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Due to life, the universe, and everything, I'm working on a few on-going projects but otherwise not taking on new tasks. FYI, I don't bother archiving, but simply trim out old/no longer useful conversations. If something's gone, check the history files.

Fictional characters[edit]

Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Man's Barnstar
I award you the Working Man's Barnstar (equivalent to the Deletion Sorting Order of Heroic Labour) for sorting lots of fictional characters nominated for Deletion.--Gavin Collins 23:44, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
Thankee. I think. —Quasirandom 17:44, 5 November 2007 (UTC)

BarnSakura Award for Excellent Work[edit]

A Barnstar!
The Anime and Manga BarnSakura Award

For your extensive work cleaning up, sourcing, and performing needed merges at List of Fruits Basket characters, I felt you are quite deserving of a barnstar. :) Collectonian (talk) 17:55, 7 April 2008 (UTC)
Awww. Thankee. —Quasirandom (talk) 18:05, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

Oh yeah, you earned this one![edit]

A Barnstar!
BarnSakura for excellent edits

I hereby award you the Anime and Manga BarnSakura for your willingness to tackle the mess that was List of Red River chapters and fixing it into a properly formatted chapter list! ---- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 19:05, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
But I'm not done yet! And, I'm not going to get very much done on the excessive plot front. —Quasirandom (talk) 19:07, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
Oh, I know, but its already looking a ton better! :) Now that plot thing...eww....-- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 19:11, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
Decent layout and formatting helps almost anything. (Yeah, that plot. Just deleting it all would be the wrong thing to do, alas.) —Quasirandom (talk) 19:35, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
Yep. I'd give it a whirl, but I haven't decided if I want to read the series yet or not. -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 19:37, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
Actually, I know I want to read the series, but I've been waiting for English publication to complete. From what I've seen, it's as good (and totally cracked) as anything else Shinohara has published. And I've got a strong interest in the Hittites. —Quasirandom (talk) 19:42, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

Want a mop?[edit]

You've always struck me as the sensible one of us all at WP:ANIME, as well as the constant voice of reason. I think you'd do great with the tools. Sephiroth BCR (Converse) 08:56, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

If you're spending too much time in the WP space, then that's a sign you would benefit from the tools :p That and you've cranked out a few FLs, so I wouldn't say you don't edit articles either. Most people have no idea what they want to do with the tools before they get them, but it never hurts to have them. That said, it's your decision whether you want to go through with it. If you're ever interested, I'm always willing to nominate you. Cheers, Sephiroth BCR (Converse) 20:38, 22 May 2008 (UTC)
Nah -- it means I should stop wandering AfDs and guideline proposals. I'll think about over the next week. —Quasirandom (talk) 23:55, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

To thanks you[edit]

Dekkai Thanks
For your contributions in Aria related articles
--KrebMarkt 07:41, 25 February 2009 (UTC)
And thanks to you -- you've been doing at least as much, probably more. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:22, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

BarnSakura for Excellent Work[edit]

BarnSakura.png The Manga and Anime BarnSakura Award
I hereby award you the Anime and Manga BarnSakura for your awesome work in helping Azumanga Daioh retain its Good Article status! Great work overall and a great example of true cooperative editing in action :-) -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 01:11, 9 June 2009 (UTC)
Thankee. I think. At least as much credit goes to KrebMarkt, though -- we work well together as researcher (him) and front-man (me). —Quasirandom (talk) 03:18, 9 June 2009 (UTC)

GA Barnstar[edit]

SpecialBarnstar.png The Special Barnstar
For work at Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl that helped it to retain its GA status! Great job! -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 19:48, 8 July 2009 (UTC)
Wow -- I didn't know we had a GA barnstar. Maybe one day I'll earn a star that's actually rainbow colored, and not just has in the background. ;-) —Quasirandom (talk) 20:14, 8 July 2009 (UTC)
Congrats especially knowing that Yotsuba&! successful re-assessment was not mentioned in our project talk page ;)
Great that Juhachi got one too as he contributed in at least 8 re-assessed or to be re-assessed GA articles. --KrebMarkt 20:23, 8 July 2009 (UTC)
Juhachi deserves it big time. —Quasirandom (talk) 20:26, 8 July 2009 (UTC)
Yea by a big margin our project most involved editor in GA rescue. --KrebMarkt 20:38, 8 July 2009 (UTC)

Autoreviewer[edit]

As of this moment, you have the Autoreviewer user right. I have granted it based on your new article output, which is far better than what one would expect from your run-of-the-mill stochastic process. Best regards, decltype (talk) 03:41, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

Well, really I'm just a semi-stochastic process. But nice to know I've been hired for just that reason. Thanks. —Quasirandom (talk) 03:50, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

Need ironing[edit]

Hi, I have some reviews translations that would need ironing. Undercurrent (manga) and Boku wa Imōto ni Koi o Suru Thanks a lot because you are demanded ;) --KrebMarkt 08:28, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

Right ho. Give me a couple days to work through them. (Don't we have some older ones as well? For Kashimashi and Natsume's Book of Friends? and a couple others?) —Quasirandom (talk) 14:02, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
Yea. That a big backlog and not forgetting that Collectonian asked you for some Copy-Editing too. The big bad conjunction GA-rescue + non-English coverage to integrate + other Copy-Editing & clean up :( --KrebMarkt 14:24, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
Not to mention rescuing clearly notable manga from deletion. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:43, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
Sometimes you really believe that WP:PROD & WP:BEFORE should link to How to use web search engines for dummies. 17 Reviews for that manga on my last count. --KrebMarkt 14:59, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
I'm impressed. I'd seen some reviews and message-board buzz, but hadn't realized it'd gotten THAT much press. I should try it again -- I bounced off the scanlation a few years ago, before it was licensed --as it sounds like the sort of thing I like. —Quasirandom (talk) 15:02, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
This article has enough material to push up to B now ;) What is scary is that the prod nominator mentioned that he/she found nothing with Google. What is remarkable is that series got few fellowing reviewers so reviews piled up quickly. --KrebMarkt 15:28, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
Well, B if we add a resource with Japanese publication details. —Quasirandom (talk) 20:15, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

<outdent> Sometimes it's better to not nudge the sleepy Frenchie :p
Ok refs for Japanese & North America releases are stocked in the discussion page of the article. --KrebMarkt 21:00, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

Sheesh -- go to bed! It could have waited till morning. Or longer. —Quasirandom (talk) 22:18, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

Kare First Love chapter list[edit]

Finally finished doing the summaries for List of Kare First Love chapters, though they are all probably too long. Feel like giving it a quick initial CE, if you have time, before I send it off for PR? -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 01:51, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

If you don't mind it taking a couple days. It's been, um, a few years since I read the series and never finished it. —Quasirandom (talk) 03:14, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
No rush...and if you don't want spoilers, would understand if you decline :) -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 03:18, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
Eh -- I'm not likely to finish it anyway. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:00, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
Right -- you may have noticed I haven't gotten very far with this. That's because I've slipped into an informal semi-wikibreak: I'm keeping up with conversations and some maintenance work, but aside from an ongoing project I'm not doing any article development. Mostly, it's a matter of too much going on IRL, rather than not enough time. Dunno when I'll be back full time, to be honest, so if you're looking to get this done anytime soon, you may want to tap someone else. —Quasirandom (talk) 16:55, 31 August 2009 (UTC)
No worries, I'm not in a big hurry, got an FAC and an FL going on plus a peer review. Still need to cut down the plots some more so no rush. If the rest finish and I'm ready to take it to FL before you get back, then I'll tap :) -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 17:37, 31 August 2009 (UTC)
'K. —Quasirandom (talk) 18:06, 31 August 2009 (UTC)

Nou Nou Hau[edit]

LOL I noticed an IP tried to delete Nou Nou Hau. I find that very funny: since when can IPs delete articles, and two, if we put that up for deletion than Afro Samurai should be deleted too, because that's a dōjinshi as well. :P Thanks for helping out. :) – J U M P G U R U ask㋐㋜㋗ 18:33, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

Ah, but Afro Samurai is a more, shall we say, obviously notable work, passing WP:BK C3 in addition to being licensed in English. Still, a recurrent magazine is not just a dōjinshi, and headlining an exhibit in Berlin is an clear claim to notability -- too clear to let is slide away without debate. —Quasirandom (talk) 19:43, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

Ping[edit]

Check my answer to the Aria Drama CDs subbing.

If you forgot that was here ;)

Dinoguy1000, jumped in the discussion. I guess, we will eventually have an animanga soundtracks taskforce. The question is why i will be drafted in :(

Thanks --KrebMarkt 21:09, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

LOL, I have no plans on starting such a taskforce - album/soundtrack articles actually don't hold much interest for me, I just like it when everything falls into place. =) And, if such a task force *does* come to be, you don't have to join if you don't want to, even if you contribute to the articles it covers. ダイノガイ千?!? · Talk⇒Dinoguy1000 21:18, 19 August 2009 (UTC)

You forgot to sign.[edit]

Yea just here: Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/List_of_fictional_places_on_Hayate_the_Combat_Butler --KrebMarkt 05:04, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

Oops. Thanks. (Or rather, I typed ~~~~~ instead of ~~~~.) —Quasirandom (talk) 14:12, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

You may enjoy it[edit]

Get a look at that. --KrebMarkt 17:42, 9 September 2009 (UTC)

"Enjoy"? It makes me go kyaa~~~~~! like a schoolgirl. Thanks! —Quasirandom (talk) 17:46, 9 September 2009 (UTC)

Call me evil[edit]

Something to read after few coffees + a lot lot lot time Crossing Gazes.

Dropped it to you as i don't know what article could have a good use of it and i wanted to show a reference close to the so called headache-scholar level. --KrebMarkt 11:04, 10 September 2009 (UTC)

I definitely need a few more coffees. Will read later, but yes, that does look interesting and somehow useful (possibly Manga, for the history, as if those parts don't already have enough referencing). —Quasirandom (talk) 14:20, 10 September 2009 (UTC)

AWWDMBJAWGCAWAIFDSPBATDMTD[edit]

Welcome, brother! XD ダイノガイ千?!? · Talk⇒Dinoguy1000 19:17, 11 September 2009 (UTC)

I'd use your userbox, Dino, but it's too large. As it is, my user page is starting to feel too cluttered. —Quasirandom (talk) 19:58, 11 September 2009 (UTC)
I knew it. There is a conspiracy. There is a CABAL....
Pondered once to join the AWWDMBJAWGCAWAIFDSPBATDMTD but a references & RS driven editing addict like myself is unsuitable for the AWWDMBJAWGCAWAIFDSPBATDMTD. --KrebMarkt 19:36, 11 September 2009 (UTC)
Shhhh! There is no cabal! =O ダイノガイ千?!? · Talk⇒Dinoguy1000 19:55, 11 September 2009 (UTC)
@Kreb: I have tendencies that direction myself, and would call myself a Precisionist, except Wikipedia's inclusion guidelines are not mature enough to be precise -- there are still large holes and biases. The AWWDMBJAWGCAWAIFDSPBATDMTD comes closest to describing how I act in practice. —Quasirandom (talk) 19:58, 11 September 2009 (UTC)
Well too true. I have the ominous feeling that some editors have hard time to accept that something can be notable with just non-English RS. People and their contradictions...
I think the AWWDMBJAWGCAWAIFDSPBATDMTD suits you. --KrebMarkt 20:47, 11 September 2009 (UTC)
Truth be told, if I was to try and describe my editing philosophy with one word, "precisionist" would probably come closest. However, I feel I also have some pretty strong mergist tendencies, so this fits me best for now. =) ダイノガイ千?!? · Talk⇒Dinoguy1000 17:17, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Need quick glance[edit]

Hi,

Can you give a quick look at Red_Colored_Elegy#Reception, i & Extrempro want to give it a shot to DYK. My angrish & awful grammar is playing us tricks, again :(

Thanks. --KrebMarkt 14:47, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

I'm pretty busy this weekend (houseguests), but will try to give it a once over. —Quasirandom (talk) 15:01, 12 September 2009 (UTC)
Turn off Wikipedia & enjoy your time with your guests. --KrebMarkt 15:21, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

YYYY-MM-DD[edit]

I know you have had interest in date formatting in the past, so thought you may perhaps have interest in following or being involved in the discussion of the YYYY-MM-DD format that is ongoing at [1] at the moment.--Epeefleche (talk) 08:45, 27 September 2009 (UTC)

It has now moved here.--Epeefleche (talk) 08:09, 30 September 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the update. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:05, 30 September 2009 (UTC)

Request for your services[edit]

Sorry to be a pain, but I have a copyedit request for you :p I don't know how familiar you are with Love Hina, but is there any chance you can fit it in somewhere? Theres no rush unlike Lupin, so whenever you fancy doing it (if you do it). If the plot is a problem if you don't know the series, then I can work around that, I'm more concerned with the general flow of the article. Currently the plan is copy edit + fixing any issues raised -> peer review -> WP:GAN. Dandy Sephy (talk) 16:02, 4 October 2009 (UTC)

Heh. I bounced off Love Hina so very, very hard I'm not sure I can edit it neutrally. More seriously, though, my main computer is infected and I'm locked down till I manage to extirpate the tenacious malware. I think I'll have to pass on this one -- sorry. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:10, 5 October 2009 (UTC)
Ok, thanks anyway. Dandy Sephy (talk) 15:53, 5 October 2009 (UTC)
(going almost completely off-topic) Really? If you don't mind my asking, what was your problem with Love Hina? Personally, I couldn't get enough of it (and I'm having the same experience working through Negima! Magister Negi Magi as well). =D ダイノガイ千?!? · Talk⇒Dinoguy1000 18:56, 5 October 2009 (UTC)
Well, I can see why the anime might put some people off. On the other hand, I might not be watching anime if I hadn't watched it. Dinoguy, you fancy copy-editing it? :pDandy Sephy (talk) 19:13, 5 October 2009 (UTC)
I haven't seen the anime, so that could very well be it. As for copy-editing... I might take a look, but I can't promise anything. ダイノガイ千?!? · Talk⇒Dinoguy1000 20:23, 5 October 2009 (UTC)
I tend to do badly with shonen romantic comedies in general, unless (as with Ranma 1/2) there's something else seriously fun going on. Something about the combination of teh shtupids and female characters having no independent agency outside of the hero rubs me the wrong way. I do better with seinen or shoujo romcoms. —Quasirandom (talk) 00:20, 6 October 2009 (UTC)
See, I have difficulty thinking of Ranma as a romcom, for me it's more of general comedy/martial art series with just a sprinkle of romcom. Urusei Yatsura is much more of a romcom then Ranma I'd say, for the Ataru/Lum/Shinobu/Mendou love rectangle. Dandy Sephy (talk) 00:35, 6 October 2009 (UTC)
And, yeah, because I like Urusei Yatsura a lot less. About the only shonen romcoms I like are by Adachi, and that's because they're sports manga (when he isn't off doing something else weird). —Quasirandom (talk) 14:04, 6 October 2009 (UTC)
I'm a sucker for romcoms myself (or any romance manga, with the exception of yaoi), but then, there's really not much I don't like (I even enjoy series that many other fans pan), so maybe I'm just weird. =D ダイノガイ千?!? · Talk⇒Dinoguy1000 18:48, 6 October 2009 (UTC)


An article whose AFD you participated in before is up at AFD again[edit]

The article Kemonomimi has been nominated for AFD a second time. I'm contacting every editor who participated in the first one, since if they were interested in it that time, they'd probably want to know the same exact article is being targeted once again. Dream Focus 03:16, 21 October 2009 (UTC)

Here because nowhere else.[edit]

Yo,

Dropping few lines here about stuff from the French front as i don't think that would interest more than people usually watching your page & you ;)

Ok, I got French reviews Bitter Virgin vol. 1 which is currently in my subpages and will start translating chunks this week-end. Wow, i will translate stuff again after 4 months or more of translation burn out.

Another things Mayu Sakai's Nagatachō Sutoroberī got French reviews too but it was pruned to the point that re-creating an article is meehhh unless someone want to work on the lamest Shojo series. The first volume had the the dubious honor to receive the worst rating possible from French Animeland symbolized by a coffin. [2].

--KrebMarkt 21:40, 19 November 2009 (UTC)

Worst series shoujo is a distinction of a sort. After all, Manos the Hands of Fate has an article for being described one of the worst movies ever. But there's multiple references to back that claim up.
I'm not sure how much I'll be able to help with the translations, at least immediately. I'm kinda boxed into a couple of hard deadlines over the next couple weeks, and then the holiday season is upon us. I'll see what I can do once you have something. Be a good way to ease myself back into more active editing, maybe. —Quasirandom (talk) 23:47, 19 November 2009 (UTC)
Real Life first. Enjoy the upcoming Thanksgiving, something utterly alien to me :p --KrebMarkt 07:22, 20 November 2009 (UTC)--KrebMarkt 07:22, 20 November 2009 (UTC)

Kare First Love chapter list, part 2[edit]

Wonder if you could copyedit the List of Kare First Love chapters? Thanks. Extremepro (talk) 09:39, 25 November 2009 (UTC)

Not right now -- I'm on indefinite break from most editing, aside from maintenance work on a couple ongoing series. At this rate, given real life, I'm not likely to be back until the new year. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:12, 25 November 2009 (UTC)

Worth listening[edit]

Yo,

if you have a short break, it is worth listening this.

Aria & Yotsuba&! are mentioned along the way. --KrebMarkt 15:15, 26 November 2009 (UTC)

An AFD you participated in before, has started again[edit]

9 O'clock Woman is up for AFD again. Those who cared to comment before, will most likely wish to participate again, and thus I'm contacting them. Dream Focus 20:46, 7 December 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of female stock characters (2nd nomination)[edit]

Since you participated in the first AFD, I am letting you know about the second AFD. Ikip (talk) 17:28, 9 December 2009 (UTC)

French stuff[edit]

Yo,

Can you show off your editing skill for Angel/Dust, i translated part of the French Dico Manga review in the Talk:Angel/Dust page. Thanks.

By the way there is an import review of Coffee Time in the latest issue of the French Animeland. "This manga is an ode of coffee" as the reviewer said. Cheers. --KrebMarkt 20:53, 15 December 2009 (UTC)

Sweet review. Also, edited. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:08, 16 December 2009 (UTC)
I tried to reply your questions.
Sorry i could not reach a single keyboard for the whole day to reply until now. --KrebMarkt 18:36, 16 December 2009 (UTC)
No worries -- been busy myself. —Quasirandom (talk) 22:31, 16 December 2009 (UTC)

Confused?[edit]

The other fields were deprecated?[3] -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 02:17, 13 January 2010 (UTC)

Eh? Since when? All the articles I pay attention to still use it. —Quasirandom (talk) 02:19, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
I was informed in a peer review recently about this, the suggestion being that it should be referenced prose in the main body of the article instead. Seems like one of those things that will be cleared up going forward. Dandy Sephy (talk) 04:07, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Since November. Template talk:Infobox animanga#Non-English licensors, networks, publishers, and magazines is the start. While they have not been auto removed, basically been removing as noticed and doing clean up, in favor of referenced prose (where referencable). -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 04:10, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Ah -- while I was on break. Gotcha. (Not that I'm not still on semi-break, but I was more deeply otherwise occupied then.) —Quasirandom (talk) 14:14, 13 January 2010 (UTC)

Catching up with Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou coverage[edit]

Yo,

Just for you: Comics Worth Reading, YKK Round table: [4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11] included in the round table Noah Berlatsky, Derik A. Badman, Bill Randall & Dirk Deppey.

Comics critics/reviewers are crazy.--KrebMarkt 08:31, 23 January 2010 (UTC)

Whee! That's a load of good links you found there. I hadn't looked for new reception for a while, I confess. Must Use. Thanks! —Quasirandom (talk) 16:55, 23 January 2010 (UTC)
Do not forget to contextualize the round table. From the outside it's a round table in an obscure blog between non persons. Refining reveal that Dirk Deppey, Noah Berlatsky & Bill Randall are regular contributors to The Comics Journal, more Dirk Deppey was editor-in-chief between 2004-2006. I would be way happier if they did the same round table not in blog like form but in clean and nice old school article hosted by the TCJ. It's awful to explain the ins and outs. --KrebMarkt 17:17, 23 January 2010 (UTC)

Lad, A Dog CE?[edit]

When you get back from your semi-wikibreak, would you have any interest in tackling a copyedit of Lad:A Dog? It got pinged pretty bad for my writing in its current peer review. I tried to fix stuff myself, and apparently made it even worse[12] :-( -- Collectonian (talk · contribs) 18:30, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Are you aware of...[edit]

As i'm not sure you check ANN news see With the Light Manga Creator Keiko Tobe Passes Away. I did some jury rigging on Keiko Tobe's bio but i'm not sure how to tweak With the Light to mention that it will never be finished :( --KrebMarkt 18:49, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Dang. I like that series.
I do check ANN, but not every day. I've spliced in the ending of the series, but both articles could use a little cleanup. Including, for example, copying the inspiration for With the Light to the series article as the start of Development (and adding to it info from the manga volumes). —Quasirandom (talk) 19:37, 29 January 2010 (UTC)
Yea. I will see what i can do this week-end.
Off-topic comment: There is rather hardcore counter review of Town of Evening Calm in the The Comics Journal blog Hooded utilitarian certainly worth reading but doubly awful to use due it's on a blog even if one officially supported by the Comics Journal and the uber undue weight PoV of the reviewer. --KrebMarkt 20:02, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

Fumiyo Kōno[edit]

I bit the bullet and made the Fumiyo Kōno article, hope this helps. The information in the german equivalent doesn't seem to be drawn from the sources it lists, which makes it hard to translate to English and still comply with BLP. :( I'd thought that maybe the German edition of Town of Evening Calm may have been thorough and that could have been used as a source, but Town of Evening Calm doesn't seem to have a German edition? --Malkinann (talk) 22:39, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

I will source the list of works if that can help. --KrebMarkt 22:45, 23 February 2010 (UTC)
As far as I know, there's no German edition of Town, no. Somewhat to my surprise. I hadn't gotten to checking the sources -- beyond noting the article was there. Looking some more, I suspect a large part of it was translated from the ja.wiki version. —Quasirandom (talk) 23:50, 23 February 2010 (UTC)
Cheers. :) At least the article's made now and shows her notability, which is better than a redlink. I've also put a redlink for her other award winning work on the requests page, where it will probably remain until someone can translate the Japanese article. The funny thing is, that the German article for Kono seems to be more comprehensive than the Japanese article? --Malkinann (talk) 00:54, 24 February 2010 (UTC)
Sourcing as complete as possible. Note copy editing is required. There are bigs delays between serialization and first prints. --KrebMarkt 09:49, 24 February 2010 (UTC)

Tezuka[edit]

If the only thing preventing you from helping with the article is your "undereducation" in the subject, the official english Tezuka site has plenty of info that can be used for the details of his life.[13] That would allow me to concentrate on book sources. If on the other hand there are other reasons, then fair enough! Dandy Sephy (talk) 16:43, 1 March 2010 (UTC)

Well, there's also a lack of time, which has been irregular of late. I'm limiting myself to small editing projects that I can slip into random spare minutes, as they appear. Sorry! —Quasirandom (talk) 19:15, 1 March 2010 (UTC)

Wandering Son copyedit request[edit]

I come here today to illicit your cooperation with the copyediting of this article, as I feel now is the time to take it to WP:GAN. Further, I would like to take List of Wandering Son chapters to WP:FLC before the end of this month if at all possible.

PS: I would recommend an archive of your talk page; I got a major nostalgia blast when I saw that old message of me to you from over two years ago, and it also aids in the load time of this page (and is gentler on the servers).-- 04:16, 13 March 2010 (UTC)

*catching up after time offline* I've been thinking of starting to copyedit the articles anyway, though I should warn you that I'm rather slow right now. If you're looking to take the chapters to FLC by the end of the month, I should probably start on that first. —Quasirandom (talk) 16:18, 14 March 2010 (UTC)
The main article, I feel, is more important (as in, getting the main article up to GA prior to taking the list to FLC might be better in the nomination process, plus there's more to copyedit in the main article).-- 00:51, 15 March 2010 (UTC)

Thank you for your input[edit]

I see you have fixed some formatting errors and content issues on a Makoto Call! page that I updated last few days. Thank you for the input. There are plenty of under-rated or unknown good titles sitting around, and I am sure I will stumble onto in the future. Please let me know if help are needed. Scchan (talk) 03:52, 9 April 2010 (UTC)

De nada. My main, well, task I suppose you could call it is fixing up articles, by way of bumping them up a rating or two -- stubs to start-class, start to C-class, C to B-class. Swotting up the wikiformatting is a big part of that. If I get a chance in the next day or two, and you don't get to it first, I'll try to template the volume releases into the standard table. —Quasirandom (talk) 04:10, 9 April 2010 (UTC)
I added some more info to that Makoto Call page. While I do not speak French, but I have the original "raw"; so I can probably add the information based on the original source. I hope you also do not mind I use your formatting in that other page I was working on (the one that was nominated for delete - Baggataway, I have added some more info to that page as well. Scchan (talk) 17:54, 9 April 2010 (UTC)
Even if I did mind -- which I don't -- edits on Wikipedia are GFDL and so copyable. But if you have the raws, then you should be able to find on the copyright pages which magazine issues the first and last chapters were serialized in. I think in the early '90s, they were annotating that in ShoComi series. —Quasirandom (talk) 18:03, 9 April 2010 (UTC)
I updated the first serialization date on the page; unfortunately, the original tankōbon raw only has the first serialization information, but not the last one. May be it is listed in the visual novel copy of it (which I do not have). Scchan (talk) 15:57, 10 April 2010 (UTC)
The last serialization should be in the last volume. If the scanners didn't include that, then, hmm. Time to ask around on various manga forums, to see if anyone has a copy. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:05, 12 April 2010 (UTC)
That is what I think as well, but there is no date printed for last serialization on last volume. Considering to my best of knowledge that no one ever scanlated (one can forget about licensing) this, it will be highly unlikely to get more publishing information out from fans. I can continue plug in plot related info on that specific article. Anyway, there are a lot of manga titles will never see much light. Scchan (talk) 16:49, 12 April 2010 (UTC)

Dusting my userspace[edit]

Hi,

Do you have some time to for User:KrebMarkt/Bitter Virgin, i dropped in the talk page translations of French reviews. There are enough coverages to get the article back to mainspace just that i'm clearly not good (enough) at writing reception section of article.

Thanks. --KrebMarkt 15:32, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Not immediately, but I should be able to get to it in a bit. Lemme add it to my current To Do list. —Quasirandom (talk) 14:07, 12 April 2010 (UTC)
No problem. Real life first and i get into the queue. Maybe we can do a DYK for this one if we trim it down. Then again there is no hurry. --KrebMarkt 14:29, 12 April 2010 (UTC)
Just so you know, this is currently the next thing to do on my list (yes, I really keep one) -- but after finishing the various cleanup edits on Cross Game and its lists, which will take some time, and who knows, might even include a peer review or two and a run at FLC. —Quasirandom (talk) 18:10, 15 June 2010 (UTC)
I saw your very active edits. I must stop procrastinating and update the Aria episodes list with the official English Origination episode titles. --KrebMarkt 18:13, 15 June 2010 (UTC)
I hear you. Working on Aria (various cleanup, including incorporating the latest reviews) is still lower down my list. —Quasirandom (talk) 19:18, 15 June 2010 (UTC)

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Scary[edit]

Did someone pushed the berserk button over the anime/manga project?

I'm completely drained :(

Dropping stuff here that are reading & worth keeping up with:

--KrebMarkt 21:06, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

Someone got into a DBZ snit, I think. Freaky times. —Quasirandom (talk) 21:07, 22 June 2010 (UTC)
Can only laugh until it hurts sometimes. I almost forgot to mention Manga/Manhwa Moveable Feast. While not all the reviewers can qualify as experts (WP:SPS), it's still many times worth to keep tab with it. --KrebMarkt 21:19, 22 June 2010 (UTC)
That first link (du9.org) is innnnteresting. Nice to see some data back my gut instinct, that sales are down period, without a correlation to scanlations. —Quasirandom (talk) 21:34, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

Your Cross Game edit summary question[edit]

Re: this diff

かもしんない is a colloquial shortened form of かもしれない. :) ···日本穣? · 投稿 · Talk to Nihonjoe · Join WikiProject Japan! 02:28, 25 June 2010 (UTC)

That's shirenai? Oooo-kay. *adds another unexpected colloquial contraction to The List* Thanks! —Quasirandom (talk) 02:53, 25 June 2010 (UTC)

Empress Jito[edit]

Your edit summary mentioned the Japanese Wikipedia, but the alternate immina come from a reliable, published source. I reverted

Empress Jitō's given name was Unonosarara (鸕野讚良), or alternately Uno.<:ref name="b270">Brown, D. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 270.</ref>

Maybe I've misunderstood what you were intending to do? --Tenmei (talk) 04:58, 3 July 2010 (UTC)

Well, no, that was what I was intending to do, but it turns out I was wrong: The kanji given can be read as either Unonosarara or Unonosasara, and she also had the alternate (possibly short? I'm still unclear on this part) name Uno, which I hadn't realized at the time. Trying another edit to reflect this. —Quasirandom (talk) 16:02, 3 July 2010 (UTC)

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Re: Wandering Son[edit]

As you may or may not have seen, Wandering Son passed GA, thanks in part to your partial copyedit of the article earlier this year. Now that it's passed, I now turn to List of Wandering Son chapters which you said you would copyedit (granted that was in 2009...). I would like to get the list passed by the end of this year, and I'm bound to ask for other copyeditors for help in the case that you are unwilling or unavailable. Just though I'd try you first since you've done some copyediting of the series before.-- 08:56, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

I would like to copyedit it, but to be honest, my life is busy enough at the moment I cannot in good conscience promise I'd be able to get to it any time soon. (As you may have noticed, my editing has been scaled waaay back, the past several months.) If you are unable to find another copy editor, feel free to ping me again to see if things have gotten less hectic on my end. Gomenasai. —Quasirandom (talk) 21:52, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

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