Well, it’s that time of season where everyone gets so busy that they can’t be bothered to make a release post for everything that’s gotten done, so why not get into the spirit of the season and make a giant omnirelease post with all the stuff you wanted to release anyway and treat it as one big present? Surely, you may say, the release post should contain at least one once-in-a-lifetime project to make up for all the trouble, but sadly that isn’t the case. However I think we do have a few cool things that you may enjoy, and they certainly are out of the ordinary. (If you’re here to figure out what the secret project is, just scroll down the page a little ways because I’m going to build this up by making the pile look bigger with ordinary stuff.)
Check under the tree (after the break):
First up: a pair of Katteni Kaizo chapters! [applause, oohs and aahs go here]
>> Katteni Kaizo 51 <<
[Translator: Umin; Typesetter: Oyashiro; Proofreader: ??? ]
>> Katteni Kaizo 52 <<
[Translator: Umin; Typesetter: nomit; Proofreader: Slyborg]
Next on the list is some Zetsubou-sensei!
>> SZS 283 <<
[Translator: Umin; Typesetter: Oyashiro; Proofreader: ]
>> TL Notes <<
Now, while you’re sitting there in awe at the wonderful presents you’ve gotten so far, you may be wondering to yourself, “what if, just what if…Suimasen Scans was a shitscan group?” Well, your questions have been answered with cheerily holiday appropriate timing, as our raws were pretty shitty last week, and so we opted for the trifecta. Behold the first (and only) release by the bizzaro universe version of Suimasen Scans, “My Little Scangroup – Reading is Magic”
>> SZS 284 <<
[Translator: Suzu-sama; Typesetter: Cirno-san; Proofreader: Hanyuu-chan]
While we’re spamming things…
Volume 19 was originally out at the end of 2009, so the omake is Christmas themed ;-)
Also in the pile of releases for this beautiful Christmas Eve is January’s chapter of Hokkenshitsu! Despite the appearance of some [classified information] around in the near future through time travel, I assure you that this is perfectly normal, and we will continue to bring you releases of Hokkenshitsu a month ahead of time.
>> Hokkenshitsu 4 <<
[Translator: Umin; Typesetter: Oyashiro; Proofreader: IO]
We also have a chapter of Root P to release, too. Umin hates the humor, B_B hates typesetting, but we’re still dragging this carcass down the road tied to the bumper. Not in any real danger of getting dropped, but is very likely to see somewhat slow releases over the next couple months while we work on it. I should also let you know that we’re at the halfway point for this, I guess. The less said, the better.
>> Root Paradise 11 <<
[Translator: Umin; Typesetter: B_B; Proofreader: ]
Now to bring out a release from one of our less frequently seen series: Tokyuu. Our TL for it has been pretty busy with life for the last few months, and even though I suppose we could troll for another TL for it, this manga is kind of her baby, and finding another TL for it would be morally equivalent to the FBI storming a house to reunite Elian Gonzalez (in this metaphor, the manga) with his Cuban father (likewise, the reader). So, enjoy it while you can, and hopefully in the coming year releases for it will be more frequent.
>> Tokkyuu 13 <<
End of volume 2
[Translator: Hika; Typesetter: Ketsuban; Proofreader: Oyashiro]
And now the moment you probably haven’t been waiting for, the identity of the secret project….Occult Academy! [*gasps of amazement and wonder*] Last month Umin and I decided for a change of pace, so we opted to go with the Occult Academy manga. It’s short (one volume) and pretty simple to TL, and as a bonus, Umin liked the anime version. I think in Umin’s eyes, it measured up far short of the anime, but I think it’s worth the read (and not just because I spent a week typesetting it).
>> Occult Academy <<
[Translator: Umin; Typesetter: Oyashiro; Proofreaders: IO and ariel; Special Thanks: Hipek]
Finally, sly would like you to have a Christmas card. It’s not like he likes you or anything.
(Bad news, Getenrou is delayed until the middle of next month, feel free to read Kotonoha’s version if they end up doing it. Yes, I’m upset too. =_=
F/K 18 is on its wei
Couple of other neat things on the way in coming days)