NanoDesu Translations 39th Project: Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho
Hi, everyone! Default Melody here! I’m pleased to announce our 39th and latest project! We enter a new world of fantasy with Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho!
Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho (Light Novel)
Link to Translation
Head Translator: Aer
Novel Summary (from Dengeki page): Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho – Grand Prize winner of the 20th annual Dengeki Novel Taishō
It was the year 526.
The world knew that witches existed, and that they practiced the notorious art of sorcery.
Nevertheless, the world did not know anything about the study of magic.
Our story follows a half-man, half-beast mercenary; humans mockingly call his kind the “fallen beasts”.
He always dreamt of becoming a human, but one day, he met a witch who would change his life forever.
“Do you desire a human form? Then be my escort, mercenary!”
The witch introduced herself as “Zero”, and explained that she was searching for a one-of-a-kind magical tome that bandits had stolen from her lair. Entitled “The Book of Zero”, the grimoire supposedly contained valuable magical knowledge that could be used to effortlessly bring the world to its knees.
Thus, in order to realize his dream of becoming a human, the mercenary must accompany Zero on her journey—despite her being one of the witches he so loathed.
This is the story of a haughty sorceress and a kindhearted beast.
Wow, what a long summary. I guess that explains it all! The translator, Aer, is eager to see you all coming to read!
Also, for those who struggled with the puzzle, here’s the solution: http://pastebin.com/X46aU6sS