Anyone on at the moment? Live reading is on now!
Thanks for the reminder! I’m looking forward to listening in.
Edit: well done, everyone! I hope to be half as good as you all one day
Lol what. It feels like we just started with the volume.
Is it time to vote for the offshoot club yet?
It feels like it’s about time, yes, especially since people will need to buy the next books.
By the way, @Radish8, I can take care of putting up the threads, if we keep reading the series.
Oh alright, I was gonna wait till the last week but the pressure is getting to me
People are clamouring so much that I can’t imagine we won’t have an offshoot club, so I’ll just ask whether people intend to take part
Are you planning to read volume 2 with the club?
As for start dates - I’m assuming we want to leave a reasonable number of weeks because of issues with shipping right now? Combine that with the fact that those reading フルーツバスケット might want to get a couple of weeks in before adding something else on the side, and the 11th of July looks sensible…? Or perhaps the week after that, to give us 6 weeks from when these polls close.
Correct me if I’m wrong.
When do you want to start?
(I’m taking the “not a fan” option to be a vote for the 27th of June, unless you tell me otherwise by commenting)
- 11th July
- 18th July
- Not a fan of either of those options (please comment)
I think we should probably go for one thread per volume from the start though. Having a post to start the week off like we’re doing for Flying Witch works well, even if you have quite a number of comments per week, and the comments always peter out eventually such that it feels a bit silly doing weekly. I reckon just switch it up before that has a chance to happen.
In which case I’m happy to make the occasional threads themselves, if you want to do the weekly posts? Or is that just unnecessary faff? I just feel like I want to maintain some kind of connection to my nomination
I plan to focus more on the intermediate club books and the re-read of 魔法の宅急便 (along with watching some anime), so sadly I won’t be continuing with this one.
These options are too far off for my taste, but your reasoning with regards to other book clubs definitely makes sense.
Commenting to say OMG YES HYPE! 11 July sounds reasonable enough. I’d rather start a bit sooner still, but then again I am a very impatient sort of person
EDIT: Ha, jinx, I second @Belerith.
Really enjoyed the book thanks but too many other things to do at the moment to join the next volume sorry.
I did consider including a much sooner option, but the thing is that if there are more eBook readers than physical book readers (which is most likely) they just naturally outnumber them on the voting, and it seems a bit unfair not to give people time to order
But maybe 6 weeks is way more than necessary in reality for stuff to actually ship…
Well, let’s say that the “not a fan” option is unofficially a vote for the 27th of June and see how we go.
Unfortunately CD Japan does not have the second volume in stock right now, and I can’t order that specific book from Amazon either. I’ll have to hope that I’ll get it in time.
Come to the dark side! We have
Please vote on the start date!
I don’t want to set the date based on so few people…
I went to vote but there wasn’t an ‘I don’t care’ sort of option. Any of the dates are fine with me!
same for me
No problem! Let’s do that then.
I’m really enjoying this manga; it’s so healing, just what I need haha but July is still a bit far off so I’ll still have to see. I do want to join if I’m not swamped with rl stuff then. I’m getting the ebook version anyway so I can decide until then
I was just looking at ordering some volumes od CDJapan or Amazon but the shipping cost is a bit too high for me a broke student like me. When I start working, I’m definitely going to buy real copies because I just love holding it in my hands while reading, and it would feel very cool if it was in Japanese. See you guys next Saturday <3