2024 Manga Reading Challenge
2024 Manga Reading Challenge avatar

Categories: (Ongoing) Manga Review

Here’s my entry on MAL: https://myanimelist.net/forum/?goto=post&topicid=2141704&id=70471527

Challenge Start Date: January 01, 2024
Challenge Finish Date: -
Link to your completed manga list: https://myanimelist.net/mangalist/yu6?status=2
Completed Manga (at sign-up): 1473
Difficulty: Legendary Hero
Bosses: Wrath, Sloth, Greed, Envy, Pride, Gluttony, and Lust

Wrath | 0/25hp
Only read Drama.

Wrath

1. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jan 01] [Finished: Jan 01] [Damage done: 4]
(2) Read a one-shot. - 1 damage
(48) Read a josei manga. - 1 damage
(150) Read a manga with no reviews. - 2 damage - Google: site:myanimelist.net/manga "no reviews have been submitted for this title"
Ano Natsu wo Sugitemo - (Image Proof)

2. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 09] [Finished: Feb 10] [Damage done: 6]
(13) Read a manga that started publishing before or in the 70s. - (19XX-1979) - 2 damage
(33) Read a manga from a magazine with less than 50 titles in the database - 2 damage
(146) Read a manga from the ones listed under manga relations in the Hidden Gems of Manga club. - 2 damage
Banana Bread no Pudding - (Image Proof)

3. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 12] [Finished: Feb 14] [Damage done: 3]
78. Read a manga with only one genre. - 1 damage
114. Read a manga with an all female main cast. - 1 damage
116. Read a manga with more listed supporting characters than main characters. - 1 damage
Mata, Onaji Yume wo Miteita (Image Proof)

4. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 15] [Finished: Feb 16] [Damage done: 4]
29. Read a manga with a score of 8 or above. - 1 damage
19. Read a manga that started publishing in the year you joined MAL. - 2 damage
107. Read a manga about characters with animal characteristics. - 1 damage - Personality or physical characteristics.
Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki

5. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 08] [Finished: Feb 20] [Damage done: 4]
(21) Read a manga based on a novel/light novel/web novel. - 1 damage
(40) Read a manga with more than 10,000 completed members. - 1 damage
(126) Read a manga that appears when putting in your username. - 2 damage
No.6 - (Image Proof - Image Proof 2- link)

x. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 18] [Finished: Feb 22] [Damage done: 4]
24. Read a manga that has been adapted to live action. - 2 damage
142. Read a manga with 6 or more words in its title. - 2 damage
Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai. (Image Proof)

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Sloth | 0/25hp
Only read manga that started publishing in 2015 or later.

Sloth

1. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jan 02] [Finished: Jan 02] [Damage done: 6]
(41) Read a manga with less than 100 completed members. - 2 damage
(28) Read a manga that is not ranked. - 2 damage - Ranking must say N/A.
(144) Read a manga with a symbol in the title. - 2 damage - Excluding punctuation (i.e., ~!@#$%&, etc.). Only symbols not on the keyboard count (i.e., ♪★☆♥△, etc.).
Daisuki♡Pocket Monster - (Image Proof)

2. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jan 23] [Finished: Jan 29] [Damage done: 2]
(8) Read a manga by an author/artist duo. - 1 damage
(9) Read a manga by an author/artist you don't know. - 1 damage
100-nin no Eiyuu wo Sodateta Saikyou Yogensha wa, Boukensha ni Nattemo Sekaijuu no Deshi kara Shitawaretemasu @comic

3. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jan 22] [Finished: Feb 02] [Damage done: 4]
(58) Read a Comedy manga. - 1 damage
(59) Read a Slice of Life manga. - 1 damage
(158) Read a manga that is related to something you previously read. - 2 damage - Make a note of the previous manga.
Kuroko no Basket: Replace Plus
(Previous manga: Kuroko no Basket & Kuroko no Basket: Extra Game)

4. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jan 31] [Finished: Feb 03] [Damage done: 5]
(109) Read a manga with an antihero or villain main character. - 1 damage
(149) Read a manga that got cancelled/axed. - 2 damage
(152) Read a manga with a number in the title. - 2 damage
108-kai Korosareta Akuyaku Reijou: Subete wo Omoidashita node, Otome wa Ruby de Kiseki Shimasu

5. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 03] [Finished: Feb 03] [Damage done: 3]
(131) Read a manga with plants on the cover. - 1 damage
(132) Read a manga with an animal on the cover. - 1 damage
(153) Read a manga with a Japanese honorific in the title (e.g. chan, san, kun, sama, etc.) - 1 damage
Chiisana Mori no Ookami-chan

6. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 04] [Finished: Feb 06] [Damage done: 5]
(143) Read a manga with a one word title. - 1 damage
(136) Read a manga with the same first and last letter. - 2 damage - Title must be at least 2 letters long.
(39) Read a manga ranked BELOW 10,000 - 2 damage
Acaria (Image Proof)

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Greed | 14/25hp
Only read manga with money as a central focus.

>> https://myanimelist.net/stacks/41472

1. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 24] [Finished: Feb 24] [Damage done: 5]
(57) Read a BL or GL manga. - 2 damage
(103) Read a manga with a main cast of 18+ year-olds. - 1 damage
(130) Read a manga featured in an interest stack. - 2 damage
Takarakuji de 3-okuen Atatta node Himo Bishoujo Kaihajimemashita

2. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 28] [Finished: Feb 28] [Damage done: 2]
(30) Read a manga with a score of 6 or lower. - 2 damage
Ai to Okane (Image Proof)

3. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 29] [Finished: Feb 29] [Damage done: 4]
(23) Read a manga that is scored higher than its anime adaptation. - 1 damage
(47) Read a manga by an author/artist who has published 10 manga or more. - 1 damage
(77) Read a manga with five or more genres. - 2 damage
Bus Gamer (Image Proof 1 - Image Proof 2)

x. (4)
(45) Read a manga with less than 50 favorites. - 2 damage
(49) Read a shoujo manga. - 1 damage
(55) Read a Drama or Romance manga. - 1 damage
https://myanimelist.net/manga/15806/Million_Girl

x. (5)
(61) Read a Gender Bender manga. - 2 damage
(70) Read a School manga. - 1 damage
(75) Read a manga that combines a tag that you like AND one that you dislike. - 2 damage
https://myanimelist.net/manga/80539/Boku_wa_Ohimesama_ni_Narenai
(tag I like: romance, tag I disslike: crossdressing)

x. (5)
(12) Read a manga from a mangaka that shares your birthday month. - 2 damage
(16) Read a manga that started publishing in the 2000s. - (2000-2009) - 1 damage
(43) Read a manga with less than 2,000 total members. - 2 damage
https://myanimelist.net/manga/8112/Minus_Literacy
(Birthday: July - Image Proof)

Envy | 25hp
Only read manga that are on your friends' or other participants' favorite list.

x. (4)
(34) Read a manga that is 1-3 volumes in length. - 1 damage
(62) Read a Horror or Supernatural manga. - 1 damage
(87) Read a manga including time travel. - 2 damage
https://myanimelist.net/manga/109456/Back_to_the_Kaasan
(Participant: hanami_27 - Image Proof)

x. (3)
(1) Read a Manhua or a Manhwa. - 1 damage
(6) Read a colored manga. - 1 damage
(69) Read a Sci-Fi or Space manga. - 1 damage
https://myanimelist.net/manga/32137/3_Level_Combination
(Partecipant: ryuuzaki-san - Image Proof)

x. (6)
(35) Read a manga that is 10+ volumes in length - 2 damage
(83) Read a manga about Music, or Art. - 2 damage
(101) Read an award-winning manga. - 2 damage
https://myanimelist.net/manga/85719/Blue_Giant
(Partecipant: ZeCalamidades - Image Proof - won the 62nd Shougakukan Manga Award in the general category)

x.
67. Read a Mecha, Detective, or Military manga. - 2 damage
https://myanimelist.net/manga/114755/Change_the_World__Kyou_kara_Satsujinki
(https://myanimelist.net/profile/TheEdgelord/favorites)

Pride | 25hp
Only read manga you'd give an 8+ to.

Gluttony | 25hp
Only read Gourmet themed manga or manga that contains a character whose name is related to food.

>> https://myanimelist.net/stacks/41606

Lust | 25hp
Only read manga containing a love confession.

>> https://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?category=Love+Confession%2Fs&orderby=rating

x. https://myanimelist.net/manga/115506/Yagate_Kimi_ni_Naru__Saeki_Sayaka_ni_Tsuite
x. https://myanimelist.net/manga/119624/Kou-2_ni_Time_Leap_Shita_Ore_ga_Touji_Suki_datta_Sensei_ni_Kokutta_Kekka

Type

1. Read a Manhua or a Manhwa. - 1 damage
2. Read a one-shot. - 1 damage
3. Read a doujinshi based on a series you've read. - 2 damage
4. Read a web/4-koma manga. - 1 damage
5. Read a collection of short stories. - 1 damage - They can be a compilation by the same author or by different authors.
6. Read a colored manga. - 1 damage - Either use a tagged manga or attach a screenshot showing the color.
(It can't be a central single color page because of a special event or commemoration. It has to be the default state of the manga. Extra content doesn't count.) Suggestions: Full Color | Partially Colored | Accent Colors

Creators

7. Read a manga by your favorite author/artist. - 1 damage
8. Read a manga by an author/artist duo. - 1 damage
9. Read a manga by an author/artist you don't know. - 1 damage
10. Read a manga by an author/artist you don't like. - 2 damage - State a manga you've read by them already.
11. Read the first or earliest work of your favorite creator. - 2 damage
12. Read a manga from a mangaka that shares your birthday month. - 2 damage

Years

13. Read a manga that started publishing before or in the 70s. - (19XX-1979) - 2 damage
14. Read a manga that started publishing in the 80s. - (1980-1989) - 2 damage
15. Read a manga that started publishing in the 90s. - (1990-1999) - 2 damage
16. Read a manga that started publishing in the 2000s. - (2000-2009) - 1 damage
17. Read a manga that started publishing in the 2010s. - (2010-2019) - 1 damage
18. Read a manga that started publishing in the 2020s. - (2020-2023) - 1 damage
19. Read a manga that started publishing in the year you joined MAL. - 2 damage

Adaptations

20. Read a manga based on an anime. - 1 damage
21. Read a manga based on a novel/light novel/web novel. - 1 damage
22. Read a manga that's been the source of one of your completed anime. - 1 damage - The anime should have "manga" as its source and be completed before you read the manga. You can use the Adapted to anime tag on mangaupdates for ideas.
23. Read a manga that is scored higher than its anime adaptation. - 1 damage
24. Read a manga that has been adapted to live action. - 2 damage - You can also check out the "adapted to Chinese drama/Jdrama/Kdrama/live action/Taiwanese drama" tags on mangaupdates for ideas.
25. Read a manga that has not been adapted in any way. - 1 damage
26. Read a manga that has at least 2 anime seasons. - 2 damage

Stats

27. Read a manga ranked in the top 1000. - 1 damage
28. Read a manga that is not ranked. - 2 damage - Ranking must say N/A.
29. Read a manga with a score of 8 or above. - 1 damage
30. Read a manga with a score of 6 or lower. - 2 damage
31. Read a manga with more users listed in PTR than Completed. - 1 damage
32. Read a manga from a magazine with more than 250 titles in the database. - 1 damage
33. Read a manga from a magazine with less than 50 titles in the database - 2 damage
34. Read a manga that is 1-3 volumes in length. - 1 damage
35. Read a manga that is 10+ volumes in length - 2 damage
36. Read a manga with 25 chapters or less. - 1 damage
37. Read a manga with 200 chapters or more. - 2 damage
38. Read a manga ranked ABOVE 2,000 - 1 damage - Example:1998,1999, ... , etc. It has to be ranked. (No N/A!).
39. Read a manga ranked BELOW 10,000 - 2 damage - Example: 10001,10002, ..., etc. It has to be ranked. (No N/A!).
40. Read a manga with more than 10,000 completed members. - 1 damage
41. Read a manga with less than 100 completed members. - 2 damage
42. Read a manga with more than 30,000 total members. - 1 damage
43. Read a manga with less than 2,000 total members. - 2 damage
44. Read a manga with more than 500 favorites. - 1 damage
45. Read a manga with less than 50 favorites. - 2 damage
46. Read a manga by an author/artist who has published 5 manga or less. - 1 damage
47. Read a manga by an author/artist who has published 10 manga or more. - 1 damage

Demographics

48. Read a josei manga. - 1 damage
49. Read a shoujo manga. - 1 damage
50. Read a shounen manga. - 1 damage
51. Read a seinen manga. - 1 damage
52. Read a manga where the main character is the gender opposite to the demographic. - 2 damage - E.g. male MC in a shoujo or female MC in a seinen. Suggestions: Male Demographic with Female Lead | Female Demographic with Male Lead
53. Read a manga with a target demographic that does not apply to you. - 1 damage
54. Read a manga with a target demographic that can apply to you. - 1 damage

Themes & Genres

55. Read a Drama or Romance manga. - 1 damage
56. Read a Fantasy or Mystery manga. - 1 damage
57. Read a BL or GL manga. - 2 damage
58. Read a Comedy manga. - 1 damage
59. Read a Slice of Life manga. - 1 damage
60. Read a Food or Gourmet manga. - 2 damage
61. Read a Gender Bender manga. - 2 damage - Suggestions: Crossdressing, Magical Sex Shift, Trap
62. Read a Horror or Supernatural manga. - 1 damage
63. Read a Sports or Games manga. - 1 damage - See also High Stakes Game, Strategy Game, Video Game
64. Read an Action or Adventure manga. - 1 damage
65. Read a Super Power, Demon, or Vampire manga. - 1 damage
66. Read a Martial Arts, Historical, or Samurai manga. - 1 damage
67. Read a Mecha, Detective, or Military manga. - 2 damage
68. Read a Psychological or Suspense manga. - 1 damage
69. Read a Sci-Fi or Space manga. - 1 damage
70. Read a School manga. - 1 damage
71. Read a Childcare manga. - 1 damage
72. Read a Memoir or Biography/Autobiography manga. - 2 damage
73. Read a Delinquents manga. - 2 damage
74. Read a manga tagged with one of the explicit genres (Ecchi, Erotica, Hentai). - 1 damage
75. Read a manga that combines a tag that you like AND one that you dislike. - 2 damage
76. Read a manga tagged with your least favorite genre(s). - 2 damage
77. Read a manga with five or more genres. - 2 damage
78. Read a manga with only one genre. - 1 damage

Content-based

79. Read a battle royale / survival manga. - 1 damage
80. Read a CGDCT or Iyashikei manga. - 2 damage
81. Read a Magical Girl or Magical Boy manga. - 1 damage - Also: Mahou Shoujo
82. Read a manga about a family. - 1 damage
83. Read a manga about Music, or Art. - 2 damage
84. Read a manga about nature. - 2 damage- Anything set in nature or about the things in nature: mountains, ocean, the arctic, etc.
85. Read a manga featuring a deity. - 1 damage- Suggestions: Gods | Goddess/es
86. Read a manga featuring mythology or folklore. - 1 damage
87. Read a manga including time travel. - 2 damage - Suggestions: Time Travel | Time Traveller/s
88. Read a manga tagged under European Ambience. - 1 damage- The tag on Mangaupdates is required.
89. Read a manga tagged with Dystopia / Apocalypse / Post-Apocalyptic. - 1 damage - One of the mentioned tags on Mangaupdates is required.
90. Read a manga that takes place in feudal Japan. - 2 damage - Suggestions: Feudal Japan | Sengoku Era | Edo Period
91. Read a manga that takes place in the countryside. - 1 damage
92. Read a manga tagged under Atypical Art Style, Elaborate Art Style, Sketchy Art Style, or Realistic Art Style. - 2 damage
93. Read an isekai manga. - 1 damage
94. Read a manga with a Strong Female Lead. - 1 damage
95. Read a manga about zombies. - 2 damage
96. Read a manga featuring LGBT themes. - 2 damage - Also LGBT Issues
97. Read a Medical or Illness manga. - 2 damage
98. Read a manga featuring Magic or Wizards. - 1 damage
99. Read a manga featuring Curses. - 1 damage
100. Read a manga focused on revenge. - 1 damage
101. Read an award-winning manga. - 2 damage - Make a note of which award the manga won.

Character-based

102. Read a manga with a listed cast of 8 or more people. - 1 damage
103. Read a manga with a main cast of 18+ year-olds. - 1 damage - The whole main cast must be 18+ years old.
104. Read a manga with an older main character (i.e. 40+). - 2 damage - Suggestions: Older Male Lead, Older Female Lead, Older Protagonist
105. Read a manga with a main character that is a professional in their field. - 1 damage - The MC needs to earn a living with it.
106. Read a manga with a main character that wears glasses. 1 damage - Suggestions: Male MC | Female MC
107. Read a manga about characters with animal characteristics. - 1 damage - Personality or physical characteristics.
108. Read a manga with an animal main character. - 2 damage
109. Read a manga with an antihero or villain main character. - 1 damage - Suggestions: Anti-Hero/Heroine | Villain Protagonist | Reincarnated as the Villain/ness
110. Read a manga with both a child and an adult main character. - 1 damage - The child has to be 12 years old or younger, and the adult has to be 18 years old or older.
111. Read a manga with both a human and a non-human main character. - 1 damage - Any character that isn't human counts, even if they have a human appearance.
112. Read a manga that includes a character with a disability. - 2 damage - It has to be a non-temporary disability. Things like broken limbs don't count unless it's permanent.
113. Read a manga with an all male main cast. - 1 damage
114. Read a manga with an all female main cast. - 1 damage
115. Read a manga with the same number of male and female main characters. - 1 damage
116. Read a manga with more listed supporting characters than main characters. - 1 damage

Challenge & MAL related

117. Read a manga another MRC participant rated 9 or higher. - 2 damage - Link to their post and profile.
118. Read a manga another MRC participant rated 4 or lower. - 2 damage - Link to their post and profile.
119. Read a manga that an active MRC staff member has rated 9 or higher. - 2 damage - Note which staff member it was as well as the date, or add a screenshot.
120. Read a manga that is on one of the active MRC staff's Plan to Read list. - 1 damage - Note which staff member it was as well as the date, or add a screenshot.
121. Read a manga recommended by any MRC staff. - 1 damage - Anywhere is fine, add a screenshot and/or link to prove a staff member suggested it to you. Suggestions: [url=DISCUSSION THREAD]discussion thread[/url] | our discord server
122. Read a manga recommended to you by another participant in the discussion thread. - 2 damage - Link to their post or add a screenshot, making sure to include their username.
123. Read an active MAL staff member's listed favorite manga. - 2 damage
124. Read a manga recommended to another manga you've read for this challenge. - 1 damage - Make a note of the previous manga.
125. Read any manga recommended to your Favorite Manga listed in profile. - 1 damage - Make sure to list your favorite manga.
126. Read a manga that appears when putting in your username. - 2 damage  - Advanced search, skip/exclude Hentai, Yaoi, Yuri if you wish - Add the following url to your form (replace both YOURUSERNAME with your username):YOURUSERNAME
127. Read a manga that started publishing on the day you joined MAL (any month/year). - 2 damage
128. Read a manga that started publishing in the month you joined MAL (any year). - 2 damage
129. Read a favorite from one of your MAL friends - so they finally stop telling you to do it. - 2 damage - Link to their profile.
130. Read a manga featured in an interest stack. - 2 damage

Miscellaneous

131. Read a manga with plants on the cover. - 1 damage
132. Read a manga with an animal on the cover. - 1 damage
133. Read a manga with a vehicle on the cover. - 1 damage - Cars, Trains, Bicycles, Airplanes, etc.
134. Read a manga with weather conditions on the cover. - 1 damage - Such as Rain, Snow, Fog, Thunder, etc.
135. Read a manga with no characters on the cover. - 2 damage
136. Read a manga with the same first and last letter. - 2 damage - Title must be at least 2 letters long.
137. Read a manga used in one of this year's MRC banners. - 1 damage
138. Read a manga used in one of the MRC banners of any year. - 1 damage
139. Read a manga suggested by MAL or by Anime+. - 1 damage
140. Read a manga whose title begins with the last letter of your username. - 1 damage
141. Read a manga with the same number of volumes as letters in your username. - 1 damage
142. Read a manga with 6 or more words in its title. - 2 damage
143. Read a manga with a one word title. - 1 damage
144. Read a manga with a symbol in the title. - 2 damage - Excluding punctuation (i.e., ~!@#$%&, etc.). Only symbols not on the keyboard count (i.e., ♪★☆♥△, etc.).
145. Read a featured manga. - 1 damage
146. Read a manga from the ones listed under manga relations in the Hidden Gems of Manga club. - 2 damage
147. Read a manga that was recently reviewed. - 1 damage - Recently reviewed means reviewed in the 3 months prior to starting it.
148. Read a manga series you can finish in one day. - 1 damage
149. Read a manga that got cancelled/axed. - 2 damage
150. Read a manga with no reviews. - 2 damage - Google: site:myanimelist.net/manga "no reviews have been submitted for this title"
151. Re-read a manga. - 1 damage
152. Read a manga with a number in the title. - 2 damage
153. Read a manga with a Japanese honorific in the title (e.g. chan, san, kun, sama, etc.) - 1 damage
154. Read a manga that takes place outside of Japan, but in the real world. - 2 damage
155. Read a manga that has been Adapted to Game. - 1 damage - Also: Adapted to Visual Novel
156. Read a manga based on a game. - 2 damage - Suggestions: Based on a Video Game, Adapted to Game, Based on an Otome Game, Based on a Card Game
157. Read a manga based on a one-shot. - 1 damage
158. Read a manga that is related to something you previously read. - 2 damage - Make a note of the previous manga.
159. Read an ongoing manga. - 1 damage It has to still be ongoing when you get caught up with it
160. Read a manga with a weapon on the cover. - 1 damage
161. Read a manga with an element in the title (e.g. fire, water, earth, air, etc.). - 2 damage - The element can be present in an alternative title or not in English. Specify the title used for this item in case it's not the main title.
162. Read a manga with blood on the cover. - 1 damage

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2023 Manga Reading Challenge
2023 Manga Reading Challenge avatar

Categories: (Ongoing) Manga Review

Here’s my entry on MAL: https://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=2070198&show=100#msg68403810

Challenge Start Date: January 16, 2023
Challenge Finish Date: July 12, 2023 (1420)
Link to your completed manga list: https://myanimelist.net/mangalist/yu6?status=2
Completed Manga (at sign-up): 1310
Mode: Last Letter
Difficulty:
Eloquent: 12 items;
Writer: 24 items;
Author: 36 items;
Scholar: 48 items;
Laureate: 60 items

Completed items:
1. [Started: Jan 17] [Finished: Jan 17]
(2) Read a one-shot.
Kataude no Amy
2. [Started: Jan 17] [Finished: Jan 24]
(8) Read a manga by an author/artist duo.
Yuusha Gojo Kumiai Kouryuugata Keijiban
3. [Started: Jan 24] [Finished: Jan 25]
(62) Read a School manga.
Nagareboshi ni Negau hodo Bokura wa Sunao ja Nai
4. [Started: Jan 25] [Finished: Feb 06]
(82) Read a manga with a Strong Female Lead.
Ichi
5. [Started: Jan 26] [Finished: Mar 25]
(33) Read a manga with 25/50/100/150/200 chapters or more.
Initial D (200+ for Laureate)
6. [Started: Feb 08] [Finished: Feb 17]
(43) Read a seinen manga.
Dekisokonai no Monster Trainer
7. [Started: Mar 05] [Finished: Mar 15]
(58) Read a Martial Arts, Historical, or Samurai manga.
Revery Earth (Historical)
8. [Started: Mar 22] [Finished: Mar 23]
(37) Read a manga with less than 250/200/150/100/50 favorites.
Hana wa Sakura yori mo Hana no Gotoku
(less than 50 for Laureate: 8 - Image Proof)
9. [Started: Mar 25] [Finished: Mar 25]
(9) Read a manga by an author/artist you don't know.
Urami-san wa Kyou mo Ayaui
10. [Started: Mar 24] [Finished: Mar 25]
(116) Read a manga with an animal on the cover.
Ikitemasu ka? Honda-kun
11. [Started: Mar 27] [Finished: Mar 29]
(63) Read a manga tagged with one of the explicit genres (Ecchi, Erotica, Hentai).
Necro;Chronicle
12. [Started: Mar 25] [Finished: Mar 27]
(15) Read a manga that started publishing in the 2000s. - (2000-2009)
Echo-Pun
13. [Started: Mar 26] [Finished: Mar 27]
(41) Read a shoujo manga.
Nemurenu Chou
14. [Started: Mar 28] [Finished: Mar 28]
(16) Read a manga that started publishing in the 2010s.
Usotsuki Planet
15. [Started: Mar 29] [Finished: Apr 04]
(5) Read a collection of short stories. - They can be a compilation by the same author or by different authors.
Toriyama Akira ○-saku Gekijou
16. [Started: Apr 02] [Finished: Apr 02]
(34) Read a manga ranked BELOW 2,000/4,000/6,000/8,000/10,000.
Uroboros no Wa (Laureate: below 10.000 - Ranked: 11.751 - Image Proof)
17. [Started: Apr 04] [Finished: Apr 22]
(50) Read a Comedy manga.
Aho Girl
18. [Started: Apr 08] [Finished: Apr 11]
(49) Read a BL or GL manga.
Lonely Girl ni Sakaraenai (GL)
19. [Started: Apr 11] [Finished: Apr 11]
(17) Read a manga that started publishing in the 2020s. - (2020-2023)
Ichaicha suru to Okane ga Waichau Futari no Hanashi
20. [Started: Apr 12] [Finished: Apr 12]
(19) Read a manga based on an anime.
Inazuma Eleven: Penguin wo Tsugu Mono
21. [Started: Apr 13] [Finished: Apr 17]
(31) Read a manga from a magazine with less than 250/200/150/100/50 titles in the database.
Ousama Game (E★Everystar Magazine - 12 titles in the database - Image Proof)
22. [Started: Apr 26] [Finished: Apr 30]
(48) Read a Fantasy or Mystery manga.
Elf to Shuryoushi no Item Koubou (Fantasy)
23. [Started: May 12] [Finished: May 13]
(26) Read a manga ranked in the top 1000.
Usemono Yado - (Image Proof)
24. [Started: Apr 24] [Finished: Apr 25]
(141) Read a manga that is related to something you previously read. - Make a note of the previous manga.
Ousama Game: Shuukyoku (Previous manga: Ousama Game)
25. [Started: May 19] [Finished: May 29]
(30) Read a manga with more users listed in PTR than Completed.
Ubume no Natsu (PTR: 1420 - Completed: 629 | Image Proof)
26. [Started: May 23] [Finished: May 30]
(51) Read a Slice of Life manga.
Uchi no Maou Kamimasen yo
27. [Started: May 30] [Finished: May 31]
(60) Read a Psychological or Suspense manga.
Ori no Naka no Soloist
28. [Started: Apr 22] [Finished: Apr 22]
(36) Read a manga with less than 10,000/8,000/6,000/4,000/2,000 total members.
Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki
(Total: 1619 - Image Proof)
29. [Started: Jun 01] [Finished: Jun 07]
(115) Read a manga with plants on the cover.
Innocents Shounen Juujigun
30. [Started: Jun 01] [Finished: Jun 02]
(4) Read a web/4-koma manga.
No Problem Kazoku (Image Proof)
31. [Started: Jun 02] [Finished: Jun 04]
(20) Read a manga based on a novel/light novel/web novel.
Umarekawatta "Kensei" wa Raku wo Shitai
32. [Started: May 04] [Finished: May 09]
(1) Read a Manhua or a Manhwa.
Island
33. [Started: Apr 23] [Finished: Apr 23]
(14) Read a manga that started publishing in the 90s. - (1990-1999)
Doll
34. [Started: Apr 23] [Finished: Apr 23]
(132) Read a manga series you can finish in one day.
Love Luck
35. [Started: Apr 26] [Finished: Apr 29]
(90) Read a manga about characters with animal characteristics. - Personality or physical characteristics.
Kero Kero Chime
[Character & Characteristics: when Aoi (main) gets wet he turns into a frog and when he is dry he turns back into a human]
36. [Started: Apr 24] [Finished: Apr 24]
(45) Read a manga with a target demographic that does not apply to you.
Evangel (Shoujo)
37. [Started: May 15] [Finished: May 17]
(23) Read a manga that has been adapted to live action.
Little Forest
38. [Started: Apr 30] [Finished: May 13]
(6) Read a colored manga.
The Hopeless Desire of a Witch (Image Proof)
39. [Started: Jun 12] [Finished: Jun 20]
(54) Read a Horror or Supernatural manga.
Happy Sugar Life
40. [Started: Jun 17] [Finished: Jun 28]
(28) Read a manga with a score of 8 or above.
Emma
- (Score: 8.15 - Image Proof)
41. [Started: Jun 07] [Finished: Jun 12]
(32) Read a manga that is 1-3/4-6/7-9/10-12/13+ volumes in length.
Arachnid (14 volumes)
42. [Started: Jun 04] [Finished: Jun 04]
(27) Read a manga that is not ranked.
Datte Onnanoko no yoo (Image Proof)
43. [Started: May 13] [Finished: May 13]
(13) Read a manga that started publishing in the 80s. - (1980-1989)
Outlaw Man
44. [Started: May 17] [Finished: May 18]
(29) Read a manga with a score of 6 or lower.
Nemuri no Fuchi (Image Proof)
45. [Started: May 30] [Finished: May 31]
(42) Read a shounen manga.
Ikemen Girl to Hakoiri Musume
46. [Started: Jun 05] [Finished: Jun 05]
(40) Read a josei manga.
Extra Heavy Syrup
47. [Started: Jun 05] [Finished: Jun 07]
(55) Read a Sports or Games manga.
Pocha Climb! (Sports)
48. [Started: Jun 07] [Finished: Jun 12]
(75) Read a manga including time travel.
Bokutachi no Remake
49. [Started: Jun 13] [Finished: Jun 13]
(78) Read a manga that takes place in feudal Japan.
Edo Karuta (Edo Period)
50. [Started: May 16] [Finished: May 23]
(56) Read an Action or Adventure manga.
Ame to Hare no Kaze no Tabi
51. [Started: May 14] [Finished: May 14]
(44) Read a manga where the main character is the gender opposite to the demographic.
Ichiban Hoshii no
52. [Started: May 14] [Finished: May 15]
(57) Read a Super Power, Demon, or Vampire manga.
Oninagi
53. [Started: Jun 14] [Finished: Jun 15]
(81) Read an isekai manga.
Isekai Kakusei Chouzetsu Create Skill
54. [Started: Jun 15] [Finished: Jun 16]
(85) Read an award-winning manga.
Louvre no Neko
(The series won the 2020 Eisner Award for Best U.S Edition of International Material in the Asia category at the 32nd Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards.)
55. [Started: Jun 28] [Finished: Jun 28]
(52) Read a Food or Gourmet manga.
Oishii Kamishama
56. [Started: Jun 28] [Finished: Jun 28]
(47) Read a Drama or Romance manga.
Alice kara Mahou
57. [Started: Jun 28] [Finished: Jun 29]
(71) Read a manga about Music, or Art.
Ukare Bakemono no Hogaraka na Hatan (Music)
58. [Started: Jun 29] [Finished: Jun 30]
(61) Read a Sci-Fi or Space manga.
Nano Hazard
59. [Started: Jun 30] [Finished: Jul 09]
(92) Read a manga with an antihero or villain main character. 
Dendrobates

60. [Started: Jul 03] [Finished: Jul 06]
(70) Read a manga about a family.
Sora no Mannaka
61. [Started: Jul 06] [Finished: Jul 12]
(59) Read a Mecha, Detective, or Military manga.
Adolf ni Tsugu
62. [Started: Jul 09] [Finished: Jul 09]
(89) Read a manga with a main character that wears glasses.
Usotsuki Ambivalence

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CHALLENGE LIST (141 items)

Type
1. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Manhua or a Manhwa.
2. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a one-shot.
3. Read a doujinshi based on a series you've read.
4. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a web/4-koma manga.
5. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a collection of short stories. - They can be a compilation by the same author or by different authors.
6. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a colored manga. - Either use a tagged manga or attach a screenshot showing the color.
(It can't be a central single color page because of a special event or commemoration. It has to be the default state of the manga. Extra content doesn't count.) Suggestions: Full Color | Partially Colored | Accent Colors

Creators
7. Read a manga by your favorite author/artist.
8. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga by an author/artist duo.
9. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga by an author/artist you don't know.
10. Read a manga by an author/artist you don't like. - State a manga you've read by them already.
11. Read the first or earliest work of your favorite creator.

Years
12. Read a manga that started publishing before or in the 70s. - (19XX-1979)
13. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that started publishing in the 80s. - (1980-1989)
14. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that started publishing in the 90s. - (1990-1999)
15. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that started publishing in the 2000s. - (2000-2009)
16. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that started publishing in the 2010s. - (2010-2019)
17. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that started publishing in the 2020s. - (2020-2023)
18. Read a manga that started publishing in the year you joined MAL.

Adaptations
19. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga based on an anime.
20. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga based on a novel/light novel/web novel.
21. Read a manga that's been the source of one of your completed anime. - The anime should have "manga" as its source and be completed before you read the manga. You can use the Adapted to anime tag on mangaupdates for ideas.
22. Read a manga that is scored higher than its anime adaptation.
23. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that has been adapted to live action. - You can also check out the "adapted to Chinese drama/Jdrama/Kdrama/live action/Taiwanese drama" tags on mangaupdates for ideas.
24. Read a manga that has not been adapted in any way.
25. Read a manga that has at least 2 anime seasons.

Stats
26. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga ranked in the top 1000.
27. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that is not ranked. - Ranking must say N/A.
28. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with a score of 8 or above.
29. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with a score of 6 or lower.
30. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with more users listed in PTR than Completed.
31. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga from a magazine with less than 250/200/150/100/50 titles in the database. - The difficulty of the item is based on the difficulty of the challenge, so 250 for Eloquent and 50 for Laureate.
32. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that is 1-3/4-6/7-9/10-12/13+ volumes in length. - The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so 1-3 volumes in length for Eloquent and 13+ for Laureate.
33. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with 25/50/100/150/200 chapters or more. - The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so 25+ chapters for Eloquent and 200+ for Laureate.
34. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga ranked BELOW 2,000/4,000/6,000/8,000/10,000. - Example:10001, 10002, ... , etc. It has to be ranked. (No N/A!). The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so below 2,000 for Eloquent, below 10,000 for Laureate.
35. Read a manga with less than 1,000/750/500/250/100 completed members. - The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so less than 1,000 completed members for Eloquent and less than 100 for Laureate.
36. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with less than 10,000/8,000/6,000/4,000/2,000 total members. - The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so less than 10,000 total members for Eloquent and less than 2,000 for Laureate.
37. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with less than 250/200/150/100/50 favorites. - The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so less than 250 favorites for Eloquent and less than 50 for Laureate.
38. Read a manga that started and finished publishing within 2/3/4/5/6 years or more. - E.g. Started publishing in 2010 and finished in 2012/2013/2014/2015/2016. The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so finished publishing within 2+ years for Eloquent and within 6+ for Laureate.
39. Read a manga by an author/artist who has published 4/6/8/10/12 manga or more. - The difficulty of the item is based on that of the challenge, so by an author who has published 4+ manga for Eloquent and 12+ manga for Laureate.

Demographics
40. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a josei manga.
41. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a shoujo manga.
42. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a shounen manga.
43. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a seinen manga.
44. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga where the main character is the gender opposite to the demographic. - E.g. male MC in a shoujo or female MC in a seinen. Suggestions: Male Demographic with Female Lead | Female Demographic with Male Lead
45. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with a target demographic that does not apply to you.
46. Read a manga with a target demographic that can apply to you.

Themes & Genres
47. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Drama or Romance manga.
48. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Fantasy or Mystery manga.
49. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a BL or GL manga.
50. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Comedy manga.
51. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Slice of Life manga.
52. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Food or Gourmet manga.
53. Read a Gender Bender manga. - Suggestions: Crossdressing, Magical Sex Shift, Trap
54. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Horror or Supernatural manga.
55. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Sports or Games manga. - See also High Stakes Game, Strategy Game, Video Game
56. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read an Action or Adventure manga.
57. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Super Power, Demon, or Vampire manga.
58. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Martial Arts, Historical, or Samurai manga.
59. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Mecha, Detective, or Military manga.
60. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Psychological or Suspense manga.
61. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a Sci-Fi or Space manga.
62. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a School manga.
63. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga tagged with one of the explicit genres (Ecchi, Erotica, Hentai).
64. Read a manga that combines a tag that you like AND one that you dislike.
65. Read a manga tagged with your least favorite genre(s).
66. Read a manga with five or more genres.

Content-based
67. Read a battle royale / survival manga.
68. Read a CGDCT or Iyashikei manga.
69. Read a Magical Girl or Magical Boy manga. - Also: Mahou Shoujo
70. Read a manga about a family.
71. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga about Music, or Art.
72. Read a manga about nature. - Anything set in nature or about the things in nature: mountains, ocean, the arctic, etc.
73. Read a manga featuring a deity. - Suggestions: Gods | Goddess/es
74. Read a manga featuring mythology or folklore.
75. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga including time travel. - Suggestions: Time Travel | Time Traveller/s
76. Read a manga tagged under European Ambiance. - The tag on Mangaupdates is required.
77. Read a manga tagged with Dystopia / Apocalypse / Post-Apocalyptic. - One of the mentioned tags on Mangaupdates is required.
78. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that takes place in feudal Japan. - Suggestions: Feudal Japan | Sengoku Era | Edo Period
79. Read a manga that takes place in the countryside.
80. Read a manga tagged under Atypical Art Style, Elaborate Art Style, Sketchy Art Style, or Realistic Art Style.
81. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read an isekai manga.
82. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with a Strong Female Lead.
83. Read a manga about zombies.
84. Read a manga focused on revenge.
85. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read an award-winning manga. - Make a note of which award the manga won.

Character-based
86. Read a manga with a listed cast of 8 or more people.
87. Read a manga with a main cast of 18+ year-olds. - The whole main cast must be 18+ years old.
88. Read a manga with a main character that is a professional in their field. - The MC needs to earn a living with it.
89. Read a manga with a main character that wears glasses. - Suggestions: Male MC | Female MC
90. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga about characters with animal characteristics. - Personality or physical characteristics.
91. Read a manga with an animal main character.
92. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with an antihero or villain main character. - Suggestions: Anti-Hero/Heroine | Villain Protagonist | Reincarnated as the Villain/ness
93. Read a manga with both a child and an adult main character. - The child has to be 12 years old or younger, and the adult has to be 18 years old or older.
94. Read a manga with both a human and a non-human main character. - Any character that isn't human counts, even if they have a human appearance.
95. Read a manga that includes a character with a disability. - It has to be a non-temporary disability. Things like broken limbs don't count unless it's permanent.
96. Read a manga with an all male main cast.
97. Read a manga with an all female main cast.
98. Read a manga with the same number of male and female main characters.
99. Read a manga with more listed supporting characters than main characters.

Challenge & MAL related
100. Read a manga another MRC participant rated 9 or higher. - Link to their post and profile.
101. Read a manga another MRC participant rated 4 or lower. - Link to their post and profile.
102. Read a manga that an active MRC staff member has rated 9 or higher. - Note which staff member it was as well as the date, or add a screenshot.
103. Read a manga that is on one of the active MRC staff's Plan to Read list. - Note which staff member it was as well as the date, or add a screenshot.
104. Read a manga recommended by any MRC staff. - Anywhere is fine, add a screenshot and/or link to prove a staff member suggested it to you. Suggestions: discussion thread | our discord server
105. Read a manga recommended to you by another participant in the discussion thread. - Link to their post or add a screenshot, making sure to include their username.
106. Read an active MAL staff member's listed favorite manga.
107. Read a manga recommended to another manga you've read for this challenge. - Make a note of the previous manga.
108. Read any manga recommended to your Favorite Manga listed in profile. - Make sure to list your favorite manga.
109. Read a manga that appears when putting in your username.  - Advanced search, skip/exclude Hentai, Yaoi, Yuri if you wish - Add the following url to your form (replace both YOURUSERNAME with your username):YOURUSERNAME
110. Read a manga that started publishing on the day you joined MAL (any month/year).
111. Read a manga that started publishing in the month you joined MAL (any year).
112. Read a favorite from one of your MAL friends - so they finally stop telling you to do it. - Link to their profile.
113. Read a manga featured in an interest stack.
114. Read a manga featured in the user spotlight.

Miscellaneous
115. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with plants on the cover.
116. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga with an animal on the cover.
117. Read a manga with a vehicle on the cover. - Cars, Trains, Bicycles, Airplanes, etc.
118. Read a manga with weather conditions on the cover. - Such as Rain, Snow, Fog, Thunder, etc.
119. Read a manga with no characters on the cover.
120. Read a manga with the same first and last letter. - Title must be at least 2 letters long.
121. Read a manga used in one of this year's MRC badges.
122. Read a manga used in one of the MRC badges of any year.
123. Read a manga suggested by MAL or by Anime+.
124. Read a manga whose title begins with the last letter of your username.
125. Read a manga with the same number of volumes as letters in your username.
126. Read a manga with 6 or more words in its title.
127. Read a manga with a one word title.
128. Read a manga with a symbol in the title. - Excluding punctuation (i.e., ~!@#$%&, etc.). Only symbols not on the keyboard count (i.e., ♪★☆♥△, etc.).
129. Read a featured manga.
130. Read a manga from the ones listed under manga relations in the Hidden Gems of Manga club.
131. Read a manga that was recently reviewed. - Recently reviewed means reviewed in the 3 months prior to starting it.
132. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga series you can finish in one day.
133. Read a manga that got cancelled/axed.
134. Read a manga with no reviews. - Google: site:myanimelist.net/manga "no reviews have been submitted for this title"
135. Re-read a manga.
136. Read a manga with a number in the title.
137. Read a manga with a Japanese honorific in the title (e.g. chan, san, kun, sama, etc.)
138. Read a manga that takes place outside of Japan, but in the real world.
139. Read a manga with a series associated game.
140. Read a manga based on a one-shot.
141. vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Read a manga that is related to something you previously read. - Make a note of the previous manga.

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2022 Manga Reading Challenge
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Categories: (Completed) Manga Review

Here’s my entry on MAL: https://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=1984344&show=100#msg65427886

Challenge Start Date: January 1, 2022
Challenge Finish Date: August 15, 2022
Link to your completed manga list: https://myanimelist.net/mangalist/yu6?status=2&tag=
Completed Manga (at sign-up): 1186
Card: KuraikoDesu's Card
Difficulty: Genius

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Type

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Creators

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1]  Years

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Adaptations

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Stats

  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Feb 14] [Finished: Feb 27]
    (30) Read a manga from a magazine with less than 200/100/50 titles in the database.
    King of Bandit Jing
    [Screenshot (if necessary): less than 100]
    Image

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  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Apr 21] [Finished: Apr 21]
    (35) Read a manga with less than 10,000/5,000/2,500 total members.
    Wanted
    [Screenshot (if necessary): less than 2500]
    Image

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vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Demographics

  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Apr 29] [Finished: May 04]
    (37) Read a josei manga.
    Tokage
  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jul 16] [Finished: Jul 21]
    (41) Read a manga where the main character is the gender opposite to the demographic.
    Shingeki no Kyojin: Lost Girls
  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jun 25] [Finished: Jun 25]
    (43) Read a manga with a target demographic that can apply to you.
    Shin Shunkaden

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Themes & Genres

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Content-based

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Character-based

  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jul 07] [Finished: Jul 09]
    (83) Read a manga with a main character that is a professional in their field.
    Seirei no Moribito
  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jul 07] [Finished: Jul 13]
    (84) Read a manga with a main character that wears glasses.
    Anne Freaks
  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jul 04] [Finished: Jul 07]
    (85) Read a manga about characters with animal characteristics.
    DNA wa Oshietekurenai
  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jun 30] [Finished: Jul 01]
    (86) Read a manga with an animal main character.
    Kemono Kingdom: Zoo
  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: Jul 17] [Finished: Jul 26]
    (89) Read a manga with both a human and a non-human main character.
    Tomie

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Challenge & MAL related

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Miscellaneous

vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] Free Space!

  • vinkje_tcm516-198883[1] [Started: May 30] [Finished: Jun 05]
    (Free Space) Read a manga of your choosing!
    Summertime Render
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