2018 Manga Reading Challenge
May

Categories: (Completed) Manga Review

New year… new challenge XD

Here’s my entry on MAL: https://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=1696290&show=50#msg53606931
🎮 Challenge Start Date: January 1, 2018
🎧 Link to your list: http://myanimelist.net/mangalist/yu6
🎧 Link to your Manga+: http://graph.anime.plus/yu6/profile
🎧 Completed Manga (at sign-up): 567
🎧 Difficulty: ★★★★★ Expert: 60 =5 (tier 1)+25 (tier 2)+30 (tier 3)

** Tier 1 ** (0/5)

Type
1. Read a collection of short stories – They can be a compilation by the same author or by different authors
2. Read an award-winning manga – Make a note of which award the manga won
3. Read a best-selling manga

Creators
4. Read a manga by one of your favorite authors/artists
5. Read a manga by a male author/artist
6. Read a manga from a magazine with less than 250 titles listed in the database – Find how many titles each magazine has here

Dates
7.
Read a manga that started serialization after 2015

Adaptations
8. Read a manga that has been adapted to anime

Length
9. Read a completed manga with 15 to 20 chapters in length
10. Read a manga series you can finish in one day

Stats
11. Read a manga ranked in the top 10,000
12. Read a manga with less than 3,000 completed members – Check in the stats tab, state the completed members it had when you started

Tags, Themes & Demographics
13. Read a Drama or Romance manga
14. Read a Comedy or Slice of Life manga
15. Read an Action or Adventure manga
16. Read a Fantasy or Mystery manga

Challenge & MAL related
17. Read a manga recommended to you by another participant in the discussion thread – Link to the post where you received the recommendation for this item
18. Read a manga that another participant has completed for this challenge – Link their post here, state their username and the item number they used the anime for

Miscellaneous
19. Read a manga which title starts with the first letter of your username
20.Start and catch up to the current chapter of an ongoing manga – It may be ongoing in scanlation, licensing or publishing

** Tier 2 ** (4/25)

Type
21. Read a web manga or 4-koma manga
22. Read a manhua or a manhwa – [Started: Jan 5] [Finished: Jan 6] Chicken Cutlet Princess

Creators
23. Read a manga by an author/artist you don’t know
24. Read a manga by a female author/artist
25. Read a manga from a magazine with less than 150 titles listed in the database – Find how many titles each magazine has here
26. Read a manga serialized in a shoujo magazine
27. Read a manga serialized in a shounen magazine
28. Read a manga published in the same magazine in which your favorite one was serialized – Make a note of your favorite manga and the magazine

Dates
29. Read a manga that started serialization before 2005

Adaptations
30. Read a manga that has been adapted to live-action
31. Read a manga one shot that became a prototype for a longer series – Check the FAQ for a list of suggestions

Length
32 Read a completed manga with 30 to 60 chapters in length

Stats
33. Read a manga ranked in the top 5,000
34. Read a manga with less than 1,500 completed members – [Started: Jan 10] [Finished: Jan 10] Pocket Monsters Kin Gin: Golden Boys
(As of January 010, 2018: 243 completed members)
35. Read one of the highest rated and completed manga titles from another challenge participant – State their username and link to their form

Tags, Themes & Demographics
36. Read a Sports or Games manga – [Started: Jan 07] [Finished: Jan 14] Yu☆Gi☆Oh! Zexal
37. Read a Historical or Military manga
38. Read a Sci-Fi or Horror manga
39. Read a Psychological or Supernatural manga (Hellsing)
40. Read a manga about something related to Japanese culture
41. Read a manga that takes place outside of Japan, but in the real world
42. Read a manga with a child MC – [Started: Jan 10] [Finished: Jan 10] Pokémon the Movie XY: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie
43. Read a manga with a cast mostly of one gender

Challenge & MAL related
44. Read an active MAL staff member’s favorite manga
45. Read a manga that was recently reviewedSaint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – Meiou Shinwa
https://myanimelist.net/reviews.php?id=267809
46. Read a featured manga – Link to the article in which it was mentioned
47. Read a manga from the ones listed under manga relations in the Hidden Gems of Manga club

Miscellaneous
48. Read a manga with a protagonist with an unnatural hair color
49. Read a manga with a protagonist who shares your hair color
50. Read a manga with a one word title

** Tier 3 ** (1/30)

Type
51. Read a gekiga manga – Check the FAQ for a list of suggestions
52. Read a light novel

Creators
53. Read a manga written by someone from the Year 24 Group – Check the FAQ for a list of the authors that belonged to this group
54. Read a manga by an author and artist duo
55. Read a manga from a magazine with less than 100 titles listed in the database – Try Adventure (CoroCoro Comic – 90)
56. Read a manga serialized in a josei magazine
57. Read a manga serialized in a seinen magazine
58. Read a manga published in an online magazine
59. Read a manga of a demographic that can apply to you
60. Read a manga of a demographic that does not apply to you

Dates
61. Read a manga that started serialization before 1995
62. Read a manga that started serialization the year you joined MAL

Adaptations
63. Read a manga that has been adapted to drama CD
64. Read a manga adapted from light novel, video game or original anime
65. Read a manga based on a one-shot that got serialized – Check the FAQ for a list of suggestions

Length
66. Read a completed manga with 80 to 100 chapters in length

Stats
67. Read a manga ranked in the top 1,500
68. Read a manga with less than 750 completed members – [Started: Jan 7] [Finished: Jan 8] Pocket Monsters Emerald: Chousen!! Battle Frontier
(As of January 07, 2018: 189 completed members)
69. Read a manga with a score of or above 8.0 in MyAnimeList
70. Read a manga with more users listed in PTR than Completed – Check in the stats tab, state the completed and PTR members it had when you started

Tags, Themes & Demographics
71. Read a manga about food, music or art
72. Read a manga that has a main character that is a professional in his field – Make a note of the character and the profession
73. Read a manga with a non-human main character – Make a note of the character
74. Read a manga based on real event or person – Make a note of what event or which person it was based on
75. Read a manga with an adult MC – Character must be at least 18 years old
76. Read a manga that takes place in Japan
77. Read a manga that has a main character of gender opposite to the demographic – For example male lead in shoujo manga or female lead in seinen manga

Challenge & MAL related
78. Read a manga recommended to you by a challenge staff member – Find the team listed at @AWC_mod or @MRC_mod profiles (don’t ask the mods); any recommended by them; link here where you got the recommendation. It could be in a comment (link com-to-com/conversation), in a club’s thread or in the discussion thread. It has to be asked specifically for this item. Random ones won’t be accepted (recommended for another item)
79. Read a manga with no reviews – No reviews when you start reading, it won’t matter if it gets one after that
80. Read a manga suggested by MAL or by Anime+ – Link to a screenshot since this will change or you might be the only one to see it. The screenshot must show your username, if you change your username before you finish the challenge you have to change this accordingly

Miscellaneous
81. Read a manga from a random TVTropes page – State and link the trope; unless a specific title/anime is referenced in the example area, you can use any from the franchise mentioned. If the page says that the trope/examples shouldn’t be used as one it won’t be valid. Remember to look for the area in the trope that says “Examples” -> “Anime and Manga”
82. Read a manga recommended to one of your favorite manga – Make a note of which manga it was recommended to
83. Read a manga that is related to something you have previously read – Make a note of which title it is related to
84. Read a manga with a number in the title – Either written in letters or numbers
85. Re-read a manga

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