Translator’s Account: Ninja Shinobu’s Pure Heart by Yuzuchiri

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“I am not a ninja. I’m just an average high school girl” – Shinobu

When you are translating a series, you tend to end up appreciating a series more than usual because you get to pick up a lot more than you do on your first read through. Here is my (uber long) post-translation overview of the adorable ninja girl series.

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[First Impression] Ichigo 100% Sequel: East Side Story, Chapter 1

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Ichigo 100% by Mizuki Kawashita is a beloved classic in the shonen-romance genre. It was one of my first romance series, and certainly has a special place in my heart. This is why when the news of a sequel coming came along, I had mixed feelings. While I genuinely did love Ichigo 100%, I found the end to be quite satisfying and complete. Rather than giving me excitement, the news of a sequel gave me fear about ruining my beloved childhood series. Seeing Suzuka get butchered by Seo Koji by the creation of Fuuka certainly didn’t help.

Well, now that the first chapter came out (not English), here is what I thought about the series so far.

Warning: Spoilers for both Ichigo 100% and Ch.1 of the spinoff  ahead. 

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