The Making of Ranma, Parts 11 and 12: The Kuno Siblings, Genma Saotome and Soun Tendo

Alas, here we are again. I've been neglecting this site for too long, and I've been sitting on this one for a few weeks (and some other un-posted stuff for even longer). Looking at this site, I'm not sure what the future holds, content-wise. Ideas for things I think I'd like to work on change… Continue reading The Making of Ranma, Parts 11 and 12: The Kuno Siblings, Genma Saotome and Soun Tendo

my P-1: Comments From Rumiko Takahashi’s Editors, Part 2: Maison Ikkoku

It was announced in March 2017 that Rumiko Takahashi’s works had broken 200 million copies sold worldwide, and to celebrate Shonen Sunday Super printed a feature called my P-1, in which editors select a single page from the time they worked with Takahashi and share why that page is significant to them. Part 1, which you can… Continue reading my P-1: Comments From Rumiko Takahashi’s Editors, Part 2: Maison Ikkoku

my P-1: Comments From Rumiko Takahashi’s Editors, Part 1: Urusei Yatsura

It was announced in March 2017 that Rumiko Takahashi’s works had broken 200 million copies sold worldwide, and to celebrate Shonen Sunday Super printed a feature called my P-1, in which editors select a single page from the time they worked with Takahashi and share why that page is significant to them. It’s fairly long, featuring twenty… Continue reading my P-1: Comments From Rumiko Takahashi’s Editors, Part 1: Urusei Yatsura

The Making of Ranma, Parts 9 and 10: Picolet Chardin II and Pantyhose Taro

And here it is, the final of the catch-up posts. As of today, the translation of the Ranma 1/2 wide-ban interviews is up to date! Finally! As mentioned a few entries back, going forward you can most likely expect updates for this series to come about once every two months, as I would like to… Continue reading The Making of Ranma, Parts 9 and 10: Picolet Chardin II and Pantyhose Taro

The Making of Ranma, Parts 7 and 8: Akane Tendo and the Gambling King

Keeping the ball rolling, I now present to you the Rumiko Takahashi interviews found in Volume 7, released in December 2016, and Volume 8, in January 2017, of the Ranma 1/2 wide-bans. Enjoy! The Making of Ranma, Part 7: Akane Tendo What is the story behind Ranma 1/2’s heroine, Akane Tendo? And how is she… Continue reading The Making of Ranma, Parts 7 and 8: Akane Tendo and the Gambling King

The Making of Ranma Parts 4, 5 and 6: Happosai, Ukyo, and Mousse

So, my original blog Potato Salad Life was pretty short-lived, wasn’t it? It lasted, what, three weeks? Four? But no matter. It is a new year and I am ready to try again. Now with a new name, kanabits, and a fancy shmancy domain name to call my own. You can expect many things (and much… Continue reading The Making of Ranma Parts 4, 5 and 6: Happosai, Ukyo, and Mousse

Rumiko Takahashi Interview: The Making of Ranma, Part 3: Shampoo

So, Volume 3 of the Wide Ban actually came out the day before I posted parts 1 and 2. Pretty convenient, yeah? Volume 4 won’t release until mid September, so it will be a while until the next part is ready, but until then: enjoy Part 3! The Making of Ranma, Part 3: Shampoo Ranma… Continue reading Rumiko Takahashi Interview: The Making of Ranma, Part 3: Shampoo