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by The_Shape
Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:57 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: People going crazy downloading TJTG images
Replies: 24
Views: 21756

It
by The_Shape
Thu Nov 20, 2003 1:44 pm
Forum: General Manga / Misc.
Topic: More Manga SFX Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 4116

More Manga SFX Questions

What's the sound snapping fingers make? "Pichi" or something like that?

What about kicking a ball? "Damu"? "Pan"?

Catching a ball (i don't have my Slam Dunk match volumes with me...)?

Sweeping the ground with a broom?
by The_Shape
Tue Nov 11, 2003 1:34 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: TenTen/Ikkitousen side-by-side images
Replies: 58
Views: 139435

Having similarities is one thing, but rip offs are another. If you ask me, they could have change much more of the aspects of the scenes. It's obvious they copied the linework, which is NOT good. They have copied it, they could have at LEAST tried to make variants or deviratives of it. My question ...
by The_Shape
Sat Nov 08, 2003 12:19 am
Forum: Miwa Shirow's Dogs
Topic: Random Dog's info
Replies: 3
Views: 6842

A Clear File is a transparent plastic... uh, file that you carry paper and documents with. I personally hate them (i prefer strong folders or briefcases).

I got one in the Ghost in the Shell Solid Box and it's sitting there for like, a year.
by The_Shape
Sat Nov 08, 2003 12:15 am
Forum: General Manga / Misc.
Topic: Never Ends = NeBa - ENJiSu ?
Replies: 5
Views: 6852

Cool. Thanks, Fugu!
by The_Shape
Tue Nov 04, 2003 12:46 am
Forum: General Manga / Misc.
Topic: Never Ends = NeBa - ENJiSu ?
Replies: 5
Views: 6852

FuguTabetai wrote:Oh Great is written in Kanji. Ou gure hito

Never ends? I don't know, but that sounds unlikely. It would more likely be neba- endo- (the would just leave off the "s".)

fugu
Thanks!

By the way, is there a rule to this, or is it just random?
by The_Shape
Tue Nov 04, 2003 12:10 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Woohoo two chapters!
Replies: 25
Views: 22880

Jesus, who could possibly complain about having high quality scans? The_Shape could, I suppose. Who are you? It took me 1 minute to download both chapters. If you are on a slow modem, it might take you a 1/2 hour. It's been that way since Tenjo Tenge started, I don't know where you've been. I perso...
by The_Shape
Mon Nov 03, 2003 7:09 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Woohoo two chapters!
Replies: 25
Views: 22880

I'm debating wheter i'll waste the time to download these or not. Fugu, why are the files so big nowadays? They kept growing and growing and now they're 10 meg one chapter. Other scan groups have chapters with 2.8 to 6.0 meg and they look pretty good. The only group i regularly see with chapters pas...
by The_Shape
Sun Nov 02, 2003 6:14 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Halloween everyone!
Replies: 3
Views: 12811

You're crazy. :lol: And you must have a nice job. I would never buy something just for a costume. Maybe if i had more money... I mean, i can understand cosplayers, because they do a show and stuff in conventions... Anyway, i probably shouldn't said anything, since i get any book i see about comics, ...
by The_Shape
Sun Nov 02, 2003 6:01 pm
Forum: General Manga / Misc.
Topic: Never Ends = NeBa - ENJiSu ?
Replies: 5
Views: 6852

Never Ends = NeBa - ENJiSu ?

Is the katakana for "never ends" = "ne ba - e n ji su" (neba enjisu)?

Oh! Great is english, but it's written in kanji, right? Oogure Ito?

Or am i confusing things? :?:
by The_Shape
Fri Oct 31, 2003 3:30 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjo Tenge Anime??
Replies: 3
Views: 5101

And before that one we had this one.

http://mangatranslation.com/cgi-bin/php ... .php?t=234

And even before i posted that one someone had quickly mentioned the anime in a reply somewhere.

Is it that hard to SCROLL DOWN and see the thread titles? :roll: :roll:
by The_Shape
Thu Oct 30, 2003 2:30 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Man, I had forgotten....
Replies: 3
Views: 4431

You're probably feeling like me when this whole Sayajin crap started. I mean, sh_t, does Great really think this stuff is interesting? It's been done five million times already. And he did it by forgetting the old, GOOD characters (which already added up to a LOT of people) and introduced even more ...
by The_Shape
Thu Oct 23, 2003 2:02 pm
Forum: General Manga / Misc.
Topic: Manga Sound Effects
Replies: 2
Views: 4864

Thanks Fugu! I'll check it out.
by The_Shape
Thu Oct 23, 2003 12:00 am
Forum: General Manga / Misc.
Topic: Manga Sound Effects
Replies: 2
Views: 4864

Manga Sound Effects

Is there any site where i can get info on manga SFX? You know, onomatopeias?

I'm in a diferent country, so i can't keep up with the SFX column in Raijin Magazine...

Thanks!
by The_Shape
Tue Oct 21, 2003 6:16 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Does it get better?
Replies: 5
Views: 6150

Thanks.

I guess Great (or his assistants, whomever is writing it now) really is dismissing the old "bad guys" and getting into the new enemies, huh?

Pfff. Doesn't sound interesting at all... :roll:
by The_Shape
Mon Oct 20, 2003 1:14 pm
Forum: Miwa Shirow's Dogs
Topic: Favorite story in Dogs
Replies: 17
Views: 33341

1. Gun Smoker 2. Stray Dogs howling in the Dark 3. Blade Maiden 4. Weepy old killer I found Weepy Old Killer terribly, awfully paced, not to mention massively melodramatic (instead of just plain "dramatic"). I could barely make it through. Gun Smoker was fun and had no drama to make me cringe (like ...
by The_Shape
Sat Oct 18, 2003 5:59 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Does it get better?
Replies: 5
Views: 6150

Does it get better?

To the people that keep up with the magazine chapters, i have a few questions. I think the last few chapters (up to where Fugu has translated) have been dropping the ball big time. Some factors really make me wonder if dealing with the slooooow torrent downloads is worth it. 1) Do we keep with the c...
by The_Shape
Fri Oct 17, 2003 2:49 pm
Forum: Miwa Shirow's Dogs
Topic: Miwa Shirow's Dogs is released
Replies: 27
Views: 27546

Re: Paper quality

Fugu, that's the thing, i think TT's paper is pretty bad. I wish tankos had better paper quality. Japan has some of the best printing in the world, but they use such a crappy paper for what's supposed to be a collection... Sometimes when a title becomes "best seller" they print what is called the "K...
by The_Shape
Thu Oct 16, 2003 7:01 pm
Forum: Miwa Shirow's Dogs
Topic: Miwa Shirow's Dogs is released
Replies: 27
Views: 27546

Fugu, i assume the paper of the Dogs' tanko is the usual quality (like TenTen's and most tankos)? I wish tankos had better paper quality. Japan has some of the best printing in the world, but they use such a crappy paper for what's supposed to be a collection... From all the manga i have, only two o...
by The_Shape
Thu Oct 16, 2003 6:45 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjo Tenge 10 !!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 32512

I hope the art in the latest chapters doesn't resemble the cover. It looks pretty bad. But that was expected. TT's art has been dropping for a long time, while Air Crap... I mean, Air Gear keeps looking better. Still, the writing was pretty good lately and that's what really matters. Take your time,...
by The_Shape
Tue Sep 30, 2003 11:33 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Yes the day has finally come....Tenjo Tenge Anime announced
Replies: 23
Views: 21180

Re: Yes the day has finally come....Tenjo Tenge Anime announ

ZeLL2K wrote:2004 planned release

Here is the promo image
Is is that hard to reply to the other thread about it?

http://mangatranslation.com/cgi-bin/php ... .php?t=234
by The_Shape
Fri Sep 19, 2003 2:06 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Air Gear Vol 1
Replies: 20
Views: 20570

[quote="Christian"]You don
by The_Shape
Sat Sep 13, 2003 9:57 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: TenTen/Ikkitousen side-by-side images
Replies: 58
Views: 139435

Like discussed before, i've used some of the images here:

http://www.theslayer.com.br/reviewmangaikki.htm

It's in portuguese, sorry. You can tell i had some fun with it...
by The_Shape
Wed Aug 27, 2003 4:10 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Air Gear Vol 1
Replies: 20
Views: 20570

Roller blades! Dudes in Roller Blades wearing deaths-head masks that make them look like muppets! A dude living with a bunch of hot chicks that treat him like dirt! Bring it on! Having read the first chapter of Air Gear and the first chapter of Vulgar Ghost Dream, I'm glad Fugu picked the one he di...
by The_Shape
Mon Aug 25, 2003 8:30 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Air Gear Vol 1
Replies: 20
Views: 20570

The art is definetly better than in TT and the chicks are sooo much hotter too. But that's it. The drama was awfully done and the ammount of clich
by The_Shape
Sat Aug 23, 2003 9:18 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Oh!Great art
Replies: 1
Views: 3614

He's only got the Himiko-den artbook (which is the artbook of an unpopular anime to begin with), so i find it pretty hard you'll find any major gallery of Great.
by The_Shape
Fri Aug 22, 2003 9:53 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Next volume
Replies: 30
Views: 29958

Great is clearly bored with TT. Just look at how the art on Air Gear looks and how the recent TT art looks. When you get a panel actually done by Great, it just won't match his best work. AT ALL. Frankly, after reading the first chapter of Air Gear i feel like spitting on Great's face. But hey, it's...
by The_Shape
Thu Aug 21, 2003 10:26 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: I'm willing to mirror but need some help
Replies: 11
Views: 13735

What specifically do you want to know?

...

Maybe i'll finally be able to download v09ch56 to my computer...
by The_Shape
Tue Aug 19, 2003 11:03 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Ikkitousen
Replies: 24
Views: 22899

Wolf's Rain was a big dissapointment to me. It's so... dull. I love the soundtrack, though. I support your views on ikki 'borrowing/rip-off' TT but Wolf's rain is quite good actually (soundtrack too)... just really-really slow... a big dissapointment should be Hack.//sign (this anime's storyline is...
by The_Shape
Tue Aug 19, 2003 10:36 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: TenTen/Ikkitousen side-by-side images
Replies: 58
Views: 139435

limubear, yeah, that's the same person. Look at the sig. I absolutely positive that ikki didn't steal whole frames from TT. I've comparisons like this for the most ridiculous things. like comparing black cat to FLCL. yes the similarity is amazing but most of the time it is an ACTUAL fighting stance ...
by The_Shape
Sun Aug 17, 2003 4:22 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: TenTen/Ikkitousen side-by-side images
Replies: 58
Views: 139435

There's actually more stuff. Those are just the ones that jump at you. Good mangakas don't use other mangas as reference. You can use them to get a boost of ideas or something. But ripping off an image to the point of even the line-work looking the same is pathetic. Hey, Natsume. Can i use some of y...
by The_Shape
Fri Aug 15, 2003 7:32 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: TenTen/Ikkitousen side-by-side images
Replies: 58
Views: 139435

TenTen/Ikkitousen side-by-side images

Lovely. There were another couple "suspicious" moments, but i let it slide. By the way, this is for volume 01 of Ikki ALONE. http://www.theslayer.com.br/imagens/mangas/ten_ikki1.gif http://www.theslayer.com.br/imagens/mangas/ten_ikki2.gif http://www.theslayer.com.br/imagens/mangas/ten_ikki3.gif Mang...
by The_Shape
Fri Aug 15, 2003 10:59 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Madhouse announces Tenjho Tenge anime!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 23346

Agent_Wax wrote:Are you sure about Exaxxion? I own the chinese editions and I don't remember any facial creamings.
I do know for a fact, however, that Proteus censored Seraphic Feather.
Does your version have the sex scene (vol. 05, IIRC)? It could be censored too.
by The_Shape
Wed Aug 13, 2003 2:13 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Madhouse announces Tenjho Tenge anime!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 23346

Rewritten doesn't constitute censorship ... although I'll agree that Keith Giffen's translation leaves something to be desired. Exaxxxion isn't censored, and Shadow Star (as far as I know) was only censored because it had content that CAN'T be published in the United States. From Toren Smith: I'm s...
by The_Shape
Mon Aug 11, 2003 10:53 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Ikkitousen
Replies: 24
Views: 22899

I visited the official site of Ikkitousen but I can't really say if it's a rip-off or not. But it doesn't even look interesting to me so I'll probably skip it. GITS:SAC is definitely one of the best anime series to come out recently. Very nice indeed. It takes its ideas and themes seriously. I'm al...
by The_Shape
Sun Aug 10, 2003 4:58 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Madhouse announces Tenjho Tenge anime!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 23346

That is good news. I wonder if any american company will pick up the anime or manga? I somehow just don't see an american company picking up the manga of Tenjo Tenge without making lots of cuts. Which would really suck. Tokyopop is running Battle Royale unedited, and I'm pretty sure Studio Proteus ...
by The_Shape
Sun Aug 10, 2003 1:04 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Madhouse announces Tenjho Tenge anime!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 23346

Yeah, it was kinda like US COMPANY Hey, we want you to do a Ninja Scroll tv series. Madhouse staff laughs out loud. US COMPANY Here's the money. MADHOUSE STAFF Uh... Ok. Same thing is happening with Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2041. BGC240 Only sold well in US (it's crap, after all), so it's only being d...
by The_Shape
Sat Aug 09, 2003 7:06 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Madhouse announces Tenjho Tenge anime!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 23346

Ninja Scroll TV was made with american money for the american market. Ninja Scroll is not popular at all in Japan, so the american company that'll release the R1 DVDs are the ones that approached Madhouse to do a tv show. Madhouse also did CCS, X TV, Angelic Layer, the Ninja Scroll movie, Vampire Hu...
by The_Shape
Sat Aug 09, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Thoughts on Chiaki
Replies: 4
Views: 6000

I like Chiaki too.

Actually, i like her better than Maya and Nagi, which are main characters and still manage to be boring as all hell.
by The_Shape
Sat Aug 09, 2003 1:27 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Ikkitousen
Replies: 24
Views: 22899

Junni Kokuki is already out on DVD in R1. GREEEEEAAAT show. And yes, the Madhouse anime is Tenjho Tenge. Maya using the shoulder crush on the toilet against Isuzu in volume 02. That's in volume 01 of Ikki. Same pose, same bouncing breasts, same framing. The hundreds of guys in the bowling in TT. Exa...
by The_Shape
Sat Aug 09, 2003 12:55 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Madhouse announces Tenjho Tenge anime!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 23346

Madhouse announces Tenjho Tenge anime!!!

TT anime by Madhouse! WHOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

They're the best company when it comes to action! Only company with better animation is IG, but Madhouse is THE actioon house! Yeeessss!!!!

Whoooooooo!!!!!!!
by The_Shape
Tue Aug 05, 2003 9:29 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Ikkitousen
Replies: 24
Views: 22899

I read volume 01, and even thought i liked the main character quite a bit, and LOVED the chara design/art (the Rei Ayanami look-a-like is soo hot)... i have to say i hated it overall. The panels copied from TT pissed me off, an the writing in the manga is sooooo awful. Characters disappear, new char...
by The_Shape
Thu Jul 31, 2003 12:43 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Chapter 55
Replies: 35
Views: 37979

OK For those that keep saying sumthing about character development what kind of character development? Do you people want him to be emotional or very angry? To me, nothing in particular. Oh Great can make him go fruity for all i care, just make it interesting. Everything that's happened with Nagi w...
by The_Shape
Sun Jul 20, 2003 6:51 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: something of interest
Replies: 10
Views: 9467

Very nice. The resolution wasn't that great, but it was nice still. You should burn this in its 150MB version on a cd and sent it to Og Great or something... Or maybe make a better-looking 10 or so Meg version and send him an e-mail with the link or whatever. I bet he woudl like seeing that.
by The_Shape
Thu Jul 17, 2003 10:28 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: babylon.myftp.org
Replies: 3
Views: 5299

None of the ftp clients or mirrors work for me (actually, the one with only chapter 57 does). Can anyone tell me what's the log-in, host and password for this ftp server? I can't get it to work at all from clicking, or saving it. Neither IE nor my FTPExplorer recognize it. http://aniraws.no-ip.com:8...
by The_Shape
Sun Jul 13, 2003 7:20 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Origins of Bunshichi Tawara?
Replies: 3
Views: 5285

Keisuke Itagaki is the creator of the Baki The Grappler manga. He's also the artist (not the writer) of this manga. I don't like his art at all, but Baki is actually a fun read.
by The_Shape
Sun Jul 13, 2003 7:10 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Chapter 55
Replies: 35
Views: 37979

I really don't understand why others hate Nagi. Is it just because more readers sympathize and relate more to Masataka? I mean, Nagi's hoodlum attitude may be quite cliche, but that's because of his rotten past and childhood. Masataka on the other hand, had it good when he was raised up under his f...
by The_Shape
Thu Jul 03, 2003 11:11 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: quick question on tengo tenge
Replies: 3
Views: 4672

Why does the chinese version use a different font for the "FIGHT" text? Weird.

Anyway, Japan is far down on the Manga Magazine it's published in. The tanko is only on 57, though.
by The_Shape
Wed Jul 02, 2003 11:10 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: TenTen 2004 calendar
Replies: 21
Views: 18961

Hey, i'm a big fan of your website. Nice stuff.

Anyway, sadly i couldn't care less about calendars... I already waste too much on artbooks, dojins, DVDs and mangas...

I just hope Great get an artbook after TT is over...
by The_Shape
Wed Jul 02, 2003 10:45 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: "Air gear" ad
Replies: 9
Views: 9898

I just hope this Air Gear thing gets cancelled ASAP and Great goes back for Tenjho. So far only a couple chapters had noticeably bad art, but still, i feel like, if Great doesn't want to put his all in TT anymore, than just end the damn thing. Tenjho is an excellent manga and deserves his full atten...