Shingeki no Kyojin. ActionDrama. Author: Isayama Hajime.
If inmanga was like a foreign movie star who had arrived on American shores to make it big, the last four years have been like watching that star run out of roles, run out of money, sell their house, go into rehab, and end up barely limping along in infomercials. A few doomsayers like Toren Smith had claimed for years that the market was headed for a bust since publishers were glutting the market with too much junk. The past four years have seen company after company go out of business: Central Park Media, Go!
Scanlation is a fun portmanteau of scanning and translation. I love English. I love how it just invents any word it needs.
Adult Manga is a popular and widely respected genre of manga. Since its first release, adult manga have clearly dominated the industry with various volumes. Like any other manga, Adult Manga are made straight out of the pure passion for art and storytelling.
Scanlation dates back to at least the s, but the modern scanlation scene didn't arise until the mid to late 90s. Inside Scanlation divides the history of scanlation thus far into three periods: The classic era, the golden age, and the "new world". These roughly correspond to the s through, and to the present.
Volumes and volumes of manga lined the shelves of a dedicated section in Borders. A previously untapped audience of female readers were targeted by a multitude of shoujo titles ranging from Fruits Basket to Mars. This led to a subsequent boom and exponential expansion that, looking back, was unsustainable.
January 1, If you're new to the site, you may wish to check out the project guide for recommendations from other yuri manga fans, lists of our projects by artist and category, and lists of Yuri Hime series. For yuri manga scanlations by other groups, see our links pageparticularly the Dynasty Reader. If you're new to manga, you may find the "Common titles" section of this website informative. Also, be aware that our scanlations read right to left Japanese order rather than left to right Western orderand that we typically do names in family-name-first given-name-second order.