1 July 2015

Sangokushi v49 (ongoing)

The reason why I left the volume title untranslated as Chu Shi Biao is because it's a famous historical document which gets variably translated into English like "Memorial for the case to go to war," or "Petition for the dispatching of troops." So if you're curious, it'll be easier to get hits on google with "Chu Shi Biao."
Technically, any decent armour should be able to deflect most blows and are only susceptible to very strong thrusts. The problem though is that you either can't or it's not economically feasible to entirely cover an entire soldier with armour and the fact that even non-major wounds can easily get infected and lead to deaths. But hey, it's just fiction.

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24 June 2015

Historie Resumes!

Finally, Historie's back! Iwaaki says in the side-comments that he's been busy fixing the art up for the tankoban release of v9 which came out earlier this month. He also mentions he enjoyed the parasyte movies. As for v9 release, I think I'll get to it sometime this summer. Maybe late July or early August?

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15 June 2015

Sangokushi v48 (complete)

Volume 48 is now done! If you can't stomach more of Meng Huo's brilliance, don't worry, there's only one last showdown left (in v49). And then it's... NORTHERN CAMPAIGN TIME!

*VOLUME 48 NOW COMPLETE. 

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3 June 2015

Sangokushi v47 (complete)

Time to resume the Southern campaigns.

*VOLUME 47 NOW COMPLETE. 

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7 May 2015

Sangokushi v46 (complete)

Time to resume after a short break. The Southern campaigns is now kicking into full gear. It's a little odd how long this whole story-line is (5 chapters in novel, 4 and a half volumes in this manga), considering the Nanman tribes are barely mentioned, much less play a role, before and after this arc. In comparison, the hugely important Red Cliffs story-line is 7 chapters long (counting from Zhuge Liang's arrival to Wu until Guan Yu letting Cao Cao escape). As such, it might feel like a "filler arc," in the loose sense of that word, but it's still an entertaining campaign nonetheless as the exotic southern locale brings surprises unlike any in the story so far. I hope you have fun reading it.


*VOLUME 46 NOW COMPLETE. I'm also going to take a short break and start v47 in June.

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19 April 2015

Sangokushi v45 (complete)

Time for v45, "Liu Bei's Death." Although the volume's title certainly leaves little room for surprises, it'll be a fun read and Zhuge Liang's famous Southern campaigns will finally begin at the end!
Finally, the campaign begins! Also, I realized I accidentally typed Nanman as Naiman in pg 92, probably because I was thinking of the Naiman turks from the Chinggis Khan manga I recently translated. For those curious, Nan () means South, and Man () means barbarian, so Nanman literally means Southern barbarian. Incidentally, the same term was used by the Japanese ("Nanban" in Japanese pronunciation) to describe the Western Europeans, because they sailed up from Indonesia and the Philippines to reach Japan.

*VOLUME 45 NOW COMPLETE, WITH TYPO IN PAGE 92 FIXED. 

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4 April 2015

Sangokushi v44

Going to be non-stop war for quite some volumes from hereon. Although Red Cliffs overshadows the other conflicts of the book in popular media, the wars triggered by Guan Yu's death is another exciting part of the story where the stakes run high. It's a shame the 2010 tv series pretty much skips both the Wei-Wu war and Zhuge Liang's southern campaigns.
*VOLUME 44 NOW COMPLETE. PAGE 91 WAS MISSING FROM THE CHAPTER RELEASES AND HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE VOLUME FILE.

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