Category Archives: the crater

The Crater – Complete

Alright. I’m putting everything together like it was from the complete collection, the edition like the image above. My edition is the Akita bunkobon stuff with the horrible looking covers, so just keep in mind that the page numbers won’t … Continue reading

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The Crater – The Crater

This story is based on a real crater on the moon and you don’t really need it for background information but could be interesting to check wikipedia just in case:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonsus_(crater) This main character here kinda gives me the heebie … Continue reading

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The Crater – Sacrifice

  I don’t know why but I just can’t translate this one and make it sound good. I think it’s a little jilted. Sorry about that. Maybe I can’t accurately translate Tezuka when he’s a character. This one probably feels … Continue reading

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The Crater – Purple B.E.M.'s

Volume #2, Story #5. This one is another sci-fi joke one. It won’t be funny at all unless you’re familiar with the old Japanese story Momotarou, so I described it in the notes a bit or you can look onlike … Continue reading

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The Crater – Brunnen’s Enigma

I translated this title before reading it and it really should be something like “The Mystery of Brunnen’s Cafe” or something but I like the flow of it as it is, I mean who doesn’t like the word enigma. Anyway … Continue reading

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The Crater – The Bell Tolls

Honestly this one is a little all over the place. It’s trying to do a lot in 30 pages, but the bell manages to tie things together well enough. It’s an interesting concept. The look on Ham and Egg’s face … Continue reading

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The Crater – Kamikaze

This is personally my favorite story from The Crater. The black humor was perfect, the level of exaggeration is ridiculous but, you identify with it and feel emptied a bit I think. It’s kind of like an episode of the … Continue reading

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