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Site Poll - Chat Box 107 - Visual Novels
(48 posts, 6831 views) Posted: 2582d 18h, 11m 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, 4740 views) Posted: 2899d 16h, 57m 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, 4740 views) Posted: 2902d 2h, 53m 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, 2902 views) Posted: 2902d 3h, 4m 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, 4740 views) Posted: 2902d 9h, 51m 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, 2206 views) Posted: 2918d 14h, 50m 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, 21986 views) Posted: 2918d 14h, 57m 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, 2739 views) Posted: 2983d 1h, 9m 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, 1746 views) Posted: 3009d 23h, 57m ago by Gum in Recruitment
Lamb! You're scaring everyone away! >.>

Psst the thing changed quite a bit since I last sent it to you...so 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, 1746 views) Posted: 3014d 10h, 51m 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, 13579 views) Posted: 3025d 12h, 35m 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, 1177 views) Posted: 3252d 1h, 23m 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, 796 views) Posted: 3341d 17h, 49m 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, 796 views) Posted: 3343d 14h, 49m 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:

Bandai
- Lucky Star by YOSHIMIZU Kagami

CMX/DC
- Genghis Khan by HIGURASHI Nakaba and MORIMURA Seiichi (adaptation ...
Anime Expo 08 Manga License Round-up
(18 posts, 1634 views) Posted: 3364d 6h, 38m 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

LuvLuv
- Pretty Poison by NARUKAMI Yutta - July 2008
- Make Love and Peace by YONETANI Takane - September 2008
- Sound ...
Mangaupdates Mascot Voting (finally!) #1
(90 posts, 21525 views) Posted: 3416d 15h, 14m 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, 910 views) Posted: 3418d 21h, 6m 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, 1203 views) Posted: 3471d 16h, 24m 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, 569 views) Posted: 3477d 19h, 28m 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, 1765 views) Posted: 3517d 15h, 28m 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, 268 views) Posted: 3543d 0h, 16m 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, 421 views) Posted: 3547d 19h, 31m ago by Gum in News
Many popular series coming to an end...

Series Ending:

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

Comic Blade April issue (2/30)
Ending:
- "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, 974 views) Posted: 3616d 4h, 5m 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, 2343 views) Posted: 3636d 17h, 19m 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, 6863 views) Posted: 3640d 5h, 45m ago by Gum in News
Good move smile ...

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