iStalk – 196

Posted on Nov 17 2009


Today the manga industry suffers a blow, IMAGI’s Astro Boy brings in some green, you could have your very own Saber Figure, and Hikaru Utada announce a new tour.


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  • AnarchoElk November 17, 2009 at 6:02 PM

    Yeah, little late. Had some technical difficulties on my end.

  • Chibi-Acer November 17, 2009 at 6:30 PM

    I was skeptical about Astro Boy, but my brother convinced me to go and it turned out to be really good. It’s like Pixar did an anime style movie, and I would put it up there with The Incredibles.

    Awesome news about Utada Hikaru, but why did you keep pronouncing her name “Hikari”?

  • Kanashimi November 17, 2009 at 6:45 PM

    Because I record at 6 in the morning after being up all day and night working on the site. Whee, retarded moment~ @_@

  • Chibi-Acer November 17, 2009 at 8:29 PM

    Oh. Hee hee ^_^

    Anyway, I ordered my tickets online (NYC). Yay! Sounds like they’re selling out fast.

  • destructorv2 November 17, 2009 at 8:29 PM

    You forgot to mention that the saber figure has a semi transparent skirt so people can look at her pantsu, lolz.

    As for manga industry, the reason for decline isn’t cos of piracy or the fansub thing(if anyone thinks its that). Its the fact that people are getting tired of reading the manga with the same thing and the same situation.

    Pick Shonen Jump for example. As i read Shonen Jump mag, they turned from awesome to meh. I dunno it just feels sad seeing my favourite manga just starting to bore me.

  • Sandgolem November 17, 2009 at 9:02 PM

    I know what you mean Destructorv2, I feel the same way about alot of manga. Like how Jack Frost Manga is like…an exact copy of Hellsing with different names and in a new location.

  • EagleEyes November 17, 2009 at 11:07 PM

    I miss being the first to comment on iStalk, but it gives me something to do when I get home from work 😀

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