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REVIEW: Transformers: The Manga GN 1

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:10 pm Reply with quote
Speaking of More than Meets The Eye, I find it interesting that we're finally getting English-language copies of Japanese Transformers titles at about the same time Japanese fans are finally getting Japanese-language copies of MTMTE. That title supposedly brought a lot of women into the Western Transformers fanbase, so I wonder if it's going to be marketed towards Japanese women in any meaningful way? (I could see someone making the argument that it would be popular with the fujoshi crowd.)
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:20 pm Reply with quote
Very fair review, glad it got B scores for the right readers. It's a great book with a nice slice of what children's books were like in the 80s. Really looking forward to the next books and hope Viz intends to do other manga later. I would love to see them collect all of the Legends web comics and pack in toy comics together in order, they're ridiculous, but Viz seems to know their audience.

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