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What do you think will be on the cover of the newest volume?

Falconia
15 (36.6%)
The Sea Horse at sea
11 (26.8%)
Entourage shot (ex. vol 24-25)
2 (4.9%)
Guts doing something
12 (29.3%)
Other... (specify)
1 (2.4%)

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Offline Eluvei

Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2010, 03:55:13 AM »
I think it looks great, even though I was expecting The Sea Horse. I like it more than that ep. 308 promo.

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2010, 06:00:16 AM »
Thanks Gobby!

It's gotta be Guts vs. the tentacles.

FTW.

Guts wins!  :ubik: ....  :judo:

You gotta play the percentages in the Berserk cover handicapping biz! :badbone:

I think it looks great, even though I was expecting The Sea Horse. I like it more than that ep. 308 promo.

I don't know, I thought the other one is the kind of dynamic image that would really jump off a cover. This one's more of a yeoman-like effort, or maybe that's just the vibe I'm getting watching Guts going to work there, which I can always dig.

Still, is this the first image of Guts based on an Art of War statue? :iva: :miura:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2010, 07:16:08 AM »
Thanks for the preview Gobs. The cover is as expected. I like it a lot overall, although Guts' face looks a bit odd. But then again that might just be the picture. Wouldn't be the first time.

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #28 on: September 20, 2010, 07:30:19 AM »
I like it a lot overall, although Guts' face looks a bit odd. But then again that might just be the picture.

On the bright side, there's kind of an Arnie vibe to it. :badbone:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2010, 10:23:20 AM »
I gotta give props to Grail who spotted the ad in the YA magazine while we were driving back from Kinokuniya in Japantown.

In the latest issue is part 2 of Nico Nicholson's comic interview thingie with Kentarou Miura. It looks to me like there might be more tidbits on his process from the looks of it.

I'll scan the volume 35 ad when I get home from work today  :guts:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #30 on: September 20, 2010, 10:27:25 AM »


I'll scan the volume 35 ad when I get home from work today  :guts:

It will be much appreciated! I really dig that cover!   :ubik:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #31 on: September 20, 2010, 10:57:54 AM »
In the latest issue is part 2 of Nico Nicholson's comic interview thingie with Kentarou Miura. It looks to me like there might be more tidbits on his process from the looks of it.

It should be very interesting, about how he does storyboards. I'll give you a run-down once I get my greasy paws on it.

By the way, the coverage of Miura will continue in YA's next issue, #18 (it'll be about how he creates storyboards apparently)!

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #32 on: September 20, 2010, 01:34:57 PM »
Well, there's always a chance there will be some high-seas adventuring and Falconia in the inserted poster.
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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #33 on: September 20, 2010, 04:11:11 PM »
WOW! I want to frame that! Although..I'm with you on Guts's face, Aazealh. S'cool, though. MY LOVE FOR GUTS'S CONCENTRATED MANLINESS™ IS AS PURE AS THE WIND DRIVEN SNOW!  :badbone:

Now, to get my hands on an issue of YA...time to seduce a friend stationed in Okinawa..

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #34 on: September 20, 2010, 04:52:12 PM »
Now, to get my hands on an issue of YA...time to seduce a friend stationed in Okinawa..

You should be able to get it in the US through a special order in any good Japanese bookstore.

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #35 on: September 20, 2010, 05:58:47 PM »
Well, I'll be damned. I can't wait until the volume shows up later this month at Kinokuniya. That and Vol. 34 should be shipping soon from Dark Horse. It's going to be a good month. :guts:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #36 on: September 20, 2010, 06:34:42 PM »
I'll be interested in seeing how quickly Dark Horse turns around volume 35. With the release of volume 34, they finally caught up to the japanese editions.
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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #37 on: September 20, 2010, 06:41:48 PM »
The cover is as expected. I like it a lot overall, although Guts' face looks a bit odd. But then again that might just be the picture. Wouldn't be the first time.

Guts' face looked a little funny to me too. Not so much in terms of shape, but it seemed like the lines around his mouth and under his eyes were way more pronounced than usual.

Regardless, it's still a gorgeous cover. I was rooting for the group shot myself, but I can never complain about a Guts action shot. :guts:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #38 on: September 20, 2010, 06:54:36 PM »
Guts' face looked a little funny to me too. Not so much in terms of shape, but it seemed like the lines around his mouth and under his eyes were way more pronounced than usual.

Yeah. Might be the printing in YA; as I'm sure you noticed the cyan seems way too pronounced in the picture, both on the armor and on Guts' white patch of hair. Maybe it also made those lines more prominent and visible than they were supposed to be.

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #39 on: September 20, 2010, 08:30:36 PM »
I'll be interested in seeing how quickly Dark Horse turns around volume 35. With the release of volume 34, they finally caught up to the japanese editions.

My guess is that they will draw the wait out about as long as they did with Vol. 34. Now that we're caught up, they seem to be slowing down the release schedule quite a bit.

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #40 on: September 21, 2010, 12:27:59 AM »
I didn't find the wait that long for vol 34. How long did we wait again? I know it was originally due for August and got pushed back for September (last week to be precised). I'm guessing we,ll wait at least 6 to 8 months before we get it in English. They might go to the same pace Eden goes right now...

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #41 on: September 22, 2010, 07:47:01 AM »
Wow, that's great, Guts's face looks weird, but in general I congratulate you all with another cool looking cover!  :ubik:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #42 on: September 22, 2010, 08:45:02 PM »
I didn't find the wait that long for vol 34. How long did we wait again? I know it was originally due for August and got pushed back for September (last week to be precised). I'm guessing we,ll wait at least 6 to 8 months before we get it in English. They might go to the same pace Eden goes right now...

It's been about a year between the Japanese and English releases of Vol. 34, but I'm pretty sure they hadn't caught up to the Japanese releases yet, so it was closer to 7 or 8 months after Vol. 33 was released in the States.

P.S. - Just placed my pre-order for Vol. 35 on www.yesasia.com. I can't wait for it to get here! :guts:

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #43 on: September 22, 2010, 10:14:16 PM »
here's that scan i promised. sorry it took so long...

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #44 on: September 22, 2010, 10:22:48 PM »
here's that scan i promised. sorry it took so long...

Thanks again!

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #45 on: September 23, 2010, 01:45:55 PM »
It's been about a year between the Japanese and English releases of Vol. 34, but I'm pretty sure they hadn't caught up to the Japanese releases yet, so it was closer to 7 or 8 months after Vol. 33 was released in the States.


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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #46 on: September 23, 2010, 03:41:59 PM »
Thanx for the info Rombi  :guts:

No problem! I'm probably slightly off, as I don't have the dates right in front of me (I'm at work, so I don't want to do too much digging on the net).

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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #47 on: September 27, 2010, 03:18:38 PM »
Here's the actual cover, with a dominant green hue this time (the real thing is a lot less green/saturated from what I've seen, not sure how or why they got the image to look like this):



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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #48 on: October 07, 2010, 01:24:28 AM »
Got my vol 35 in the mail this evening. One thing I noticed immediately is that in the character section in the front, they feature Magnifico, spelled the SKnet way  :badbone:

Im going to be going through page by page and comparing this with the serialized episodes, just in case Miura tried to pull a "Guts noticing something weird on that cliff over there" with us again. :zodd:

Update: No changes that I noticed.
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Re: Volume 35's cover
« Reply #49 on: October 07, 2010, 04:10:09 AM »
One thing I noticed immediately is that in the character section in the front, they feature Magnifico, spelled the SKnet way  :badbone:

I wonder if Dark Horse will start spelling it correctly from now on. Or do you think they'll change that page and hope no one notices?