Onani Master Kurosawa (Catcher In the Toilet) is now listed on Amazon.jp.
Sale date: 09/02/2009
Expected retail price: 1300 yen, according to Ise Katsura. Amazon doesn’t have a price listed yet, but I hope that it will be cheaper. 1300 seems like a lot for a 300 page softcover novel, but then again I haven’t bought that many light novels, so I don’t think I’m in a place to judge.
The logo looks pretty hilarious, though.
No new chapter of GTO this week. Don’t waste your time searching for it. It returns next week.
Thanks for all your suggestions. It’s taken me a long time to look through everything, but now since I’ve kind of got what I want to do in mind, I’ll start working on whatever I end up choosing my spare time. I won’t be able to churn out stuff at my OMK rate (because that was, in retrospect, absolutely insane), but I think I can promise at least 1-2 chapters, if not more, each week. I like a more character driven, interesting story, instead of something that’s just repetition/mindless fanservice. Not that those things don’t have their own merits, mind you, but it’s just not something that I’m too interested in working on at the moment. With that said… here’s what I think:
*At first I had intended to do Legend of Koizumi, but since the group that was working on it seems to have picked up again, I’ll defer. Same deal with Moyashimon, although I was planning to pick up at volume 5ish where the anime left off… but oh well! It’s been licensed anyway, and the first volume is coming out next month to a bookstore near you (if you’re American), so support the artist by buying his book, etc.
*NO MORE CHANGE 123 OK STOP ASKING ME PLEASE
*Kyo Musume seemed pretty interesting but the sheer walls of text was pretty much a “no”. I realize Moyashimon suffers from the same problem, but since the subject material interests me (I am a bio major, after all) it wouldn’t have really been a problem. Plus, you’re learning something at the same time! Yay learning!
*Let’s not suggest stuff that people are currently working on, okay? If it looks like it’s been dropped or put on hiatus then it’s fine, but otherwise let’s just not go there. (I know I’m eating my own words on this, but what happened in the past stays in the past, and so let’s put that behind us)
Here are the candidates I’ve selected for what I’m going to work on, in order of my interest, from most to least:
1. Boys On The Run
– This is what I’ll probably end up doing. It’s another sort of coming-of-age story, where a loserly guy becomes a boxer. It’s got pretty much the whole package. Drama, comedy, action, etc.
2. Tanka (Short Song)
– Your standard love story adapted from a light novel, but with JAPANESE POETRY involved, HELL YEAH!!! This actually is pretty neat, because I think that translating the poetry that appears (there is a lot of it) would be kind of fun. If you don’t know what a tanka is, it’s 5-7-5-7-7 syllable form Japanese poetry. I kind of want to work on this as well… damn. The art is pretty nice to boot.
3. Batting Female Doctor Saori
Comedy option. It’s pretty terrible. Hot female doctor goes around curing people/inanimate objects by hitting them with a baseball bat. Yeah. I’ll do one chapter or something so everyone can see how terrible it is, hahahaha