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May 27, 2015 6:32 AM
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I hope so
 
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May 28, 2015 12:56 AM

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They won't.
 
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May 28, 2015 11:37 AM

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We don't know. Though I really don't understand why this is even being made. There's not a live action movie to advertise like Parasyte and I can't imagine people will want to buy the BDs, so this seems like a guaranteed flop.
 
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May 28, 2015 9:39 PM

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I doubt they’ll animate all of it; that’s just wishful thinking. Maybe the story will be all original from its manga counterpart. Character will be the same, but the story will be completely different. That might be a possibility.

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We don't know. Though I really don't understand why this is even being made. There's not a live action movie to advertise like Parasyte and I can't imagine people will want to buy the BDs, so this seems like a guaranteed flop.


True.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy they’re making it, I just can’t find the reason why now. If there is nothing to gain from making this, then why bother making in the first place. For the fans? I doubt that. This is a business first and foremost.

I also can’t see the DVD/BDs doing well, and neither any other type of merchandise related to the series (well, maybe the music CDs). But then again, I could be wrong.

 
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Jun 1, 2015 6:00 AM
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This is one of those beloved manga in Japan that just never caught on in the west. I hope that's enough do that it sells and so that they keep making it. They are reprinting the original in full to celebrate the series, so that'll get people into it.
 
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Jun 1, 2015 6:04 AM

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There's no point if they don't adapt everything, seriously. There's a reason that the author is famous as a slow-starter, though this series suffers less than his other series.

Anyway, this series is fucking godly, best blood-boiling shounen of all time in manga history and the best of the author's works.
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Jun 1, 2015 6:25 AM

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I hope so.

As DawnJ said, there's no point for Maruyama and MAPPA to bring this dead project into life again if they don't adapt whole manga.

I'm sure Maruyama want this to be MAPPA's longest tv series. And he's not someone who cares about BD sales, we all know that.
 
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Jun 1, 2015 10:38 PM
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It'll be difficult to adapt the whole manga imo unless they really make it into a longer series. The one I'm mostly looking forward to is The Western Bakemono War arc but it's fairly later on in the story.

I'm hoping they will adapt this into a 4 cour, or at best a split double 2 cour with a break in between for production. I think a PV will debut this month though so looking forward to that. All the VA choices are good so far.
 
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Jun 3, 2015 10:33 AM

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>MAPPA
>making over 150 episodes that'd be required to adapt the whole thing without butchering it too much
Yeah, no.
 
Jun 4, 2015 12:24 PM

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Just look at the official website :
http://ushitora.tv/character

They already listed Reiko, that means they will adapt the Reiko arc (which was skipped in the OVA) for at least two episodes. And I think they will use the same pace as the OVA, the pacing wasn't that bad (except for skipping Reiko arc).
 
Jun 7, 2015 11:18 AM

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Paulo27 said:
>MAPPA
>making over 150 episodes that'd be required to adapt the whole thing without butchering it too much
Yeah, no.

The original manga has 33 volumes. I haven't read it, but it's pretty normal for a volume to be adapted into 2 episodes with fairly fast pacing, or 3 episodes with regular/slow pacing. So 100 episodes should be enough.
 
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Samu-tan said:
Paulo27 said:
>MAPPA
>making over 150 episodes that'd be required to adapt the whole thing without butchering it too much
Yeah, no.

The original manga has 33 volumes. I haven't read it, but it's pretty normal for a volume to be adapted into 2 episodes with fairly fast pacing, or 3 episodes with regular/slow pacing. So 100 episodes should be enough.
Yeah, no.
 
Jun 8, 2015 2:47 AM

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^ Care to elaborate why 100 episodes wouldn't be enough?
 
Jun 10, 2015 10:47 PM

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https://twitter.com/Ushitora_TV/status/608831024127066112

They will announce Hiyama Yuu's seiyuu tomorrow, that means the adventure arc will be adapted.
 
Jun 21, 2015 2:09 AM

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The staff wants to adapt the whole manga but the author decided to cut stuffs to see the ending animated cause this is a once in a lifetime chance for him. I agree with him since this is an old finished manga, we don't know what reception it will get so it's better to cut the fillers and focus on the important arcs to make them as great as possible and just end it all in one go.

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Here's the interview for anyone interested:
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Jun 21, 2015 9:12 AM

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I'm gonna miss some story arcs in the middle of the manga that I really like, but I understand Fujita's decision. Apparently, they confirmed it to be 3-cour, which means we'll probably be getting 36-39 episodes.

Considering the manga has 33 volumes, they'll cut a lot of things or it will feel really rushed if they adapt the whole thing.
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Jun 21, 2015 9:22 AM

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That's a damn shame. I hope they don't cut out Mayuko-Tora relationship too much.
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Jun 23, 2015 8:03 AM

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Dear Shiina Mashiro! Best Wishes to us <3
 
Jun 25, 2015 7:29 AM
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Jun 25, 2015 10:12 AM

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Omg, full adaptation :o
 
Jun 25, 2015 9:52 PM

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I’m not sure if I should be happy or not.

Clearly, 39 episodes isn’t enough to properly adapt the manga from beginning to end. So now the question is how are they going to do it? I know the plot is somewhat episodic, but still...

There are 7 major story arcs in the manga, so if they are planning on adapting the whole thing from beginning to end, they’ll have to either skip some of those arcs or rush thru them non-stop. Frankly, I’m not fond of that.

Anyway, I’m still looking forward to it and to some good-old yōkai fights and comedy (even though I can’t remember if the humor was good or not..... probably not).

 
Jul 15, 2015 9:37 AM

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Hmm... since this isn't going to be a full adaptation... I'm wondering if I should watch this and then read the manga... or if I should read the manga first and then watch this.

Part of me wants to hold off on the anime until I've read the manga, that way I get the full story first and then a condensed one afterwards.

However, I guess there's also merit to me watching the anime first (which sounds like it will go from beginning to end and wrap up the main story) and then reading the manga afterwards and filling in the gaps, getting an extended version of the same story.

I'm conflicted...
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Jul 24, 2015 5:52 PM

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Well, I just read the manga, and judging by the anime's pacing, and the ability to cut some stuff out will result in a good, though not perfect, adaptation. These four episodes covered about 15 chapters in the manga in a really well-done fashion.



There were slow bits and stuff in the manga, but I feel that the anime will do a good job since it's doing just the necessary stuff for the fighting scenes and isn't dragging them out or cutting them haphazardly.
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Will officially shit my pants if Horimiya gets an anime adaptation (not the OVA).

Horimiya, Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, and Oregairu will be published in the States. Praise Yen Press. Also, good job to Viz Media for picking up Oyasumi Punpun.
 
Jul 27, 2015 5:56 AM

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Is the whole manga episodic? Or only the beginning?
 
Sep 12, 2015 11:54 AM

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JonasDaJay said:
Is the whole manga episodic? Or only the beginning?


The beginning, mostly, but the author likes to squeeze in some episodic stuff during the plot.
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