MRC: Manga City - Beach


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Badge designed by: Moha

Rewards: 1 Challenge Point & Badge

The term manga used throughout the challenge encompasses Manga, Light Novels, Manhua, Manhwa, and Doujinshi. If it is included on AniList under the search for Manga, it counts for the manga challenge

Minimum total chapter count: 300 chapters

  • You cannot use the same manga to fulfill multiple requirements within a challenge
  • You cannot use already completed manga
  • You cannot reread manga
  • You can use currently releasing manga, but you have to be caught up to the current chapter at the time of challenge submission.
  • You can use up to 3 previously started manga. You must state what chapter you are on at the start of the challenge. If previously started, and manga is:
    a) Fully released, then you have to finish it;
    b) Being released, then you have to be caught up to the current chapter and have read at least one additional chapter. This means you can’t be caught up with manga on a hiatus and use it without reading any additional chapters.
  • List the last chapter and volume read. If no volume, the chapter alone will suffice

  • Challenge start date is considered the day you post

  • There is no time limit to complete this challenge
  • Your activity must include the start and end dates, which can be added in the AniList List Editor
    Your profile must be set to public so we can verify your manga list and activity

  • Post a reply in this forum when you start the challenge with the code we have provided below

  • You can keep track of your progress through editing your submission here, or update it when you are finished

  • Please use the code we have provided for your challenge submission. You can edit it however you want as long as it follows the same format
  • You can find the challenge code here: Beach Challenge Code
  • Fill out the portions in red text only to keep code formatting
  • When you have fulfilled all of the requirements for a challenge mode, please post a link to your submission in the Challenge Submissions forum post.
  • You will need to state which challenge you are submitting for.

    You can get a link by clicking on the link icon on your forum reply. Post that comment web address to the challenge submissions forum. This makes it easier for reviewers instead of looking through multiple forums for submissions

Formatting for challenge submissions should include the following information:

  1. Start: DD/MM/YY Finish: DD/MM/YY Challenge Requirement: Link with Manga Title Additional Information

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Recommendation Bot

We now have an AL AWC Recommendation bot - and it is enabled for this challenge!

Have you been having a hard time trying to figure out which manga would fit which challenge requirement?
Fret not! The bot is here to help you. Here's what you need to do:

1. Type in your reply as usual - you can leave the manga entries empty or as placeholders for now
2. On a new line anywhere in your message type-in the following: Opt-In
3. The phrase “Opt-In” must be in bold and have the dash between opt and in

The bot will periodically check for opt-ins (this process may take a number of minutes - up to 10 minutes). Once it sees your entry it will check for all manga in your Planning list and advises you (in the form of a reply) on which of your manga fit a given requirement (if any).

This bot is still in very early beta. This comes with the usual baggage... Here's the fine-detail that you should know:

1. Accuracy: The bot can only recommend manga for a predefined list of requirements. Some (or all) of the requirements have to be selected manually. Any (or all) recommendations provided by the bot should be double-checked before setting them up in the challenge.
2. Liability: The bot (and the AWC staff) cannot be held responsible for your failure to meet any requirement as per the bot suggestion(s). Neither can they be held responsible for the bot's failure to provide recommendations or for any possible malfunctions (no reply / multiple replies etc).
3. Availability: The bot may be taken down at any time during the challenge - with and without any prior announcement. This is especially likely if any severe bugs are discovered.
4. Feedback: Constructive-criticism is welcomed and greatly appreciated. This does not guarantee in any way that your suggestion will make it through. If you have any feedback please talk to us on Discord or message TrapperHell.

    1. Read a manga that takes place on a relatively small island
    • For example, the main four islands of Japan do not count
    • If the setting is not stated in the manga’s Anilist description, you must include a link to a page that states the setting in which the manga is set
    • Helpful list
    2. Read a Manga with a scene/panel where a character wears a swimsuit
    • Include a screenshot
    3. Sun “exposure”: Read a manga with the genre “Ecchi” or with the tag “Nudity”
    4. Read a manga that features swimming, diving or surfing equipment
    • Swim rings, kickboards, floats, fins, diving masks, surfing boards, etc.
    • Include a screenshot
    5. Beach activities: Read a manga with the tag “Volleyball” or “Swimming” or “Fishing”
    6. Read a manga that is the source of an anime from the AWC Beaches list
    7. Hot Topic: Read a manga from the first 15 on the Trending page
    8. Shipwrecked: Read a manga with the tag “Survival” or “Ships”
    9. Ocean waves: Read a manga that has at least 3 major rises and falls in its activity stats
    10. Shark Attack! Read a manga that another challenger has thrown out (recommended) as a rescue wheel
    • Include a link or a screenshot of their challenge
    Save another participant (optional): Recommend your own manga
    • Include a link to the manga’s page

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