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    Sticky: [News] Re: General Manga News and Announcements

    Well, the plot in Ultimo has been all over the place. But since it's move to quarterly releases, it's moving in the direction towards some sort of end. There is no way for it to be a "great" ending,...
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    Sticky: [News] Re: General Manga News and Announcements

    And today's Hiroyuki Takei bad news day as well... here's the post from Patch-Cafe:

    - Shaman King Flowers is officially completed and will not be continued.
    - He does want to write a new sequel...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    The current Shaman King fanbase basically caps out around 150,000. Yes, Flowers and Zero get initial prints of up to 65,000. Then maybe push another 10,000 sales over the following week (bringing it...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Actually, Takei was pegged to go into SQ with his KZB chapters of Shaman King. He was suppose to help boost the magazine sales if the sales started dropping. But the magazine took off on it's own, so...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    The first 10 volumes can be read digitally or in print. They are about 1 year behind Japanese-releases... which puts it at only 1 volume behind. Though they might "speed up" and get the final volume...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Nope hasn't been picked up by any magazine... yet. But Takei is staying busy with some other smaller projects, and he's preparing his cosplay for Otakon later this month.

    Ultimo will finish up...
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    Sticky: [Spoiler] Re: Liar Game Spoiler Thread

    From TDX's website...
    "ETA for the last chapter of Liar Game: a couple of days"
    Of course, I don't know how many days that's been up there. So I would think soon.

    It will be nice to actually...
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    Sticky: [Info] Re: Volume Covers Thread - Part 1

    Ultimo is still bi-monthly in Jump SQ19. Jumbor is monthly in Ultra Jump. However both series may end this year. Hiroyuki Takei is scheduled to have a new series/oneshot in Corocoro Aniki starting in...
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    Sticky: [Info] Re: Volume Covers Thread - Part 1

    Shaman King Zero volume 2 (preview)
    http://www.patch-cafe.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Zero-cover-preview-210x300.jpg

    Ultimo volume 11 (preview)...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Yes, Hiatus is the best way to put it.

    Hiroyuki Takei is probably in the process of changing publishers... so when the next Shaman King series will be is up in the air. It could be a bit bumpy for...
  11. [Discussion] Korean Live Action Drama TV series (2014)

    http://asianwiki.com/Liar_Game_(Korean_Drama)

    So a Live Action Korean version of the Liar Game manga is being adapted and is airing right now! Currently up to 4 episodes have been subbed into...
  12. [Mag Talk] Re: CoroCoro Comic and the kodomo demographic

    So Corocoro comics just started up yet another spin-off magazine! This one is called Corocoro Aniki (コロコロアニキ), and it looks like it will stick around for a while with bi-monthly releases. The first...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Bunch of new chapters have come out since my last post. And Zero chapter 8 is now out too.

    From Patch-Cafe:
    Flowers chapter is 22 pages (Chapter 28)
    Zero chapter is 19 pages (Chapter 9)
    ...
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    [Mag Talk] Re: Jump X (Shueisha)

    In case anyone was wondering... Shaman King Flowers will be on the cover of the final Jump Kai issue releasing next month (10/10).

    (There will also be a Shaman King Zero chapter as well.)
  15. [News] Re: Manga-Anime Guardians Launched To Thwart Piracy

    Wow, that document looks to be pretty interesting... It's a shame it's not in English. I wonder if someone would scanlate it...? :)
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Anime News Network source or Patch Cafe source

    We've still got a couple months, and Shaman King Flowers should be in all the issues until the end. Flowers will finish up with enough pages to fill...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    There is nothing confirmed yet. But, Takei's official twitter announced the news very shortly after it was released. So he knew about it ahead of time. Also, Flowers is Jump Kai's best selling manga...
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    [Mag Talk] Re: Jump X (Shueisha)

    The one really good part about this news is how much advance notice we have. Normally it's like "last issue is next month, good luck!" We actually have 4 more issues left. For monthly series, that...
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    [Shounen] Re: World Trigger by ASHIHARA Daisuke

    You can read the latest World Trigger chapters by subscribing to the English Weekly Shonen Jump. Or you can purchase back issues for 99cents each. (Some regional restrictions apply, so you may need...
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    [Mag Talk] Re: Jump X (Shueisha)

    Ouch Jump Kai. You've really taken a dive in the circulation numbers...
    2013: 34,000 copies
    2014: 18,000 copies

    (from Shueisha's 2014 Media Guide)

    Shaman King Flowers is basically keeping...
  21. Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Liar Game Chapter 170 Discussion/171 Prediction

    And... the chapter is scanlated! Woo!

    I really like the pace of the chapter. It moves along quickly, covers all of the key players we want to see... Let's hope it doesn't go back down to a crawl...
  22. [Mag Talk] Re: Weekly Shonen Jump [2014] - Discussion and TOC Talk - Part 5

    Sad, but not really surprising. KZB (which includes the new ending) is annoying since they would need to license all 27 volumes again. If the option to just grab the new chapters was available, I'm...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Shaman King Zero Chapter 6 (Mappa Douji II ~First Part~) is now out. Zero chapter 7 (Second Part) with Flowers chapter 19 will be out somewhere in the middle of January. Don't worry, we'll catch up....
  24. [Mag Talk] Re: Weekly Shonen Jump [2013-2014] - Discussion and TOC Talk - Part 3

    Basically just a reprint of the original series. Often sold at convenience stores at a reduced price. They also combine volumes so that there are fewer volumes. Also sometimes there is a bunch more...
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    [Hangout] Re: Ponder in the Liar Game Lobby

    Thanks for that news! Can't wait!

    But why do I feel that "winter" really means maybe in March.....
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    You can read Dit's spoilers on Patch Cafe which gives a summary of the chapter.

    Also, I haven't found information either way yet... but next chapter will probably have color pages. Since they...
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    [Shounen] Re: Sket Dance by Shinohara Kenta

    Trinity BAKumA, tends to release Sket Dance chapters in batches. So you may get like 2-3 chapters at once. If you average it out, it's about a new chapter every week. They just finished up volume 28,...
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    [Mag Talk] Re: Jump X (Shueisha)

    Shaman King Zero is a weird status. Since there is no planned return to chapters, maybe when Takei wants to not write a Flowers chapter we'll get another Zero chapter. The real money is in Flowers...
  29. Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Liar Game Chapter 169 Discussion/170 Prediction [Extended Hiatus]

    Well, I haven't gotten my hopeful "7 summer chapters" wish yet. Gut feeling still says "fall." So you'll be waiting for a while. I think last time we knew it was coming back around a month in...
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    [Mag Talk] Re: Jump X (Shueisha)

    Shaman King Flowers contract appears to be very similar to his Jumbor contract. Basically he draws 10 chapter (40 pages each) a year. So with 12 issues a year, per magazine, he sometimes takes a...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    If it's similar to what his Jumbor contract is... Takei only needs to draw 10-11 chapters a year (page count-wise). So throughout the year, he'll either take a break for a chapter, or cut the page...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Shaman King Flowers Chapter 13 English Scans can be found here.

    Shaman King Flowers Chapter 14 Spoilers (images and text) can be found here.

    The "alternate cover" will be scanned and included...
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    [Seinen] Re: Jumbor by Takei Hiroyuki

    Nope, not dropped. We are just focusing on our Shaman King Flowers releases first. Chapter 6 is in process, it just takes a bit longer to clean since we are still using the Ultra Jump scans. We'll be...
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    [Info] Re: Volume Covers Thread - Part 1

    Shaman King Flowers Volume 3 (Alternate "Dress-up Cover"):
    http://www.patch-cafe.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/JumpKai-volume3-Dress-upcover-214x300.jpg
    Notes: The image of the girl (Alumni) is...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    (Poster will be with Chapter 12... working to see if we can get it to be a 1:1 ratio... you know, just because)

    As for the "Other god" I look at it more this way. Shamans bring back "dead people."...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    The last 2 months were really busy for me...

    Don't worry, we'll be back on "schedule" starting next month. So it all works out in the end. Plus with the delay, we'll probably include the poster in...
  37. Sticky: [Chapter] Re: Liar Game Chapter 169 Discussion/170 Prediction [Extended Hiatus]

    I did like the couple pages of just text. Maybe we'll get more Liar Game is there is just less art? Haha.

    Anyways, I hope the Hiatus isn't too long. Hopefully we'll get new "real" chapters around...
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    [Seinen] Re: Jumbor by Takei Hiroyuki

    Hey, so it's been a while since I did a Jumbor chapter. And Jumbor chapter 5 is finally out. So we are a bunch of chapters behind, but that's fine. We'll be working on these chapters in-between our...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Shaman King Flowers chapter 10 scanlation is out! It's the action chapter. Some may even say the "plot twist" chapter! But lots of good stuff in there!

    Also, there is a new Wonder Festival... so...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Mankin-Trad hasn't scanlated it yet.... Since it was just a random oneshot at the time, so why bother and push back other releases? Now that it matters... we are moving it up on our list. Sometime...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    And initial Chapter 8 spoilers are up on Patch Cafe!

    Now for my thoughts...

    Ugh.... Yahabe is now canon in SKF? Takei... this was just suppose to be your backup plan to make lots of money by...
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    [Shounen] Re: Sket Dance by Shinohara Kenta

    I'm very happy to see that they are catching up. I'm a little bit behind on the scanlations (like 5 chapters... but oh well). I'm also behind in the anime (since I don't want it to end!!). But I can...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    And Shaman King Flowers Chapter 7 is out by Mankin-Trad.

    Here's an interesting point Alumi brought up.... She said that her father was Native American. Notice that she didn't say her mother, or...
  44. [Chapter] Re: Liar Game Chapter 152 Discussion/153 Prediction

    Awesome, I look forward to getting back into the series again. But strangely, this 5 months didn't seem that long!

    (Probably since all it took was that I was looking into the possibility of...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    I'll write up an article once Chapter 5 comes out... but it basically goes:
    Butsu Zone -> Anna I
    Shaman King -> Anna II
    Shaman King Flowers -> Anna III

    Takei played around with the timeline of...
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    [Mag Talk] Re: Jump SQ (Shueisha)

    So Hiroyuki Takei's new oneshot will officially be called "Yahabe" (I know, I was thinking it would be Jehovah... but oh well). A new CG trailer is out... and the animation will be released in...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    As posted in the comments section over at Mankin-Trad... Computer RAM issues have slowed the process down. It's in QC, so... soon!

    (and next month we have Jehovah (Jahabee/Yahabee), Shaman King...
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    [Shounen] Re: Shaman King (Flowers) by Takei Hiroyuki

    Shaman King Flowers Chapter 4 Spoilers (with pics) via Patch-Cafe

    As I mentioned in the write-up... It's much more "Ultimo-style" than "Jumbor-style." But it's just a little slower than Ultimo,...
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    [Mag Talk] Re: Magazine Cover and Color Pages

    JumpX (Kai) - August 2012 Issue:
    予告犯 (Yokoku-han)
    http://www.patch-cafe.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/JumpXAug2012small.jpg

    (From Patch-Cafe)
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    [Discussion] Re: Will Liar Game be licensed in English?

    Either Viz or Dark Horse are the most likely companies to pick it up. Though Viz seems to not be picking up any similar titles right now... so it's a bit hard to say. But it's something I could see...
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