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Spice and Wolf Novel To End Next February

by dtshyk
Dec 4, 2010 7:00 AM | 37 Comments
According to Dengeki Bunko mail magazine, the final 16th volume of Spice and Wolf novel will be released next February. There might be extra short stories because the announcement says "The final volume of the main story".

Sources: Screenshot of the mail magazine, Dengeki Bunko Bootleg

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I haven't read the novels yet, but one of my favorite anime stories ending makes me sad...
However, there's now a better chance of 3rd season coming out, or maybe a Spice and Wolf movie, perhaps? Good things will happen before it all ends, I'm hoping. =)

Dec 13, 2010 3:40 PM by Paladin65536

PandaPuff said:
Captain-Z said:
The sooner that show dies the better
Gotta QFT this.


Well It´s better than a long-running series

Dec 7, 2010 6:15 PM by ihatevladii

I agree. This is actually a good thing.

I really enjoyed S&W (tv series). I have not read any of the novels and have only watched S&W season 1. I am waiting for Funimation's release or hulu to have all the subbed S2 shows available. After that, i'll definitely read the novels (one way or the other).

From what I understand (not sure if the novels veer from the 'main' goal), the goal was for Lawrence to accompany Holo back to her home in the north. Then we're shown there escapades, growing relationship and little plot devices along the way. All good stuff, but as someone said, this isn't a Bleach type show to run forever. Something has to happen to get to their goal.

I'm not one to wish for happy endings, but since this show is unique compared to what's generally available, i do hope for one (not a bad ending, not a bittersweet ending and certainly not an ending open to interpretation).

Dec 5, 2010 2:56 PM by soh_vet

hard to believe but a good novel got to end someday ....

Dec 4, 2010 11:40 PM by Album

otaku1793 said:
I am seriously hoping that a final season will be given to the anime so that I can get some closure on the series without having to wait for the novels to all be translated. Loved the show. I learned more about economics from that series than from my teacher at school.

This.
I don't want to wait 5+ years for the whole series!
It's going to take as long as the higurashi manga (that has more frequent releases but way more volumes)

Dec 4, 2010 9:47 PM by Cookingboard

YAY! maybe this means they'll finish the story in anime form. we could only hope.

Dec 4, 2010 9:21 PM by Algazero

well, it had to end at some point
also, it makes it easier for a production stuff to catch up to the novel ^_^

Dec 4, 2010 6:31 PM by Leap250

I haven't read that far myself, but I hope the end of the series will spark a new season

Dec 4, 2010 4:48 PM by co_flame

I am seriously hoping that a final season will be given to the anime so that I can get some closure on the series without having to wait for the novels to all be translated. Loved the show. I learned more about economics from that series than from my teacher at school.

Dec 4, 2010 4:25 PM by otaku1793

Too sad, but it's also good it come to an end. =(

Dec 4, 2010 3:04 PM by biakudryavka

"All good things must come to an end."
I really need to start reading the novels now :), I hope this also means a new anime season...

Dec 4, 2010 2:47 PM by Duzell

Shame really :( should be good though!

Dec 4, 2010 2:11 PM by Corzifur

I'm sad that it's ending, but I'm more sad that it'll take forever for me to get to read the ending, cause they take forever to be release where I live at.

Dec 4, 2010 1:06 PM by artist-retired

Let's hope season 3 isn't going to be as bad as season 2.

Dec 4, 2010 12:57 PM by Confucius

My heart almost stopped when I read "Spice and wolf" and I thought they'd release a third season :( Anyway, now the novel's gonna end there are more chances of it getting a sequel. So I'm happy.

Dec 4, 2010 12:09 PM by Nachotee

Spice and Wolf? If I remember correctly it's that Ricardo wannabe. Like most other manga, I would wish that it ends nicely.

Sadly, I thought the Novel was better than the anime. So the good stuff ends first and the weirdo fanservice dump gets ready to churn out a third season. Damn

Dec 4, 2010 12:07 PM by mikhailn

so can we has season 3 of the show then?

Dec 4, 2010 11:32 AM by Neverarine

Wonder how it ends

Dec 4, 2010 11:18 AM by Pw3age

All should come to an end. It's not some infinity shounen to continue it forever. The more author tries to continue the good story the worser it comes. The only thing that matter - how the end looks.

So don't cry "it's ended". Be happy it ended at last and hope for smth new and better from the same author.

Dec 4, 2010 10:55 AM by Nachtwandler_21

As long as it has a good ending, it's a good thing. Too bad we'll have to wait ages to have everything translated.

Dec 4, 2010 10:42 AM by Yuuh

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