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Top Japanese and US manga publishers have formed a coalition with the aim of crushing illegal online distribution of their manga, explicitly targeting scanlation.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 7, 2014 07:15

    Some manga isn't available here, so scanlation is the only real option (I guess you could claim one should learn Japanese and import, but I don't see this as reasonable) to read the manga. Maybe... More

  • Chen-04 commented on August 5, 2013 01:15

    I started importing manga from the US because of scanlation, but I stopped importing manga from the US because of the horrendous translations and censorship.... More


English Spice & Wolf Restores Horo, Almost

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Calling those fans who objected to its decision to scrap Horo in favour of a buck-toothed fantasy maiden “opinionated,” English Spice and Wolf publisher Yen Press has partly relented and now offers proper original covers to online retailers who choose to include them, though bookshop shelves will still be graced by something suitably generic.

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  • Chen-04 commented on July 16, 2013 01:35

    Damn straight. Also, I'm your clone from the future. Besides, authors do not directly deal with publishers overseas. The one disgracing Horo by giving her another name was in all likelihood some random dude that decided... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 20, 2012 01:04

    Ugh i wish they stop changing the covers of manga to make it look like some typical holly-wood steroid movie.... More


English Spice & Wolf Ditches Horo

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Horo fans are aghast at the decision of the English publishers of sagacious wolf light novel series Spice and Wolf to dump the titular spicy wolf Horo completely in an effort to appeal to “fantasy audiences,” who presumably cannot be expected to buy anything without a scantily clad lady or dragon on the cover.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 19, 2015 08:19

    THEY HAVE BETRAYED/VIOLATED THE GODDESS. "Anon starts rageing furiosly slaming his hands onto his desk yelling why" raging scares neighbors. "Anon still rageing in the background" neighbors call animal control."animal control bangs on door "open... More

  • Chen-04 commented on July 13, 2013 02:47

    Del Rey are liars. They have this explanation about suffixes in their manga because they want to keep them, but then go on and use Mr. anyway. (See first few volumes of xxxHOlic)... More


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