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wotonito
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Hello there! Gotta question about the story. A few years ago I read some of it and found the story to not be progressing at all and dropped it but after another 100 chapters released... Does the story move on? Does he ever somehow get back to mainland Japan for a while or anything? Thanks

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I think your mistaken in thinking him getting back is the point. Other than that, there's been development but only recently to anything that would be considered truly pivotal like what happened to the men or ikuto's family. That's mostly this chapter and the next though. I don't know what kind of progress your expecting cause, like I said, him getting off the island probably isn't the point of the story.

Well, there are other things to look forward to. The main character and his relationship with others does grow alot over those 100 chapters but don't expect romance. Atleast don't expect atypical romance. Think of it more as bonds of friendship I guess...What I'm trying to say is "A lot has happened and there has been a lot of progress but I have no clue what 'progress' your looking for specifically." It happens all to often when people complain about a story not progressing and they are obsessing over a detail or genre that wasn't even there in the first place.

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Usually by a story progressing it means that it's getting closer to the end.... Like if in the story the main character tried building new rafts to cross the ocean and the story only progresses (gets closer to the end) by means of the main character every so often while he's screwing around on the island comes up with an improvement to his ship design. Eventually leading to the main character making a ship with a compass and a map he's made of his explorations and fancy gadgets that leads to him somehow or other getting back home. But from what I remember of the story is just him sitting there waiting for a bus to just drop by and go "Hey =3 hop on!", a total deus ex machina.

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the main character tried building new rafts to cross the ocean and the story only progresses (gets closer to the end) by means of the main character every so often while he's screwing around on the island comes up with an improvement to his ship design. Eventually leading to the main character making a ship with a compass and a map he's made of his explorations and fancy gadgets that leads to him somehow or other getting back home

Wrong story. He doesn't want to go home that badly.
But yes, there is some progress in the recent chapters, like right now.

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