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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 - Forgotten Crime
This week's poll was suggested by jacob66. Suppose someone committed a serious crime (like murder) but was struck by amnesia and does not remember committing the crime. Should such a person be punished for said crime? For the sake of this quandary, assume that it is true memory loss and low likelihood of the person regaining their memory.

You can submit poll ideas here

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Do you enjoy it when scanlators delay chapters to wait for a mass/batch release day?
Indifferent - votes: 1577 (44.3%)
Yes - votes: 743 (20.9%)
No - votes: 1239 (34.8%)
There were 3559 total votes.
The poll ended: April 10th 2021

Lots of indifferent people, but more people dislike batch releases than do.
Posted by lambchopsil on 
April 10th 4:58pm
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Humble Bundle - Spring 2021 Anime Season
Humble Bundle is here again with a manga bundle, again partnering with Kodansha. If Humble Bundle is new to you, you basically choose how much you want to pay and you'll get certain things (in this case, DRM-free digital volumes of manga) based on a tier system. Plus, some (or all) of it goes to charity (when paying, you can adjust how much of it goes to charity).

Here's the maximum of what you can get:
Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro volumes 1-5
Eden's Zero volumes 1-10
Farewell, My Dear Cramer volumes 1-13
Shaman King 0 volumes 1-2
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime volumes 1-10
That Time I Got Reincarnated (Again!) as a Workaholic Slime volumes 1-2
The Seven Deadly Sins: Seven Days volumes 1-2
The Seven Deadly Sins volumes 1-24
The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime volumes 1-4
Tokyo Revengers volumes 1-3
To Your Eternity volumes 1-10

Check it out here:
Posted by lambchopsil on 
April 8th 7:45pm
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Digital "Publishers"
We will begin removing digital retailers (such as INKR and Mangamo) as the "English Publisher" for series that have an actual publisher (like Kodansha USA). Just because you can buy/view a series on a digital platform does not mean they are the publisher. Otherwise you may as well list Amazon or ComiXology as the publisher for a bunch of series.

And a small reminder that we are an English site. For example, do not list French or Spanish publishers in the "English Publisher" field. And scanlation groups that do not release chapters in English will be rejected.
Posted by lambchopsil on 
April 3rd 4:10pm
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New Poll - Mass Releases
This week's poll was suggested by Aleph0. You know how some scanlation groups like to save up a bunch of releases for anniversaries or Christmas (or some other random day)? Do you like those mass release days? Or would you rather they release when they're done working on the chapter?

Previous Poll Results:
Question: The author of your favorite ongoing series only has a few more months to live. How do you want them to handle the series?
Stick to the original release schedule even though it will probably be unfinished - votes: 446 (12.8%)
Have them try and rush an ending - votes: 482 (13.8%)
Have the author stop right there and enjoy the rest of their life - votes: 2557 (73.4%)
There were 3485 total votes.
The poll ended: April 3rd 2021

I personally don't think George R. R. Martin will finish A Song of Ice and Fire before kicking the bucket. At least Brandon Sanderson has a good chance of finishing The Stormlight Archive. Such a prolific author
Posted by lambchopsil on 
April 3rd 4:02pm
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April Fools' Day Warning
In a few days is the infamous April Fools' Day (April 1st). At MU, we WILL NOT tolerate any fake/joke releases being reported/announced to us (on any day, not just April Fools). If we, by accident, allow a fake release to get through, please report the mistake to us (either via a Change Request form, through the forum, post a comment in this news post, send me a private message, or you can email me at lambchopsil[at]mangaupdates[dot]com if you are not a registered member here).

As you have been warned against doing it, if we discover a person still attempting to post a joke release here, that person will be dealt with. Severe action will be taken upon that scanlation group.

Thank you for considering our request to remain as accurate as possible for our members.
Posted by lambchopsil on 
March 30th 6:50am
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New Poll - Author Dying
This week's poll was suggested by jacob66. It's a bit morbid, but if the author of your favorite ongoing series knew they only had a few more months to live, how would you like them to handle that series? There is no poll option to have someone else finish the series since I feel like that rarely happens (although my best example of this is the novel series The Wheel of Time).

You can submit poll ideas here

Previous Poll Results:
Question: Which type of animation do you like the most?
Stop motion - votes: 109 (4.1%)
2D vector-based animation - votes: 676 (25.7%)
3D animation - votes: 149 (5.7%)
Motion graphics - votes: 61 (2.3%)
Traditional cel animation - votes: 1640 (62.2%)
There were 2635 total votes.
The poll ended: March 27th 2021

Old school, eh?
Posted by lambchopsil on 
March 27th 4:35pm
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