7/20 update: So, while it’s nice that we’re getting a lot of votes for Violet Evergarden, I don’t think raws of this novel exist anywhere…
With our second class at ND Academy settling in, it’s getting around to the time when they have to pick their final projects. As last year, we are opening a poll to take reader suggestions.
DISCLAIMER: Note that the NDA students are not bound to pick the top four choices in this poll, or any option on this poll at all. This is purely a poll to show students what kinds of series are popular. Note also that NDA final projects may not turn into ND full translation projects. Last year, two of the top five choices in the poll were picked (although one of those NDA projects never lasted to become a full TL project).
Here are the rules of the poll (PLEASE READ BEFORE VOTING):
(0) This poll will close in a week, on 7/25/16.
(1) Only one vote per person. If we suspect any shenanigans we might end up penalizing or even entirely deleting a poll option, so please be careful.
(2) You can also write in series if none of the series on the poll make you happy. Please note it might take us a few hours to check and add write-in answers to the poll. ALSO PLEASE WRITE THE FULL JAPANESE NAME OF THE NOVEL, WITH FIRST LETTERS CAPITALIZED. So Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi rather than kamisama no inai nichiyoubi. This way everything is standardized. We will not add options that are formatted incorrectly. Also, web novels are allowed. However, if you suggest a web novel, put a (WN) in parentheses after the title so we can distinguish.
(3) Japanese series only.
(4) No series with R18 content.
(5) No series that have been licensed or have active Japanese-to-English translations that have already completed at least one volume.Happy voting!
We also encourage you to write in a comment explaining why you voted for any particular series. Sometimes seeing actual reasons is much more effective than just seeing a number on a popularity poll.
Cheers, love. The cavalry is here!
So, if you’re not too busy throwing yourself at some fandom/game/thing, why not toss your lot in with the rest of us at NanoDesu Translations. We’re prepping for a lot of new projects, so we’re hitting the editor recruitment early. If you think you’ve got what it takes to help us out as an editor, or if you’re just curious and want to to try your best, head over to our Staff Recruitment Page. The world needs more h̶e̶r̶o̶e̶s̶ s̶l̶a̶v̶e̶s̶ editors. Good luck!
07/20/2016: Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka? Volume 8, Color Illutrations
07/01/2016: Fire Girl Volume 1-2 Chapter 21
06/25/2016: Bokura wa Mahou Shoujo no Naka Volume 1, Episode 1, Section 5-1 updated
06/18/2016: Goshujin-sama wa Yamaneko-Hime Volume 1 Chapter 4-1 updated
Hooray for new projects! Mr_Fwishayyy (our former Re:Zero translator) and NDTL is proud to present our translation project for Tokyo Ikai no Barista!
Tokyo Ikai no Barista (Light Novel)
Link to Translation
Head Translator: Mr_Fwishayyy
Novel Summary (from MAL): “Help me find my brother Chris. You can help solve anything can’t you?”
Toushirou is a barista working in Tokyo, which has been isolated after it transformed into another realm. One day a mysterious girl who looks exactly like his first love Fleu, who he had been searching continuously for, appears in front of him. However, perhaps because of the fact that she lost her memories, she claims to be Flika, and completely unlike Fleu, has an extremely free spirited personality!?
As someone who also takes up odd jobs, he accepted the request to look for Chris, but in the process discovers the truth behind the identity of the young girl and the Other World.
In order to take back what this young man lost and to retrieve the young girl’s lost memories, the two head towards the center of the Other World!
The Other World, Bar Fantasy begins!!!
The full prologue and a part of the first chapter are already posted. Please go take a look! And be sure to thank the translator for his hard work when you get a chance.
As for the puzzle, solution was to use the NATO alphabet (the passage was chock full of words from that alphabet, so that should’ve clued you in). The pictures up top spell out TINYURL (tango india november yankee uniform romeo lima) and the order in which NATO alphabet words appear in the paragraph of text tells you the tinyurl key. Congrats to those who figured this out!
Mr_Fwishayyy, the former rezero translator, has been working hard on his new project, and it’s about ready to open! As usual, here is the project puzzle (solve it and you’ll get access to the project early).
Otherwise, wait for the official announcement Sunday!
It’s been a while for Zombie but fret not as NanoDesu translated the Epilogue and Afterword which completed the volume!! Send all thanks to everyone who worked hard on the volume! Without wasting much time, here it is!
You definitely know the drill by now. ePubs/PDFs will only be released when all edits are completed! Till then, get to reading!!
Heroes never die. Thanks to that, we have Level 3 of Hai to Gensou no Grimgar!! Do send all thanks to everyone who worked on the volume! If you’ve been following the project weekly, you knew this was coming. If not, here it is!!
The Afterword and Appendix will come later. You know what else comes later? The PDFs/ePubs!! Only after all edits are complete will you see them. Well what are you waiting for? Get to reading!