Well, you could always do something crazy like buying the English release of the series since it's licenesed now. The third double length volume comes out Feb 13 and since the first volume has 17 chapters, it should just about catch you up and maybe even get to some new chapters if you got the...
Re: How much manga have you bought?
My collection is kind of big.... All books are US English releases unless noted otherwise (JPN = Japanese releases). Also, if there is no volume number(s), it's a single volume manga. This collection has cost me well over $3000....
A Little Snow Fairy Sugar...
There are many manga that are on my backlog to be read, so this could be changing soon, but for now, this is my top 20:
1. Love Hina
2. Alien 9/Emulators
3. Cardcaptor Sakura
5. Milk Closet
8. Power!! (Girl Got Game)
9. Alice 19th
10. Kare Kano