シャドーハウス Reading Club

Welcome to the シャドーハウス reading club!

The Beginner Book Club read through volume one of シャドーハウス.

This offshoot reading club is to continue reading this ongoing series together, through scheduled reading.

What is this series?

Summary

Where can I buy it?

Physical: Amazon | CD Japan
Digital: Kindle | Bookwalker: B&W, Color

Discussion Threads

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Beginner book club. :stuck_out_tongue:

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Copy and paste is still a struggle for me =(

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Can I ask why a different home thread is even needed? I haven’t run an offshoot book club in a while, but when I did Aria I just reused the volume 1 home thread for the whole series.

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I like doing a separate home thread for two reasons:

  1. With each subsequent volume of an offshoot typically getting one thread for each whole volume, this gives volume one its own “volume thread”.

  2. I have complete control over updating the first post of the thread. The volume one thread can be made into a wiki, but even then I have no direct control over the title if I didn’t create the volume one thread (as I’m irregular not a Regular).

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Ah, okay. I would have just asked a mod to transfer ownership to you. :laughing:

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I didn’t know that was possible. That sounds like it could even solve the “can’t post more than three comments in a row” issue.

Well, I still have point 1 :wink:

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Ah, so you’re saying this thread supersedes the old home thread, converting the old one into a volume 1 thread. I see…

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Yup, that’s how I treat a manga’s book club home thread.

I know there are others who keep the book club thread as the “home” thread for the whole series. It’s a mix of some people going one way and others going the other way.

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Can’t wait for next week! I might do a little pre-reading :face_with_hand_over_mouth:
Thank you for organising this @ChristopherFritz :heart:

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Just finished volume 2 - we’re all in for a treat :wink:

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I’ve seen people mention this more lately. It used to be just a reminder, is there actually a limit now?

Huh… that’s weird.

L move, discourse.

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It’s been limited for years. :laughing:

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I swore it said like, hey don’t you think you should let other people post? Or maybe that was when you just had a bunch of posts in a thread but not necessarily in sequence.

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Yeah, that’s different.

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Hmm. I used to always double post, but I guess I didn’t triple post (quadruple post?)

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Volume two’s thread is now live!

Reading begins this upcoming weekend, on September 9th. The whole volume’s discussion will be in one thread.

I’ve added a content warning for the following week. It’s right below the reading schedule, so be sure to check that out if you normally read in public.

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Alright, I’ve been slacking on my Japanese reading for a couple months now, just coasting by with Takagi and Ayumu. But no more! I’m a big fan of the Shadow House anime, so I’m going to join this club and catch up!

I’m making this post as a form of commitment. Now I can’t back out without having to endure the silent judgment of others :slightly_smiling_face:

EDIT: Sorry for the accidental reply @ChristopherFritz! I always fall for that, using the reply button on the last post instead of the one at the end of the page.

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Since you replied to me, I hereby double your commitment!

And for the extra push, if you don’t start reading, you’ll be making someone sad.

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(That reminds me, I’ve been mostly slacking off with my reading this past week. Let’s see if I can’t get this week’s Shadows House reading in after work Tuesday!)

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Commitment met! I started reading a chapter a day on Wednesday. Then on Friday, the new tablet I bought arrived. Reading on a tablet vs a phone is a revelation! I can’t believe I ever made due with a phone. Being able to turn the tablet horizontally and get two pages that are each bigger than one page on my phone is great, especially for the panels that span two pages. But I usually have the tablet oriented vertically to get really BIG pages. It looks so nice :blush: With how nice reading is now, I couldn’t stop at just one chapter a day!

P.S. This time the reply was intentional, just in case there is any doubt :stuck_out_tongue:

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