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Old 2010-03-18, 18:54   Link #5001
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Meh I dont really care as long as its good. I have started writting myself and I can understand the whole deadline limit thing. Sometimes you want to finish it at some point but either you got too many ideas and are trying to see how to put them on paper or sometimes you just dont seem to have any ideas at all so you take more time than you would like to finish a story in order to be to your liking. On top of that, I am sure Gatou has other projects he is working on and multitasking lots of creative works must be tiering.

All in all I hope the last novel blows our minds away
As far as I know, I haven't heard him doing anything grand in the past couple years. As far as I'm concerned, he might just be lazy. Sigma is speeding along already. I don't know what's going on.

I hope the last novel(s) (it is supposed to end in 2) are good as well. Don't need anymore of these depressing endings, so I hope it's a happy one.
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Old 2010-03-19, 00:37   Link #5002
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On top of that, I am sure Gatou has other projects he is working on and multitasking lots of creative works must be tiering.

All in all I hope the last novel blows our minds away
He doesnt seem to have had any projects for a couple of years already.

He is either busy with other things (not his projects) or he is plain out lazy.
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Old 2010-03-19, 01:47   Link #5003
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I'm not sure if it's ended, but he had been working on Tower of Druaga for awhile. Also, he had done some work on Lucky Star and the first Haruhi series, not sure if he's been working on the second. He was also involved in plot work for Infinite Undiscovery (an RPG)... And he started a new project. Released a light novel in November.

...Even though he promised us he wouldn't write anything else until FMP was done, I believe in the DVMC atogaki. ToT

Buuut yeah, he's been keeping busy. And as much as I am impatient for the next book, I have to admit to knowing what it's like to be completely burnt out on a project and needing to work on something different for awhile. Sometimes, if you're stretched too thin on a project, everything you try to make for it becomes crap and you just don't want to release that. Gotta give it time to come back. And everything's been so serious for so long and we know he loves his comedy, it's gotta be hard trying to write so much seriousness for so long. And very few short stories have been coming out, so he must really be jonesing for some silliness...

Well, enough excuses being made for him. *flails and joins in with the wanting the next book ASAP crowd* ^^
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Old 2010-03-19, 20:19   Link #5004
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I'm not sure if it's ended, but he had been working on Tower of Druaga for awhile. Also, he had done some work on Lucky Star and the first Haruhi series, not sure if he's been working on the second. He was also involved in plot work for Infinite Undiscovery (an RPG)... And he started a new project. Released a light novel in November.

...Even though he promised us he wouldn't write anything else until FMP was done, I believe in the DVMC atogaki. ToT

Buuut yeah, he's been keeping busy. And as much as I am impatient for the next book, I have to admit to knowing what it's like to be completely burnt out on a project and needing to work on something different for awhile. Sometimes, if you're stretched too thin on a project, everything you try to make for it becomes crap and you just don't want to release that. Gotta give it time to come back. And everything's been so serious for so long and we know he loves his comedy, it's gotta be hard trying to write so much seriousness for so long. And very few short stories have been coming out, so he must really be jonesing for some silliness...

Well, enough excuses being made for him. *flails and joins in with the wanting the next book ASAP crowd* ^^
The novel that was supposedly going to come out this spring, will most likely come out next summer. I won't mind the wait if the novel is amazing, but I also will not wait for 10 years for the finish of the series. The problem is that if he does not produce anything in the next couple years, fans will simply lose interest.
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Old 2010-03-19, 21:18   Link #5005
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Really can't trust when he says the next novel will be released. He has lied about everyone one so far. And yeah he is burnt out, been working on this for 12 years. I really don't like such long period, he should have ended it years ago. Seems like no stories end anymore, everyone just wants to milk the cash cow forever.
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Old 2010-03-19, 23:13   Link #5006
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Really can't trust when he says the next novel will be released. He has lied about everyone one so far. And yeah he is burnt out, been working on this for 12 years. I really don't like such long period, he should have ended it years ago. Seems like no stories end anymore, everyone just wants to milk the cash cow forever.
I don't think it's so much milking the cash cow. If he wanted to do that, he would of released the last novel quick, and it would have been shitty. Really though, if he was burnt out, he should of just finished the series. Then he wouldn't have to worry about it anymore. But that's just my opinion.
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Old 2010-03-20, 01:45   Link #5007
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if he does not produce anything in the next couple years, fans will simply lose interest.
I think there is quite a number of fans who already did that. Or are like me, have no interest in the series just want to see the end so that they could finally place a 'complete' stamp on something that should have been finished long time ago.

Well he released 20 volumes of FMP novels, given a big part are short stories, but her certainly look like he has been milking them, it's just not that intense as with some others, but releasing so many SS stories show either lacking ideas how the main plot should go but willing to still make money or simply feeling that the ending comes closer and wanting to milk it further... Or simply wanting to milk a good material without advancing the plot (which would push it closer to the end).

So yeah, i do view it as milking, just not as intense as lets say Gainax Evangelion cow milking...
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Old 2010-03-20, 12:13   Link #5008
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I think there is quite a number of fans who already did that. Or are like me, have no interest in the series just want to see the end so that they could finally place a 'complete' stamp on something that should have been finished long time ago.

Well he released 20 volumes of FMP novels, given a big part are short stories, but her certainly look like he has been milking them, it's just not that intense as with some others, but releasing so many SS stories show either lacking ideas how the main plot should go but willing to still make money or simply feeling that the ending comes closer and wanting to milk it further... Or simply wanting to milk a good material without advancing the plot (which would push it closer to the end).

So yeah, i do view it as milking, just not as intense as lets say Gainax Evangelion cow milking...
I guess that could be also true, however the public does like fumoffu-type stories. I liked Fumoffu, but I liked the main story a lot better. I'm not even sure how he would rake in tons of money by doing side stories, he probably writes them because he enjoys it. I just wish he would take the time to finish the last damn novel(s).
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Old 2010-03-22, 08:01   Link #5009
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Side Stories are actually strategical mean to keep auidience interested, especially if you are stalling the progress of the main story.

Thats why Side Arms came and Side Arms are not nearly as popular with audience as Fummofu was but helps him to keep on milking and holding the interest in the series without having to move the main plot, it helps. Yeah you wont earn all that much cash from them alone but its more about holding the interest in the main series without need to advance the main plot.

And FMP almost as much side Stories volumes as main story ones... I don't mind some Side Stories but when there are almost as much SS as main story I don't think it is very good thing.
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Old 2010-03-25, 11:22   Link #5010
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New information about the last novel has been posted on fullmeta.com website:

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It says that the last novel will be published before summer?
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Old 2010-03-25, 13:36   Link #5011
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New information about the last novel has been posted on fullmeta.com website:


It says that the last novel will be published before summer?
this is the best news for this week
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Old 2010-03-25, 17:55   Link #5012
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New information about the last novel has been posted on fullmeta.com website:


It says that the last novel will be published before summer?
Last novel as in finally the long-awaited conclusion? Hell yes!
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Old 2010-03-26, 01:06   Link #5013
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and the next information would be that it will be published before summer... of year 2012.
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Old 2010-03-26, 06:17   Link #5014
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Yes, according to the words of the info, it'll be released before Summer's Comic Market.
While the original info is from 2ch, it's somehow Gatoh's own commentary in a talk show, so it can be reliable......

But then this is Gatoh we're talking about. So hope he won't run away this time. Duh.
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and the next information would be that it will be published before summer... of year 2012.
Oh no, the world will end before the next novel comes out!?
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BEFORE summer?! So the next couple of months! Crosses fingers!
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BEFORE summer?! So the next couple of months! Crosses fingers!
You'll need all the luck you can get. Cross your toes too!
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You'll need all the luck you can get. Cross your toes too!
Oh for sure I will!
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Old 2010-03-28, 18:26   Link #5019
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and the next information would be that it will be published before summer... of year 2012.
I'm with you. Release dates for all the previous novels were broken as well. He is milking it, plane and simple. I have pretty much lost interest in this too. I don't even care what happens anymore, I just want to see closure. Even if all of them died, every last one, meh for me.
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Old 2010-03-28, 21:37   Link #5020
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I'm with you. Release dates for all the previous novels were broken as well. He is milking it, plane and simple. I have pretty much lost interest in this too. I don't even care what happens anymore, I just want to see closure. Even if all of them died, every last one, meh for me.
Lol. What a fail ending that would be.
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