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Finished Chaika Ep 3 and Akame ga Kill Ep. 16 page. Little behind in Fairy Tail and One Piece. Those will be shorter summaries.
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Hello guys and gals! I got good news. I'm just going to quote the article instead of rewriting it. (I'm running out of time).

Starting Wednesday, October 30, Crunchyroll will begin digital distribution of twelve (12) Kodansha manga titles via a new service called "Crunchyroll Manga", including Attack on Titan, Fairy Tail, and Space Brothers, offering content to 170 countries, including the USA and UK, on the same day as release in Japan.

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I forgot to include this info. Thanks to Daniel for pointing out:

**Free users, and non-manga members will only be able to read the latest chapters with ads until the next chapter is simulpubbed. Manga members will have access to all manga including catalog titles. Crunchyoll Manga is included free with a Crunchyroll All-Access membership.**

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Japanese financial news source Nikkei reports that subscribers will pay US$4.99 a month for full access to 12 titles on October 30, with the catalog expanding to over 50 titles by next summer.

Via ANN

List of Manga Titles

These 12 titles below will be available on launch day.

Attack on Titan” by Hajime Isayama

A dramatic action-adventure where humans must battle mysterious giants for survival. Currently one of Japan’s most popular manga, it has recently inspired a hit anime streaming on Crunchyroll now.

Fairy Tail” by Hiro Mashima

A guild of wizards-for-hire use their skills in an age of magic and wonder.This ongoing manga series, created by Hiro Mashima, has also been adapted into a popular anime series.

Space Brothers” by Chuya Koyama

Award-winning manga about two siblings struggling to fulfill their childhood dreams to become astronauts. Inspired an anime series now streaming on Crunchyroll as well as a live-action movie.

UQ Holder!” by Ken Akamatsu

From the creator of “Negima!” comes this fantasy set in a future where the existence of magic has transformed the world and a boy named Tota must leave his home village on the path of adventure.

Mysterious Girlfriend X” by Riichi Ueshiba

A tale of addiction and lovesickness revolving around a strange bond between classmates Urabe and Tsubaki. Also inspired a popular anime series.

A Town Where You Live” by Kouji Seo

School, relationships, and comedy are combined in this manga about a girl who moves from the city to the countryside.

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches” by Miki Yoshikawa

Two students – a boy and a girl – unexpectedly swap bodies and must uncover the secrets of the “Seven Witches” at their school, who each possess a different power. Recently adapted into a TV drama.

As the Gods Will - The Second Series” by Muneyuki Kaneshiro (story) & Akeji Fujimura (art)

What seems like just another boring day at school becomes a deadly and surreal game, and student Shun Takahata must find out who is behind it.

My Wife is Wagatsuma-san” by Yuu Kuraishi (story) & Keishi Nishikida (art)

One day, a girlfriend-less student wakes up 10 years in the future to discover he is married to the prettiest girl in school. How did it happen and where is their relationship going?

Fort of Apocalypse” by Yuu Kuraishi (story) and Kazu Inabe (art)

Accused of a crime he did not commit, a young boy is sentenced to life in prison only to find himself at the center of an outbreak of zombies!

COPPELION” by Tomonori Inoue

20 years after a nuclear meltdown devastates Tokyo, three girls who were genetically engineered to be immune to radiation are sent into the mysterious disaster area to search for survivors.

The Seven Deadly Sins” by Nakaba Suzuki

In this comedic fantasy adventure, a princess goes on a quest to reassemble a disbanded group of knights when her kingdom is taken over by the evil Holy Knights.

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Hello everyone, I'm Taka, a wiki editor who is a big Fairy Tail fan. I would do this in the Fairy Tail Discussion (Anime) threads, but I didn't want to bore folks with the wiki. Plus, this is something I need to address. While I was approving wiki edits being a new mod, I seen folks asking me to change names of the characters such as Fairy Tail and Naruto. The mods told me that we use official translations from official manga publishing companies if possible. Not all manga series are licensed. And not all licensed manga series are available in other countries.

Sources for you to check

  • Official Manga Website or Publishing Companies (IE: Viz Media) - This is a viable option for those who don't have access to the hard copies.
  • Anime News Network - same as above
  • Public Library

I didn't put down Wikipedia because sometimes they use names spelled differently from the official publishers.

Yesterday, I took a trip to the public library, and I didn't know where to start. I just took the most recent volumes that were available. In the future, I just visit Barnes and Noble. Though, I won't be able to scan the manga pages. My camera cannot zoom in close to capture the text. Sometimes, the official websites have those solicits, short manga synopsis, that may have the names.

Name Changes

10-26-13

  • Tenrou Island is translated as Sirius Island. I was surprised since Crunchyroll used Tenrou Island.
  • Meldy was Meredy in Fairy Tail Wikia. When I check the hard copies, I see they changed to Merudy.
  • Ultear is Ultear Milkovich. I think we forgot to add her last name. I will do that since I'm now a mod.
  • Checked Zoldeo. It's Zoldio.

2012

This is a shout out to active Fairy Tail editors in the community.

@Daniel_Newton

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Sentai Filmworks will release the series on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 19

Editor's Note: If I find an English dub trailer, I will post it for you guys and gals.

Plot

Naoe Riki was a boy living on the brink of despair. The one to reach out to him was Natsume Kyousuke, a just boy who called himself the leader of the "Little Busters." Every day from then on was like an endless carnival, and the pain in Riki's heart slowly ebbed away. A few years later, the five of them are living in the same school dorm, still living every day like a carnival. But when Kyousuke starts to look for a job, Riki worries that the five friends will drift apart. "Let's start a baseball team. We'll call it... the Little Busters!"

Cast

  • Director: Chris Ayres
Riki NaoeShannon Emerick
Rin NatsumeBrittney Karbowski
Kyosuke NatsumeBlake Shepard
Masato InoharaGreg Ayres
Kengo MiyazawaLeraldo Anzaldua
Komari KamikitaTia Ballard
Haruka SaigusaMargaret McDonald
Kudryavka NoumiTiffany Grant
Yuiko KurugayaCarli Mosier
Mio NishizonoCaitlynn French

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Sentai Filmworks announced the English dub cast for Nakaimo. The Blu-ray and DVD will be released on November 22.

Editor's Note: If I find the English trailer, I will post it.

Plot

In accordance with his father's will, Shougo Mikadono transfers to the school that his future wife is said to be attending. But also attending the school is Shougo's younger sister who was separated at birth, and he doesn't know what she looks like - but she attempts to get close to him without revealing who she is! Can Shougo figure out which of the girls at this school is his sister and find his destined life partner at the same time?

Cast

Director: John Swasey

ShogoClint Bickham
MiyabiBrittney Karbowski
KonoeMonica Rial
RinkaMaggie Flecknoe
MeiMeg McDonald
SisterMeghan Avacato
PerinMeghan Avacato
ManaEmily Neves
MaikoTiffany Grant
KanokoShelley Calene-Black
SeriKaytha Coker
KumagoroJohn Swasey

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Spotlighted in the Quick Picks: October 2013 (Manga) edition, I'm going to promote the series. Plus, Halloween is coming around the corner. It's an ecchi, comedic, harem series with monster girls. It was available since Oct. 15.

Plot

Three years ago, the world learned that harpies, centaurs, catgirls, and all manners of fabulous creatures are not merely fiction; they are flesh and blood - not to mention scale, feather, horn, and fang. Thanks to the "Cultural Exchange Between Species Act," these once-mythical creatures have assimilated into society, or at least, they're trying.

When a hapless human teenager named Kurusu Kimihito is inducted as a "volunteer" into the government exchange program, his world is turned upside down. A snake-like lamia named Miia comes to live with him, and it is Kurusu's job to take care of her and make sure she integrates into his everyday life.

Unfortunately for Kurusu, Miia is undeniably sexy, and the law against interspecies breeding is very strict. Even worse, when a ravishing centaur girl and a flirtatious harpy move in, what's a full-blooded teenage human with raging hormones to do?!

Via Seven Seas Entertainment

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