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Translations: Gintama 510 (2)
If the serie can survive the fatidic 2 volumes before being cancelled, being in Jump probably gives a power boost at the beginning of the serie. It sells twice as much as other magazines after all.
Being published in Jump might have been a big advantage in 1992. Thirty years later, I think the industry has changed. Serialization in Jump certainly has it's perks, it still produces more hits than other magazines. But in this day and age, with magazine sales in decline while tankobon sales are soaring, serialization does not seem like the key factor in developing a fanbase. Fans seem to find series by the volume now, rather than by the chapter.
I actually would like to see a Part III of Naruto, with a shorter span and focus on Sasuke/The end. A time skip could bring a bit of progression and development, which the long ongoing war misses. If he also give Naruto as much power as he did in Part 2 at the beginning, then there also woulnd't be a power problem with future opponents.
Regarding the coherence and plot holes kaiten, do you have a list anywhere to read for that? I tend do forget stuff and like these analysis and information about series.
Jump Issue #10 TOCQuote:
Koi suru Edison (Lead CP, Cover, New Series)
PSI Kusuo Saiki
Assassination Classroom (Center Colour)
Kuroko no Basket
Shokugeki no Souma (Center Colour)
Rookie Policewoman Kiruko-san
Retsu!!! Date-senpai (END)
Jump Issue #11 Information
Lead CP: World Trigger (New Series)
Center Colour: Koi suru Edison, PSI Kusuo Saiki, Nisekoi
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Jump Issue #11 will be out a day earlier than usual next week. Look forward to it!
Last edited by Zeromcd; January 30, 2013 at 06:06 AM.
I think Gintama is supposed to be between Beel and Medaka.
I guess that's it for the pimping Hungry Joker talk.
I was really wanting to know about that.
Kiruko and HJ was really being UPed by the editors and all that stuff... is all that true?
I really don't want both to be canceled. Principally Kiruko-san.
And so continues the push on the new generation. Not that I'm complaining, can't wait for the nisekoi cp.
World Trigger looks interesting.
Last edited by TXC; January 29, 2013 at 10:55 PM.
Woo Bleach in the Top 5, very happy about that. Nothing too disappointing this week on the TOC as the mangas I care about avoided the bottom 5 for the most part. Gintama is making me nervous though.
Promotion for the HxH movie on the cover, yet no news for the manga's return? Boo.
With Edison being yet another gag manga, it's going to face very stiff competition. With Kusuo Saiki and more classical favourites here to stay, it'll compete under no less pressure than what Retsu has faced over the course of its run.
Nobody should be surprised if Edison gets cancelled not too long into the future.
To the left of the face, it says "A world colliding superdreadnought Sci-Fi, begins!"
Whether this manga ends up surviving or failing, I'd really like to see what it has to offer first.
Last edited by FanOfAniManga; January 30, 2013 at 12:10 AM.