'Twas a really good one, I'll give you that much, but by no means completely above everything else I've read. You should also read "Monster", it's from the same mangaka. Speaking of which, his works really seem a lot less alienating to my Western non-Japanese eyes than the works of his fellows; the way the plot moves feels kinda culturally familiar, unlike other manga. Not sure why exactly, though.4=5 wrote:there is no manga I have ever read that matches "20th century boys" every one of the more that 50 faces are distinct all the characters are well rounded, and it has a relevant message.
Jorpho wrote:And also this horror manga called "Drifting Classroom", simply because I started flipping through it when I was in Japan a few years ago.
Jorpho wrote:So if you want to read these lengthy series, is it really necessary to shell out for 12 volumes at $10 each and then keep them forever after reading them only once or twice?
I hear manga is becoming more common at libraries, and I suppose one could sell them back after one finishes reading them (though not for full purchase price). And of course there's always the illegal torrents. Is there another alternative I'm not aware of?
I really wish there was a North American equivalent of those Japanese manga-reading-rooms where you pay a set fee per hour and then read all you want.
No it isn't. One book collection 4 or 5 chapters ever [random interval of time that seems to be increasing] is a long time to wait.kanavazk wrote:Fullmetal Alchemist (of course, the series isn't over yet, but hell, one chapter a month is a long time to wait).
The Mighty Thesaurus wrote:I believe that everything can and must be joked about.
Hawknc wrote:I like to think that he hasn't left, he's just finally completed his foe list.
[Citation Found]Wikipedia wrote:...premiered in Weekly Shōnen Sunday on November 13, 1996 and concluded on June 18, 2008.
Jorpho wrote:I only just learned that the second half of the Full Metal Alchemist anime diverges significantly from the manga (as per the author's wishes), so now I'm very curious.
leigao84 wrote:Yes! The basic stories was the same until the introduction of Greed.
Tillian wrote:Yeah, but the polar bears get more territorial during the summer, so we have to stay indoors.
Okita wrote:Man, Air Gear just jumped the shark/ hid in the refrigerator.Spoiler:I can deal with Obama showing up in my manga about kids skate fighting. But that's ridiculous when you imply that Obama has switched bodies with one of the other characters who is a young girl. Sorry, I better find out this was a mistake or something because otherwise, it's the most ridiculous thing ever.
You really think so? I like the way the story progresses. The battles have become worse, true, but the story is reaching its finale nicely. I was a bit turned off by the latest chapterThenzon wrote:Naruto (Oh god its so bad right now...)
Naurgul wrote:Spoiler:I think it would be awesome if Naruto teamed up with Sasuke and they both stayed in exile to plan a coup d'etat on Danzo. Wouldn't it be interesting if Konoha and the Fire Country were portrayed as some sort of oppressing super-power for the rest of the story?
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