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A story about a girl with a kind heart who's faced against a world that's too strong to fight. But it doesn't stop her from trying.
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Hello everyone!  

Earlier this year, the kickstarter community helped me back my very first printed comic, ERA: Convergence!  I still can't thank everyone enough for their support!  

So now I'm happy to announce my second kickstarter! :)   The next chapter of ERA continues! 

This is the printed version of my comic, ERA: Ibuki, which is a story which takes place before my previous 'kickstarted' story, ERA: Convergence.  

It is partially free to read on Manga Magazine! You can preview most of it there, or log in and read more! :)  

It's a full color, 250+ page,digital story.  If this project is funded, it will be printed in a 8.25"x5.5" landscape book format split into 

TWO 164 page books!   

I plan on adding a lot of extra material for everyone to enjoy as well, such as additional art, story, process and sketches, and a fanart section :) 

ERA: IBUKI

GENRES:  Scifi, Manga influenced, Drama, Tragedy 

WARNING:  Unlike my previous story which was funded through kickstarter, (ERA: Convergence) ERA:  Ibuki is much more serious with blood and language warnings. 

Here are all the different rewards I'm offering for the pledges :)

A two sided, chibi Ibuki keychain!

Clyde (below) is a character who shows up for just a brief moment in the story... but he's been a fan favorite already!  So I'll be supplying posters of him with Ibuki.  I suppose everyone can already make guesses as to how he's important in Ibuki's life in the next story. :)  

Your name will be credited in both books!  :) 

 A digital PDF of both books to be viewed on digital devices or on the computer!  

 See above for poster selections! :) 

  See above for poster selections! :) 

 Just the printed and signed version of volume one!  But the Digital PDF will have the entire story, so either way, you can still read the whole story! :D 

 The reader's package! Just the printed versions will be sent to you! :) 

Ah! I'm so sorry I forgot this tier :(  Here's the Reader's package with a poster!

The next few pledges include ERA: Convergence, which was also funded through Kickstarter! (ahh thank you guys!!)   All three books are printed and signed :) 

 I sometimes dabble with Pixel Art!  Here's an example!

 You'll receive a transparent digital file of the pixel sprite!

A colored sketch commission will be done with traditional markers and ink :)   I'll draw any character of your choice either: chibi, or a headshot, ... or even as a cute cat!  Sketch card example: 

A digital art commission will be a semi-detailed drawing.  I'll draw any one character with a background and color it!  You'll receive the digital file, AND i'll print out a printed version for you along with the rest of the posters!  (P.S.  I do not draw blood, gore, anything rated above PG13 XD ) 

Have any pledge suggestions? Let me know! :) 

 

$5 - Adding on $5 to your pledge will get you the Chibi Ibuki Keychain!  These are for those tiers that don't already include the keychain, but would still like it :)  

$8  -  Adding on $8 to your pledge will get you the Hi-RES PDF version of ERA: Convergence!  For those of you who are buying the printed version of Convergence, you will get the HI-RES PDF included with the pledge at no extra cost!  

$15 ADDITIONAL POSTERS -  Adding $15 will get you an additional poster of your choice!  

 

ah. i'm still so surprised we hit all 4 stretch goals!  h-here's the next few ;~;! 

$5500 - Stretch goal unlocked!  Every backer who pledged $20 or more will get a sticker and bookmark along with their other mailed prizes! :) 

Here's the sticker! 

And the bookmark!

$6500 - Stretch goal unlocked!  Every backer who pledged $20 or more will get 3 cool awesome 4"x6" sketch postcards of fan favorite Clyde, Ibuki and Arren! 

Here's an example of Clyde :)   Ibuki and Arren more to come

$7500 - Stretch goal unlocked! Every backer will get a hi-res PDF of the next few pages of ERA: PROELIUM, the next and largest story in the ERA universe!  

$8500 - Stretch goal unlocked!  The collector's book will be the whole book, all the pages, bounded into one giant 300+ page book!  At the end of the kickstarter, you can decide on getting the collector's book or just the two separate books :)  

  Your choice! :)   I hope it isn't too confusing! Please let me know if you have any questions!

$9500 - Stretch goal unlocked! Everyone will be getting a second sticker, this adorable rectangular one of Chibi Suzuran and Ibuki! 

$11000 - Stretch goal unlocked! All backers pledging for both books will receive a book sleeve/box to keep the Ibuki books together! :) (See Update #6 for more details!) 

$13000 - ??? This stretch goal is open to voting :)  

Click here to help decide what the next stretch goal will be if it is met! :) 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UciozuqmVXXrhr1-5GraZ_xAM6IKBh5JttA5-NFwDLc/viewform

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Thank you so much for viewing this Kickstarter. 

I really, really appreciate it and I still can't say thank you guys enough for already making one of my dreams come true! 
 
EDIT 9/21: Ah. Ohmigosh! Ohmigosh.  Guys!  Thank you, thank you thank you! ;___;   I can't believe it's already at 99%!! Ahh.  @_@

I ... I added some new rewards that include Convergence in them with posters and keychains!  thank you so much for the suggestions everyone!!

EDIT 9/24 -  ah!  4th stretch goal hit... and one more add-on per request!

Thank you guys for teaching me about add-ons! ;___;!!!

Risks and challenges

Getting something printed is one of the most hectic things ever. That being said, I've worked as a production artist and a graphic designer for the last 7 years of my life, so I'm hoping that I'll have the ability to get a book printed independently with ease! I learned even more about printing from my last book, so I hope to overcome any further challenges that come my way.

I hope to also create some extra content for the book as well! But I'm confident that squeezing in all this extra work won't be a problem for me!

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