Detarame Mousouryoku Opera Chapters 1 – 3 (end)

Phew! I am so glad to have this series behind me now! Yeah, I bitched and moaned at every step, but it’s a very good short series and I’m glad I went through the aggravation. Like “Seigi no Mikata,” this feels like it was only the beginning of a longer story. I would like to see that longer story, but not if I have to translate it.  (It’s my hope that Viz will continue to publish English versions of Bisco Hatori’s works. Honestly, Hatori-sensei’s works need to be professionally translated because her writing is a difficult read.) And with this, … Continue reading Detarame Mousouryoku Opera Chapters 1 – 3 (end)

"Detarame Mousouryoku Opera" Chapter 2

Phew! We’re finally done with another Bisco Hatori marathon!  I’d like to thank Amrai for helping me with some of the details of the translation.  I also want to give thanks to Ichigo Stars to suffering through some of the tougher redraws. We only have one more chapter of this series to go!  We’ve begun, but I’m afraid we won’t be done with it for another 7 to 10 days due to the rigors of translation and cleaning :(.  The good thing, though, is that this won’t be looming over our heads after we’re done. This second chapter is all … Continue reading "Detarame Mousouryoku Opera" Chapter 2

One-Shot: "Detarame Mousouryoku Opera" ("Absurd and Fantastical Opera") by Bisco Hatori

This one-shot took forever to complete!  Everything about it was time consuming!  I’m so glad it’s done!  I forgot how difficult Bisco Hatori’s works are to translate. Fortunately,  I really like this one-shot so it was a pleasure. According to Hatori-sensei’s blog, this was intended to only be a one-shot, but she liked it so much that it’s going to become a 3 chapter short series!  The second chapter is scheduled to release in Lala issue 5, which comes out in Japan on March 24th.  We will, of course, translate the rest of the series.And now onto the link:  (Zip) … Continue reading One-Shot: "Detarame Mousouryoku Opera" ("Absurd and Fantastical Opera") by Bisco Hatori