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Kimi wa 008 (You are 008)

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Posted August 29 2018 - 03:17 PM

Finally sales data for volume 2.
It sold about 13,078 copies within 3 days in week 1. That's about 1k more than volume 1. I hope the sales are the same or better for week 2. I would be great if the sales increased with each volume, since I don't want it to decline in numbers like Tokiwa did.

Volume 3 will be out November 16, and it's likely going to contain chapters 17-26.


Posted August 31 2018 - 02:56 PM

Translation for chapter 2 is out. Is anyone here even reading it?


Posted September 01 2018 - 06:49 PM

Translation for chapter 2 is out. Is anyone here even reading it?

eng chapter not yet.. but italian version already have several chapters translated 


Posted September 02 2018 - 12:44 PM

I help translate into Russian, there are already 5 chapters. 2 more translated


Edited by Tessaiga, September 02 2018 - 12:44 PM.


Posted September 03 2018 - 12:10 PM

So many translations. I only knew about the Portuguese. Spanish appears to be retranslating from Portuguese and the French group retranslates from English, so they don't count.


Mr. Matsuena's tweet from today featuring the Shaft head tilt. Kotan is so adorable.


Posted September 06 2018 - 09:36 AM

Kimi wa 008 chapter 27 contained another riddle that works the same as the one in chapter 22.


  • Which animal is hiding in the middle of Australia? (1)
  • Which animal becomes light when you turn it around? (5)
  • Which animal hides inside the refrigerrator? (1)
  • What animal do you get when you add a dot to dai? (3)
  • What has 6 faces and 21 eyes? (2)

All answers have to be in English.


Obviously the first four can't be solved when you translate the questions into English. Here's some help with them.




Or you can do it like some guy on twitter did: He didn't even bother with the quiz and just entered a few English 5-letter-words that fit the context of this series. Didn't take him long to get the right url.

Edited by Nacchi, September 06 2018 - 09:39 AM.


Posted September 18 2018 - 06:24 AM

Volume 2 dropped out of the daile top 500 ranking a bit over a week ago. It lasted about a week less than volume 1 and the total sales dropped a bit as well, but it's common that the secod volume sells worse that the first one.
It still sold about 30,703 copies according to book-rank net. Let's hope that all future volumes don't drop below 30k.


Posted September 20 2018 - 12:29 PM

Some mildly interesting cameos in the latest chapter (29). I'll put the behind a spoiler, because there are only 4 chapters translated so far.



Posted September 26 2018 - 02:00 PM

Chapter 30 spoilers



Edited by Nacchi, September 26 2018 - 02:01 PM.


Posted October 03 2018 - 02:02 PM

Volume 3 is up for preorder now. (CDJ, Amazon, honto)


Chapter 31 came with a color page. Next week there will be another quiz, the third one now.



Edited by Nacchi, October 03 2018 - 02:04 PM.


Posted October 10 2018 - 10:46 AM

Chapter 32 came out yesterday and there was riddle number 3.




Now to the riddle:

  • Which car is on the athletics field? (5)
  • Which animal is hiding inside a hat? (2)
  • When you collect 10 seashell they turn into something scary. What is it? (3)
  • What do you get when you put hair into a pot? (6)
  • Which country becomes an animal when you turn it around? (4)




Delirium Trigger

Posted October 10 2018 - 09:37 PM

Why did she do him like that though? I know why but still. Ow.


Posted October 11 2018 - 12:15 AM

She throws a mean punch. I wonder if Eito's father got himself killed pulling a stunt like his son did in this chapter.

Delirium Trigger

Posted October 12 2018 - 04:07 AM

Maybe. Will there be a wiki made for this? 


Posted October 12 2018 - 10:32 AM

If someone want to make a wiki. But I'd stay far away from Wikia, now known as FANDOM, for this.  They will nuke everything with visible nipples. I tried censoring the title pages for Tokiwa Kitareri, but some were deleted even with censoring. Then they are implemeting some updates and new features that kind of suck while retiring ones that people liked. Also that website has so many ads that you cannot go there without an adblocker.


Posted October 23 2018 - 01:38 AM

Eito has got his own YT channel now where he uploaded a pv for the series.


Posted October 23 2018 - 09:03 AM

Volume 3 cover illustration &  bonus illustrations. (http://www.m-bros.ne...box/000476.html)


Spoilered for NSFW




Posted October 24 2018 - 12:59 AM

2018 Christmas card. You can win one of these if you live in Japan and send a postcard to Shogakukan/Shonen Sunday.



There's another one for readers of Shonen Sunday's sister magazine Sunday S, but this one reuses an old illustration.



(Announcement on WebSunday)

Edited by Nacchi, October 24 2018 - 01:13 AM.


Posted October 26 2018 - 06:45 AM

Maybe one of you guys has got an idea.

I'm looking for a way to archive the 008 bonus art, but I'm not sure what's the best way. You can pick up a printed volume any time, but the color pages, first print bonus art, and the images the author posts on twitter might not be around forever.

I'd like to sort those files into different folders/galleries: Twitter art, quiz bonus, color pages, print bonus. Would be nice if you could add a comment for the source. An option that hised NSFW for those who don't want to see it would be nice, but it's not neccessary.


Files on file hosters life mediafire tend to expire.

Many image hosts (flickr, imgur) won't be okay with the nsfw-ist art in 008

Facebook gets an aneurysm when they see a single nipple and the resize/compress images.

Wikia doesn't resize, but they hate nsfw as well.

G+ is going to be dead soon.

Edited by Nacchi, October 26 2018 - 06:45 AM.

Delirium Trigger

Posted October 27 2018 - 10:26 PM

Maybe Pinterest?


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