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When it comes to the reading direction of an original English manga page, you would like... 

851 deviants said I don't mind, I am used to reading both ways.
663 deviants said Right to Left because it is a manga.
386 deviants said Left to Right because it is in English.

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AGarmentOfWings Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Does this mean you're working on something?
Negshin Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
yes it does, I've been working on a couple of manga projects for a while now to be released in 2014 ^_^
AGarmentOfWings Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Yay! "A couple" of projects is even more exciting than 1 project.
Are you working with someone or by yourself (or are you not allowed to say)?
I'm definitely looking forward to seeing manga you've worked on.

(I still miss Redemption, though.)
Elfdawn11 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
I am used to switching between both, but I feel that if it's origin is English it should be left to right... but it doesn't matter much.
einlee Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
I actually like left to right, hmm.
NearoC Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012   Digital Artist
I generally assume anything graphic novel is right to left, because I don't like anything more Western styled, comics and such. So when a graphic novel is left to right it confuses me to no end reading it backwards til I eventually figure it out. I suppose if it said at the start that it was left to right, and was all released at once, or said it every time there was some new pages, I wouldn't mind at all. I just couldn't remember otherwise and every reading session would start with the same issue.
DustBunnyMaiden Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Whichever orientation in which they are originally drawn. If it gets flipped, something about it always feels a little odd to me.
QueenGwenevere Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
If it's translated from a right-to-left language, I prefer seeing the images and panels the way they were originally drawn, so, right-to-left...

But if it's OEL, making it read right-to-left is just kind of silly. If it's originally meant to be in English, it makes way more sense to have it go left-to-right because it's easier to read.
Vueiy-Visarelli Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Although I'm used to reading manga right to left, I don't really mind either way, so long as it's clearly stated (if it's left to right). Whenever I read manhua (Korean or Chinese), it usually throws me off, since it's typically left to right, and I keep having to figure it out when the sequence doesn't make sense. :blush:
Wilding-Poyo Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
It seems like you've gotten a lot of votes for either direction, I think it's because a lot of readers can and often will adapt to the content. I'm with a lot of people and prefer reading the work in its original layout, whatever that may have been. Since this particular situation seems, for the present, directionless, then I'd just vote on you writing it the way you feel most comfortable.

Whatever flows most naturally to you.
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