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Question: If you're growing bored of a series, and/or not enjoying it anymore, what do you do?
Take a break and return to it later - votes: 1439 (47.3%)
Drop the series altogether - votes: 720 (23.7%)
Skip to the end, skim the conclusion, and then make a decision - votes: 515 (16.9%)
Push on through all the way to the end - votes: 367 (12.1%)
There were 3041 total votes.
The poll ended: December 7th 2019
What if you just take a break with every intention of picking it back up, but you just forget...
» Sosseres on December 7th, 2019, 1:38am
Then it wasn't good enough. Should just have dropped it.
» residentgrigo on December 7th, 2019, 4:23am
» calstine on December 7th, 2019, 5:58am
» VawX on December 8th, 2019, 1:38am
» Senrosj on December 8th, 2019, 3:30am
I mean, while I'll probably be pissed anyway if it was a character name, if they aren't correcting a mistake, they wouldn't be changing it, right? Things like changing Androssi to Endorsi inTOG in the official translation is annoying, but I can live with it (granted, now I have to look up the name, because I can't remember which one is the one being used now...)
Though sometimes I see people translating names (mostly of places) as one thing in one chapter and as another in another, even though in the story they were refering to the same thing, so I'm not sure if it's that they are correcting a mistake or just too goddamn lazy to even read the previous chapters or keep a tab on the terminology they themselves use, so they are just winging it chapter by chapter.
» HikaruYami on December 8th, 2019, 7:42am
But as for the "official translation" of Negima, lambchopsil, I'm pretty sure they just wanted to avoid lawsuits.
» Transdude1996 on December 8th, 2019, 8:28am
Isn't that the same reason why the "official" translations of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure are so terrible, as well? They want to avoid any potential lawsuits, and, therefore, destroy a lot of the symbolism and references that the creator made as a HUGE part of the series?
That being said, Japan's copyright system is much different from that of the Wests. Just look at the changes made to games like and