Beginner Japanese Book Club // Currently Reading: シメジシミュレーション

3 of the Masterpiece version, meaning technically Aqua 1 and 2, and Aria 1-4.

Which version do you have?

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I have the non masters, but I finished Aqua, so still not too bad =P

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You should catch up so that Naph isn’t the only person reading the original edition. :stuck_out_tongue:

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I ordered the new book, but will skip the manga.
In the meantime I try to read the old book as I did not have time to study when you decided for that book (really wanted to read it for a long time :grin:)

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I want to be in the club

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All you gotta do is grab a copy of the book you want to join in with :wink:

We’ll be starting Girls’ Last Tour on the 2nd of March. If you check out the Home Thread for that manga you’ll find links to purchase it, and you can also indicate that you’re going to be joining us in the membership poll.

We’re also going to be reading The Mysterious Sweet Shop Zenitendou from around the beginning of May.

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I’m gonna skip out on the manga but I already picked up The Mysterious Sweet Shop Zenitendou on my lunch break. Also got one of the Intermediate nominees. (Still gonna read it even if it it isn’t picked.)

I’m going to try my best to actually participate this time. I read 時をかける少女 within the first week so I lost interest about the discussion. I’ll try to read Sweet Shop on the same schedule as everyone else so I have something to talk about each week. :slight_smile:

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Which book in the intermediate did you get?

The book on the right, 君の膵臓を食べたい/I Want to Eat Your Pancreas. Since I heard it’s popular and there’s a movie adaption, figured I might as well check it out and know what the kiddies are all on about. Haha. Even my coworker knew what it was when he saw me buy it.

I was also coerced into getting the 2nd volume of Zenitendou so hopefully it’s good.

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Well if it isn’t chosen in the intermediate and you still read it, let me know, I might be tempted to read it with you if you’re cool with that :grin:

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Seconded. I am the one who nominated it after all :wink: (no pressure)

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@Kyayna @sloa123 Oh no, the book clubs are going to get even more fractured than they already are, haha.

But yeah, for sure. : )

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I have no shame
(Although I’d be reading here, with you, in the intermediate and there someone suggested maybe reading two books concurrently. Good stuff)

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Oooooooooh! How does it look density-wise? I saw from previews that it had six chapters but I couldn’t tell quite how frequent the illustrations were and so on.

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Looking in my copy, it’s 325 pages and doesn’t have illustrations. It has 10 chapters, but the length of each chapter varies somewhat. Most are around 30 pages, but there is one chapter that is 73 pages long.

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I ordered that one too :joy: The hype is real.


Did anyone buy the ebook version of 少女終末旅行? I’m able to parse it and make a vocab deck for everyone, but having the digital version would allow me to start working on it earlier instead of waiting for the digital copy (and it’s way faster to do it). Or maybe I should just figure out how to buy ebooks on Amazon :thinking:

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Hi everyone,
I plan on joining the beginner book club (and also the intermediate book club). Hoping it will not be too much starting both around the same time. I ordered the next 2 books just now, so they will hopefully be here in time :slight_smile:
I also ordered 君の膵臓を食べたい on a whim, but probably wont read it for quite a while xD

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Ooh, I mean the Zenitendou one :grin: but I want to read the Pancreas book too at some point, so thank you for the information anyway, haha! :+1:

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Oops, my bad. Guess I’ll let her answer that one :stuck_out_tongue:

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Hehe, no problem! And it is genuinely useful to know for that book too.

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