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Offline Tenchido

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Similarity
« on: August 07, 2004, 12:35:07 PM »
has anyone read Yakitate Japan, translated by SnoopyCool? because when I read Addicited to Curry, it almost seems like the same as Yakitate Japan...
anybody else notice?

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Re:Similarity
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2004, 12:40:15 PM »
Yakitate is more of a gag series, but both are about cooking with slightly stupid, lovable characters.  The cooking is probably the common theme that brings them together.  I personally think Yaki is more funny.  The cooking does seem kinda similar though.

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Re:Similarity
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2004, 03:11:10 PM »
I see... I see... I perfer Yakitate Japan better too! but for some odd reason... the SnoopyCool website is down... :(

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Re:Similarity
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2004, 01:57:55 AM »
Yeah i really see the similarity between the two.....

But i like cooking manga and anime so i dont really mind, and IRON CHEF is cooolllllllll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;D
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« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2004, 09:55:50 PM »
SnoopyCool web is back!!

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Re:Similarity
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2004, 04:40:12 PM »
No Way!!! Addicted is WAAAAY better than Yakitate.

Firstly, they are SIMILAR because that's the way cooking Manga are. Read/watch Cooking master boy, Nijiiro Ramen, that cooking manga by Shinji Saijo... All of them have outrageous outtakes, distorted faces and such for strange culinary delights.

Compare the two....

Yakitate
Plus
Great Reactions on Judging. (a little too Language based at times)
funny and never gets boring.

minus
Shallow and unrealistic Plot
Undefined and wavering Characters (yukino is a good example)
Recipes are too hard to mimic
Jokes can be grammar/language based.

Addicted
Plus
Fan service. Hordes and Hordes of Fan Service
realisitic (as far as mangas go) storyline
Much more drama (Book 7 is an absolute Tear Jerker)
Awsome Artwork
Usable, Realistic Recipes

minus
Compared to other cooking manga, Tasting and judging could be sooo much more extreme.
loop holes in the plot


in Short, Yakitate Uses the same formula as every OTHER cooking manga, while Addicted to Curry is more plot based, and aims to teach rather than entertain.

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Re: Similarity
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2004, 11:52:41 PM »
i agree with im_biggy.

keep in mind as well that we have only released up to v3 of curry... i finished reading v11 a while ago and it's a LOT more interesting than what's happening now.  Granted, I have never read Yakitate, but if you keep faith in curry, and read up, you won't be disappointed .

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Re: Similarity
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2004, 04:27:34 AM »
well... I personally perfer Yakitate!! Japan.

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« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2005, 02:51:04 PM »
I haven't read the Yakikate!! manga but I'm watching the anime right now.... I don't know if the manga is more like Curry or not, but the anime makes ME think more of Cooking Master Boy than Addicted to Curry.

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« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2005, 04:06:43 PM »
The Yakitate!! Japan is just starting to get good now... and as for Cooking Master Boy... I haven't really seen it only a couple parts of it on my parent's Chinese channels...

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« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2005, 06:02:05 PM »
curry is more adult, and you guys being kids prolly wouldn't understand certain implications of it ;)

but there is an older audience that seems to enjoy this manga as much as I do.

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Re: Similarity
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2005, 12:34:44 PM »
curry is more adult, and you guys being kids prolly wouldn't understand certain implications of it ;)

but there is an older audience that seems to enjoy this manga as much as I do.

*Raises hand*  Yep, that would be me!

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« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2005, 10:39:48 PM »
Addicted to Curry is awesome!

At first I got attracted to it because of the fact that it's a manga about curry.  Second was the drawing style... (I admire other ppl's drawings because I can't really draw that well) but somehow the story got to me...

I also feel that the author really put alot of research into the recipes.

Question to cccnnn though:  How many volumes have been released of "Curry"?  Is it coming to an end?

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« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2005, 09:27:07 AM »
curry is still ongoing.. i don't know how many volumes it's at.. i think 15? Yeah...we're lazy =|

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« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2005, 11:05:02 AM »
curry is still ongoing.. i don't know how many volumes it's at.. i think 15? Yeah...we're lazy =|

Well, you guys have alot of other projects going on.   And I think translators and editors prefer to work on the more popular projects eh? (Ichigo 100%)

I just hope you don't forget about curry...  It'd suck if it got dropped..