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If you’re going to read manga please do not use MangaFox, MangaHere, or any other similar sites - the manga hosting sites with all the ads. I thought this was pretty well-known (it’s pretty well-known among scanlation groups I’ve found) but apparently it’s not so here’s the information on it.

Scanlators do not like those sites - I know of groups that have shutdown because of those sites. There’s a couple of reasons they do not like them and a quick search can bring up further details but here’s the main facts:

  1. Those sites make a huge profit margin off of scanlator’s work - they only pay hosting fees and those ads bring in money too. Most Scanlators work for free - sometimes they ask for donations but that’s it. Mangafox/here and other sites takes those works and makes money off of it. A lot of those sites are also run by the same group - NOEZ. (x) (x) (x)
  2. These sites do not ask scanlators for their permission to host their scans.
  3. They are not scanlator-friendly. (There’s been cases of them removing scanlators’ watermarks and placing in their own when watermarks - making it seem like they are responsible for the scanlations - were put in because of this.) They say they will take it down if a scanlation if the group contacts them but there’s been cases of them ignoring requests until huge amounts of readers BACK THE SCANLATORS UP TO GET THOSE SCANLATIONS OFF THE PAGE. 

Either go to the scanlation group’s website or Batoto. Baka-Updates usually does a good job of keeping up scanlator’s projects - what they’re working on, publishing schedule, and when they last updated a series so they’re a good resource to see who’s working on what manga. Batoto’s nice because all of the money they make goes to two places: hosting fees + scanlation teams for RAWS, they don’t watermark, they give credit to scanlation team, and they allow easy access for scanlators to upload/remove their projects. (x)

PLEASE DO NOT SUPPORT MANGAFOX OR ANY OF THOSE OTHER SITES. Respect the scanlation teams and their wishes - they’re the ones who provide you with the content after all. 

(via mrlostman)


2014.04.04 ^^^^^


2014.04.04 ^^^^^


Osu > v o)/  For anyone going to Kawaii Kon, I’ll be there selling the entire weekend, so come by I 151 and say hey! I’ll also be carrying orange-oil’s wares meaning we’ll have goods from over 13 series

(p.s. we’ll also be offering commissions o v o)b )

(p.p.s. I’ve got some friends down at B 18B with some super cute stuff you should check out too!)

Go go go and check out my friends’s awesome stuff and my own merch will be there as well so stop by and see what they have to offer!! uvu

some stuff from twitter and a couple not but i yowapeda’d aa..

i really like makishima and imaizumi!! also.. fuku… wah

twitter stufff not in chronological order

hehe everyone with hand(s) on hip(s)

(slightly) Larger versions of these straps that will be available at Kawaii Kon this upcoming April (in limited quantities)!!

My friend herrawesome is going to be selling these for me and I’ll have a post about where to find her table later! Unfortunately I won’t be there but both versions of these straps will be!

also I am planning to set up/open a storenvy in the near future for my work oooo


HELLO I made zines for a couple of my classes and I’m selling the copies and editions I have left!

The content in both is pretty much the same, just printed and laid out differently. I originally made the first zine of my characters in outfits I wore for my digital tools class last fall, and I reformatted it into a screen printed pants-fold book for my bookworks class this semester.

If you’re interested in buying please check them out on my Storenvy! I’d also appreciate if you checked out my phone straps and other old fan merch too. Thanks!

Go go go go

a bunch of Guido Mista with snippets of GioMista from twitter

ive been rly wanting to try out coles phillip’s “fadeaway girl” style so im experimenting on Mista and probs the others when i get the chance!!!

i need a mista intervention

My gangstar baby u 3 u

In class screenprint of Giorno Giovana and I used metallic gold ink (the two photos to show the reflectiveness is that a word). Did this kinda as a test to see what I need to fix up for when I print these onto sweatshirts!! I also learned how skinny of a line I can print without it clogging lol…

It was a nice experimental thing because I haven’t been very linear with my prints so far woo

Vento Aureo otp from twitter