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Old 2013-05-30, 04:44   Link #7101
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Wait... you hate FMP with Sousuke and Kaname? If not better fix it..
I hate that the story isn't complete. There are new characters end of second raid and NOTHING
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Old 2013-06-23, 13:42   Link #7102
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It's been a while. Anyway:



Another Volume 5 Limited Edition Cover
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Old 2013-06-24, 13:34   Link #7103
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Soooooo Lina is hot. WE KNOW, no need to remind us, cover artist-san -_-
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Old 2013-06-24, 17:36   Link #7104
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To be fair, that IS the limited edition, not the regular release? They seem to like doing Lina in bikinis for special covers... The regular release is Clara.



I don't know if this makes it better or worse, but the pic Sumeragi posted is actually the BOX for the limited release of v.5. The cover is just that pic of Lina with very little text, and that Blaze Raven is on the back cover with the summary printed over it... It comes with a Blaze Raven figure to make up for covering it up? *shrug* ...All I know is I need to buy the regular version because it makes me irrationally angry to see a book spine in a series that doesn't match the rest.

On a separate note, I bought the DM issue that had the announcement that there will be an announcement next issue (how redundant XD). So I have the full pic, rather than just the text blurb now ^^ The halves are separate images and I only did mild clean up. Couldn't be bothered to deal with gutter or redraws to make it a clean image, I'm lazy and not that skilled, so it takes me an eternity if I try. Maybe I'll try to carefully cut the pages out from the magazine for better scans one day, if I feel like it.

The text box on the bottom is basically a "Thank you for 15 years" message from Gatoh.

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Old 2013-06-25, 13:01   Link #7105
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Is this good for another fmp series or bad
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Old 2013-06-25, 13:21   Link #7106
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It's hopeful. End of July (most likely July 20th, but there's no official date yet) will be the next issue of Dragon Magazine, and they're going to have the announcement of what they'll be doing for the 15th anniversary of FMP! Technically speaking, next issue is the September issue, even though it releases in July, and FMP first began its serialization in September of '98. Also, Sigma should be approaching its end of its serialization in Dragon Age very soon. Between the anniversary and Sigma wrapping up, it seems like a good time.

If it's not what's announced next month, though, then I believe our hopes/chances go down significantly, personally. I'll still always have hope unless they outright say it'll never happen, but I think the odds will go down a lot if this isn't it. ...So, good and bad?
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Old 2013-06-26, 04:15   Link #7107
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It's hopeful. End of July (most likely July 20th, but there's no official date yet) will be the next issue of Dragon Magazine, and they're going to have the announcement of what they'll be doing for the 15th anniversary of FMP! Technically speaking, next issue is the September issue, even though it releases in July, and FMP first began its serialization in September of '98. Also, Sigma should be approaching its end of its serialization in Dragon Age very soon. Between the anniversary and Sigma wrapping up, it seems like a good time.

If it's not what's announced next month, though, then I believe our hopes/chances go down significantly, personally. I'll still always have hope unless they outright say it'll never happen, but I think the odds will go down a lot if this isn't it. ...So, good and bad?
Ok I've got my my hopes very high right now
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Old 2013-06-26, 11:08   Link #7108
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If this is not a anime announcement, I'll probably lose my hope completely since they said it's 15th anniversary of FMP. They better not be thinking another figure or manga series is a major announcement.
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Old 2013-06-26, 21:35   Link #7109
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Oh my god, has it been 15 years? Damn
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Old 2013-06-26, 21:47   Link #7110
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If this is not a anime announcement, I'll probably lose my hope completely since they said it's 15th anniversary of FMP. They better not be thinking another figure or manga series is a major announcement.
I can't even imagine them doing another manga series at this point, that would just be freaking overkill x_x I still can't believe they did FMP!0, ffs... Which is still serializing though I've heard nothing yet of any expected releases for manga volumes of it. Between the original and Comic Mission, Ikinari and Surplus, Sigma, Another, and now Zero, I think we've got enough manga x___x

And to clarify, I'm not saying you're wrong for worrying they might make an announcement of that as a "major announcement," especially given their track record... Just stating my feelings on IF they did, because... GAH NO TOO MUCH IS TOO MUCH WE HAVE ENOUGH MANGA GIVE US ANIMEEEEEEEEEEE
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Old 2013-06-27, 04:30   Link #7111
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I really hope someone in the convention will dare and shout "Where's our Kaname x Sousuke anime closure, you AS*HO**!!!!".. and they'll know the anime fans are serious....
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Old 2013-06-27, 05:01   Link #7112
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I wonder how many hopeful FMP fans will throw in the towel, if this, "major announcement", isn't a new anime announcement.
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Old 2013-06-27, 15:55   Link #7113
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FMP is my second favorite series (only second to Index because Index gets more attention and more consistent fan translations...) but Sousuke is my favorite character of all time... (after finishing through first series of LN's) I can't find Another anywhere... translated...

I really hope they announce a season 4. I won't give up hope even if they don't. One of us just has to make enough money eventually to donate to them and ask them to make it (jk, but technically possible).

Sousuke didn't give up. Why should we

This is what got me into LN's (a lot of which I really like now) and was coincidentally my first manga and anime I ever saw. So it's the most important manga/anime/LN to me ever actually lol. It basically started everything. I never was able to see the anime until about four years later though. I bought the vhs tapes and they didn't work because they were only good in Japan... (lol)... But, yeah... I feel like if I get around to reading all of the LN's again soon. I could try updating the wiki. I feel like the wiki could use many improvements especially for such a good/deep series. (I haven't seen it for a while...)

This was the first manga I bought. It was also the first time I learned about what an LN was when I didn't want to wait for Sigma releases and read the last two LN's (good decision in hindsight). Gatoh is really amazing no matter what else comes out of it. It would just be a shame though if people didn't get to see Sigma. Sigma is basically, season 1, season 2, season 3 were great. Now what if this were actually real life and this were happening? Then things get serious and real. It's such a better take in my opinion on everything that FMP! would really miss a chance to be an incredible work if it didn't get animated. Of course, if they made a series of movies I wouldn't mind either (similar to Evangelion).
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Old 2013-06-27, 16:18   Link #7114
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I could try updating the wiki. I feel like the wiki could use many improvements especially for such a good/deep series. (I haven't seen it for a while...)
Do not get me started on the fail of the wiki... I keep getting into an editing war with some random idiot who constantly changes Sousuke's ethnicity to "half Japanese/half Afghan" ........Do I have to take a picture of the MULTIPLE pages in my light novels, including the official English translated ones, that state VERY specifically OVER AND OVER that Sousuke is FULL BLOODED JAPANESE!? ...ffs, there's tons of logic clues as to him being full blooded Japanese... first and foremost, the fact that JAPAN IS XENOPHOBIC, IF HE WASN'T FULL BLOODED JAPANESE, IT WOULD BE A HOT CONVERSATION TOPIC IN 'VERSE.

*rage*

...I take my FMP perhaps a wee bit too seriously, but it's ridiculous how many times I've had to edit it, citing sources, and it STILL gets edited back to the BLATANTLY WRONG INFORMATION. *grumblegrumble*
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Old 2013-06-27, 16:18   Link #7115
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I really hope someone in the convention will dare and shout "Where's our Kaname x Sousuke anime closure, you AS*HO**!!!!".. and they'll know the anime fans are serious....
Heh, I think they should do a flash mob. Film it. And put it on the Japanese version of YouTube. That would get somebody's attention!
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Old 2013-06-28, 05:34   Link #7116
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OMG, my hopes are so high right now. It is like, erm, 8 years of waiting for me? FMP was my first anime series, and after all that 8 years it is still my favourite one. I love the manga, love sigma and light novels and I want to see FMP animated so badly!

I haven't lost my hope for all that 8 years. I've been visiting this forum since years hoping that some day I will see FULL METAL PANIC SEASON 4 IS CONFIRMED! Now I'm so excited, I will not give up believing in next season and count days till late july waiting for that awesome announcement.
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Old 2013-06-28, 05:39   Link #7117
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You're not the only one... I've been been longing to see a Kaname x Sousuke intimate moments...
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Old 2013-06-28, 10:53   Link #7118
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Do not get me started on the fail of the wiki... I keep getting into an editing war with some random idiot who constantly changes Sousuke's ethnicity to "half Japanese/half Afghan" ........Do I have to take a picture of the MULTIPLE pages in my light novels, including the official English translated ones, that state VERY specifically OVER AND OVER that Sousuke is FULL BLOODED JAPANESE!? ...ffs, there's tons of logic clues as to him being full blooded Japanese... first and foremost, the fact that JAPAN IS XENOPHOBIC, IF HE WASN'T FULL BLOODED JAPANESE, IT WOULD BE A HOT CONVERSATION TOPIC IN 'VERSE.
My god... You have my sympathies. My friend who was an editor for the Russian FMP wiki had the same trouble. Some people just kept editing the articles all wrong. They even went as far as marking Sosuke as a Whispered... And then I knew I had to shoot them in the face to save my friend's sanity.
I suppose it's all due to the fact that many admirers are simply underage infantile anime buffs and not true otakus who have respect for the material. I know for a fact that many didn't even bother to read the novels while aware of their existance. Very frustrating.
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Old 2013-06-28, 12:44   Link #7119
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I could go on a very long rant about the person who keeps changing his ethnicity, but I'll leave at it this... The twat called me racist for "hating" the idea of him being even part Afghan, when all I ever said, continuously, was that it was a FACT that he's full-blooded Japanese, and then in that in the same breath, said they would hate the series if he was indeed full-blooded Japanese. So, uh, clearly it's racist to be against the changing of a character's race, but NOT racist to hate what he actually is. Good job there.
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Old 2013-06-28, 14:17   Link #7120
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So, uh, clearly it's racist to be against the changing of a character's race, but NOT racist to hate what he actually is.
That reminds me of the time when I had the holy war with a долбоеб who kept pestering the forums about how Gatoh glorifies war and violence and how cool this is. When I pointed out to him that the story was about the path from war to peace he claimed that I didn't understand the series and Sosuke and that he was destined to lose Kaname and become like Gauron or something since Gatoh thinks that war is cool. Like, the whole point of FMP contradicted. I remember that was a furious battle, but at least it was about points of view. Yet what you described... Maybe the twat is Afghan himself and has some nationality issues. He just doesn't make sense.
Really, Feisty, now I am getting really "tender and respectful" (read - want to kick) at this person >(
I hate the alternative logic of some people. You do not bend the freaking CANON to your will. And CANON is that Sosuke was BORN in Japan and never came to the A-land until the assassin training. How the hell would anyone even argue about Sosuke being RACIAL Afghan. I would understand if it was about mentality and upbringing, but it's race. It's facts.
Goddamn, I must bring forth this casus to the Russian fans. We must tear the argument of this person apart and make a hentai fanfic. Such is the way!
And now I'm probably getting beyond the point, so I'll just leave this Another fan art here and go watch me some Fumoffu.
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