Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram
Sign Up

Juniper Berries, vol. III

Comics, music, Youtube, boorus, Wikipedia, Finnish culture, and more. Oh, and comics. Ask Patchouli Knowledge for details.

  1. I Need to Return Them

    by , 22 May 2012 at 1:33 am (Juniper Berries, vol. III)
    Today I finally took the time to finish reading "Mämmilä: Kiinalainen juttu. Sarjakuvia Suomesta" by Tarmo Koivisto (ISBN 978-951-1-22917-9). I am afraid the comic is not available in English except for some short exemplary passages, such as "Room for Youth" (included in "Finnish comics annual. 2012", ISBN 978-952-5724-41-7, a compilation I only know by reputation).

    "Mämmilä" (original run from 1976 through 1996, plus one album in 2002 and the ...
  2. Miscellanea 2012

    by , 12 Jan 2012 at 11:48 am (Juniper Berries, vol. III)
    Last night I watched "Gelato (Ice Cream)", the sixth episode of the first season of the "Gunslinger Girl" anime. GG is one of the best Japanese animated series I have seen so far: slow-paced when it comes to plot, but amazingly atmosphere-intensive.

    On the 29th of December last year, I bought a few used comics albums, including the three volumes of "Le Monde d'Edena" by Moebius that were translated into Finnish as "Moebius: Jean Giraudin kootut fantasiat" ...
  3. The Agency vs. the Service

    by , 6 May 2011 at 4:17 pm (Juniper Berries, vol. III)
    No-life is full of surprises. On Wednesday, I ended up watching "Fratello (Siblings)", the first episode of the first season of "Gunslinger Girl" (2003--04), in good company. The anime did not impress me quite as much as the AMV I presented in my last diary entry ("The Order of Bad End?"), which tells us something about the skills of the music video's maker. Anyway, I am looking forward to seeing more GG, and reading the original comic would be good, too. As depressing ...

    Updated 7 May 2011 at 3:06 am by Katajainen

    Categories
    Uncategorized
  4. Wandering On

    by , 19 Apr 2010 at 11:44 am (Juniper Berries, vol. III)
    Good news for fans of Takako Shimura!!

    1. While I was busy elsewhere, a new scanlator called Houroumusume took over scanlating "Hōrō Musuko". She (or he; feminine and masculine pronouns are a pain for a Finn to begin with, but make even less sense in this very context) has done chapters 83 and 84, which are currently available on One Manga. I am looking forward to reading them.

    2. According to the English-language Wikipedia, "Hōrō ...

    Updated 19 Apr 2010 at 11:46 am by Katajainen

    Categories
    Uncategorized
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:43 am.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.3
Copyright © 2021 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.