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Takanashi Mitsuba’s new series – Beniiro Hero

I love Betsuma 1/03! Just got it today and I can’t stop looking at it. Takanashi Mitsuba’s new series (Beniiro Hero – Crimson Hero) has finally started! There was a Beniiro Hero postcard in the last issue of Derama and I quite liked it, I also liked the few preview pics in the December issue of Betsuma, and now I’ve finally been able to read the first chapter. There’s something about Takanashi’s recent chara designs I don’t like that much (the chins?, the foreheads? I don’t know, but the faces look a bit weird)… the story is okay so far, nothing that hasn’t been done before but I won’t say anything negative after this one chapter… we’ll see!

Aaaand there will be an Akuma de sourou Illust-shuu!! More info on when the artbook will be out, how much it’ll be and stuff will be announced in the next issue of Betsuma (out in mid-January).

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Posted on Dec 27, 2002 (Fri, 9:58 pm). .

Takanashi Mitsuba’s new manga, new .hack series?

I can hardly wait for Betsuma 1. Issue 12 has just come out but it’s so hard already to wait till mid December for the January issue. Takanashi Mitsuba’s new manga will start in that issue! The preview pics look awesome, I think it’s going to be a really cool series. I was a bit said when Akuma de sourou ended because it’s been running for so long and I became really fond of it. So now I hope that Takanashi-sensei’s new title will be just as good or even better. Her style has changed a bit though. I know that most people thought that her noses looked so ugly but I really got used to her style and now she draws noses like everyone else does, oh well. (Not like that’s really important… -_-;;)

Oh and I ordered Newtype 12 because on Kadokawa’s website they mentioned a new .hack TV series for January! I’m not sure if that’s true but that would be just… like, there’s no word to describe the greatness o_O

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Posted on Nov 14, 2002 (Thu, 9:05 pm). .