Valentine’s Day Oneshot #1: "Ringo no Asobikata" ("Playing with Apples") by Kumiko Kandachi

Thank you all for your patience.  We will now get our Valentine’s long-weekend one-shot party under way! We have four one-shots for this party ranging from a sweet fairytale to a dark cautionary tale. We’ll start the festivities with a slightly psychological story. This one was a lot of fun to translate.Links to “Ringo no Asobikata”: (PDF) (Zip) Tomorrow we will have a oneshot featuring my favorite shoujo trope! Continue reading Valentine’s Day Oneshot #1: "Ringo no Asobikata" ("Playing with Apples") by Kumiko Kandachi

Halloween Oneshot: "Genei Realism" ("Phantom Realism") by Suga Toone

This oneshot reminded me of “F no Meikyuu” in pacing and development. I think folks who like AnS will also like this oneshot.  I ended up liking this oneshot a lot more than I thought I would. I think what I liked the most is how things summed up in the end. It’s a very realistic and believable ending even though most readers may crave the sugar-coated ending we all expected. Thanks again goes out to Amrai for translating this oneshot, thanks to Noir for helping with the cleaning, and a big thanks to Holanio for some fabulous typesetting! And … Continue reading Halloween Oneshot: "Genei Realism" ("Phantom Realism") by Suga Toone