7 October 2015

Sangokushi v53 (ongoing)

Time for some Wu action this volume.

Sangokushi c366:   Sendspace
Sangokushi c367:   Sendspace

27 September 2015

Sangokushi v52 (complete)

And with chapter 365, the first Northern campaign draws to a disappointing close for Kongming. Although this campaign serves as a build-up for the more protracted showdown between Kongming and Sima Yi later on, you should keep in mind that in history, the only thing Sima Yi actually did was put down Meng Da's revolt. So Cao Zhen, despite getting an unflattering treatment in the novel, can claim most of the credit along with Zhang He for the successful Wei defense.

Sangokushi c365:   Sendspace
Sangokushi v52:   Mega;   Mediafire (added missing page 2)
All Previous Sangokushi volumes:   Mega;   Mediafire

24 September 2015

New Year's Eve [oneshot]

A guy emailed me with the raws of a Asano Inio oneshot that was part of the menthol cigarette anthology a couple days ago. Since it was short, I thought I'd do it now before getting started on the next Sangokushi volume. Nothing extraordinary, but a cute little story that manages to use cigarettes in its story without seeming like blatant advertising or subliminal SMOKE NOW messaging. Oh how, Kate would disapprove...
New Year's Eve:   Mega;   Sendspace

15 September 2015

Sangokushi v51 (complete)

Chapters 355 and 356 are out, bringing v51 to a close. For the batch volume release, I made the last update to the cast of characters pages I ever will. Looking back, it's definitely been a sloppy over the years, but maybe at least 2 or 3 people found it helpful. 

Sangokushi v51:   Mega;   Mediafire
Sangokushi c355:   Sendspace
Sangokushi c356:   Sendspace

For all previous Sangokushi volumes:   Mega;   Mediafire

30 August 2015

Sangokushi v50 (ongoing)

Finally, volume 50 is complete, meaning I'm 83.3% done! Just 10 more volumes to go. Unfortunately, I don't think I'll be able to finish before the end of the year, but I'm more than confident I can wrap up Sangokushi in early 2016 (March at the latest). For those who don't like the series, thanks for patiently waiting (I'll do lots of short new manga next year), and for those who do like the series, the last leg of the journey will be no short of entertaining battles.

Sangokushi c349:   Sendspace
Sangokushi c350:   Sendspace
Sangokushi v50:   Mega;   Mediafire
All previous Sangokushi volumes:   Mega;   Mediafire

24 August 2015

Historie c91

Here's this month's release. Enjoy!

Historie c91:   Sendspace
All previous volumes using the tankoban scans can also be found on my mega folder.

31 July 2015

Some Theories About Good Manga 14

Yes, I have 90s bias. Not that I'd willingly return to the days of dial-up internet if I had a time machine, but since the universe intertwined my childhood to this decade, home sweet home it is. It's a decade that the anime and manga industry can definitely look back fondly on, despite the burst of the Japanese economic bubble, as it gave birth to multiple series so popular as to become icons of their respective mediums and even Japan itself. For most Westerners, series like Dragon Ball, Sailor Moon, or Pokemon immediately come to mind. But for me, there's another series I look more fondly back on than any of these. A manga I fell in love with at the exact same age as its titular protagonist.