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    Finally new news!

    Post by partiallylit on 1/22/2013, 7:15 pm

    Sweet! 1st book in 8 years coming, took some time coming.

    Hayakawa Publishing editor-in-chief Yoshihiro Shiozawa posted on Twitter that a new Banner of the Stars (Seikai no Senki) novel volume is scheduled for release in late March. The novel is titled Seikai no Senki Ⅴ: Shukumei no Shirabe (Banner of the Stars V: The Fateful Inquiry).

    See ANN.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 1/23/2013, 8:40 am

    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-01-21/1st-banner-of-the-stars-novel-volume-in-8-years-slated

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    Great news! Thank you for sharing. You get an internet. sunny

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by mitsuki lover on 1/23/2013, 2:35 pm

    Very Happy cheers

    I agree this is great news for the franchise.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by AlexT on 2/3/2013, 2:48 pm

    Uh? Shocked
    While great news, it feels so strange after all this time and endless talks about seikai never geting new books etc.
    Only wish it happened sooner - only a few veterans survived to see the day Very Happy

    Maybe there's even a chance for a new anime now as well - with all the recent "genre crisis" anime industry had it may be good idea to revisit proven and reliable stories Wink

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 2/4/2013, 1:38 pm

    Just before this there was news about plans to animate the Seikai no Danshou side story novels. I'm still skeptical but it seems to be a plan to reboot the series. Perhaps, after months after the book is selling well we get a SNSIV show made. It certainly will be another year before we get to see anything. If they do it right (and on grand scale) who knows maybe it will be more popular.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by mitsuki lover on 2/6/2013, 2:42 pm

    Considering how well the EVA reboot has done so far,there is hope that any new Seikai anime would do as well. Very Happy

    And,yeah,it is too bad that there are so few of the original members left here.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by partiallylit on 2/9/2013, 6:06 pm

    AlexT wrote:Uh? Shocked
    While great news, it feels so strange after all this time and endless talks about seikai never geting new books etc.
    Only wish it happened sooner - only a few veterans survived to see the day Very Happy

    Yes well sadly I was MIA ever since Abh Nation closed, chances of continuation looked increasingly slim.

    I simply came along to see if anyone was discussing the news, and since they weren't posted it. Laughing

    It will certainly be interesting to see how this does. It actually has a chance of increasing its popularity since back in its day there was a glut of, while I wouldn't call them similar, other titles within the genre of space-faring works. So the "genre crisis" may help it in really standing out, since there has been a dearth of such titles in recent years.

    Last anime was what? Tytania? And that wasn't a particularly good adaptation. And it seems the genre has always been somewhat rare within light novels.

    I do wonder if they are going to try to reboot or at least refresh the older titles somehow though. As you say it has been ages between the novels. New readers would be alienated if all they did was release this as the next book with nothing else done (people seem oddly adverse to starting older things), and I do wonder how much of his old readership will return.

    Probably the most effective method would be a reboot of the anime, though who would finance that? An EVA/Berserk style series of film as mitsukilover suggests might work. I would not be adverse to a Blu-Ray release of the originals either! Very Happy

    Either way if Morioka has no plans to speed up his writing, any sort of reboot at this point would be of course... ill-advised.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 2/10/2013, 8:39 am

    Welcome back stranger! Very Happy
    I'm not a pessimist but I admit I'm skeptical on Seikai's future.

    The SNSV novel was a given, but we don't know anything about it to be sure Morioka actually will do SNSVI. I hope he does.
    He had been working on other series of his own in the past years. We probably won't see it coming soon either.
    On the other side perhaps he may have prepared to release a bunch in a row (3 novels). This is certainly necessary for a successful reboot.
    The animation staff have been expressing their desire to continue so it really all come down to investors.

    A blueray release certainly will have attention from anime sub releasing groups. I usually don't use my connections for this but perhaps I will make an exceptions and promote actively. Very Happy

    And guys lets give Bandai's/Sunrise's Seikai pages some (regular) visitor counts, input Seikai search terms into their servers.
    http://www.sunrise-inc.co.jp/seikai/
    http://www.b-ch.com/
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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by mitsuki lover on 2/13/2013, 2:49 pm

    Drat,except for the index it's all in Japanese. Razz
    Ah!Well!
    It would be nice to get something newish,even if it were just an updated bluray/dvd combo pack
    with a few extras like actor/director commentaries,etc.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 2/16/2013, 6:31 am

    For some reason the web comic site has been moving several times.
    While nothing was updated on the original site the latest had several updates.
    http://comic-meteor.jp/seikaino/
    It's up to chapter 4 now and for some reason chapter 2 publication has already ended. Evil or Very Mad

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by mitsuki lover on 2/16/2013, 5:16 pm

    Er...does it have an English mirror site or is that it?

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 2/17/2013, 9:36 am

    We beggars can't be choosing.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by mitsuki lover on 2/20/2013, 2:46 pm

    True.Now if those imaginary aliens that the UN has appointed an ambassador to would be kind enough
    to allow us to borrow their imaginary Universal Translators...

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Cloudji on 9/27/2013, 2:26 pm

    I'm kinda scare, even through Ive not read 4th book. From what I hear it very dark and get negative. Also hear book 5 gets even more negative. However if I can every read them I will.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 9/27/2013, 3:59 pm

    Well, SnS4 has some darkness looming but it's good as usual.
    SnS5 has lots of tragedy and heartbreaks, but also does not disappoint with it's usual good point of the series.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by mitsuki lover on 9/28/2013, 1:15 pm

    I wouldn't expect it to turn into a light hearted comedy all of a sudden.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Cloudji on 9/28/2013, 8:50 pm

    mitsuki lover wrote:I wouldn't expect it to turn into a light hearted comedy all of a sudden.
    I know, but it feels like all ahb will die out and the end.

    So feels like it getting a lot darker then the first 3 books.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 1/6/2014, 12:38 pm

    After my annual searching and scrapping together some japanese infos on Seikai I'm kind of excited.
    There have been 3 new Danshou stories since SNS5 came out. And all are quite the thing....and they leave some hope for more especially the last one. I can't get hold of them so I can't offer more than the bare summary given if any.

    First of a "thank you" to the dedicated japanese fans for putting up any information.
    Nipon-kun, vous avez fait un travail formidable avec ton association secrète.

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    About the Sumei and how they joined up. Massive information Just what I need for the wiki.

    海嘯=eagre=tidal bore
    Lafiel's aunt's story; a famed heroine's past & present; a mysterious "suicide of the sea" on some planet;

    岐路=crossroad
    Ekuryu's father & clan; their struggle & quirks in the face of annihilation

    Looks like there's a need for me to fast track more articles on the wiki to lay the "roadmap-links" before some random people create random articles and create yet another chaotic situation. The downside to fast tracking articles are bare-bone articles, though. That's why I haven't been doing it.

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    Post by mitsuki lover on 1/6/2014, 2:33 pm

    The ones about Lafiel's aunt and Ekuryu's father and clan sound especially interesting.One of these days have to go back and look at the wiki again. Cool 

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    Post by Almael on 1/7/2014, 8:11 am

    The good news: I've found a lot more exciting item information that may find its way into the wiki ..or maybe not.

    The bad news: I don't have more than the information that they exist. They are most definitely not available outside Japan. There's even that explicit statement attached! (aside from being sold out, too) *cries*

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Cloudji on 1/7/2014, 11:30 am

    Interesting information, as well as being sad and hopeful.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by mitsuki lover on 1/8/2014, 2:32 pm

    *SIGH*  Neutral 

    Oh well...any news is better than none.

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 1/8/2014, 3:16 pm

    Super Dubber news!!!
    http://chaca.cocolog-nifty.com/chaca002/2013/07/index.html

    There's a new doujin out about the Star Forces! Extra research edition!!!
    It seems there are only 300 copies and 100 will be available at the japanese summer con. I'm afraid they are already sold out. So it's very rare!

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    Re: Finally new news!

    Post by Almael on 7/2/2014, 1:10 pm

    Volume 2 of the Seikai no Monshou manga remake is now available!
    http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/4593857783/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=247&creative=1211&creativeASIN=4593857783
    With this the first novel book has been covered.

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    Post by mitsuki lover on 7/2/2014, 1:26 pm

    Is it more like the novel than the original?

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