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I think All You Need is Kill is a short manga. But having it there, would be sort of a promotion type thing for the movie, I suppose.
Again, KnB is too far ahead also.
JoJo, they would probably need to translate other parts also.
I do like the idea though. I feel manga like Kingdom need the exposure to grow even more.
Why could a series have too many chapters? Its not like the general reader has a knowledge how many chapters are out in japan and why does it matter? They would have contents for years even after it get axed if the demand is high. Especially physical copies were translated after the series proofed successful in japan. The main problem would rather be the setting than the amount of chapters.
Last edited by [Cross]; February 25, 2014 at 01:19 PM.
So now that the first chapter of Illegal Rare has been scanlated in English which means most people here have been able to read it, what do you guys think about its chances of surviving in the magazine now?
And they wouldn't handle it differently with physical copies? No shit, because those are volume releases, you're comparing what's possible with a 200 page a volume bimonthly release with what would be 20 pages a week. What's more if they want to catch up in volumes, either digitally or physically, that works. You release more product at its standard price, it's still available individually. They achieved this with Naruto and One Piece successfully, mostly by making sure that all the volumes released stayed in print, allowing readers to get them when they can. Now say you want to catch-up in weekly releases. First off, we're talking quantity of workload. You'dd have staff translating, twice, three times, maybe even four times the amount of material on a weekly basis to try and go from chapter 1 up to the present chapter. Inefficient and costly. Put that aside and you have size of release. Digital doesn't have a real size limit to it, but that extra 40/60/80/et cetera pages of a catch-up title being released every week would ramp up the cost of the anthology to meet the costs involved. You leave it behind forever and Jump loses a core part of its day and date marketing by just... being the old, awful US Jump that ran into the ground. being an english alternative to the weekly/monthly publishing schedules is the whole dang deal.
Tl;dr: Releasing long-form series from years behind the JP release in weekly issues doesn't work at all for int'l jump.
Got me hoping that a 2nd chapter comes out ASAP
Instead of having a matchup of Stealth vs Illegal rare, how o you think such series will affect the bottom 5 or even push other series there?
Even though new batch isn't out completely the only residents of the bottom 5 are Iron knight, Kochikame which we don't know for a certainty if it's even ranked and although I don't like saying it, Bleach.
If 2 out of the 4 series prove good which is amazing in itself since I can't remember something like that happenning since 2004 with Reborn and DGM not to mention what happens if TWB is good as well.
Do you think either SC, WT or another series might become a bottom dweller due to this batch?
Iron Knight is already going to be cancelled anyways, but that puts Soul Catcher(S) in serious danger, and might put World Trigger in an uncomfortable position as well. It might also give Jump the reason they need to finally force Kubo to finish Bleach once and for all.