the first manga you ever read?

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Postby Blitzkrieg1701 » Sat Apr 28, 2007 2:28 pm

Lessee... I know the first I ever BOUGHT was Toshihiro Ono's Pokemon manga, but I'm not sure if the first I actually READ was that or Urusei Yatsura

...it was probably the Pokemon.
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Postby righteous_slave » Wed May 02, 2007 11:00 am

Blade of the Immortal, republished by Dark Horse in itty-bitty American sized (# of pages) comics. The artist actually took the original pages and cut them up to rearrange the panels for left to right consumption.
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Postby wingedfox » Thu May 03, 2007 10:10 am

mine was pokemon. i saw at the store at the time the show was really big so i had to have it.
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Postby Fish and Chips » Thu May 03, 2007 10:26 am

Actually, looking back, I think my first Manga was Pokemon as well. The Electric Tail of Pikachu. 'S was alright, though I remember there being another Pokemon series that was infinitely better that I never managed to get my hands on.

But that was before I was, you know, "In" to it.
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Postby MomoAdachi » Sun May 06, 2007 1:46 pm

Sailor Moon.
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Postby Sennin » Sun May 06, 2007 8:51 pm

My first manga was the first volume of Inuyasha. Originally, I had planned to review it to see if it was proper reading material for my younger sister; but, it was determined that it wasn't for the time being, and I myself got hooked on the series.
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Postby rocklobster » Mon May 07, 2007 8:55 am

Battle Angel of Alita part 5. Back when Viz was selling its stuff as single-issues.
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Postby mechana2015 » Mon May 07, 2007 2:09 pm

Battle Angel Alita Book one, flopped. The first manga I ever bought was Ranma.
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Postby termyt » Tue May 08, 2007 7:39 am

Ranma 1/2 ws the first manga I read, unless you count a few issues of Robotech. The very first issue of the comic adaptation was more like Macross than Robotech - even calling Rick Hiro. They simply changed the name of the comic and the character names to match the Robotech TV show with the second issue.

Even Ranma was being published in comic book form back then. I have the first 20 or so trade paperback volumes of the Ranma manga in comic book form.
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Postby Stephen » Tue May 08, 2007 10:53 am

First manga I ever read would be from one of our very own here on CAA. Gypsys webmanga Skipping Tomorrows. The second, would be Hellsing.
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Postby uc pseudonym » Tue May 08, 2007 11:57 am

mechana2015 wrote:Battle Angel Alita Book one, flopped.

Coincidentally, I was trying to decide if I wanted to check out this book from the library not ten minutes ago. Would you recommend it?
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Postby Taliesin » Tue May 08, 2007 12:07 pm

The first Manga series I read in its entirety was Fruits Basket. The first Manga volume I ever read was some Pokemon Manga.
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Postby Htom Sirveaux » Tue May 08, 2007 6:45 pm

My first manga was a few single-issue DragonBall comics. This was back before I knew what manga was, and it wasn't until a few years later that I read my first actual volume- or volumes, I should say, because it was the 4-piece Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind collection. I found it in the library. To this day it's one of my favorites, though now I have the 7-volume, unflipped version.
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Postby PrincessZelda » Tue May 08, 2007 7:17 pm

Fruits Basket!
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Postby Kisa » Tue May 15, 2007 5:56 am

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Postby Wave » Tue May 15, 2007 12:00 pm

Hum what was the first manga I ever read. I think it was Mars valume 2 or 3 I don't remember witch. I never read another one. That was just after I joned this crazzy sight. ^.^ It was sitting on desplay at our library and I picked it up and tryed to read it back words. Yep thats what started it all.

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Postby Taliesin » Tue May 15, 2007 1:19 pm

Actually now that you mention it, I did read nausicaa before I read furuuba.
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