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243387 No.225465   [Reply]   Report  

New Yotsuba thread.

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"Yotsuba Koiwai."

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Oi, thats mine, what gives? lol
follow me @mekishikonoanon

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1 new chapter in the last 12 months...
I'm not holding my breath.

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Read this left to right and instead it's Koiwai eating Yotsuba. This is all I can contribute. I am sorry.

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Miura's mom.

"You want something to drink?"

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I believe するのがいいのに = "We need to" (even though we don't want to)
It seems clear from her expression that she isn't happy about it.

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It's not "But getting to set off while it's still dark is part of the fun!" (aimed at Yotsuba, who is sleeping through it)? Outside of the immediate stimulus of Yotsuba slapping her hand away, she doesn't seem at all displeased

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I'm really not sure, that's how I translated it when I did this chapter, but I could see Yen Press's interpretation too. Their translation seems less obvious, I'll admit, but I also know I've translated a number of things where the initial, seemingly-obvious interpretation has turned out not to be the correct one.

On the one hand, Ena being excited by the prospect of leaving for a trip while it's still dark out totally fits her personality of being eager to try new things.

At the same time, I could also see her reaction as frustration (maybe more for Yotsuba's sake than her own) that they have to leave so early.

"Aww, leaving while it's still night is necessary though" (sympathy for Yotsuba)
"Aww, leaving while it's still night is fun though" (disappointment for Yotsuba)

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I think she's excited about the idea of setting out before the sun rises, and wants Yotsuba to be too.

Why isn't your version the one that shows up on Google searches for 'Yotsubato 61'?

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>Why isn't your version the one that shows up on Google searches for 'Yotsubato 61'?

I have no idea. Is it Sprocket's version that shows up instead? I think this was back during the time that we were both translating simultaneously, and his were often better than mine.

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>"Aww, leaving while it's still night is necessary though" (sympathy for Yotsuba)
>"Aww, leaving while it's still night is fun though" (disappointment for Yotsuba)

The latter interpretation is correct.
And the former interpretation is impossible.
I'm sure because I'm a Japanese.

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That immediately makes me think "surprise Yotsuba!"

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Never enough Torako.

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Morichan thread.

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I was involved with a project a while back that did something along those lines, giving Japanese artists an outlet to sell digital copies of their work internationally, but it kind of hit a lot of bumps in the road and I'm not really sure what its current status is.

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The abundance of relatively cheap meat is fairly recent - like the past 40 years or so in most of the East, IIRC. It's still got some luxury connotations, given how meat restaurants have been seen as places to go, especially all you can eat places.

The cows that became wagyu only began being bred in the late Meiji era... AND Kobe beef only began getting commercial recognition in the 80s. From what I can tell, at least with Japan, easy access to cheap beef wasn't really a thing until the boom years in the 70s and 80s,when they could import beef and pork in large numbers. As of 2008,they're one of the largest importers of those two types of meat from Australia, Europe, and so on. Given the terrain everywhere but Hokkaido isn't really suitable for large herds of cattle, it makes sense. Note also that their beef imports took a bit of a dive after the recession really hit them in late 2008.

And Japan only got the really expensive boutique produce market going after the boom of the 70s began, IIRC. Just like China the past 5-8 years, they began spending more on those special luxury foods... and regular Japanese tried to imitate what the movers and shakers were doing. V

S for the morichika_rinnosuke books, how much would they cost to import?

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Morichan books even. I swear I hit the word in the prediction list...

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In my experience, overseas shipping from Japan is usually a couple of dollars more than domestic shipping. I don't know of any international doujin sellers off the top of my head though.


Okay, that was pretty funny.

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That's why I suggest a partnership with an already established doujinshi online store from Japan. At least they have enough catalogues to fill the store from the get go. Also big name attract buyers easy.

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If you'd had dinner with him, I'd be asking for contact details...

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But... "Sorry. No International Shipping Service Available."

Otherwise (digital downloads):

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Oh I know. Toranoana is pretty popular Doujin store. That's why they need to make a branch internationally. Probably via partnership.

Also I knew DLsite. But those jerks don't allow for Paypal payment for their... adult stuff. I mean seriously I hate using credit card especially online.

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Rather, Paypal does not want to handle adult stuff, not DLsite's fault. Same thing with Patreon, heard some people got in trouble with their Paypal payouts.

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This pic was actually made by Mownten Doo.

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I'm gonna come out and say the weird frames with the saturation boosts were left by me back when I was lurking.

Here's a gif of chiyo dry humping a table

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Aren't you supposed to rub on the corner edges of the table for that to work? :o

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I don’t think there’s anything ~wrong~ with the legs; they just don’t match the rest of the image. At all.
She’s 10; what does she know?

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This one's relatively normal, except for the notion that the male student behind Chiyo appears to be wearing girl shoes.

Found this just now, looking for the clip where Kagura cries in the last episode.

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so through with ur shit tomo

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Those are uwabaki, indoor school slippers.
Just like you take your shoes off before entering a Japanese home, you also remove them at school and wear special indoor shoes.

Hence the anime trope of a character in high school finding a love letter left in his/her shoe locker.

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>>229275 That I've gathered, but I always kinda thought that specific design was only used by the girl students on the show.

But then again, I don't pay attention to people's shoes much anyway, so what would I know, hoho.

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Those shoes are pretty much unisex. Like the bags Japanese kids used to school.

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I think this whole scene was meant to be drawn really ridiculously but still... this frame is crazy.

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What does /azu/ think of Barakamon?
Still only the first episode though, so many people are saying that they got Yotsubato's vibes from it.

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Just started watching this today. Yotsuba was the first thing I thought of.

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>>228321 Show was really good, sadly got to wait for Yen press to catch up with the little fan translation for the Manga there was. Hopefully there's another season. I think the hyper sensitive/depressive MC is my favorite part of the show.

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It's lovely. I saw the first book came out in English recently.

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>people are saying that they got Yotsubato's vibes

That's what they said about Usagi Drop, but then...

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Usagi Drop got an anime, and a movie.

This is everything that's wrong with the world.

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Things were fine till the author decided a time skip so they could draw typical Shoujo manga romance instead.

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I think I killed the Danbo thread too...

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Wait, I don't see Danbo in this one...

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This means "Wir kommen alle, alle, alle in den Himmel"

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Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 archived below.

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Damn... a lot of catching up ahead of me...

But I'll read all the tweets because my time is worthless and my priorities are messed up!
That's what a true fan says!

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This month's Dengeki Daioh:
IM Yes
Yotsuba No.

I currently don't have remote access to my home PC, and Share is explicitly forbidden in the apartment where I'm living (I think they're port blocking since it took me ages to get my remote desktop to work) so someone else will have to post the scans here.

Also, since I don't have remote access to my home PC at the moment, that means I don't have access to Photoshop either. I can translate, but someone else will have to do the editing.

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There sure are lots of kids in strange getups.
3:58 PM Oct 26th

Cinderella just stepped out of a Prius.
4:00 PM Oct 26th

I've noticed the same thing. The past three weekends when I've come back home on the train in the evenings I've seen several little kids in Halloween costumes. It made more sense last weekend, but why were they doing it the first week in October?

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I've got a trigger set for it ("苺ましまろ 2014-11" right? I saw 2014-10 but it looks like that was the one that was last posted) but haven't seen it go by. I'll post it in the IM thread if I do.

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No, this one would be 2014-12.

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I guess seeing as I'm in Japan, I could just go and buy a copy as well... But I'd have no way to scan it. I'd have to take pictures of each page.

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Ah. I don't see anything at all for "電撃大王 2014-12" but I updated the trigger.

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Assuming google translate is working correctly, the Q/A with Azuma should be in this issue. Any scans for those pages out?

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I don't see it on Share, but I'll keep an eye out for it.

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I'm at the point where I need to buy a new dryer! Why is it that none of the designs from Japanese manufacturers are close to what I like?! My only glimmer of hope is that right now there are no drum-style designs appearing in my lineup, including Muji. My laundry is starting to pile up though.
2:35 PM Nov 18th

No matter how long I work at it, I can't seem to partition these Muji plastic cases very well.
3:45 PM Nov 18th

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I think my chapter spamming killed the old Osaka thread...

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like this?

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She's like a homeless person screaming at meth-fueled hallucinations.

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Oh lawds, I love all of these. This is the Osaka we all know she was meant to be.

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Aw yesss I think this is a birth of a new meme. Post these comics on imgur and other forums! I love this Osaka minus Everyone.

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Should we have a separate thread for these? I don't want to be totally flooding the Osaka thread with this, even if it's funny.

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I think this is the best yet, even if I had to redraw her arm in the last 2 panels.

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I think that's the best one so far.

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I dunno, do you have enough material to flood the entire thread? If you do then go ahead make a new thread.

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These edits remind me of people with asperger's.
Just goes to show she's mental no matter what the context. Still adorbs tho

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Just to keep you guys in the loop, at the end of this month, inspired in large part by our friend Ragathol's trip a couple of years ago, I'll be travelling to Japan for an extended period. I'll be staying for three months (because that's the maximum amount of time my employer would allow me to be gone), October through December, to attend a Japanese language course in Yokohama.

I'll still have internet access and should be able to post here, but being away from my home computer and resources like Share, etc. there's a good chance this may impact my ability to post translations during that time.

I was originally worried about whether I would still be able to translate Yotsuba while I was gone, but with no new chapters in the past 10 months, it was beginning to look like it wouldn't be an problem after all. But now that it seems Azuma's started things back up again, it may be an issue.

There's also a very small chance my plane may crash into the Pacific Ocean, which would be a more difficult challenge to overcome.

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>Resetting the autocorrect dictionary is useless when it doesn’t see the error in the first place.

Of course it would. If the error is “not being detected”, then it’s one of two things. 1: it’s a real word 2: you have, in the past, told the system to ignore the misspelling and it has learned from you that it is wrong. A reset would therefore fix that.

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A-are we allowed to ask questions? Have you seen any IM stuff?

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With iOS, if you're typing in a text box, it doesn't seem to autocorrect until you highlight the word.

Android... that's another story.

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Just what I mentioned in >>229180.
There was a spiral staircase in the back of an arcade in Akihabara, and there was an Ana gununu printout at the bottom with text overlaid saying the staircase was descending only.

Aside from that I don't recall seeing anything IM related.

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Or, it's so far off from any word in its internal dictionary, that it has no idea what to correct it to.

Here's the poster for the daruma movie.
The title (in case you didn't already realize) is a parody of the children's game "Daruma-san ga koronda" (the daruma fell over) which is played the same as "Red Light/Green Light."

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Actually, I just realized, "Daruma-san ga Koroshita" is just the tagline.
The title is "Kami-sama no Iu Toori" ("As God Commands.")

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That's one demonic looking Daruma doll. Also sounds like a s5amfard psycho person plot.

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Standard even. Bah.

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Saw a preview for this movie on the train today. It actually looks like a comedy-horror (either that or I have a weird sense of humor).
There's no audio for the video screens on the train, but the Daruma doll was CG and looked like it was talking, and there appeared to be all sorts of other classic Japanese wooden toys terrorizing the school.

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Toy Story: Revengeance. I like the concept. The producers over here would fuck it all up, of course.

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Where did the old CO thread go ...

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For some reason there are a ton of pics of Osaka and Nano together. Not that I'm complaining.

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(plz translate ralen thx)

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I vaguely remember seeing this before. I think it was in reference to some kind of moe character competition from a few years back.

Title: The Encounter

Osaka: "You put up a good fight."

Nano: "?"

Osaka: "I never woulda thought you'd break the top 11" (boy was I surprised!)


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This is the best thing ever made

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