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Post by scifiwizard » Thu Mar 25, 2004 8:36 pm

It seems like Tenjyo Tenge 11 won't be out too soon since Oh Great! is doing another series called Air Gear and supervising the Tenyo Tenge anime (from what I heard). Ushi started scanslating the series, but stopped due to a French site stealing all the scans. I have all 5 volumes of Air Gear and I can scan the series, I just need someone to translate and edit the series. Anyone interested?

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Post by FuguTabetai » Thu Mar 25, 2004 8:53 pm

I'm not interested in Air Gear. I have little interest in the EXTREME anything genre.

I prefer to translation manga that I think is either interesting, or under-represented.

Which makes me feel bad that I put out a volume of Kagome Kagome, because it is pretty bland in general...

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Post by Dembol » Fri Mar 26, 2004 3:41 am

Maybe try contacting Ushi....
They'll probably be interested.

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Post by dDave » Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:59 pm

Howdy,
FuguTabetai wrote: Which makes me feel bad that I put out a volume of Kagome Kagome, because it is pretty bland in general...
Nothing wrote with guilty pleasures.

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Post by Guest » Thu Apr 08, 2004 4:33 pm

i'm looking for a site that sells the Air Gear mangas in Japanese, all 5 volumes thus far. i found volumes 1-4 in Chinese but would prefer them in Japanese. Any help would be appreciated.

also if someone already has them and would be willing to scan them, doesn't matter what language u have them in, for a scanlation group, that would like to do Air Gear, please email me mellowmut@yahoo.com

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Post by FuguTabetai » Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:16 am

Any site that can get Japanese manga can get Air Gear. You could special order them from Kinokunia if you like. Amazon.co.jp would work. It shouldn't be hard to find them.

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Post by Shiki » Sat Apr 10, 2004 2:31 am

Snoopycool is going to start doing AirGear.

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Post by Guest » Fri Apr 23, 2004 9:05 pm

Snoopycool is going to start doing AirGear.
Yes, but that is NOT an excuse not to purchase the manga if you read it and if you are able to.


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Post by dralan » Sun Apr 25, 2004 3:28 pm

snoopy stoped doing air gear. do to ushsi not translating it anymore

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Post by moyism » Sun Apr 25, 2004 3:42 pm

^ eh? unless I've read their page wrong or they've decided something w/o posting the news, seems like SC will translate Air Gear.

Isn't it *cause* Ushi decided to stop translating Air Gear that SC was willing to take over the job themselves?

so yea...

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Post by Fulsion » Sun Apr 25, 2004 10:01 pm

Read Ushi and SC main pages.

Moyism you are right on. Ushi dropped Air Gear. SC expressed interest so they are doing it now.

In fact, SC just released chapter 8 of Air Gear. (also get my hit of Midori no Hibi/Yakitate there, ah shit those manga is damn funny :))

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Post by zip » Fri May 07, 2004 3:20 am

yeah and i edited most of that midori :P.
no we(im in SC) havent dropped AG.

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where can i get it?

Post by Anubis_N » Thu Jul 01, 2004 5:30 am

i was wondering where i can find air gear,.,, cos i've been looking and all the links i found where either down, moved, dead, etc...

help plz

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Post by Agent_Wax » Thu Jul 01, 2004 10:06 pm

i was wondering where i can find air gear,.,, cos i've been looking and all the links i found where either down, moved, dead, etc...

help plz

http://www.nippon-export.com

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Post by Anubis_N » Sun Jul 04, 2004 3:42 am

i meant where can i download it..... all da websites are dead....

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Post by moyism » Sun Jul 04, 2004 1:40 pm

ushi was doing the first couple of chaps but decided to drop it. Last I heard SnoopyCool picked up where they left off.

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Re: air gear

Post by Dembol » Sun Jul 04, 2004 5:46 pm

Anubis_N wrote:i meant where can i download it..... all da websites are dead....
Check IRC. Everything is findable there. You just have to look carefully enough. There are a lot of tutorials about IRC leeching so you shouldn't have any trouble if you find a decent one.

Myoism: Yup, Snoopy is doing it right now. They released 1 chapter of it up to date. It's really their slowest project. :twisted: Ah...whatever...We'll just have to wait a bit longer :(

BTW Does anyone know any sources for Airgear RAWs??

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Post by LoathedFate » Fri Jul 09, 2004 9:06 pm

SC has STOPPED translating Air Gear. Anyone know any other Air Gear translation projects, or is another group planning to pick up it?

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Post by burrowowl » Sat Jul 10, 2004 12:51 am

Have they properly dropped the title, or are they just being really slow? I figured they were just taking their sweet time. They have plenty of other titles, after all.

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Post by Starakin » Sat Jul 10, 2004 4:35 am

now now mr. guest, please don't spread any weird rumors without a reliable source.

Gotta love two things: how you emphasized your word, and the "group is slow/dropped/licensed, anyone else picked it?"-posts.
if you excuse me now, rofl

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Post by LoathedFate » Mon Jul 12, 2004 6:27 pm

Oops... It seems I misread something on SC's Air Gear page. :oops: After combining that with the fact that the project has been going slow, I assumed it was dropped. After going back to the page, I still don't know how I misread it? So, please don't ask. I'm sorry about starting a false rumor. I hope that I didn't confuse anyone too bad.



Again, sorry. :oops:

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Post by Starakin » Tue Jul 13, 2004 4:32 am

hmm, I don't remember running into snoopy saying anything about AG. Anyway, don't worry about it since everyone seems to be happy around here.
have fun and expect some very soon.

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Post by moyism » Tue Jul 27, 2004 9:39 pm

snoopycool just released chap 10-12 of air gear 8)

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Post by aznwhitefire » Tue Jul 27, 2004 11:47 pm

did they release it on irc? *sigh* too bad i dont know how to use it. :cry:

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Post by moyism » Wed Jul 28, 2004 12:41 am

probably, but I got mine through bt. :D

good chaps. gotta love smica :wink:

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Post by Dembol » Wed Jul 28, 2004 10:04 pm

moyism wrote:probably, but I got mine through bt
Where?? How??
I'm living at a friends house right now and I can't use mirc here?? Some links would be much appreciated.

EDIT: LOL...stupid me....the answer was so simple....Don't bother...I found it ;)

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Post by moyism » Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:52 pm

cool, my shipment of manga arrived.

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yay 8)

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Post by Masataka's Beeyatch » Sat Aug 14, 2004 4:51 am

the masataka cover almost looks like it belongs with air gear :shock:

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Post by Agito » Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:02 am

The link at Snoopycool is working for me. It's ftp instead of http though, but you can access it by a browser (IE6 for me). If anyone is still stuck:

ftp://af7.myftp.org/Air_Gear/index.html
or the url below, click on where you see "click here"
http://www.snoopycool.com/manga/airgear/index.htm

Air Gear is a good series I think. I got to know about it before I know about Tenjou Tenge.

The art is one of the best I've ever seen (of course coz it's by Oh Great!). The movement and poses are just too cool. Many of the team uniform and emblem designed by Oh Great are stylish and creative.

The characters make you either really like them or really dislike them. As with myself, I like Akito, Agito, Rika and Mikan. Others that I don't like as much are Ikki and Simca.

I admit the story doesn't get good until volume 4 or even 5, when the potaganist forms his own AT team. But that's my personal opinion.

Air Gear has mild hentai and nudity in it. It's not as bad as TT since it's aiming at a younger audience.

I think it is a series that's worth collecting. I've got all 6 volumes on my shelf right now :D Can't wait to get tvol 7.

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Post by Agent_Wax » Wed Aug 18, 2004 1:35 am

Vol. 7 went on sale across Japan yesterday.

http://shop.kodansha.jp/bc2_bc/search_v ... 634159&x=C

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Post by Masataka's Beeyatch » Wed Aug 18, 2004 7:58 am

Did this get licensed :?:

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Post by moyism » Wed Aug 18, 2004 12:39 pm

to my knowledge, not yet. Hopefully if TT does well in the US, DC or some other company will license it.. :D

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Post by Masataka's Beeyatch » Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:54 pm

what about this, isn't this a big manga company?
May 2, 2004 - Air Gear has been moved to the SC site from Ushi, who has dropped the project. But this is a Kodansha manga, soooo~ you'll have to figure out how to get to it, now won't you.
From SC

if im not mistaken, this is the same company that told them to take off thier majin devil scans

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Post by moyism » Wed Aug 18, 2004 7:04 pm

I meant a US company that will translate it. I think Kodansha is like the publishing company or something.... but yea.

No US company has Air Gear as far as I know. Just going to have to settle for SC translations and the actual manga. (damn it, I really really got to start learning japanese)

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Post by moyism » Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:37 pm

yay, SC just released chap 13-14 of air gear :)

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Post by ad » Wed Sep 15, 2004 1:09 pm

who is in Ikki's team ?

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Post by moyism » Wed Sep 15, 2004 1:58 pm

well currently in what SC has translated, Ikki doesn't have a team. In the more current volumes, he does... It includes:

(crap, can't remember any of their names.. so)
- Ikki
- Fat Dude
- Ikki's two best buds
- That shark kid.


Yea, not the best description.... hehe.

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Post by ad » Wed Sep 15, 2004 5:19 pm

what happens between him and that girl who likes him (not simca, the other one) and what happens with simca ?

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Post by Dembol » Wed Sep 15, 2004 7:55 pm

Booooo!! Guys....don't make spoilers.....or at least white'em out :twisted:
Some people are still waiting for their Air Gear package....

As for the last chapters....The plot is slowly starting to move forward...and I just love the 2page drawing of the fat dude and a tank...

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Post by Guest » Fri Sep 17, 2004 3:44 pm

ad wrote:what happens between him and that girl who likes him (not simca, the other one) and what happens with simca ?

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Post by moyism » Sun Sep 19, 2004 10:10 am

^ "this" and "that". :twisted:

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Post by moyism » Tue Sep 28, 2004 8:09 pm

chap15-16 out by SC!

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Post by stv » Sat Oct 02, 2004 9:36 am

moyism wrote:chap15-16 out by SC!
weeeeeeeeeeeee :P

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Post by moyism » Mon Oct 18, 2004 10:13 am

chap 17! start of the first parts war e class! :D

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Post by Dembol » Tue Oct 19, 2004 1:15 pm

moyism wrote:chap 17! start of the first parts war e class! :D
Yeah! Finally some action! And today I got my package with 6 volumes of AG :D
When I read only what's available on scanlations I thought that it's a series aimed at younger people...but when I checked later volumes I was kinda suprised 'cause Oh! Great IMHO put way too much of fan service into Air Gear. There's a lot (and I mean A LOT) nude (or at least half-nude) chicks starting from the end of vol 3...not that I care (because I'm a man and a pervert) but I think that he could tone it down and work more on the plot (which seems weird at points...but still, I don't understand Japanese [yet] so maybe the story isn't that bad) or something more important than cute girls to make readers drool.

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Post by moyism » Tue Oct 19, 2004 3:10 pm

^ I see where he has the random cute girls that aren't main or secondary characters more of a filler chapter than anything else. The plot is definitely moving in Air Gear from what I can figure out... as Ikki gets more and more deep with AirTreks and just how it has affected everyone around him. blah blah blah... hehe

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Post by goldenarm007 » Thu Oct 21, 2004 11:10 am

where can i get chapters 15-17?
i cant dl it from snoopy

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Post by moyism » Thu Oct 21, 2004 3:37 pm

^ bt man, bt. That or go to their irc channel #snoopycool @ irc.irchighway.net

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Post by moyism » Tue Nov 16, 2004 10:33 pm

Anonymous wrote:Volume 8 out today.

http://shop.kodansha.jp/bc2_bc/search_v ... 634507&x=C
son of a... just ordered vol 7 from animegamersusa... should have waited a bit and then could have ordered both. :?

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