5
Joined: May 2016
Reputation: 4
09-16-2017, 04:55 PM
#72871 (58)
I've gotten into a few series over the past couple weeks.

First one is called Dr. Stone, which was recommended to me by BestGuyEver. It's about a small group of people working to revive civilization after all of humanity was petrified in stone two millennia ago. The characters themselves aren't exactly much more than a single quirk, this being a shounen after all, but the plot and art are good enough that it's never been a boring read for me. Not yet, anyway. Also, new volume every Wednesday.

Second one is a shoujo ai story called Yagete Kimi ni Naru. The writing and characterizations are nice but what really keeps me reading is the relationship between the two leads, just because of how odd it is. It's a slow boil, too, which I find comfy.

And lastly I finally decided to pick up Watamote, since I've been meaning to start that for a long time now. Good stuff.

[Image: 68747470733a2f2f752e6e79612e69732f6b7364717a782e706e67]
[+] 1 user loves All in One's post
GlassMoon
色即是空
Kohai
Posts: 208
Threads: 4
Joined: Nov 2016
Reputation: 4
09-16-2017, 05:02 PM
#72872 (59)
DDT by Suehiro Maruo

The last by him I read was called Gichi Gichi-kun, which was a bit too light and playful for me given his expertise at dark, fucked up, and surreal stories. This one is absolutely his usual.
Backlash
TAIWAN NUMBAH ONE!
Nephilim
Posts: 1,710
Threads: 46
Joined: Oct 2015
Reputation: 24
09-16-2017, 05:16 PM
#72876 (60)
(09-16-2017, 05:02 PM)GlassMoon Wrote: DDT by Suehiro Maruo

The last by him I read was called Gichi Gichi-kun, which was a bit too light and playful for me given his expertise at dark, fucked up, and surreal stories. This one is absolutely his usual.

So is it the kinda story where bad people do bad things, or where good people do bad things because of their personal beliefs?

Yuu
ℳℴℯ❤ ( ´・‿-) ~ ♥
Cinema
Posts: 507
Threads: 8
Joined: Aug 2014
Reputation: 15
09-16-2017, 07:42 PM
#72877 (61)
Reading Mahou Tsukai no Yome and Shamo. Good stuff, except Shamo is kind of fucked up. Lol. But that's why I'm enjoying it. Normal dude snaps, kills his parents. Yet this manga still makes me feel sorry about the dude..
GlassMoon
色即是空
Kohai
Posts: 208
Threads: 4
Joined: Nov 2016
Reputation: 4
09-17-2017, 01:39 AM
#72882 (62)
(09-16-2017, 05:16 PM)Backlash Wrote:
(09-16-2017, 05:02 PM)GlassMoon Wrote: DDT by Suehiro Maruo

The last by him I read was called Gichi Gichi-kun, which was a bit too light and playful for me given his expertise at dark, fucked up, and surreal stories. This one is absolutely his usual.

So is it the kinda story where bad people do bad things, or where good people do bad things because of their personal beliefs?

I'd say the former, but Maruo's stories are usually such a blur of surreal violence and sex that it's hard to tell with confidence. They tend to be very short and abstract.

He's one of my very favorite mangaka (I only like Shintaro Kago more), so I recommend his work if that sounds up your alley.
[+] 1 user loves GlassMoon's post
Backlash
TAIWAN NUMBAH ONE!
Nephilim
Posts: 1,710
Threads: 46
Joined: Oct 2015
Reputation: 24
09-17-2017, 07:42 AM
#72885 (63)
(09-17-2017, 01:39 AM)GlassMoon Wrote:
(09-16-2017, 05:16 PM)Backlash Wrote:
(09-16-2017, 05:02 PM)GlassMoon Wrote: DDT by Suehiro Maruo

The last by him I read was called Gichi Gichi-kun, which was a bit too light and playful for me given his expertise at dark, fucked up, and surreal stories. This one is absolutely his usual.

So is it the kinda story where bad people do bad things, or where good people do bad things because of their personal beliefs?

I'd say the former, but Maruo's stories are usually such a blur of surreal violence and sex that it's hard to tell with confidence. They tend to be very short and abstract.

He's one of my very favorite mangaka (I only like Shintaro Kago more), so I recommend his work if that sounds up your alley.

Interesting, thanks for the recs! Though personally I ain't a fan of those stories right now in my life. If I wanted to see terrible people doing terrible things to each other, I think I'd rather watch KonoSuba.

[+] 1 user loves Backlash's post
Lokorfi
Waifu
Posts: 3,013
Threads: 30
Joined: Feb 2015
Reputation: 34
09-17-2017, 10:16 PM
#72898 (64)
I've been hooked on Boku no Hero Academia and ReLIFE. qwq

[Image: 687474703a2f2f63646e2e7368696765746f7261...652e706e67]
. .
osu! || Kitsu || Player.me