What are you Reading?

Discuss manga, especially but not limited to pre-2000 titles, and related sub-topics
runesaint
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Re: What are you Reading?

Postby runesaint » Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:13 pm

The 6th Volume of the translation of Arslaan manga arrived today, so I read that.. I really should read more. Hrm.

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Re: What are you Reading?

Postby jdoll » Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:09 am

finished junji ito's dissolving classroom this week

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Re: What are you Reading?

Postby Char Aznable » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:33 am

I've been reading the Patlabor manga, which I'm finding extremely enjoyable. It's interesting that every Patlabor series introduces the characters differently.

I've also been reading a newer manga, Freezing. I liked the anime, and the manga is fun too. It also helps that they're being released in an omnibus format, with two volumes included per edition.

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Re: What are you Reading?

Postby DKop » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:14 pm

I got Toppou GP for the Kindle. I had Gerald Rathkolb from the AWO podcast tell me about this on his twitch stream the other night. This also interest me since ive been keeping up with MotoGP for 3 seasons because I found it on TV one day and it just caught my interest. I guess my interest for automotive racing goes back to my obsession with Initial D back in high school (and being honest it never went away, not when I got the arcade machine for it in my garage), so ive always been curious on other stuff out there based on automotive racing. I have some series to check out that I know off that i'll get to eventually.

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Re: What are you Reading?

Postby PinkAppleJam » Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:39 am

Enjoying Galko-chan books 1 and 2. I was given Claymore 1-20 so have those to consume too!

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Re: What are you Reading?

Postby usamimi » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:04 am

PinkAppleJam wrote:Enjoying Galko-chan books 1 and 2. I was given Claymore 1-20 so have those to consume too!


I really enjoyed Galko-chan, so I was happy to see that vol 1 covers most of the anime & from there on out its new stuff! Tho I do kinda hope they make a second season, that'd be fun.
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Re: What are you Reading?

Postby _D_ » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:11 am

DKop wrote:This probably doesn't fall under the anime section, but I finally got around to reading Console Wars book when I went to Arkansas a couple of weeks ago for college spring break. It's a very informative book on the behind the scenes info between Sega and Nintendo (so far its been focusing on Sega of America and Kalinske trying to make the Genesis more marketable to the SNES at the time). I'm roughly a 5th of the way into it and found it to be very engaging and worth my interest. I still got stuff on kindle that I need to read that I'll one day get too.


I'm always interested in what happened during the early years in console wars Japan. People over here assume that companies like Nintendo give their foreign staff complete autonomy, which is seldom the case. They still have to report to the head office in Japan. I see people over here recognizing the heads of companies like Nintendo of America but when you ask them who is heading up Nintendo in Japan, I get blank looks. It's like some secret empire that no one knows anything about. I'm glad at least that some Japanese games creators are recognized though...


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