We’ll be reading volume 4 starting August 1st. Click here for the home thread.
Following the poll on the home thread, it looks like we’ll be shifting to one month per volume (unless we get a flood of votes by readers requesting we remain at two months).
For all spoilers, please post the chapter number followed by blurred or hidden text:
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Spoilers for chapter 14 stuff happens
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[details="spoilers for chapter 15"] More stuff happens [/details]
spoilers for chapter 15
More stuff happens
When reading a whole volume across a month, I like to pace it out to about one chapter per week. For those who’d like to join in this pace, I’ll post a chapter title page each week. For everyone else, please continue with the pace best suited for you =)
To keep a pace of one chapter per week, you’ll want to be sure to finish up this 42-page chapter by August 7th.
Oh man, I need to order more books! I just ordered books for the clubs to (supposedly) last me another two months, but now I am missing one volume for this club. Not complaining, I am enjoying this series
There comes a time when one has to consider buying a year’s supply in one go
(Not that I have experience doing so, as I buy digital when possible.)
I have a tendency to buy too many books and not reading them so I have been holding back
I also need to go buy the next couple of volumes… will probably have to start next weekend I should’ve bought them in advance
The first 20ish pages of the volume are free to read on ebookjapan (and probably other sites too) if you want to get a head start before your copy arrives
I read this on ebookjapan today because I forgot to bring a book to work!
If you try the ebook life you’ll never have to bring a book to work
I got started on the first few pages on ebookjapan since it’s available, and I already several many things I don’t understand well (good thing I’m reading along in English).
Here's a sentence I really don't get (putting it in a folded section even though it's not very spoilery)
In like the third page, Kominato says “理解さんのはえーな” and it’s translated as “you’re really quick on the uptake” and I get that it’s a loose translation, but… what does さん mean here? And is はえー some colloquial way of saying はやい/fast ? Super confused by this sentence
I don’t have my copy with me, but was it not すん instead of さん?
Yes, it was すん Thanks!
So both すん = する and はえー = 早い, in some sort of slang/casual speech? Or is すん some conjugated form?
Oh hey, someone just bumped this helpful thread! These are things that I’m getting better at understanding intuitively, but I’m glad I don’t have to try to explain them, haha.
ら row sounds can become ん when they precede a な row sound.
あい and おい at the end of words can become ええ
If you’re aiming to read a chapter per week, now’s a good time to make sure you’ve reached and started the second chapter of the volume.
It’s another 42 pages. Finish up by August 14th, and you’ll be on track to complete the volume by month’s end.
I still don’t have the volume, but I did read all the free pages on ebookjapan I will try to catch up next weekend (I should have the manga by then).
I also had a hard time remembering his name… but I have a hard time with most names anyway
Something I learned about myself and remembering names with anime (which may apply with manga as well) is that if I watch a whole series over a few days, I struggle to remember names. If instead I watch one episode every one or two days, stretching the series out over a few weeks, I remember names very well. (When I watched through the anime for アオハライド, it was quickly enough that I didn’t really take in any names aside from こう…)
I’m hoping that by splitting one chapter into two or three reading sessions per week (rather than one or two reading sessions every two weeks), I’ll improve at names.
If you haven’t already, now’s a good time to start reading the next chapter, to finish the volume in August.
It’s the usual 42 pages. I think this is the chapter that brings us pretty much to the end of the animated adaptation’s material.
Oh! It always amazes me how little the adaptations manage to cover