Vivio remembers one of Olive’s memories. Einhart endures shattering blow after blow at the hands of Sieglinde. Old wounds, grudges, and even love from past lives resurface. Pride and legacy driving the push and pull of battle both on and off the circle. Be still my breaking heart.
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha ViVid Chapter 42 is about to begin.
Raw Scanner: Satsuki
Raw Cleaner: Crazy Hat
Proofreaders: Kira Wing, Cthulhudpc
Editor: Setsuna F. Seiei
Project Leader: PrimeSonic
Yeah, mostly, manga authors don’t bother with noses. At best, they’re mere dots.
Considering great many manga authors are very good at drawing (cute & cool) characters, I’d rather say that they are bothered by noses. Thus they reduce them to a few pixels. Except in side profiles, of course.
Thanks for the release, as always! Jolly good reading.
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thank you very much
I know sometimes noses don’t get drawn if it’s a shot from a distance or a more comedic facial expression. But in this chapter it often wasn’t the case. Look at the above image: Claus has a nose, Vivio has a nose, Einhart has a nose, Seig has a nose, but only Olivie doesn’t. Why? On page 23 Vivio lacks a nose, but Corona, Rio, and Micaiah, who are further away than her, have noses. Doesn’t that seem strange?
It’s just what I noticed most when typesetting, so I made the credits page about it. Seems more of a case of the artist forgetting to draw the nose, rather than choosing not to.
I counted 15 instances, btw.
Considering the picture above, only Claus really has a nose – because he’s a man. Cute (especially young) girls seemingly can’t have a realistic nose in great many modern manga styles. That’s basically why I wrote many artists are bothered by noses. If that hypothesis is correct, then it’s quite possible they are indeed unconsciously deciding to leave them out entirely every now and then – or in other words, they forget to draw them.
But I suppose, for the benefit of the doubt, we would also need to ask the cleaner, Crazy Hat, if the raws actually had a single, dim pixel there and it just got removed during cleaning. Looking at some of the noses, I wouldn’t hold it against him.
No need to ask her, as I have the uncleaned raws on hand too. No trace of noses at all.
yay always ready for more vivid 🙂
thx for the release
I’ve got 3 words for you… bring it on! Thanks guys!
hmm… getting exciting now. Many thanks for the release, and am looking forward the next one. 🙂