キノの旅 Home Thread (Intermediate Book Club)

Wrong link :stuck_out_tongue:

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I don’t know what you mean.
You have no evidence, officer D:<

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Soo, today I asked my Japanese host mother about this “non-flying motorbike” business. First she was equally confused, but then she googled for a bit and came up with this:

https://www.google.com/search?q=空飛びオートバイ&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjQ1fOAuafiAhWSy4sBHaEqCfYQ_AUIDigB&biw=1553&bih=938

And she also mentioned that Japanese youth are probably used to this through the exposure via anime and manga (where it was of course introduced way before reality could catch up).

For everybody who is interested: She also found a link that says you can probably buy this from 2022, and it will be around 10 million yen…

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Yeah, that’s exactly what I pictured as well. I didn’t even think someone would get confused about that :thinking:
There’s a flying one in Aria as well (well, multiple, but a recurring character is driving one).

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Last chapter, let’s go!

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This is it, last week for the first book!

I have edited the formatting of the OP to support multiple books; I remember people saying they wanted to keep reading on. Even if they don’t, someone else might in the future.

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I got distracted by reading 放浪息子 this week. Hopefully I’ll finish this week’s reading tonight or tomorrow.

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Welp I went ahead and bought volume 2 since I loved this so much.

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Nice, have fun! Hope you’ll keep us updated how it compares. :slight_smile:

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Oh! An email from Amazon Japan recommending me some things! Let’s have a look!
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Oh such nice things! Let’s scroll down in the email, surely more great things will follow
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Nah I’m good thanks.

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:see_no_evil::see_no_evil::see_no_evil:

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… What?

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Bwahahaha. I want it just for giggles.

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… Suuure . :wink:

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Also for future ab goals.

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Honestly same, those abs are some serious goals
Though for some reason I imagined Kino as musclier than that, like, bigger arms, but it’s good she’s got abs at least.

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Right?

But she’s still, like, 15 or 16? I can admit at that age kids don’t put on as much muscle as an adult, but I agree. Guns aren’t light and if you’re practicing so regularly you’d get some arm definition.

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Maybe no one cares but I just started reading this as my first “real book” after getting a bit bored of the graded readers. I’m loving it! I’m doing the word list also on kitsun.io (though it has quite a few errors). The unknown kanji are a bit hard but otherwise it’s going ok. Still in the first chapter.

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Started reading 学園キノ because I need help.
The first page is this, and I feel like it just about sums up our feelings on the gun descriptions in the book.

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Does anyone have an exportable word list? I’d like to learn (or, at least, read) the vocab for each chapter before reading the chapter, and then putting everything in anki for SRS