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Visual Novel Translation Status (15/08/2015)

Greetings, friends. It’s me, your favorite VNTS updater, Decay. Why is this Decay bloke writing the VNTS this time? Well, Tay was unable to this week. More in the commentary section -Zaka.

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Welcome to our weekly VNTS (Visual Novel Translation Status) series, in which we track visual novel translation updates in-house (we don’t rely on /jp/ posts on 4ch, for example) and post it for your enlightenment and enjoyment each Saturday. If you find any errors, or you think a project is missing from this list, please let me know in the comments. Any new updates are marked by orange text.

The Short Version:
Only the New Stuff

  • AstralAir – Progress is steadily trucking along. TL: 23,477/63,940 (36.72%).
  • Ayakashi Gohan! – Pretty good progress here, advancing several routes.
  • Grisaia – 18+ version of The Fruit of Grisaia is pending its final check with Frontwing, which should be processed as soon as they’re back from Comiket.
  • Koisuru Natsu no Last Resort – Solid progress over the last week! First-Pass Edit: 84.65% (two routes are being re-edited).
  • Lilium x Triangle: “Lilium x Triangle QC Pass appears to be completed. Awaiting confirmation. Just have to fix one minor problem, and that’s that.” – project editor Ryechu.
  • MangaGamer – Loads of exciting updates! The Sonohana game has finished TL and editing, and Higurashi is making lots of progress.
  • Nekopara vol.0 – Coming 17 August.
  • Noble Works – The boys over at The Oxford Comma is Superior Subs continue to deliver the goods. TL: 89.6% ( 51,701 / 57,690).
  • Sanarara R – TL on hold awaiting new tools.
  • Shiny Days – May be delayed a bit due to unexpected bugs. The bugs are already fixed so it shouldn’t be that big of a delay.
  • Tasogaredoki no Kyoukaisen – Technical stuff fixing now “95% done”.
  • Trample on Schatten – I decided to add this to JAST’s list. It’s not JAST’s project status page but their translator gave another update. (link)
  • Witch’s Garden – Progress is steady, now at 53.48%.
Removed from the List This Week
  • Storm Lover Kai (VNDB) – Patch by jjjewel (Link)
  • Raidy III (VNDB) – Released by JAST (Link)
  • WEE ep. 2 (VNDB) – Released by Sekai Project (Link)
Recruiting
  • Golden Spirit (Black Wolves Saga, Ken ga Kimi, Starry☆Sky ~In Summer~) really needs TLC help. Applications and more info here.
  • Nursery Rhyme – Needs a hacker! Otherwise progress will stall. Link.
  • To Heart 2 – “I could still use a TLC and more editors.” Link.
  • Please note: I did add a bunch of entries to the “recruiting” section. I don’t always scour project websites for this info, though, so if you’re a project leader and are recruiting, please send me an email/PM/leave a comment!

Fan Translation

Fan TL ProjectTeamBrief Status Summary
Akaya Akashiya Ayakashino
(VNDB)
AkaAka TL
(Updates)
TL: 98%;
Editing: 15%; 2/3 of common proofread; Demo being tested
Amagami
(VNDB)
Ni Shi Shi TL
(Progress)
TL: 60.2% (1391/2308); latest updates will be found on the project’s IRC channel (#[email protected])
Amairo Islenauts
(VNDB)
Sakura Subs
(Progress)
Prologue TL: 100%; Edit: 100%
Common TL: 100%; Edit: 99%
Airi: TL: 0%; Edit: 0%
Masaki TL: 40%; TLC: 25%
Shirley TL: 20%; TLC: 10%
Yune TL: 0%; Edit: 0%
Konoka TL: 40%; TLC: 20%
Bonus TL: 20%; Edit: 0%
Anniversary no Kuni no Alice
(VNDB)
Märchen TL (Progress)TL: 51%; Edit: 31%; Proofread: 27%
Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm (Aokana)
(VNDB)
OriginalRen
(Progress)
“The common route is now finished, in addition to Asuka and Misaki’s routes. This includes editing.”
AstralAir
(VNDB)
AstralAir TL
(Progress)
TL: 23,477/63,940 (36.72%)
Ayakashi Gohan!
(VNDB)
Hanataba TL
(Progress)
Ayakashi common route: 100%
Asagi: 1146/5631 lines (20%)
Haginosuke: 3597/4634 lines (77%)
Manatsu: 2041/4358 lines (47%)
Suou: 2221/5246 lines (42%)
Uta: 3914/5661 lines (69%)
Yomi: 1429/5349 lines (27%)
Trial is translated and patch is available! (link)
Black Wolves Saga -Bloody Nightmare-
(VNDB)
Golden Spirit
(Progress)
48/65 scripts translated
Brother Conflict PSP
(VNDB)
PassionAndBrilliance
(Progress)
PASSION PINK: 84%
BRILLIANT BLUE: 5%
Bunny Black 2
(VNDB)
Seiha TL
(Progress)
Aroduc put together the to-do list and project plan. (Update topic)
Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient
(VNDB)
Unknown Fan Group
(Site)
Countdown timer on their site (~59 days away)
Clover Day’s
(VNDB)
Yakusoku TL
(Progress)
Common TL: 100%;
Anzu TL: 49%;
Anri TL: 16%;
Hekiru TL: 10.25%;
Tsubame TL: 0%;
Izumi: 12%;
DSP #3
(Denwatls’ Secret Project)
Denwatls
(Progress)
Very surprising reveal: link.
Gore Screaming Show
(VNDB)
Crying TL
(Progress)
TL – 29%
TLC- 0%
Editing – 12% (Re-editing)
Image Editing – 11% NEEDS TL HELP
HaraKano
(VNDB)
Loe Quality
(Progress)
Patch Released: “Common route, Marina’s route, and Marina’s epilogue 100% in English, and has been read and revised for better flow of English.” (link)
Haruka Na Sora
(VNDB)
trjr
(Progress)
The team is currently focusing on Yosuga no Sora before working on this one.
Haruko Maniax
(VNDB)
Alternative Projects
(Progress)
Announced (Link)
Hatsukoi 1/1
(VNDB)
Kousetsu Translations
(Progress)
TL: 11409 lines
Edit: ~10200 lines
Hiiro no Kakera
(VNDB)
Otome Game TL
(Progress)
Being translated, see site. Latest post: [HnK] Chapter 1 – Day 2 – Part 3
Holy Breaker
(VNDB)
Skyspear TL
(Website Coming Soon) (Thread)
Picked up. Looking for TLC.
Imouto Paradise 2
(VNDB)
Regulator Software
(Progress)
Added to the list. NSFW. 63/298
Irotoridori no Sekai
(VNDB)
SakuSaku TL
(Progress)
PICKED UP.Some progress already reported (link). Needs 1 Editor (critical) and 1 translator.
Ken ga Kimi
(VNDB)
Golden Spirit
(Progress)
TL: 100/122 scripts
Koi ga Saku Koro Sakura Doki (Koisaku)
(VNDB)
SakuSaku TL
(Progress)
TL: 44157/49257 (90%);
Edit:31858/49257 (65%);
QC: 31858/49257 (65%);
Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate (Koichoco)
(VNDB)
Basic TL
(Progress)
TL: 100%
Edit: 100% (397/397)
QC: 74%% (294/397)
Koiken Otome
(VNDB)
Flying Pantsu
(Progress)
TL: 96% (39,093 lines);
TLC: 87.99% (35,819 lines);
Edit: 83% (33,824 lines);
QC: 81.53% (33192/ 40710 lines); Prologue patch released.
Koisuru Natsu no Last Resort
(VNDB)
MDZ
(Updates: Page, Doc)
TL: 100%;
First-Pass Edit:84.65%
KoiTate
(VNDB)
Magicflier
(Progress)
TL: 89% (34139/38001);
Edit: 58% (22248/38001)
Kono Oozora H-Scenes Porting Project
(VNDB)
(Progress in this thread)Progress and waiting on QC catch-up
Kud Wafter
(VNDB)
Project Wafuu
(Progress)
TL: 39.18%
Kurukuru Fanatic
(VNDB)
Dark Eye
(Progress)
TL: 74.79%
Lamento
(VNDB)
Aarin Community
(Progress)
8/1/15 – Still close.
Lilium x Triangle
(VNDB)
Tiny Lily
(Progress)
“Lilium x Triangle QC Pass appears to be completed. Awaiting confirmation. Just have to fix one minor problem, and that’s that.”project editor Ryechu.
Little Busters EX/ME
(VNDB)
Doki & Fuzzy
(Updates: Page, Doc)
Total TL: 98.5% (29712);
Total Edit: 58.27% (17576)
Total QC: 0%
Lovely x Cation
(VNDB)
Elevator TL
(Progress)
Overall: 18.7%. New website is up! (Link)
Magical Marriage Lunatics!!
(VNDB)
(Progress)Common: TL 74.4%, TLC 8.99%, Edit 8.99%All Routes: TL 18.51%Note: Decay reports the project is at 13,534 lines. I’m going by their website, here, however so that’s why my numbers are lower.
Majikoi A-1
(VNDB)
Skyspear TL
(Progress)
Overall: 54.82%
Monster Girl Quest Paradox
(VNDB)
DargothTL
(Progress)
“Temporarily on hold: No, it’s definitely not dead!”
Muv-Luv Altered Fable
(VNDB)
Jutsuki Sen
(Progress)
3rd patch released in 2014: with Sumika, Meiya, Kashiwagi routes
Muv-Luv Alternative – Total Eclipse
(VNDB)
Alternative Projects
(Progress)
Picked Up
Noble Works
(VNDB)
Oxford Comma
(Progress)
TL: 89.6% ( 51,701 / 57,690)
Nursery Rhyme
(VNDB)
Kururu
(Progress)
Needs a hacker! TL: 25.9% (8543/32977)
Edit: 2% (805 / 32977)
Oreimo Tsuzuku (Disc 2)
(VNDB)
Rinjinbu
(Progress)
TL:: 91.8%;
TLC: 78.4%;
Edit: 67.5%
PersonA
(VNDB)
(Progress)TL: 43%Edit: 33%NOT DEAD! Dealing with lots of errors. “So far I have all of Raoul’s and Fantome’s routes translated. I am working on Philip sand would say I’m about half done with them.”
Princess Maker 5
(VNDB)
(Updates: Page, Doc)TL (100 – unTLd): 86.06%;
Finalized TL: 32.91%
Rance 5D
(VNDB)
2.0 TL
(Progress)
TL: 95%, Edit: 80%
Rance Quest Magnum
(VNDB)
2.0 TL
(Progress)
TL: 37%
Rance VI
(VNDB)
Arunaru
(Progress)
TL: 88.4% (on hold. See this post)
Re:Birthday Song
(VNDB)
Otome Adventures
(Progress)
TL: 16%
Rewrite Harvest Festa
(VNDB)
Amaterasu
(Progress)
Total progress: 18647/30040 (62.07%) lines. Needs hackers (link)!
Sanarara R
(VNDB)
Gao Gao
(Progress)
TL: 14.5% (15/103 parts). TL on hold awaiting new tools.
Sayonara wo Oshiete
(VNDB)
TLWiki
(Progress)
TL: 29.8% (4269/14309);
Edit: 0%
SonoHana 10
(VNDB)
Yuri Project
(Progress)
Some TL , some editing and QC done
SonoHana 11
(VNDB)
Yuri Project
(Progress)
Some TL done
Starry Sky ~in Summer~
(VNDB)
Golden Spirit
(Progress)
TL: 172/177 scripts
Subarashiki Hibi (SubaHibi)
(VNDB)
TLWiki
(Progress)
TL: 100%;
Edit: 98.4%;
Supreme Candy
(VNDB)
(Progress)TL: ~33.7% (~14573/43261)
Sweet Pool
(VNDB)
Aarin Community
(Progress)
Translation: 100%
Translation checking: 100%
Editing: 100%
Proofreading: 96%
Insertion: 96%
Tasogaredoki no Kyoukaisen
(VNDB)
Kohaku
(Progress)
TL, Edit & TLC : 100%;To do:
1) Fix technical stuff (95% done);
2) Image Editing;
2) QC
To Heart 2
(VNDB)
(Progress)TL: 100%; Edit: 15%; Follow here for the latest.
Tsujidou-san no Jun’ai Road
(VNDB)
(Progress) (Repository Link)Translated: 4.02%
Quality Checked: 2.17%
Play Tested: 2.17%
Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete
(VNDB)
Sharin-Sub
(Progress)
TL: 15.7%. Looking for TLCers, and editors (link). Opened a Rizon group #WareMete
Wand of Fortune
(VNDB)
Otome Game TL
(Progress)
Being translated; see site.Latest post: Week 1 – Day 1 {Part 9}
White Album 2
(VNDB)
Baka-Tsuki
(Updates: Page, Stats)
TL: 24.85%; Rough patch released
Witch’s Garden
(VNDB)
WG TL
(Progress)
TL: 53.48% (35939/67201);
TLC: 4.63%; (3113/67201)
Edit: 3.31% (2221/67201);
QC: 3.11% (2089/67201);
Yosuga no Sora
(VNDB)
trjr
(Progress)
Overall TL: 82.92% (32655/39383)

 

 

JAST USA (Updates)

GameBrief Status Summary
Trample on SchattenMain scenario 100% translated and edited. Extra content 33% done.
FlowersIn progress. Fall release planned.
SeinarukanaTranslation is done. Game’s engine is being localized and tested.
Shiny DaysRelease Date: August 25, 2015. (note: could be delayed!)  Preorders up on J-List.
SonicomiStatus: In progress. Winter release planned.

 

 

MangaGamer (Updates)

MangagamerBrief Status Summary
A Kiss for the Petals – Remembering How We MetTL: 100%; Edit: 100%
Asuka Final ChapterPreorders open! August 28th release. (VNDB)
Beat Blades HarukaTL: 25.1%
BokutenTL: 66.5% Edit: 30.05%
Da Capo 3TL: 52.9%
EuphoriaIn Beta. Pre-Order here!
Free Friends 2TL and Editing Complete
GahkthunTL: 100%;
Edit: 36%
Go Go Nippon 2015TL and Editing Complete
Higurashi (Retranslation)TL: 85%; Edit: 57%
Himawari -a pebble in the sky-!TL: 100%; Edit: 35%; Side Stories: In-progress
House in Fata MorganaTL: 68.59%;
Edit: 1.3%
Kara no Shoujo 2Pre-order here. Demo is up (link).
Kindred Spirits On The RoofTL: 32%; Edit: 17%;
KuroinuTL: 18.13%;Edit: 18.13%
MythTL: 8%
My Boss’ Wife is My Ex!TL: 42.47%; Edit: 30.9%
OZMAFIA!!TL: 58.76%
Princess Evangile W HappinessAnnounced at Otakon
The Shadows of PygmalionAnnounced at Otakon
Supipara (Ch 1)TL: 69.64%;
Edit: 54.45%
Sweet Sweat in SummerReleased! Link
Tokyo BabelTL: ~15%
Umineko When They Cry.Announced

Other pre-orders on MangaGamer:

  • The Menagerie (Lupiesoft) – Link
  • No One But You – Link
  • Sekaiju – Yggdrasil – Link
  • Warrior Princess Asuka: The Final Chapter – Link

 

 

Sekai Project (Release Cal)

GameRelease Date / Status
AsphyxiaReleased (Buy here)
Atom GrrrlPicked up (VNDB)
CLANNADQ4 2015 (TL is done, First edit almost done). Side stories fully translated.
Chrono ClockTBD
Dizzy HeartsTBD
fault -milestone two- side:aboveDemo released, full version slated for Q4 2015
G-Senjou no MaouPicked up! Coming this summer!
Human Reignition ProjectTBD
Koenchu!TBD
Kokonoe KokoroEngine Integration/QA
Memory’s DogmaTBD
MMDTBD
MoonshotTBD
Narcissu Trilogy RemakeTBD
Nekopara vol.0August 17 release. (Link)
No One But YouSteam Page (Link); Pre-order on MangaGamer (Link)
November BoyTBD
PacaPlusTBD
Planet RulerEngine debug + QA
RaidersSphere4thSteam Early Access Link
ResetteTBD
Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend EditionTBD
Rising Angels: FatesTBD
Sacrament SheepEngine debug and QA
Sakura BeachTBD
Shizuku no OtoTL: 25% + Edit: 20%; Demo Released
Sierra OpsReleased – Link
Starlight VegaTBD
Sunrider: Liberation DayAX PV released
WAS -The Hourglass of Lepidoptera-Backers have access to private alpha

 

 

Other

Stuff from me/Decay/Zaka/helpful friends:

  • Angel Beats! visual novel has released in Japan (VNDB). If you’re playing this and want to write something for the blog, let me know!
  • Many of you don’t know about the project to add to the Miu-path of “Dracu-Riot!” going on here.
  • Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Hits PS Vita This Fall (link).
  • Norn9: Var Commons Coming to PS Vita This Fall (link).
  • Wish Tale of the Sixteenth Night – Kickstarter successfully funded.

Stuff from /jp/ poster VNTS (thank her/him, not me, if you find this helpful!):

  • Eiyuu Senki – Summer release
  • Moenovel is working on another title
  • Lucky Dog – Possible iOS released based on the ongoing text only fanTL
  • Work being done on a fanTL of Shin Koihime with hopes of getting it licensed (Note: Update posted here)
  • Harvest December – 3DS ports being released
  • Amnesia – August release planned

 

The Zakabox

Zakabox™ Commentary

「 Double yuri this week… I hoped I was going to be able to say, but Lilium x Triangle seems to be taking its time. That said, all things point to it being very close to release at this point. MG does tend to space releases, so 100% TL/Edit doesn’t necessarily mean the Sono Hanabira VN is coming out that soon. Still though, niiiice. Speaking of SonoHana, Petals’ Garden [Occasionally NSFW] is a dedicated fansite with reams of miscellaneous translated materials such as short stories, LNs and what have you plus news on the series.

This week’s image header comes from Kindred Spirits, also known as Yuri Ghosts, Lesbooans, Poltergays and various other puns to match the original title, which is in fact a combination of “ghost” and “yuri” – yuurei versus yurirei. This is a title I’ve been pushing for in survey recommendations, etc. Who knows, I may even have made a difference!

…Wait, that kind of makes it double yuri anyway. Technically.

I wonder what happened to the Sanarara R project. I know I spoke to cowteats about Gao Gao’s AIR patch quite some time after progress updates stopped. Hmm, maybe I should make Tay check this out… or even do it myself. Edit: it’s on hold awaiting the creation of new tools. No ETA on that. Considering it’s been a while, it taking quite more of a while is to be expected.

Do thank Decay for his hard work this week. You may remember my miserable attempt at an update when Tay was gone some time ago, or otherwise have suppressed the memory. I recommend the latter.」

 

Decay’s Musings

It’s okay guys, Tay is fine. He was just busy this week and called upon yours truly to carry the torch. I now have a newfound respect for what he does. You may notice a disappointing lack of orange this week. Despite this, it took me ages to compose this post. Who knew this job was so hard? I’m not daunted, however, and if Tay allows it, I’d like to continue doing this whenever he is indisposed.

This WAS a pretty slow week, though, huh? That’s alright, because I believe things are about to heat up real soon. Shiny Days’ delay was a disappointment, but I doubt it will be for more than a week or two, so expect that very soon. Grisaia’s adult version will come out of QA purgatory very soon, which will hopefully silence a lot of the naysayers. KoiRizo’s unexpected additional edit pass looks to be making very steady progress and mdz remains optimistic for a summer release. I don’t want to jinx anything, but Koichoco also looks like it’s on pace for releasing in just one or two months. Also SubaHibi feels like it could drop at basically any moment. Beyond that Kara no Shoujo 2, Euphoria, Clannad, Flowers, and Noble Works are all probables for autumn releases, and Leyline part one could be coming out really soon as well. So stymie your disappointment and look forward to what should be a very active last quarter of 2015!

Peace out.

VMYnyxK

Updates:

A few minutes after publishing, dash it: Added Nekopara vol.0 info.
Not long after this, I hear from Sanarara R’s translator.

Decay

Hello, I'm Decay, an avid fan of visual novels and a regular poster on Fuwanovel. Also, I now review and write about VNs officially for Fuwanovel? Yeah, that started happening at some point. You may also see me on VNDB as dk382.

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Ryechu
8 years ago

Soon.™

Loze
Loze
8 years ago

I wonder how long we’ll have to wait on Subahibi. In the mean time, I might as well read all of Lovecraft’s works. If it doesn’t come out by then, I’m ending it.

Guest93
Guest93
8 years ago

Hmm. Refresh Page “Latest Status” as always once per week. Then new post “45 min ago”. Love it.

Kud
Kud
8 years ago

this has become a bi-weekly status report now.
i’ll have my fingers crossed for something major to come out this month.

JJ
JJ
8 years ago

Sakura Beach has been released and the first chapter of Sunrider: Liberation Day has been made available to backers.

Tay
Admin
8 years ago

From my inbox: “Decay is literally the best. Never come back. We don’t need you. But we love you. Don’t leave. But seriously Decay did a great job.”

^ Amen!

PS: I back up all my VNTS posts, so I’ll re-post last week’s for history’s sake and back-date it appropriately. That’ll go up sometime at the end of this week, tho, and you won’t get an email notification.

Mahadev_Shiki
Mahadev_Shiki
8 years ago

Thanks as always

random
random
8 years ago

Looks like Noble Works actually had a reversal or progress, went to 86.9 not 89.6.

random
random
Reply to  random
8 years ago

*of progress

random
random
Reply to  random
8 years ago

Nvm, this seems to be right.. sorry for the multiple posts 🙂

random
random
8 years ago

Sierra Ops still says released but I don’t think the full version has been released, looks like the demo.

LRed
LRed
8 years ago

I don’t know if you missed this but Tenshin Ranman the 18+ edition not the SP happy go lucky edition got 2 new translators on July 5th and has finished translation of the common route as of August 4th.

You-kun
You-kun
8 years ago

Umm I hope I am wrong about this but I just checked Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm translation site. Isn’t the part says “The common route is now finished, in addition to Asuka and Misaki’s routes. This includes editing.” a joke? Since this vn long common route, translating and editing that much close to completely finishing it. Progress page isn’t shows anything either. Can anybody confirm this?