An Ode to Ayane

Welcome me back. It’s my first post here after a few years, and I hope to really get things going here, starting with this post. In case you haven’t read it yet, MSD has just finished a series called Shionomiya Ayane wa Machigaenai (Shionomiya Ayane Never Makes an Error), by which I have definitely had a hand with. In case you’re curious, here’s my take on this 18-chapter series I had the pleasure of translating.

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Bungo Stray Dogs Chapter 1 TL Notes

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Welcome back to the blog!

Months ago, I’ve been regularly getting issues of Young Ace, mostly due to my current reading addiction to the series Nanamaru Sanbatsu. Since it’s a full magazine, I also decided to check out the other series. Well, aside from Young Ace staples such as Nagato Yuki-chan no Shoushitsu (which will have an anime soon), Blood Lad, Fate/Zero and Evangelion, there are also other standouts from this magazine, including Boku dake ga Inai Machi, the aformentioned Nanamaru Sanbatsu, Inari Konkon Koi Iroha, World Gaze Clips (which will have a live-action movie soon) and this series I’m introducing, Bungo Stray Dogs.

I’ve been reading BSD for a few months now (with the exception of the second chapter, which I lacked at that time). Then I found a post on Psylocke Scans  about wanting to scanlating it. Seems like they have the raws, so I approached jagman1x3, the group’s leader. I’ve been doing the first chapter, then Shoujo Sense came out with their version. I’m not that much a fan of what they’ve done, so jag and I are still going to release our version, and will plan to continue it too. I’m putting my translation notes out here on the blog as well as on the manga chapter.

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