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Old 2011-12-03, 06:37   Link #3527
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Originally Posted by magnuskn View Post
They did skip all the rivalry between Alto and Michael, removed Altos family problems, changed his rage over not having a clear direction in life into and inability to reconcile his loathing of being confined and his inherent love for his home to some unneeded gender issues.
*Just skimmed Itsuwari again*
Not really. The other issues are still there, just in the background with the gender/identity issues foregrounded. And really, you didn't find Ozma's "what am I?" spiel in "Sayonara" the slightest bit inspirational at all?


And the final part of of the director's interview

Official Complete Book Interview: Kawamori Shouji

aka, the part the contains Kawamori's answer to something everyone keeps bugging him about: why they can't make a direct sequel to Frontier...

Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5...

Spoiler for length:

How Suetsugu Yuki drew the cover for Chihayafuru volume 34

Interview translations etc

You must free yourself from that illusion,
from the illusion that a story must have a beginning and an end.

"No, you are not entitled to your opinion... You are only entitled to what you can argue for.
- Patrick Stokes

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