Misc: Public Trello

Just a little public service announcement.

I imagine repeat visitors have noticed already, but for a bit over a month we’ve had a link to a public Trello board on the right side of the site, below the search bar:

The public Trello shows all the projects we are currently working on, as well as their stages of progress. It’s far easier for me to maintain than listing the projects on the site. We won’t necessarily phase out showing current projects on this site completely, but generally it will not be the full picture, so I suggest visiting the public Trello instead if you want to know what we’re up to.

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Misc: Sassy-Sister Complex! 2 + 2.1

Chapter 1 here.

Well, I guess we won’t be doing those chapters because another group took them, but here’s the continuation so far:

Sassy-Sister Complex! Ch. 2
Read Online: ex | e-h

Sassy-Sister Complex! Ch. 2.1
Read Online: ex | e-h

With regards to future chapters in this series, I believe we will still work on them. We weren’t able to do chapters 2 and 2.1 because the editor dropped out without informing anyone, but this shouldn’t happen again in the future.

Misc: We’re on Discord!

Hey everyone.

We’ve had a Discord server for several months, and I meant to mention it sooner, but I was lazy.

Feel free to join if you’d just like to hang out (I’m up for playing osu! on the weekends sometimes). Or if you’re interested in joining our group as a translator/editor/quality checker, please do so via Discord as well (just come by and leave a message). I’m not a fan of shilling, but we could definitely use the help of any editors at this time. 頼む!

Hope to see you there!

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Misc: COMIC BAVEL and its Implications

It seems that last night, during Fakku’s panel at Anime Expo, they announced they were picking up three new magazines to publish.

They are COMIC BAVEL, COMIC Europa, and Girls forM.

We’ve never scanlated anything from Europa and Girls forM, so that doesn’t affect us. But we do have ten releases from COMIC BAVEL, as well as the current story I’m working on. Of course, this means we will no longer scanlate material published in COMIC BAVEL. I don’t know what to do with the current project. I suggest grabbing the releases if you haven’t already, as we may have to take them down in the near future. Or perhaps we will preemptively remove them to cover our backsides, either way. Get them while you can.

The broader implication is that Fakku has spread beyond WANIMAGAZINE. I mean, I know they did pick up some tankoubon published by GOT (Anthurium’s publisher), so it’s not a complete surprise. But Girls forM is Akaneshinsha and COMIC BAVEL/Europa is… I forget its name, but that was the publisher who used to do Purumelo. The question is what’s next? COMIC KOH (Akaneshinsha)? Anthurium (GOT)? Hell, who’s to say they won’t get AUN (Hit Publishing) or HOTMiLK/Megastore Alpha (CORE) in the future.

Point is, nothing is safe anymore. I’m not sure what this means for us moving forward, but this is a blow to the eromanga scanlation scene, the biggest since WANIMAGAZINE’s DMCA spree two years ago in my opinion. It’s very disappointing news to me, to say the least.

Misc: Fakku

Just a quick notice, but all Fakku links are now down as the site removed all unlicensed scanlations at the end of 2015. I am striking them out as I speak, but there’s quite a few of them so it may take some time. and I’m done.

Misc: 100

one-hundred

Not much to say here, I just felt like making a post. One hundred feels like a lot, but hopefully this is just the beginning. Thanks to all of you who read and enjoy our work!