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When did you first Read "YKK" and how did you discover this manga?

hi all. i thought to ask this question since i'm wondering bout how long ago you've all read and first discovered this manga.

i found this manga by accident when i was searching for sumding to read. i can't recall where, but i remember that i followed a link to this site. that was prob around the year 2003 or 2004. i recall downloading the first chapter and got hooked ever since then.

what bout you all?

- terra
Monday, September 18, 2006

Probably around lets say... 4-5 years ago, found it though a link from another manga site called Adachi's Universe, became one of my favorites immediately.

- James Flagg
Saturday, September 23, 2006

I downloaded the anime OVAs first and was fascinated. When i looked up the title the next day, I discovered this site, and I read Chapters 1-something in the nineties in one sitting. I'm still hooked.

I just wish Ashinano would begin to create and publish again.

- El Gonzo
Sunday, September 24, 2006

I started in on it from another scanlator, just because I was going through a lot of other works they'd done. Then, looking for the latest issue, I discovered the treasure-trove here, and never looked back :-)

- Speaker59
Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Found it when i was searching something about Yokohama. Maybe around Nov 2004.

- jrtp
Monday, October 2, 2006

found it from a posting in alt.cyberpunk.chatsubo

- tadpol
Monday, October 2, 2006

I was introduced to it in mid-2002 through a random download at (the now defunct) mangaproject.

After reading a few chapters I got hooked and quickly went through everything that they had done. A while later, I saw a post on Noated advertising this site and then read through everything that Neil had translated.

That still wasn't enough. By the end of the year I ordered the complete series (what had been released to date), and then the artbook a year or so later.

I've been following it closely ever since.

- Silver
Sunday, October 8, 2006

I read an Aria article on Wikipedia and there was a link to an article of YKK on it. So I went to the link to this website. And I spent many an hour of the past summer reading the whole thing right here. (Plus posting on this forum and becoming hated because I like Aria!)

- Jen
Friday, October 20, 2006

I first heard about Ykk in passing in 2004, in Patrick Drazen's book Anime Explosion. I rediscovered it only a few months ago, probably in August, while looking at the Wikipedia article on post-apocalyptic fiction.
I fell in love with the story, and a google search later, I found this wonderful little site where I can actually read it in English.
I just finished reading all of it (including the chapters at cafealpha.org) a few days ago. It is now one of my favorite things ever, but I feel a little guilty about reading it so quickly.

- Cable
Thursday, November 2, 2006

Whenever I find a very good anime I seek out the manga. Quiet Country Café prompted me to find the manga. So whenever that was released would have been when I found the manga.

It's better this way- backwards that is. The manga is always better.

- velusip
Saturday, November 4, 2006

2004. I search just only heartwarming drawing, i find ...
Domo arigato!

- Alex
Saturday, November 4, 2006

Yea. i know what you all mean. i was also feeling tempted to print all the chapter out and lug it around with me to the countryside and read it while out there. thanks good for laptop, but then, it can only last 2 hrs top. i wish there was a translated manga here in america.

Jen, you're not hated for liking Aria. everyone has their reason. your reason is probably that doing things the old fashion way is probably better in the long run cause you can enjoy the hard work.

- terra
Sunday, November 19, 2006

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