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Bad News/Good News II

("II" because I see that I already had a post with this title at some point.)

Bad: Hikaru no Go has ended! Yes, I should have known that, but Minekura-sensei's health and the news about Tokyopop have taken up all my manga publishing brain cells, apparently, because I didn't notice. I got the latest volume yesterday and only today noticed that it said "Final Volume!" in a little bubble on the back.

And it ended without saying anything about what really finally happened to Sai, and without having him make another appearance, although he shows up in one of the two extra stories at the end.

So ... there may be spoilers in the discussion, I guess, if anyone else is following this series.

Good: The Discworld fanworks fest - Disc Fest - is coming! I'm signing up - how about some of you other Pratchett fans? (Please?)

They'll be collecting prompts starting tomorrow (you don't have to be a participant or even a community member to suggest prompts!), claiming runs May 25 through June 1, and works are due July 20.

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fmanalyst
May. 7th, 2011 01:42 am (UTC)
Here is a very long fic by Ontogenesis that you will love about Sai and Ogata: http://ontogenesis.livejournal.com/26373.html#cutid1. It's set after the end of the manga.
chomiji
May. 7th, 2011 02:50 am (UTC)

Ooh, thank you!

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chomiji
May. 7th, 2011 02:35 pm (UTC)

The final one is vol. 23.

I would be really sad if my manga were stored away!

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chomiji
May. 8th, 2011 03:12 am (UTC)

Hee, that is a lot of manga! Most of mine are in one big Ikea bookcase in our bedroom, and yes, some of them are double-stacked (but also, there are a couple of shelves of other favorites, like old children's books, in the bottom).

We were just talking about getting rid of some of them: I don't know that I'll ever bother re-reading Gravitation, for instance. And I should send some of smilla's back home where they belong: I have all her Hellsing and Apothecarius Argentum.

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