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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[News] Keijo’s author shares what really went on at the end of the serialization

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The news of Weekly Shounen Sunday’s “Keijo!!!” coming to an end has been a hot topic, especially on the western web. While both the manga and anime performed quite poorly in Japan, Keijo found good success over in the West. This caused many western fans to be angry about the news of the manga ending so soon after the anime, and the fake story made up on /a/ about the manga getting axed due to anime’s poor sales spread like wildfire.

Thankfully, Daichi Sorayaomi, updated his blog today to share what really happened behind the scenes and all the horror stories of serilization.

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[LastStop] Ojojojo END (ch.53)

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Mostly Spoiler Free (nothing too detailed)

One of my favorite works by COOL Kyoushinsha, Ojojojo(おじょじょじょ) came to an end this week with the release of its 53rd chapter. The author has been working on 4+ series at the same time for a while, and he’s been getting more and more traction recently with the success of Kobayashi Maid Dragon, so it’s understandable that he starts working on wrapping up some of his works.

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