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Old 06-20-2017, 06:45 PM
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Uh, no. We're in a flashback in a flashback atm.
I keep wondering if anyone will publish Mars Chronicle over here. I kind of hate reading scanslations for anything longer than a chapter or two...
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Old 06-20-2017, 07:12 PM
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I keep wondering if anyone will publish Mars Chronicle over here. I kind of hate reading scanslations for anything longer than a chapter or two...
My guess is that Kodansha US would not have bothered finishing up Last Order or reissuing (and re-translating!) BAA if they were gonna pass on his latest.

Hm, it does occur to me that Ashen Victor is still in limbo (as are the other side stories Viz passed on), unless they're gonna tack it onto the omnibus editions. Aqua Knight too, but that's less surprising. I don't even know if he even took it with him when he changed publishers.
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Old 06-22-2017, 01:13 PM
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I was searching in here for a punchline and was reminded of Tomo's a Girl!, the romantic comedy 4-koma. It provides the Mendoza Line of manga comedy, if nothing else.
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Old 06-22-2017, 08:59 PM
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BERSERK HAS GONE ON HIATUS AGAIN

Oh my God. I mean...seriously, just fuck my shit up. Again. ;_____;
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Old 06-22-2017, 09:04 PM
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Guess he got enough money to fuel his Idolmaster obsession for another six months.
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Old 06-22-2017, 10:13 PM
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This is all us Berserk fans right now ;_; JUST
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Old 06-22-2017, 10:33 PM
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So Berserk fans are

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Old 06-23-2017, 04:48 AM
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I was searching in here for a punchline and was reminded of Tomo's a Girl!, the romantic comedy 4-koma. It provides the Mendoza Line of manga comedy, if nothing else.
Speaking of comics that are always on hiatus.
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Old 06-23-2017, 10:18 AM
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Speaking of comics that are always on hiatus.
The characters are so thin the editors probably have to perform hydrofracking to find new jokes. If it didn't have the 4-koma format locking it down, TaG! would have become a fighting manga volumes ago.
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Old 06-23-2017, 11:41 AM
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The characters are so thin the editors probably have to perform hydrofracking to find new jokes. If it didn't have the 4-koma format locking it down, TaG! would have become a fighting manga volumes ago.
The last few months have rediscovered that supporting characters indeed exist and are beginning to use them in mildly interesting ways.

If I had to guess why the comic was always going on hiatus however, it would either be the usual mangaka overwork sicknesses, or the guy putting time aside to draw tankobon extras, or the guy pursuing his other passions (namely his first love of degenerate porn comics - do yourself a favor and never look up what else this guy has made.)
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Old 06-23-2017, 11:53 AM
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The last few months have rediscovered that supporting characters indeed exist and are beginning to use them in mildly interesting ways.

If I had to guess why the comic was always going on hiatus however, it would either be the usual mangaka overwork sicknesses, or the guy putting time aside to draw tankobon extras, or the guy pursuing his other passions (namely his first love of degenerate porn comics - do yourself a favor and never look up what else this guy has made.)
No danger of that, as again the only thing that sticks out at me from the entire strip is that the girl's dad looks like a WORST extra all grown up. Maybe on purpose????
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Old 06-23-2017, 06:39 PM
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I stayed home sick today, so I read through all of A Silent Voice on Crunchyroll manga after a recommendation from teg. Ended up marathoning the whole thing.

I don't know that I have much to say, but I liked it a whole heck of a lot. Just really beautiful, affecting stuff, dealing with suicide, bullying, isolation, regret, redemption, and... communication. If we were doing the top 50 comics list after I'd read it, it would definitely have been on my list. It's going to stay with me for a good, long while.

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Old 06-23-2017, 07:23 PM
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No danger of that, as again the only thing that sticks out at me from the entire strip is that the girl's dad looks like a WORST extra all grown up. Maybe on purpose????
Let's just say that mangaka has a thing for rape fantasies.
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Old 06-23-2017, 08:21 PM
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Really enjoying three ongoing sports manga at the moment: Giant Killing (football/soccer manga depicting the professional J-League), Baby Steps (tennis manga with incredible amount of analytical details and progression realism), and Asahinagu (naginata manga and the best girl sport manga I've ever read by a landslide).

Sucks that sales here aren't so good for the latter two

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I stayed home sick today, so I read through all of A Silent Voice on Crunchyroll manga after a recommendation from teg. Ended up marathoning the whole thing.

I don't know that I have much to say, but I liked it a whole heck of a lot. Just really beautiful, affecting stuff, dealing with suicide, bullying, isolation, regret, redemption, and... communication. If we were doing the top 50 comics list after I'd read it, it would definitely have been on my list. It's going to stay with me for a good, long while.
It was the manga that made me fall for the medium again after several years of hiatus. That, and Solanin (<-really recommend this if you haven't read it already).
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Old 06-23-2017, 09:29 PM
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Solanin (<-really recommend this if you haven't read it already).
I'll add it to my reading list! I see that it's only two volumes, so I might just slide it the head of the queue.
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Really enjoying three ongoing sports manga at the moment: Giant Killing (football/soccer manga depicting the professional J-League), Baby Steps (tennis manga with incredible amount of analytical details and progression realism), and Asahinagu (naginata manga and the best girl sport manga I've ever read by a landslide).

Sucks that sales here aren't so good for the latter two


It was the manga that made me fall for the medium again after several years of hiatus. That, and Solanin (<-really recommend this if you haven't read it already).
I haven't read the manga, but the Giant Killing anime was my favorite sports show of the last decade, at least.

I read Solanin years ago and I'm pretty sure I liked it a lot, but it's been so long that I've forgotten most of it. Would probably be worth a re-read, if I ever felt like I had time to actually re-read anything. I think it's still on my shelf.
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