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Animerican14



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 3:13 am Reply with quote
Whoa. Umino illustrating Anne of Green Gables? I only have the vaguest familiarity with that book, yet... it's seems to be such a fitting combination.
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Megiddo



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 3:47 am Reply with quote
Loguetown?

Nothing says children's novel like the main character about to be publicly executed.
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lys



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:15 pm Reply with quote
The Anne cover is adorable! I'm a big fan of Umino-sensei's artwork, and I grew up loving L.M. Montgomery's books (I've still got a big collection of them)!! I kinda want to pick up this edition just for the pretty pictures. I'm also curious about the interiors—it looks like they've got another artist, Ono Tomoe (おのともえ), doing b/w illustrations to accompany the text. I rather wish it were more of Umino-sensei's art, but...
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Chrno2



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:39 am Reply with quote
Wow, really nice! Well, she can do it. I'm surprised that the states doesn't have many of these classic literary works. If Umino can make it work maybe we can get a release here introducing it those who are not familiar. I'd been curious about the series to see what made it such a special work. Considering Miyazaki worked on the earlier series back in the days. Then there are many references to it in later anime like 'R.O.D the TV'.
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