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Bloom, a Pokemon Conquest Comic

Bloom, a Pokemon Conquest Comic

by sakohju
According to the Legend of the Ransei region, if all 17 kingdoms of the region are united, the legendary Pokemon that formed the region would appear. Young Saku, along with her stubborn Axew, sets off on the road of conquest. However, the warlord Nobunaga is only one kingdom away from uniting the region. Can Saku conquer Ransei before he does?

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I am constantly improving, so please ignore the bad art at the beginning. >.<
Pokemon (c) Nintendo

Updates Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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Bloom, a Pokemon Conquest Comic

According to the Legend of the Ransei region, if all 17 kingdoms of the region are united, the legendary Pokemon that formed the region would appear. Young Saku, along with her stubborn Axew, sets off on the road of conquest. However, the warlord Nobunaga is only one kingdom away from uniting the region. Can Saku conquer Ransei before he does?

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I am constantly improving, so please ignore the bad art at the beginning. >.<
Pokemon (c) Nintendo

Updates Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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sakohju
September 22nd, 2018
I realized Kanetsugu hasn't sparkled in a while. I'm making an effort for him to sparkle more from now on.

In other news, there will be no update this coming week since I'll be out of town to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in tech, which I'm very excited for!
sakohju
September 19th, 2018
More fun times while I do busy things x_x
sakohju
September 15th, 2018
Saku on this page is me when it comes to keychains. >w< Oichi would be my sister in this scenario haha.

On a more business-note, so as I've been back in school for almost a month now it's looking like during the school year as I'm busier, I will mostly just update pages on Saturdays. I have some extras I can update on Wednesdays for a while, and occasionally I can do a page on Wednesdays, but Saturday only will be the most consistent pattern while I deal with academics and extracurriculars. Thanks for understanding!
sakohju
September 5th, 2018
Now that Lindsay's been introduced, here's some of my practice sketches of her for you to enjoy while I do homework XD
sakohju
September 1st, 2018
When I first saw the merchant in the game I couldn't not think of N.

Apologies for missing Wednesday's update, I'm still getting my bearings as far as balancing my schoolwork with my personal projects so updates might be a little more sporadic than usual. I made a news post on the comic profile that goes into more detail.

Also, I will have a time lapse video of the chapter cover process up later! I'll drop a link here when that's done.
Finally! Chapter 20 begins!
Thanks for waiting everyone. :) I survived my first week of school so we'll see how things go from here.

Also, be on the look out later for a time lapse video of my process for this chapter cover. :)

EDIT: It's rather late but as promised here's the time lapse: https://youtu.be/frixLioj_P8
@Aeon#3547: In that case, you're welcome! I appreciate the support! :D
sakohju
August 24th, 2018
@Aeon#3547: OH SHOOT
I never noticed that
my bad
I was so used to drawing Dewott at that point and;lfjsl;fja--
I can't believe I never caught this haha well that's probably just gonna stay there as a blatant continuity issue =P
No thank you for making such a great comic for us to read
Aeon#3547 (Guest)
August 23rd, 2018
Wait dose he not have a samarott now?
sakohju
August 22nd, 2018
The next chapter is almost ready but in the meantime thank goodness I made a temporary buffer out of this extra. I'm kind of getting back into the swing of a slightly busier schedule with the first week of school so we'll see how things go from here.
Thank you for 100+ fans!!!
I realize the fan count has been over 100 for a while now, but I wanted to do something really special to commemorate this number so I spent a long time working on this piece. In the past I've polled readers for what characters to draw for these things, but I decided for the triple digits, I'd just squeeze as many members of the cast as I could onto one piece of paper!

Back when I started this comic, 100 seemed like a pretty big, elusive legendary number. Honestly, surpassing it now is rather humbling. It's really special to know that people are reading my work, and I hope you all continue to enjoy reading this comic as much as I love making it. Thank you dear readers, you are all awesome.

I'll be starting school again this week, so we'll see whether or not things are as hectic as last semester. But, I will be getting Chapter 20 up and running soon!

Once again, thank you so much everyone!
sakohju
August 15th, 2018
Travel tip from sakohju: avoid the 6 AM flight.

I am not a morning person to begin with, but getting up at what equated to 2 AM in my usual time zone and then remaining awake for the subsequent 20 or so hours and eating meals at really weird times 'cause I got up so early and then finally passing out in bed with a terrible headache was not fun.

but uh, anyway, aside from complaining about my travel yesterday...I'm feeling a bit better today so I'll be resting and hopefully will have a real update soon. Thanks for your patience everyone.
sakohju
August 9th, 2018
Fans of Japanese folklore might recognize the story Motochika is telling. =P

Anyway, I'm going to be out of town for the weekend so *auto-update*
There will probably be one or two more of these fillers next week and hopefully after that I'll have the actual chapter cover up >w< Thanks for bearing with me everyone!
sakohju
August 8th, 2018
Hi folks, another filler update while I work on the next chapter cover ^^; it's gonna take me a little while.
I'm also going to be out of town this weekend, so unless I get a random burst of energy and get the whole cover colored tomorrow, the next update or two will also be fillers while I get the next chapter prepared.
Thanks for your patience everyone! :D
sakohju
August 4th, 2018
And that's it for Chapter 19! The chapter 20 cover might take me a bit of time so depending on how fast I'm able to pull that together, there may or may not be more strips of the Hunger Games Simulator rolling out.
sakohju
August 1st, 2018
Chapter 19 End!
Me: *realizes there's only like three panels of the chapter left and it won't fill up the entire page*
Me: *fills negative space with Motochika's face*
My sister: Why does Motochika look so epic and have half the page to himself?
Me: I HAVE NO GOOD REASON I JUST NEEDED TO FILL UP THE PAGE

Anyway that marks the end of this chapter, which was refreshingly short after those 50+ pages I drew for Chapter 18, hahahahaha......as usual, next update will be a filler while I work on the next chapter cover. Thanks for reading!
Happy 6 Years of Bloom!
I can't believe it's been 6 YEARS. o_o Anyway, I was really excited for Saku to rank up so I could draw something like this. ^^ Thank you all you dear readers who have stuck with me over this journey, whether you've been reading from the beginning or are just discovering this comic, I deeply appreciate it.

EDIT: As promised, a time lapse video of my shading process: https://youtu.be/DenOgt3mpoI
sakohju
July 21st, 2018
Keiji returns!
...but none of you actually thought he was dead, did you? I don't think I really had anyone fooled hahahaha...

Anyway, thanks for bearing with me this week. Hope you all enjoyed the filler updates.

My family all caught colds and I'm afraid I might be catching it too...but on the bright side whatever bug is going around is better than the pneumonia I had a couple weeks ago. x_x Anyway, as long as I'm functional updates should resume as normal and hopefully I can avoid the plague.
sakohju
July 13th, 2018
I've set up a few of these to update every other day this week while I'm preoccupied. Hopefully auto-update continues not to let me down >w< I'll move them to unchaptered once regular updates resume