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I dislike this
« on: May 13, 2010, 06:31:25 AM »

So these are the Japanese covers for WoA. . . .

They changed the name to Mistspirit and I really dislike the art.


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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2010, 06:32:34 AM »
EWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!  I like the other japanese books and want them, but this is... ew!
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2010, 06:33:23 AM »

For some reason the second wasn't showing up, I changed so the first should show up now.  it's even worse.
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2010, 06:33:57 AM »
I dunno.  I like the first one better the the second.

Well, actually, I like vin.  But I HATE the way zane looks.
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2010, 06:34:44 AM »

But like, seriously, what's up with her mistcloak?  And why is he wearing spandex?
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2010, 06:36:29 AM »
Well, it gives me a new reason to hate Zane.

The first is much better than the second. I think the mistcloak looks stylized enough for it to work, but there's no excuse for the spandex.
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2010, 07:04:22 AM »
It took me a few seconds of staring, and then re-reading that it was WoA to go, " OH... that's Zane...Eww."
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2010, 03:41:57 PM »
So glad someone pointed out that was Zane. I thought it might be the Survivor for a second and that made the art even worse.

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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2010, 05:32:43 PM »
I dunno... I like the second one better, myself.  And they aren't really all that bad.
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2010, 07:11:47 PM »
I dunno... I like the second one better, myself.  And they aren't really all that bad.

I'd like the second one better if Elend didn't look like a zombie.
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2010, 10:24:46 PM »
They should've just taken some fan art and used that instead!

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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2010, 04:57:14 AM »

So these are the Japanese covers for WoA. . . .

They changed the name to Mistspirit and I really dislike the art.

Yeah, if you don't like Japanese... anything, this isn't going to sit well.  Sometimes I think they like staring at cartoon girly boys more than they like looking at their actual women.

As for the title, "born" is probably one of the top 10 most difficult words for Japanese people to say and to read in Katakana.  Why they have to use the transliterated English "Mistspirtsuto" blah instead of something equivalent in Japanese that gives the same effect is another question.  They probably just think English sounding things are cool. 

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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2010, 05:08:21 AM »
Shane+spandex=BURNING EYES.
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2010, 05:49:06 AM »
Who is Shane?
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Re: I dislike this
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2010, 09:32:13 AM »

So these are the Japanese covers for WoA. . . .

They changed the name to Mistspirit and I really dislike the art.


Yeah, if you don't like Japanese... anything, this isn't going to sit well.  Sometimes I think they like staring at cartoon girly boys more than they like looking at their actual women.

As for the title, "born" is probably one of the top 10 most difficult words for Japanese people to say and to read in Katakana.  Why they have to use the transliterated English "Mistspirtsuto" blah instead of something equivalent in Japanese that gives the same effect is another question.  They probably just think English sounding things are cool. 

But for the first one it was ミストボーン So it would have already been recognized that way.

Sorry I don't understand what the "If you don't like Japanese  . . . anything," meant.
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