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by Natsume Maya
Wed Aug 30, 2006 9:50 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Air Gear manga coming to the U.S.
Replies: 40
Views: 53802

Dallas Middaugh of Del Rey has now posted to the Anime on DVD forums that the second print of Air Gear volume 1 will be uncensored.

The cover of volume 2 will be edited, but the unedited image will appear inside the book, though in black and white.

See this post for more info.
by Natsume Maya
Sun Jul 30, 2006 3:53 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Oh CMX, I guess you don't want my money after all
Replies: 76
Views: 82418

How long is their licence for? Why would you get a limited licence for on ongoing manga? Sounds like more BS. Perhaps the licence is in terms of something like "until 2 years after the manga ends in Japan". Also, perhaps CMX wasn't sure whether TenTen was going to be a good seller for them and so o...
by Natsume Maya
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:06 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Oh CMX, I guess you don't want my money after all
Replies: 76
Views: 82418

Toon Zone report on CMX at the San Diego Comic Con event last week: http://news.toonzone.net/article.php?ID=11642 In particular: "In the wake of their announcement that they currently have no plans for an uncut release of Tenjho Tenge , CMX turned out a fairly big crowd at San Diego Comic-Con and th...
by Natsume Maya
Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:50 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Air Gear manga coming to the U.S.
Replies: 40
Views: 53802

Re: Air Gear manga coming to the U.S.

My comments on volume 1 of the Del Rey version: Nice to see a translated Oh! great work without the artwork censored. The first 8 colour pages in the Japanese edition are reproduced twice in the Del Rey version: firstly exactly as it is in the Japanese edition, including with text untranslated (pres...
by Natsume Maya
Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Oh CMX, I guess you don't want my money after all
Replies: 76
Views: 82418

You know. It sounds more like an attempt to compete with Del Rey. Ya know on the 25th Air Gear comes out...uncensured. I've given up on CMX but I'm pretty sure Del Rey won't poorly translate, or even edited his works. I'm pretty sure he did it for a reason but I can't speak for a man I've never met...
by Natsume Maya
Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:32 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Any Air Gear merchandise?
Replies: 23
Views: 26014

Just got this in the newest Animaxis newsletter: Simca model: http://www.animaxis.com/en/shop/product.asp?sku=140882%2D00 Ringo: http://www.animaxis.com/en/shop/product.asp?sku=140881%2D00 There are also SD figures coming out in September: http://www.amiami.com/shop/ProductInfo/product_id/58871 4 t...
by Natsume Maya
Wed Jul 05, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Oh CMX, I guess you don't want my money after all
Replies: 76
Views: 82418

A response from CMX on the issue:

http://forums.animeondvd.com/showflat.p ... o=&fpart=1

Asako Suzuki is director of manga at CMX.
by Natsume Maya
Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:46 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Any Air Gear merchandise?
Replies: 23
Views: 26014

Re: Any Air Gear merchandise?

I recently started reading Air Gear and am totally into the series now (expect a fansite to pop up soon). Anyway, I was wondering if there's any merchandise available aside from the Pinky Street Ringo figure and the 2006 calendar. There's a lot. Being a shonen manga that appeals to females as well,...
by Natsume Maya
Mon Dec 26, 2005 4:01 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: 2006 AirGear calendar
Replies: 11
Views: 11498

Thanks for the heads up. Is it similar to the TenTen calender that was released that had no new artwork at all? Or it just sucks? There are four pages each covering three months, and the cover illustration. None of the illustrations are new, except that one of the "illustrations" is actually a coll...
by Natsume Maya
Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:59 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Ringo(air gear) Pinky St.
Replies: 9
Views: 9298

Re: Ringo(air gear) Pinky St.

http://www.hlj.com/product/KDA58224 Can't believe I missed this, anyone else know where to get it? There are a lot of copies on sale on Yahoo Japan Auctions. Otherwise check sites like HLJ, Amazon Japan and Mangaoh from time to time - they might come back into stock. I guess Oh! great's title page ...
by Natsume Maya
Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:28 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 89
Replies: 163
Views: 187517

Re: Fight 89

For those wondering, it doesn't look like Maya is dead...
http://ultra.shueisha.co.jp/UJ109/UJ109_tenjotenge.html
by Natsume Maya
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:00 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 89
Replies: 163
Views: 187517

Fight 89

by Natsume Maya
Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:06 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Air Gear's getting its own TV series
Replies: 13
Views: 13058

And as for fanservice... there's been more nudity in AG than in TJTG by a very wide margin. There is a bath scene or a girl undressing for loosing a match at least once in every couple of chapters... 8) Like a lot of shonen manga, Air Gear has its fair share of female readers. There's also a lot of...
by Natsume Maya
Sun Nov 27, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Hell Yes! (vol. 14 cover)
Replies: 52
Views: 70634

WOW... what the hell? Oh!great changed A LOT of images, and if I am not mistaken, some of the story. This isn't the first time Oh! great has done this sort of thing. I don't recall it happening on Tenjou Tenge before (not that I've checked) but it certainly happened with Devil. New scenes/pages wer...
by Natsume Maya
Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:25 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: December 2005 Ultrajump
Replies: 77
Views: 93257

Re: December 2005 Ultrajump

Cover for December 2005 issue: http://www.shueisha.co.jp/CGI/magazine/rack.cgi/magazine/u_jump.html?key=detail&zashimei=u_jump&janru=menc&id=0102 I presume that's Maya on the front. From the pic at the corner of the cover, I think the alternative cover for volume 14 will feature the pic of Nagi from...
by Natsume Maya
Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:03 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjou Tenge figures
Replies: 182
Views: 217310

Well, not exactly a figure, but there are some very cute TenTen keychains on sale. 8) There are other TenTen items which have been released in North America: Beanie: http://www.rightstuf.com/cgi-bin/catalogmgr/HlS6x49vMfFmLxzTmf/browse/item/66869/4/0/0 Maya messenger bag: http://www.rightstuf.com/c...
by Natsume Maya
Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:42 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjho Tenge Animation the Great
Replies: 32
Views: 113319

OK what's with the manga pictures? http://cgi.ebay.com/Tenjho-Tenge-Anime-Original-Comic-Art-Book-Artbook_W0QQitemZ6006605565QQcategoryZ48975QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem I don't think those items in the photos of that auction are from Japan (except the main book). Note that the item location for that aucti...
by Natsume Maya
Wed Oct 19, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: December 2005 Ultrajump
Replies: 77
Views: 93257

This month has a side story, next month has something else, and December will have chapter 88? Is that right? "This month" is the November 2005 issue. It contains the side story. Next month is the December 2005 issue. It will contain Fight 88. In December will be the January 2006 issue of Ultrajump...
by Natsume Maya
Tue Oct 18, 2005 11:09 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: December 2005 Ultrajump
Replies: 77
Views: 93257

December 2005 Ultrajump

To be released 19 November 2005

Cover will be TenTen, I think (two issues in a row).
The TenTen manga continues.
Will come with special cover for volume 14 of the manga (which is published the day prior).
by Natsume Maya
Sun Sep 18, 2005 12:29 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: November 2005 Ultrajump
Replies: 21
Views: 19573

November 2005 Ultrajump

Out 19 October 2005. Cover will be Tenjou Tenge. Looks like it'll be another bangaihen/side story in that issue of Ultrajump (eg like that story about a day in the life of Dougen), rather than Fight 88. The November 2005 issue of Ultrajump will come with a "3D paper art" of one of Oh! great's old Te...
by Natsume Maya
Thu Aug 18, 2005 9:48 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 87
Replies: 135
Views: 163260

Fight 87

Well, Fight 87 should be out tomorrow. From the looks of the s-manga.net site, Tetsuhito takes some major damage :P

Volume 14 of the manga out on 19 October 2005.

I think the October issue of Ultrajump (out in September) may skip Tenjou Tenge, though.
by Natsume Maya
Tue Jun 07, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: CMX TT Online Edit List
Replies: 32
Views: 37448

As far as I know, TJTG is being published in Japan, USA, Hong Kong, France and Germany. Only way we'd get an alternative version is if, say, a Brittish publisher aquired the rights. Which I rather doubt, since UK is not a really big manga/anime market, compared to France or USA. Other than that, I ...
by Natsume Maya
Fri Jun 03, 2005 5:41 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: CMX TT Online Edit List
Replies: 32
Views: 37448

Umm... I meant why are they still bothering with petitions and websites like that? It's not like CMX is likely to reverse its decision. To me, there are at least three benefits to the site: - as MrProphet wrote, it's a good informational site; a record of the changes made. - even if it doesn't chan...
by Natsume Maya
Fri May 27, 2005 10:04 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 84
Replies: 89
Views: 103308

Clicked the wrong button trying to edit my previous post :P
by Natsume Maya
Fri May 27, 2005 6:49 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 84
Replies: 89
Views: 103308

First she says Maya CAN'T fight Kagiroi. Then she says she'll train Maya so she CAN fight Kagiroi. Finally, she says that Maya WON'T be able to fight Kagiroi. All in one sentence. Now, either the old girl is growing senile, or Fugu's translation is awkward somehow... Nagi Makiko : I'm positive that...
by Natsume Maya
Sat May 21, 2005 12:43 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 84
Replies: 89
Views: 103308

If he knows the technique, does that mean he has the Shoujou family eighth gate? Their one of the six founding red feather's so we might get to see what the next eighth gate is. There's reference to the "Shoudou" chakra/gate of the Hihi family, a branch of the Shoujou family, and to a chakra/gate o...
by Natsume Maya
Fri May 20, 2005 8:44 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 84
Replies: 89
Views: 103308

PS The beginning of the chapter creeped me out a bit. WHAT THE F**K??? I didn't read that part carefully, but assume it's dealing with the birth of Tetsuhito...? Man, I really want to know what mama Nagi said to Maya. She basically told Maya all she knows about Souhaku and Tetsuhito. But says that ...
by Natsume Maya
Sun May 15, 2005 6:27 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: So I've read Vol.1 of Tenjho Tenge at Borders today......
Replies: 37
Views: 41786

I'm ashamed to say I purchased the US version of TT simply because I can't read Japanese. The edits are a pain, especially covering up things like Nagi sticking up the finger (and if you read their own 'ratings' in the front, it clearly says the bracket they have put TT in can include violent langu...
by Natsume Maya
Sat May 07, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: So I've read Vol.1 of Tenjho Tenge at Borders today......
Replies: 37
Views: 41786

All I can say is that I won't even glance at the manga that CMX is giving us. I did here a rumor that Dimand comics is going to release it unedited. Not sure though. Looks like there's been some confusion: Diamond is distributing the Japanese volumes of the manga, as well as the edited CMX English ...
by Natsume Maya
Sat May 07, 2005 6:24 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjou Tenge figures
Replies: 182
Views: 217310

Those are so nice! I envy your resoursefulness, Natsume. Some of them are really good. 8) I think the Maya ones are best (of course). The Emi poses seem a bit strange to me (my least favourite), but I'm getting a better Emi one (and another good Maya one) :) As for me, Animaxis is dragging its' fee...
by Natsume Maya
Sat May 07, 2005 6:17 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981


by Natsume Maya
Thu May 05, 2005 10:44 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjou Tenge figures
Replies: 182
Views: 217310

Here's some of the custom TenTen figures which I got recently:

(not work safe)
http://natsumemaya.terminus.net.au/imag ... tenten.jpg
by Natsume Maya
Sun Apr 24, 2005 7:51 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Thanks for all the great help. I've updated the Volume 1 Characters page, and will slowly get around to updating the other volumes (up next: Volume 2.) Please check out http://tjtg.mangatranslation.com/characters/tjtg01_characters.html and see if the information is correct. For the Aya entry, the N...
by Natsume Maya
Sat Apr 02, 2005 10:00 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Just wondering, What does the Danjou in Natsume Danjou Maya mean? If you're asking "what is the significance of having a middle name?" I don't know. As kk1 suggests, perhaps Danjou is a hereditary name similar to Kengo. IIRC, in the past nobles etc sometimes had middle names/titles, though I don't ...
by Natsume Maya
Fri Apr 01, 2005 1:57 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Re: Natsume Maya

And besides that as far as I know only one other attack of hers was named, Natsume Style Kongou Hatsu Shiki (Adamantine 8 strikes) Mt Taishan Avalanche, during her fight with Emi. And her ability to become chibi is called Natsume-style Form Refinement Technique. Okay, I'll add techniques employed i...
by Natsume Maya
Thu Mar 31, 2005 10:43 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Re: Natsume Maya

I really should think of this all at once but anyway, under powers Maya can also do the "forged needle attack". When I typed up my description for Maya, I envisioned "special abilities" as something special/supernatural that ordinary people couldn't obtain, eg Ryuugan. The point was made in the man...
by Natsume Maya
Thu Mar 31, 2005 6:29 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjou Tenge in the press: this and that
Replies: 15
Views: 15053

I haven't heard of a phrase "tenjou tenge muteki" before The phrase in Chinese is "Tian Xia Wu Ti". "No mortal under the heavens is my rival". I'm not certain whether the Japanese added a "Tenjou" to it, though. That would mean that even the gods & deities are weaker than you, which is rather rude....
by Natsume Maya
Thu Mar 31, 2005 6:10 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Re: Natsume Maya

How about adding her ki power comes from wood? Good point. I'll add that too. Bunshichi <snip> Higth: 190 cm Weight: about 90 KG Where did you get stats for those characters from? I don't recall seeing them before. Just took what you wrote about Maya and looked at the Manga how much smaller/taller ...
by Natsume Maya
Thu Mar 31, 2005 5:57 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Re: Natsume Aya

Natsume Aya http://natsumemaya.terminus.net.au/images/Aya.JPG Full name: Natsume Aya (volume 1) Fighting style: Natsume Goushin Ryu (Ultrajump digest) Special abilities: Ryuugan (Dragon Eyes) (volume 1) Techniques used: flicker jab (volume 1), Natsume Ryu Konjutsu Kojiri Gaeshi (Natsume Ryu Art of ...
by Natsume Maya
Wed Mar 30, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjou Tenge in the press: this and that
Replies: 15
Views: 15053

Re: Tenjou Tenge in the press: this and that

NewType USA (April issue) just had a field day with TJTG. First they reviewed the anime version, which was a pretty much cookie-cutter, by-the-numbers description of the premise and the first episode. But whoever wrote the review sneaked in an unintentionally hilarious line, and I quote: "Lest we l...
by Natsume Maya
Tue Mar 29, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Dark_Harlequin wrote:Bunshichi
<snip>
Higth: 190 cm
Weight: about 90 KG
Where did you get stats for those characters from? I don't recall seeing them before.
by Natsume Maya
Tue Mar 29, 2005 1:00 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Re: Natsume Maya

kk1 wrote:
Natsume Maya wrote: Family: father Kaima (deceased), mother unknown (deceased),
Isn't their mother's name Miya? From vol 10 when Yorihira squeezes her butt, he says it feels like "Miya's" did when she was young.
Thanks for that. I'll update my original post to keep all the info in one place.
by Natsume Maya
Mon Mar 28, 2005 12:32 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Character description
Replies: 158
Views: 191981

Natsume Maya

Natsume Maya http://natsumemaya.terminus.net.au/images/Maya.JPG Full name: Natsume Danjou Maya (volume 13) Fighting style: Natsume Goushin Ryu (volume 1) Special abilities: none Techniques used: Natsume Ryu Kouki Renhou Nijusan (Natsume Ryu Ki Moulding Technique Twenty-three) (volume 1); Uraate (In...
by Natsume Maya
Mon Mar 21, 2005 11:48 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Fight 82
Replies: 183
Views: 205356


by Natsume Maya
Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:42 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: TJTG ISBN Numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 30031

Re: TJTG ISBN Numbers

Tenjho Tenge Animation the Great!

Guidebook for the anime version (TV series and OVA).
Published today.
B5 size, 116 pages.
Price 1,500 yen including tax.
ISBN 4-08-876779-9

Pick of the cover is here:
http://books.shueisha.co.jp/CGI/search/ ... 9-9&mode=1
by Natsume Maya
Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:49 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjou Tenge - Ultimate Fight OVA
Replies: 55
Views: 64263

Do you remember if the DVD's are any different from the TV-release? I seem to remember reading about how the ammount of "strategic fog" covering the ecchi stuff was reduced on DVD's. Any confirmation? Maybe Natsume Maya knows? The DVDs are different from the TV broadcast version. But what those dif...
by Natsume Maya
Wed Mar 16, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Reference
Replies: 9
Views: 8891

Re: Reference

Off topic, but just for, uh .... reference. Yeah, that's right. Reference. Read the last paragraph. http://mdn.mainichi.co.jp/waiwai/0503/05bakademy.html I find that, of the Japanese newspapers with English language websites, Mainichi seems to be more sensational in the type of stuff it reports, pa...
by Natsume Maya
Wed Mar 09, 2005 6:16 am
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Tenjou Tenge - Ultimate Fight OVA
Replies: 55
Views: 64263

Re: Tenjou Tenge - Ultimate Fight OVA

OK, the DVD is coming out next week, but you can watch the 8-minute promo, which is basically a digest of the OVA with all the hightlights. I presume that promo comes from the volume 8 DVD, which I just received today. Looks promising, though I can't say the animation quality seems markedly differe...
by Natsume Maya
Sat Mar 05, 2005 6:38 pm
Forum: Tenjo Tenge
Topic: Oh CMX, I guess you don't want my money after all
Replies: 76
Views: 82418

I do hope independent groups allow other users to get access to the manga translated becuase the CMX version is not worth it. I don't think that will help. I believe (and hope) there's a possibility CMX will reverse its decision, particularly because it's a new brand and still finding its legs. Bad...