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After a long silence, the latest volume is finally available outside Japan! Be sure to pick it up, as there is a bonus chapter and volume-exclusive strips you won’t find here. And, amazingly, Yamabuki Sketch is printed inside the covers for the very first time! Book Depository sells it worldwide with free shipping.

The good:

  • Once again, the translator (same as volume 8) demonstrates an excellent grasp of character voice and translation flow
  • Last volume’s strange issue where small text was frequently left untranslated or embarrassingly mistranslated has seemingly been resolved
  • Top-notch editing and sound effects, only one typo

The bad:

  • Translator was evidently baffled by several sentences that lacked a clear subject
  • A few bubbles were reworded to a point they no longer make sense
  • Strip titles are sometimes too literally translated

Now, let’s begin!

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Download 2018-06 (Dropbox) – Little by little, Yuno learns more about the mysterious Igarashi.

Notes:

Page 6: This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of Usa Art University! However, so far its name has only been used in a seemingly abbreviated form. It’s possible the full name of the college is longer (seeing how it’s likely a stand-in for the real life Musashino Art University Ume attended).

This will be my final release under this group. See the next post for details.

A very surprising development awaits!

Download 2018-04 (Dropbox) – Yoshinoya interviews Yuno about her future plans, which leads to…

Note: The bubbles on page 6 are blank on purpose.

There’s another chapter after this one, but raws are currently unavailable due to technical difficulties.

I’d love to hear everyone’s thoughts on this. Beware of spoilers in the comments of this post!

 

Download 2018-03 (Dropbox) – Yuno and Miyako begin the second trimester of their senior year.

There’s another chapter after this one I’m still working on. However, there was no new chapter in last week’s issue. The next opportunity for a new chapter is at the end of this month but it’s not guaranteed.

And some important news! After a long period of silence, the official English translations by Y○n Pr○ss will be resuming with volume 9 slated for September 18th this year! That’s nearly two years after the Japanese release. I’m extremely curious to see how they’ll handle it this time.

Download 2017-12 (Dropbox) – Matsuri procrastinates on her summer homework, part 2.

Notes

Page 3: “Festa” has caught on with Mami too, it seems!

Page 5: Matsuri’s full name is indeed out in the open, but to no reader’s surprise, it’s intentionally illegible. This time, however, the smudged writing is just large enough that we can tell it’s exactly two kanji long. Of course, we may never know more than that.

That’s it for the backlog. There was no new chapter in the issue from last week.