Feasting in 2012/2013

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Ash

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Jul 23, 2012, 12:36:13 PM7/23/12
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Hello everyone!

We're nearing the end of the scheduled Manga Moveable Feasts. The Clamp Feast is going on right now and we have the Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Feast to look forward to next month. I thought it would be a good idea to start thinking about future feasts. (I like to be able to plan ahead). Personally, I would be interested in hosting a Moyoco Anno Feast at Experiments in Manga.

I have made a few lists from the suggestions that were left on Kate's Future Manga Moveable Feasts? post to get our creative juices flowing. There are some really great ideas here!

Individual mangaka:
Yoshihiro Tatsumi
Hiromu Arakawa
Takao Saito
Ryoichi Ikegami
Taiyo Matsumoto
Yuu Watase
Naoki Urasawa
Ai Yazawa
Moto Hagio
Kaori Yuki
Jiro Matsumoto

Manga series:
Hikaru no Go
Maison Ikkoku
Planetes
Fullmetal Alchemist
Twin Spica
Genshiken
NANA
Mars
We Were There
Skip Beat
Nodame Cantabile

Other themes:
Artbooks
Female creators
Year 24 group
Underground/alternative/indie
Gekiga/Garo
Historical/period manga
Shinsengumi
70s manga
Interesting careers
Animal manga
Vampire manga
Old-school shoujo
Boys' Love/Yaoi
LGBT manga

Ed mentioned that Vertical would be interested in hosting a Gekiga/Garo Feast, possibly in November. Melinda also expressed interest in hosting a Boys' Love Feast sometime around December. Both of these Feasts will need to be confirmed. I've gone ahead and signed up Experiments in Manga for January, but that's certainly negotiable.

Here is a list of proposed Feasts. Please do not consider this official! It's simply a way to get us started thinking ahead.
September: TBD
October: TBD
November: Gekiga/Garo (Vertical)?
December: Boys' Love/Yaoi (Manga Bookshelf)?
January: Moyoco Anno (Experiments in Manga)
February: TBD
and so on...

Cheers, and Happy Feasting!

Ash

tangognat

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Jul 23, 2012, 3:57:44 PM7/23/12
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I would like to host a general Shojo Beat Manga Moveable feast at whatever time is most convenient. Since I co-hosted recently, I'll let other people go first if they want to fill in with something else. But if we need to have something scheduled for September, I would propose a Shojo Beat feast then.
 
October sounds like a good month to focus on something spooky like Vampire Manga or Ghost Hunter Manga.
 
-Anna

Anne Whittingham

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Jul 23, 2012, 6:19:18 PM7/23/12
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Hi all, 

I believe I've only participated in one MMF so far (sorry about that!), but here are some topics I'm particularly interested in:

Boys' love/Yaoi, Moyoco Anno, Ai Yazawa, vampire manga (love Anna's suggestion for vampire manga for October!)

I've never hosted before, but if that's not a problem I suppose I wouldn't mind hosting one month, provided that no one minds that my blog isn't 100% manga only. I'd volunteer for the vampire theme in October... but maybe co-hosting would be an option since I'm new? 

Anyways, just wanted to chime in and let everyone know I'm amazed at what a super job you all do every month! I hope I'll have something to contribute in our next round of themes. 

Anne

Katherine Dacey

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Jul 23, 2012, 7:28:42 PM7/23/12
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Hi, Anne!

Fresh blood -- no pun intended! -- would be most welcome; many of the most vocal participants in this forum have already hosted at least one or two "feasts." Adding new voices (and new sites, too) seems like one of the best ways to keep the MMF fresh, fun, and relevant. I'd love to see you host October's discussion, whether or not it focused on vampires.

Cheers,
Kate Dacey


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Khursten Santos

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Jul 23, 2012, 8:35:18 PM7/23/12
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Hellooo! 

A year has passed and we're planning a new one? Should we call this year a success? :D 

I was wondering, is the Boys' Love MMF hosting by Manga Bookshelf final already? If not, can I host it for 2013 August? ;w; Or maybe I can co-host it with Melinda and the gang! 

I am definitely game to hosting a Historical Manga something on March. ;w; I am excited! <3 

Best, 

Khursten 

Melinda Beasi

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Jul 23, 2012, 8:37:15 PM7/23/12
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Khursten, I'd be happy to pass the BL MMF over to you!  I think I may have too much on my plate for December anyway, and you're a much more knowledgeable host.  Consider it yours!

:)
Melinda

Organization Asg

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Jul 23, 2012, 9:12:01 PM7/23/12
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Well, on the subject of hosting a MMF, we at OASG would like to take the Feb 2013 slot and discuss Naoki Urasawa. Because well, someone needs to talk about him :3 So if that slot's available, consider it taken!

-Justin 

Khursten Santos

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Jul 23, 2012, 9:12:21 PM7/23/12
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Wooohooo!!! 

That'll mean booking the BL MMF on August 2013! I'll have to warn folks though that the BL MMF will begin exactly at 8/01. :3

/o/

Since I'm hosting one for next year, I can drop the Historical Manga MMF if someone wants to take it or for another time! Maybe next next year. 

Best, 

Khursten

Ash Brown

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Jul 23, 2012, 9:48:00 PM7/23/12
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So far, if I'm reading correctly, our schedule is starting to look like this (of course, subject to change):

September: Shojo Beat (Manga Report)
October: Vampire Manga (Chic Pixel)
November: Gekiga/Garo (Vertical)?
December: TBD

January: Moyoco Anno (Experiments in Manga)
February: Naoki Urasawa (Organization Anti-Social Geniuses)
March: Historical Manga (Otaku Champloo)
...
(Early) August: Boys' Love (Otaku Champloo)

I've sent a message to Ed to see if Vertical is still interested in hosting.

Anne Whittingham

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Jul 24, 2012, 2:15:58 AM7/24/12
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Thanks for the vote of confidence, Kate! I would be happy to take on the October feast and if everyone's fine with vampires, that sounds like a great theme to me. 

I'm happy with you keeping me signed up for hosting, Ash, unless someone expresses interest in hosting that might be better qualified than I

Ash Brown

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Jul 24, 2012, 8:21:15 AM7/24/12
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I was very nervous the first time I hosted the Feast, but it was a great experience. (And here I am, signing up to do it again...) If you feel like you need help with the October Feast, I'm sure someone would be willing to help co-host. I think you'll do a great job, though. :)

Katherine Dacey

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Jul 24, 2012, 10:10:28 AM7/24/12
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Glad you said yes, Anne! It would be great if a few more newcomers stepped up, too; we want the MMF to be as inclusive as possible. Any other first-timers willing to step up to the plate?

And Ash, thanks for taking the lead in compiling a master schedule -- that's very helpful!

Kate


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miz

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Jul 24, 2012, 4:23:35 PM7/24/12
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I would like to see if I can volunteer myself for hosting Hikari no
Go, as well as include other games, like Shion no Ou (shogi), Mahjong,
Hanafuda.. I am not an MMF newcomer, since I hosted Aria MMF already,
but definitely I would be interested in Hikaru no Go. ^_^

My schedule is pretty flexible to host, so anytime there's a break or
anyone wants to talk about it. I'm game.

-Linda
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Ash Brown

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Jul 25, 2012, 8:34:32 AM7/25/12
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Here is a proposed schedule for the rest of the year (and then some):


September: Shojo Beat (Manga Report)
October: Vampire Manga (Chic Pixel)
November: Gekiga/Garo (Vertical)?
December: Hikaru no Go/Game Manga (Animemiz’s Scribblings)

January: Moyoco Anno (Experiments in Manga)
February: Naoki Urasawa (Organization Anti-Social Geniuses)
March: Historical Manga (Otaku Champloo)
...
(Early) August: Boys' Love (Otaku Champloo)

A few comments:

First of all, I hope no one minds that I took charge of coordinating this round of scheduling. I don't mean to come across as pushy or controlling. If I did, I sincerely apologize. I'll leave the scheduling up to someone else for the next round. (Any volunteers?)

I would like to extend a special welcome and thank you to Anne and Justin for volunteering to host for the first time. I agree with Kate--it's wonderful to have newcomers participate and hope that even more will be willing to host in the future. Thank you to everyone else for volunteering as well!

Vertical is still interested in hosting a Feast, but November is too far in the future to confirm at this point. So, November's Feast is still down as a maybe. I think it's fine to schedule Vertical in at this point. If Vertical is unable to host in November, we can either take a month off or do some last minute scheduling. Other opinions? And how does everyone feel about proposed line-up?

tangognat

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Aug 7, 2012, 12:38:05 AM8/7/12
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I've gone ahead and added the Shojo Beat Manga Moveable Feast on the calendar for the week of Sept 16th. 

Laura

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Aug 10, 2012, 1:13:19 PM8/10/12
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Hello!

I would be available to host MMF for June 2013. I would like to host Skip Beat or another shoujo/josei listed like Nodame or We Were There. Let me know which one is most preferred, and I'll be glad to host.

Thanks!
Laura

Katherine Dacey

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Aug 10, 2012, 3:16:07 PM8/10/12
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Another new recruit -- hooray! Can we persuade any other folks to host their first feast?


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Foxy Lady Ayame

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Aug 11, 2012, 9:05:41 AM8/11/12
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Hello there!

I'm another newcomer with interest in hosting an MMF. Neko and I would be glad to host a Go Nagai feast, if possible. Otherwise we can take the Yuki Kaori or LGBT theme. Would April be ok?


Katherine Dacey

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Aug 11, 2012, 11:48:41 PM8/11/12
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Hooray -- another new recruit!

I'd be interested in both topics, but am wondering how many Go Nagai titles are available in English. If memory serves, Kodansha published a bilingual edition of Devilman (OOP), and Studio Ironcat released Honey Cutie 90 (also OOP). I also think Marvel included a Nagai story in Epic magazine -- issue 8, maybe?

Bottom line: is there enough material in print that the barriers to participation would be low? If so, I'd totally contribute to a Nagai-themed MMF! If not, Kaori Yuki would be a great second choice.

Kate


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Foxy Lady Ayame

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Aug 12, 2012, 8:32:52 AM8/12/12
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Yeah, I guess that unfortunately there isn't much material for Go Nagai. So we'll go for Yuki Kaori, if you'll have us in April

Jason Green

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Aug 12, 2012, 9:04:46 AM8/12/12
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I don't remember Kodansha releasing Devilman, but Glenn Danzig's company Verotik published 6 issues of it colorized for an American audience. That's looooong out of print, though, as is Cutie Honey. Virtually every animated incarnation of a Go Nagai story has been released in English, but the manga themselves have not.

Melinda Beasi

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Aug 12, 2012, 9:20:00 AM8/12/12
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Even Yuki Kaori could be a little difficult (outside of Grand Guignol Orchestra), as it looks like many of those VIZ volumes are also out of print, though I see you can get early volumes of Angel Sanctuary from some 3rd party Amazon vendors. Still, it would be more participant-friendly than Go Nagai.

Melinda


On Aug 11, 2012, at 11:48 PM, Katherine Dacey <kate_...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hooray -- another new recruit!
>
> I'd be interested in both topics, but am wondering how many Go Nagai titles are available in English. If memory serves, Kodansha published a bilingual edition of Devilman (OOP), and Studio Ironcat released Honey Cutie 90 (also OOP). I also think Marvel included a Nagai story in Epic magazine -- issue 8, maybe?
>
> Bottom line: is there enough material in print that the barriers to participation would be low? If so, I'd totally contribute to a Nagai-themed MMF! If not, Kaori Yuki would be a great second choice.
>
> Kate
>

Melinda Beasi

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Aug 12, 2012, 9:22:22 AM8/12/12
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Actually, scratch that. I modified my search and came up with a lot more Yuki Kaori available than the first time around. :) Looks promising.

Melinda

Erica Friedman

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Aug 12, 2012, 9:34:01 AM8/12/12
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There's a ton of Go Nagai...just not in English. ^_^


On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 8:32 AM, Foxy Lady Ayame <ayame.pur...@gmail.com> wrote:
Yeah, I guess that unfortunately there isn't much material for Go Nagai. So we'll go for Yuki Kaori, if you'll have us in April


Cheers,

Erica Friedman
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Foxy Lady Ayame

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Aug 12, 2012, 5:03:46 PM8/12/12
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Aside Angel Sanctuary, I believe that one does not need to actually buy her works to read them and participate in the feast. Almost everything of hers can be found scanlated at a decent quality.

Melinda Beasi

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Aug 12, 2012, 5:51:23 PM8/12/12
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Probably we need to mention here that the Feast is not tolerant of scanlations in general, so that's not something that should be suggested to participants as a means for acquiring series.

Melinda

Erica Friedman

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Aug 12, 2012, 5:55:44 PM8/12/12
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As Melinda says, scanlations are pretty much the opposite of what we're trying to accomplish, which is to promote the enjoyment of legitimately available series.


On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 5:03 PM, Foxy Lady Ayame <ayame.pur...@gmail.com> wrote:
Aside Angel Sanctuary, I believe that one does not need to actually buy her works to read them and participate in the feast. Almost everything of hers can be found scanlated at a decent quality.



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Foxy Lady Ayame

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Aug 13, 2012, 3:54:47 PM8/13/12
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Ok, I understand. I apologize. I hope that Yuki Kaori as a theme is legimate with your terms of participation.

Ash Brown

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Aug 14, 2012, 6:12:11 AM8/14/12
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I think Yuki Kaori is a completely viable option if you (or someone else) would like to host. She has quite a few series that were published in English. Some may be out of print now, but I know that her many of her series tend to be popular at libraries. With enough heads up, people should be able to track down used copies or find copies to borrow if they would like to participate. (Heck, I volunteered to host a Moyoco Anno Feast, and I think the only work of hers that is currently in print is Sakuran...)

I hope you're willing to host!

~Ash

Kristin

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Aug 14, 2012, 9:22:10 AM8/14/12
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A couple of her (Yuki's) series can be purchased through vizmanga.com, too.
Fairy Cube, Godchild, and Grand Guignol Orchestra. 

Foxy Lady Ayame

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Aug 15, 2012, 2:51:02 PM8/15/12
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Is it a deal then? April 2013 : Yuki Kaori?

Ash Brown

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Aug 15, 2012, 3:33:51 PM8/15/12
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Excellent! I think we've got a great schedule going, and new hosts, too! This is what we have right now (certainly be subject to change):


September: Shojo Beat (Manga Report)
October: Vampire Manga (Chic Pixel)
November: Gekiga/Garo (Vertical)?
December: Hikaru no Go/Game Manga (Animemiz’s Scribblings)

January: Moyoco Anno (Experiments in Manga)
February: Naoki Urasawa (Organization Anti-Social Geniuses)
March: Historical Manga (Otaku Champloo)
April: Kaori Yuki (The Beautiful World)
May: TBD
June: Skip Beat (Heart of Manga)
July: TBD

(Early) August: Boys' Love (Otaku Champloo)

Thoughts? Comments?

Katherine Dacey

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Aug 15, 2012, 10:05:43 PM8/15/12
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Thanks for compiling the master list, Ash! Any other newcomers want to join Chic Pixel, Heart of Manga, Organization Anti-Social Geniuses, and The Beautiful World in hosting for the first time? If you're looking for ideas, you might find this discussion thread helpful: http://mangacritic.com/2012/03/05/open-thread-future-manga-movable-feasts/.

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Anna Tobias

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Aug 15, 2012, 10:33:10 PM8/15/12
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Would there be any interest in a Yumi Tamura MMF? It's a good excuse for me to go back and re-read all of Basara.  I'll be happy to host it at Tokyojupiter in May or whatever month is still available.

-Anna

Michelle Smith

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Aug 16, 2012, 9:32:18 AM8/16/12
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Basara being my favorite manga, I would be interested!

Melinda Beasi

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Aug 16, 2012, 9:35:38 AM8/16/12
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I would as well!  Participation could end up being kind of low, since quite a few of those volumes (particularly in the low 20s) are now difficult to get, but there is certainly an enthusiastic fan base among manga bloggers. I'd love to bring more attention to the series, and have more excuses to urge VIZ to do an omnibus (or digital) release. 

Katherine Dacey

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Aug 16, 2012, 9:44:07 AM8/16/12
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In the past, we've tried to steer clear of authors whose work was out of print or not available in English. Are those criteria we want to stick with in planning future feasts? I think a Basara feast would be interesting, but might be difficult to pull off, given the scarcity of so many volumes. 

Perhaps we could find a way to broaden the topic so that more people could participate but interested parties could write about Basara. How would you feel about hosting a shojo fantasy MMF, Anna? 

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Michelle Smith

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Aug 16, 2012, 9:38:44 AM8/16/12
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That is a very good point.  Certain volumes of this series are *notoriously* hard-to-find.

miz

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Aug 16, 2012, 9:47:34 AM8/16/12
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Yes Basara is one of those hard to get titles. I would love to do an
mmf for.. ^_^ the anime as I recall was sooo darn tantilizing.
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Anna Tobias

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Aug 16, 2012, 9:46:51 AM8/16/12
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Thanks for the vote of confidence, everyone!

Katherine, your idea for extending the scope to shojo fantasy sounds great. I knew that I wanted to see a Tamura MMF (even if I wasn't hosting it!) and she's a good choice since Viz has published several of her titles.  I was thinking Chicago and Wild.com would be tricky to find, but I had no idea it was the same case with Basara.

tangognat

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Aug 16, 2012, 10:15:03 AM8/16/12
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I'm totally down with a shojo fantasy feast, and will probably pick Tamura to cover since I love Basara too :)

Jason Green

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Aug 16, 2012, 10:23:13 AM8/16/12
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If Tamura has several series that have been in print in English at some point, I don't see the problem with doing an MMF centered around her. Just my opinion, but I prefer the MMFs that are more laser-focused on a title or a creator than the more general genre-based ones, and while some volumes of Basara may be hard to find, I think enough of her work has been published that she's not so obscure that participants or readers wouldn't be able to find at least some of it used or in libraries.
 
--jg

Katherine Dacey

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Aug 16, 2012, 10:24:17 AM8/16/12
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If that works for everyone else, let's do it!


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Ash Brown

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Aug 16, 2012, 11:39:59 AM8/16/12
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So...when would you like to host a Tamura Feast, Anna? :D

Right now, we have May and July 2013 completely open.
Also, as a reminder to everyone, November 2012 may open up, too.

~Ash

Heart of Manga

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Aug 16, 2012, 11:40:25 AM8/16/12
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I'm more on the side of just Basara. Shoujo fantasy Is pretty broad. I think it would be good to highlight just this title, and copies are available at libraries. Just my two cents. ;)

Laura 

tangognat

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Aug 16, 2012, 11:43:29 AM8/16/12
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We are also going VERY broad with my Shojo Beat imprint feast in Sept so having some more focused shojo topics would balance that out.

Anna Tobias

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Aug 16, 2012, 11:45:14 AM8/16/12
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I'm fine with just a Tamura MMF. I'll even be okay if the turnout may be a little lower as long as devoted fans of Basara will participate~

Anna Tobias

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Aug 16, 2012, 11:46:34 AM8/16/12
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Also, May 2013 would be my preference to host the feast. (Sorry I hit send on the previous message too quickly.)

Katherine Dacey

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Aug 16, 2012, 12:07:40 PM8/16/12
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My original suggestion was based on my experience hosting three MMFs: one focused on a series, one focused on an author, and one focused on a VIZ imprint. When the scope of the feast is narrow, participation tends be low. It's a lot of work to host a feast, and it can be really frustrating when only a few people contribute -- even if those contributions are great. The Tezuka feast worked because there's a tremendous amount of his writing available in English, both in and out of print, and many of those series are short. When volumes are scarcer, however, it makes it difficult for people to participate if they don't already own the books. 

It's great to shine a spotlight on artists who aren't as widely known among English-speaking readers, and I don't want to discourage that practice. But I also feel that we should try, whenever possible, to frame topics to encourage wide participation. Is there a way we can provide Basara fans a chance to discuss the series without excluding other folks?


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Melinda Beasi

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If Shoujo fantasy as a category is has too much crossover with the Shojo Beat feast, what about something like "classic shoujo" or "80s-90s shoujo"?  There are a number of series in that category I'd personally love to Feast on, but so many of them are difficult to acquire these days, so I'd be hesitant to suggest any of them. But with a broader category, more people would be able to find *something*. 

I'm not opposed to a Basara feast, but I agree it can be really frustrating to put in the work of hosting the MMF only to have a few others join in.  I've been there. (*cough*Wild Adapter*cough*)

miz

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I notice that a lot in certain feasts with author's low avaliable of
works in English, and with time definitely it is a factor. We are a
mmf group, but I always find that if there is a flexibility or
allowanrce for variety in mediums for a title/body then it is a great
idea to try and put more awareness on just how great a title or author
is.


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Jason Green

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Aug 16, 2012, 12:46:17 PM8/16/12
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I'd just like to note that 16 of the first 17 volumes of Basara (all but Vol. 2) are available on Amazon right now for cover price or less, as is Wild Com, and 21 volumes of Basara (again, no vol. 2) plus Wild Com. and both volumes of Chicago are available at Right Stuf for 25% off cover. That sounds like more than enough of her work is easily available to justify a creator-centric MMF, not to mention the number of people on the list who are already fans.
 
I know the more general the feast the higher the participation level, but as a reader, I'm more prone to follow an MMF if it's more focused. If the host chooses a topic that he or she is passionate about and then translates that passion in their own posts, I'm then MUCH more likely to follow the links to other posts...the whole impulse of "That was interesting, I'd like to learn more about that!" that isn't there when you cast your net too widely. Also, I think having a single topic encourages more back and forth discussion than a series of "Well, this one is my favorite because..." posts, and leads to better posts in general.
 
I'm not saying the more generic feasts don't have their place, but I think we should use them more sparingly, and that when we have someone ready to host a more focused MMF, our first impulse shouldn't be to make it more generic just to increase the number of posts. Quantity's important, but I'd still take quality any day.
 
--jg

Anne Whittingham

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Aug 16, 2012, 7:03:52 PM8/16/12
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Hi all,

I don't want to derail the discussion at hand, but I'm wondering as a first-time host in October (coming up soon, gosh time moves fast): are hosts expected to have an article for the topic to post every day of the week, or is it enough to post one or two in addition to the requisite round-up posts every day? 

Not that I'm against doing an article every day, just want some clarification. Thanks!

Anne Lee

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Aug 16, 2012, 7:27:23 PM8/16/12
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Anne,
 
Ideally, a host will post a call for participation, an introduction article for your particular MMF, your entry in the MMF, the daily round ups, and a conclusion that points readers to the next MMF.
 
Ed Sizemore

Katherine Dacey

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Aug 29, 2012, 10:00:56 AM8/29/12
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Hi, guys!

For when did we schedule the Yumi Tamura MMF?

Cheers, Kate



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Subject: Re: Feasting in 2012/2013

Anna Tobias

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Aug 29, 2012, 10:02:43 AM8/29/12
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Hi Kate,
I had requested May, if nobody's taken it yet. 
-Anna

Ash Brown

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Aug 29, 2012, 10:05:22 AM8/29/12
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Yup! Here's the complete "official" list!


September:
Shojo Beat (Manga Report)
October: Vampire Manga (Chic Pixel)
November: Gekiga/Garo (Vertical)?
December: Hikaru no Go/Game Manga (Animemiz’s Scribblings)

January: Moyoco Anno (Experiments in Manga)
February: Naoki Urasawa (Organization Anti-Social Geniuses)
March: Historical Manga (Otaku Champloo)
April: Kaori Yuki (The Beautiful World)
May: Yumi Tamura (Tokyo Jupiter)

Ash Brown

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Aug 29, 2012, 10:07:58 AM8/29/12
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Also, I have no idea why Google Groups hates me and keeps doing weird things to my formatting. >_<

Katherine Dacey

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Thanks, Anna and Ash! I'll update my site with that information today.

Cheers, Kate


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tangognat

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Hi Everybody,

I've posted the call for participation for the Shojo Beat feast on
Manga Report later this month:

http://mangareport.com/2012/09/01/call-for-participation-shojo-beat-manga-moveable-feast/

I hope to have a lot of participants, since there are so many Shojo
Beat series out there to read!

-Anna
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