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One Piece Manga Has 460 Million Copies in Print Worldwide




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zeopower6



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:15 am Reply with quote
"This article comes from Anime News Network and was written by Rafael Antonio Pineda, not by the fictitious "Shizuka Kokawa.""

What exactly is Shizuka O_o?
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Shay Guy



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:47 am Reply with quote
zeopower6 wrote:
"This article comes from Anime News Network and was written by Rafael Antonio Pineda, not by the fictitious "Shizuka Kokawa.""

What exactly is Shizuka O_o?


Googling suggests that somebody's been swiping ANN's pieces. I guess this note is intended as a sort of watermark, in case it's being done by a bot without human oversight?
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:29 pm Reply with quote
By the end* of One Piece, people in Japan will be tripping over One Piece manga volumes in the streets.


*if One Piece ever ends
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:14 am Reply with quote
For comparison, the all-time best-selling Western comic book character in the traditional superhero sense is the 600+ million copies of the various Superman series.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:10 am Reply with quote
Shay Guy wrote:

Googling suggests that somebody's been swiping ANN's pieces. I guess this note is intended as a sort of watermark, in case it's being done by a bot without human oversight?


Correct.
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