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Site Poll - Chat Box 107 - Visual Novels
(48 posts, 6442 views) Posted: 2250d 22h, 6m ago by Gum in Chatter Box
<3 Visual Novel! Looking forward to Type-Moon's Mahou Tsukai no Yoru, which is coming out on 9/30 smile ...
Announcing History! Inside Scanlation!
(55 posts, 4221 views) Posted: 2567d 20h, 53m ago by Gum in News
Was trying to make this comprehensive timeline of industry events and series starting/ending...gave up after the first 3 hours...if someone else wanna do it, go right ahead wink ...
Announcing History! Inside Scanlation!
(55 posts, 4221 views) Posted: 2570d 6h, 48m ago by Gum in News
Wow ooooooops! Not sure how that escaped the editing machine, but that was definitely a mistake... it should be fixed now smile ...
The manga scanlation history.
(13 posts, 2775 views) Posted: 2570d 6h, 59m ago by Gum in Manga General
The Kotonoha thing has been fixed... as for M-S, did you know they're actually an European-based scanlation group? Just one of those tidbits... ...
Announcing History! Inside Scanlation!
(55 posts, 4221 views) Posted: 2570d 13h, 46m ago by Gum in News
Glad you all like it smile Technically speaking, this project really got started at the beginning of June this year ;-) ...
MangaHelpers and Viz partnership?
(27 posts, 1995 views) Posted: 2586d 18h, 45m ago by Gum in News
The question is, how many people actually read the rough draft, as opposed to the obviously negative post by FoOlRulez ...
Viz taking over scanlated manga?
(134 posts, 20959 views) Posted: 2586d 18h, 52m ago by Gum in Chatter Box
Some people are overreacting way to much... why go as far as faking emails... the wonderfulness of drama, they make juicy stories to write about. ...
Kmts Closed (Replaced by A-Team)
(38 posts, 2419 views) Posted: 2651d 5h, 4m ago by Gum in News
Snoopy is on a well-deserved (?) vacation, that's all. ...
Looking for New Proofreaders for a Big Scanlation "Project"
(4 posts, 1697 views) Posted: 2678d 3h, 52m ago by Gum in Recruitment
Lamb! You're scaring everyone away! >.>

Psst the thing changed quite a bit since I last sent it to if you actually want to see what it looks like currently, let me know wink

*gum plans to trick lamb into proofreading for him somehow* ~_~ ...
Looking for New Proofreaders for a Big Scanlation "Project"
(4 posts, 1697 views) Posted: 2682d 14h, 46m ago by Gum in Recruitment
*Clears throat*

Hi y'all, first time recruiting here...Gum is currently looking for 1-2 proofreaders for a big "scanlation project" (I normally don't look for freelance proofers this but this time it's a bit special and I'm getting a tiny b ...
Do you actually pay attention to the credits?
(134 posts, 13201 views) Posted: 2693d 16h, 30m ago by Gum in Manga General
I do smile Especially the Raw Provider and Translator, especially when groups share staff members, it was always fun to see who worked for which group wink ...
Update on Tokyopop Germany's Remove List to Scanlators
(15 posts, 1098 views) Posted: 2920d 5h, 18m ago by Gum in News
Earlier this year (March to be precise), Tokyopop Germany sent out a list of
230 manga titles (both licensed and unlicensed titles) to manga scanlators
and download sites, and requested the listed titled be removed.

Fast forward to October, Kuriousity
has revisited ...
SDCC 08 Manga License Round-up
(12 posts, 743 views) Posted: 3009d 21h, 44m ago by Gum in News
20th Century Boys was actually "announced" waaaay back when they first announced Monster, it was something along the lines of "We'll publish 20th Century Boys after we're done with Monster"...I guess they just made it " ...
SDCC 08 Manga License Round-up
(12 posts, 743 views) Posted: 3011d 18h, 44m ago by Gum in News
Tis the season of conventions! Here's another attempt at rounding-up all the newly announced series at this year's SDCC:

- Lucky Star by YOSHIMIZU Kagami

- Genghis Khan by HIGURASHI Nakaba and MORIMURA Seiichi (adaptation ...
Anime Expo 08 Manga License Round-up
(18 posts, 1446 views) Posted: 3032d 10h, 33m ago by Gum in News
An attempt at rounding-up all the newly announced series at this weekend's AX.

Aurora Publishing
- Hitohira by KIRIHARA Izumi

- Pretty Poison by NARUKAMI Yutta - July 2008
- Make Love and Peace by YONETANI Takane - September 2008
- Sound ...
Mangaupdates Mascot Voting (finally!) #1
(90 posts, 21131 views) Posted: 3084d 19h, 9m ago by Gum in Chatter Box
#6 for the win!!! #1 looks too generic >.< ...
MangaShare/Binktopia and BleachExile Dispute over Bleach Scanlation Issues
(0 posts, 859 views) Posted: 3087d 1h, 1m ago by Gum in News
In earlier April, manga download site MangaShare, on behalf of the scanlation group Binktopia, posted an announcement criticizing BleachExile for removing the credit page from their work on BleachExile's online reader.

BleachExile is currently one of the la ...
Japanese Internet Providers Cracking Down on File-Sharers
(18 posts, 1092 views) Posted: 3139d 20h, 19m ago by Gum in News
According to Yahoo! News, Japanese internet service provider, facing complaints from big media companies, are planning to cut off the Internet connection of anyone who downloads files illegally (like through Winny/Share, where most raws come from). Go her ...
12th Osamu Tezuka Culture Award Nominees Announced
(9 posts, 515 views) Posted: 3145d 23h, 23m ago by Gum in News
Nominees for the 12th Tezuka Cultural Awards were announced in the latest edition of the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. Ten manga in all:
Shonen Jump to Run New Death Note One-Shot
(27 posts, 1577 views) Posted: 3185d 19h, 23m ago by Gum in News
Issue 11 of Weekly Shonen Jump, which will go on sale February 9th, will come with a special chapter of Death Note, written by Tsugumi Ohba and drawn by Takeshi Obata. The one-shot will take place after the events from the original Death Note manga. ...
Interviews, End fo the Year Reports, and More
(0 posts, 231 views) Posted: 3211d 4h, 11m ago by Gum in News
Some Recent Interviews:
- Kio Shimoku, mangaka of Genshiken (PWCW)
- Robin Brenner, librarian and recent Eisner Award judge (Bookslut)
- Mike Richardson, Dark Horse CEO (ICv2)
- Aimee Major Steinberger, animator (PWCW)
- Eijiro Shimada, Editor-in-Chief of Kodansha' ...
Serialization Update for December and Early January
(4 posts, 392 views) Posted: 3215d 23h, 26m ago by Gum in News
Many popular series coming to an end...

Series Ending:

Weekly Shounen Sunday No.4-5 (12/26)
- "Zatch Bell!" by Makoto Raiku

Comic Blade April issue (2/30)
- "Aria" by Kozue Amano

Monthly Comic Blade March issue (1/30)
End ...
Japan Asks U.S. to Regulate Distribution of Copyrighted Material Online
(10 posts, 851 views) Posted: 3284d 8h, 0m ago by Gum in News
Japan Asks U.S. to Stop Online Distribution of Anime: The Japanese governement has issued a statement asking the U.S. government to stop the online distribution of copyrighted material, which includes anime... will manga be next?

Manga to be Regulated by Child P ...
New Manga Site Offers Scanlation-like Service, Detective Conan Ending? and More...
(15 posts, 2152 views) Posted: 3304d 21h, 14m ago by Gum in News
New Rival to Scanlation?: A new site called Manganovel has been launched by Toshiba Corporation. The new service provides Japanese manga to its readers, who can then translate the manga into another language, either for free or for a small amount of fee a ...
Download Links and Licensed Series
(74 posts, 6149 views) Posted: 3308d 9h, 40m ago by Gum in News
Good move smile ...

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