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Visual Novel Translation Status (24/09/23)

Welcome to the Fuwanovel VNTS, where we shamelessly copy the work of one illustrious 4chan /jp/ member in collating translation progress and add minor dabs of value through corrections and additions. Entries with updates this week in bold.

Hi, Hata here! Time for another VNTS at the end of this month!

This week we totally don’t feel like rambling about anything but VNTS today, so let’s get straight into the projects. Does everything go well right now? Yeah, it actually does! We might even close applications soon because the team is big enough. An overview of the thread suggests a lot of nukige this time. Zaka will surely ignore those, let’s see if I’m right…

Fan Translation

Aikano ~Yukizora no Triangle~ – Common Route translated
Aiyoku No Eustia – 100% Translated and edited and TLC
Akatsuki no Goei ~Principal-tachi no Kyuujitsu~ – 100% translated and edited, 57.47% through QA
Akatsuki no Goei ~Tsumibukaki Shuumatsuron~ – 32,530 lines translated (53.51%)
Amagami – 3rd public Beta patch released
Baku Ane 2 – Prologue, Ritsuka Fully translated, Wakana 8/8 Lessons, 5% route, Mashiro 5/8 lessions, Miran 2/5 events and Sayaka 1/3 events translated, Ritsuka patch released
CHAOS;HEAD Love Chu Chu! – 65.04% translated, 6.17% edited
CHAOS;CHILD Love Chu Chu – Being translated
Chicchakunai Mon – 100% translated and 39.5% edited
Chusingura 46+1 – 26105/82770 (31.54%) lines translated, Kuranosuke route partial patch released
Deatte 5-fun wa Ore no Mono! Jikan Teishi to Atropos – Common Route patch released
Dragon Knight 4 – 57% translated
Eiga Go-toubun no Hanayome ~Kimi to Sugoshita Itsutsu no Omoide~ – Common + Ichika + Nino + Yotsuba routes translated, Miku route day 1 of 5 translated
Fate/Extra CCC – 100% translated, 2340/2499 main scripts edited
GinIro Haruka – Mizuha route released, Mizuha edits finished, “Yuzuki: Translation finished. Second pass finished. Yuzuki under QA.”
Haruka na Sora – Sora and Yahiro routes translated, Kozue 50% translated, overall TL 70% TLC 70% ED 26%
Honoo no Haramase Oppai Nyuu Doukyuusei ~Oppai mo Haramase! New Class Zen’in Harama-sensation!~ – Picked up
If My Heart Had Wings: Snow Presents – 23% translated
Jisatsu no Tame no 101 no Houhou – 17% translated
Junketsu Megami-Sama – 2nd Alpha patch released, Astarotte route finishing up
Kareshi Kounin Sefure ~Ai Suru Kanojo wa Aitsu ni Ikasare Yogari Makuru~ – Released
Kaseki no Uta – Translation: 15389/15389 (100%)
Koukan no Toriko-Tachi – Prologue, common, and Cuckold Play route translated, Swinging Route 35%, Yukari POV 40%
Kud Wafter – AA Version 23,835/31,579 (75.5%) Lines translated, 18+ Version 15,193 / 33,113 (45.9%) lines translated
Kusarihime ~Euthanasia~ – “Translation finished. Rest of the processes ongoing.”
Lover Able – 100% translated and edited, 16254/34467 lines approved (50.42%)
Lucky Star ~Ryouou Gakuen Outousai~ – episode 1 patch released
Manakashi no Yuri wa Akaku Somaru – 66% translated
Miagete Goran, Yozora no Hoshi o – 1 of 4 routes translation finished for the restoration patch, Houkiboshi Hika 2 of 4 H-scenes translated
Nursery Rhyme – 100% translated and edited, text insertion 100% complete, testing ongoing
Ochiru Part Tsuma – Toshishita Otoko to no Jouji ni Oboreta Hate ni… – Released
Only You -Re Cross- – Released
Otogirisou – 100% translated
Pure Pure – 100% translated, needs proofreading, partial patch released, all routes have been inserted
Sakura Wars 2 – Being translated, demo patch released
Sen no Hatou, Tsukisome no Kouki – Both original and fan disc 100% translated, in need of editing
Shangrlia 2 – Menu patch released, patch in development
Shin Hayarigami – 48% translated
Shirotsume Yubiwa – 100% translated, 50% beta patch released
Tenshi no Inai 12-gatsu – 100% translated, TLC and Editing upcoming
Tokimeki Memorial 2 – Being translated
Tsui no Sora Remake – 51% translated, 47% edited
Tsuma Netori – 70% translated, 60% edited, 35% proofread
Umi kara Kuru Mono – 91/138 scripts translated
Yosuga no Sora – Translation finished, editing and TLC ongoing, Total: TL 100% TLC 71% ED 55%, Common/Kazuha/Motoka routes fully edited

MangaGamer

Hana Awase New Moon – October 26th release
Shiei no Sona-Nyl – In Beta
The Pillagers of Raillore – About to enter Beta
Ciconia – Phase 1 Released
Hadaka Shitsuji fandisc – Picked up
Rance 03 – 48% translated, 29% edited
Rance X – 56% translated, 5% edited
Luckydog1 – Translation nearly complete
Funbag Fantasy 4 – 51% translated, 49% edited
Eve of the 12th Month – 91% translated and 8% edited
DEAD DAYS – Picked up
Beat Valkyrie Ixseal – Picked up
Welcome to a Sexy, Open World – Picked up

JAST

Gears of Dragoon: Fragments of a New Era – October 20th release
Sumaga- Slow progress ongoing
Katahane – Progress being made again
Django – Not actively making progress
Tokyo Hero Project – Translation finished
Machine Child – Still being developed
Goblins on the March: Breed All Humans! – About to enter QA
Yomegami: My Sweet Goddess – 100% translated
Yamizome Liberator – Picked up
Mojika: Truth Rears Its Ugly Head – Picked up
Djibril – Being translated
Sisters: Last Day of Summer – In QA
Masquerade: Hell Academy – Formatting nearly finished, then programming
Paradise – 100% translated

Sekai/Denpa

Marshmallow Imouto Succubus – Released
UsoNatsu ~The Summer Romance Bloomed From A Lie~ – Demo released, 70% QA
Happy Saint Sheol – 25% edited, Demo in Q3, release in Q4
Harumade Kururu – Waiting on build
My Academy’s Special Place – 100% translated and edited, Waiting on build
Rewrite+ Harvest Festa – Finishing up translation, image editing ongoing
Subete no Koi ni, Hanabata o. – 50% translated
Sumire – Picked up
Sanarara R – 100% translated and edited, waiting on build
Glass – Picked up
New Glass – Picked up
Karakara 3 – 100% translated and edited, 70% engine work
Yume to Iro de Dekiteiru – 90% translated, 30% edited
Zutto Mae Kara Joshi Deshita – 100% translated, in editing
Chiisana Kanojo no Serenade – 60% translated, 30% edited
Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi 10% translated
Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi AA – Announced
Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka – 50% translated
Re;Lord 3 – In QA
Hamidashi Creative – Announced
Inupara – In Development
Nekopara After La Vraie Familie – In Development
Nie no Hakoniwa – 100% translated, 50% edited, 70% engine work
Parfait Remake – In translation
Raspberry Cube – Announced
Animal Trail Girlish Square 2 – 100% translated and edited, in QA
Animal Trail Girlish Square LOVE+PLUS – 100% translated and edited, 50% QA
NEKO-NIN exHeart SPIN – In Development

Nekonyan

Secret Agent of the Knight Academy – September 29th release
Dracu Riot – “Waiting on Warmsoft for a QA Build”
Melty Moment – 80% translated
Aoi Tori – “Porting work is still ongoing”
Fureraba Complete edition – Vita exclusive content to be added to Fureraba a couple months after the fandisc release
Floral Flowlove – 100% translated, 60% edited
Kakenuke Seishun Sparking – 15% translated, 5% edited
A Colorful World – 100% translated and edited “Image editing/integration of HD assets in progress”
Love, Elections, & Chocolate – 100% translated, 17% edited, “Unity port in-progress”
Love Love Love, Burning in my Heart! – 100% translated and 74% edited
Ready or Not: The Deadline is Coming! – 100% translated, 17% edited, “Image editing complete, Engine work in progress”
Mysteries of the Heart: The Psychic Detective Case Files – 100% translated and edited, “Image editing in progress” working with developer on engine work
Tenshi Souzou “Angelic Chaos” RE-BOOT – 10% translated
Secret Project 2 – 100% translated and edited, queued for Unity port
Secret Project 3 – 100% translated and edited, image editing complete, waiting on QA build

VisualArts

Stella of The End – September 26th release
LUNARiA -Virtualized Moonchild- – 2023 release
Summer Pockets Reflection Blue – 2024 release

Frontwing

Ginka – October 26th release
Sharin no Kuni – Hoping to resolve issues with the distribution platform by the end of September
Everlasting Flowers – English release planned

Aksys

Virche Evermore: Error Salvation – November 9th release
Spirit Hunter: Death Mark II – Fall 2023 release
Tengoku Struggle -Strayside- – 2024 release

Age titles

Kiminozo – Kickstarter for English release planned pending success of JP Crowdfunding

Fakku

Two Beasts Or Not To Beast!! – Upcoming release

Shiravune

Succubus Sessions: Mami Mamiya’s Sweet Slice of Hell – August or September release
Nope Nope Nope Nope Nurses – October 12th release
Criminal Border 1st Offence – November 14th release
ONE. – December 22nd release
Taimanin Asagi – Q4 2023 release
Kuroinu 2 Redux- Q4 2023 release
Destiny Star Girlfriend – Q4 2023 release
Tenioha! Mami’s Little Sub – Q4 2023 release
Amazing Grace -What color is your attribute?- Q4 2023 release
Kara no Shoujo II – Announced
Kara no Shoujo III – Announced
Sacrifice Villains – Announced
Nukitashi 2 – Announced

Kagura Games

Forsaken Quartet – Upcoming release

PQube

Archetype Arcadia – October 24th release
KONOSUBA – God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! Love For These Clothes Of Desire! – Picked up

Aniplex

Hira Hira Hihiru – Demo released, 2023 release
Tsukihime -A piece of blue glass moon- – 2024 release

DLsite

Friendly lab – unlock(); – Upcoming release
Club Suicide – Picked up

Idea Factory

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! ? Pirates of the Disturbance – Winter release
Sympathy Kiss – Early 2024 release

Fruitbat Factory

MAMIYA -DoomsDay Dreams – 2023 release

CRAFTWORK

Geminism – November 24th release

Harukaze

Monkeys! – English release planned

Moonchime

Haunted Obachestra Vol.1 Awaking – Upcoming release

Alice In Dissonance

Fault Milestone 2 – Side Below – Upcoming release

Voltage

even if TEMPEST Dawning Connections – October 26th release

Entergram

Aquarium. – October 26th release

WSS Playground

Tenshi no Takarabako – December release

Qureate

Livestream 2: Escape from Togaezuka Happy Place – Released

Tensei Games

Our Little Secret! Heart-Pounding Idol Sex! Forbidden Lessons with the Manager – Announced

Cherry Kiss

Cuckies & Cream: Maids for Milking – Released

MiKandi Japan
Libra of the Vampire Princess – New translation in testing, Halloween release planned

The Zakabox

「Hello and welcome to another installment of I swear too god why does every muscle in my body always act like I personally insulted its mother after suboptimally positioning it for more than 0.3 seconds. Wait, I mean VNTS. Right. Never get old people.

First of all, I will look up what the heck Fate/Extra CCC is on account of editing looking like it might be done soon. Right, it’s a different version of Fate/Extra, some JRPG-hybrid-maybe-only-on-vndb-for-the-cope fate/spinoff. The sequel Extella is already localized by Aksys, which I find amusing on some cosmic level. Phew, maybe I’ll remember some of this later. Probably not. Jesus the PSP sure had some crusty graphics. I wonder if the PSV rerelease had better ones. Not that the patch targets the PSV. Ah well.

I see several NTR and nukige releases this week. I sleep.

Only You -Re Cross- is an old alicesoft ge. It offers “simulation game” gameplay, whatever that means. Patching the .exe to make the music work is a bit tricky: you can’t just run the _inmm installer, you actually have to patch the exe using the _inmm thing that you installed. The readme you got in the patch has a link to the instructions. Godspeed.

Gears of Dragoon (wait, it’s Gears of Dragoon 2 in Japan? This is like Final Fantasy all over again…) has suffered an unforeseen delay. Is this the return of JAST time, folks? Actually come to think of it, where the fuck is Sumaga? I guess they got Muramasa out though, so we can’t actually meme them for that anymore…

(Zaka forgot Django -Hata)

Usonatsu‘s new demo was enjoyed by our resident yurichad. I didn’t read it because I’m the resident meme and reading is hard. Ask me about the LNs I have read like 5% of vol 1 of tho, it’s a very impressive list.

Official Tsui no Stella loc is out 26 sep… oh that’s today. Right. Wonder which of the tls will be best.

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I recommend not looking up Shiravune’s PR tweets about Amazing Grace. I’ve heard complaints they may reveal too much, and not the skin kind of revealing. One *channer describe the writer’s ge as something like “boring af SoL and then there’s a twist that makes you shit bricks in the end” so maybe it’s like that. Maybe you will find it less boring if you like good old moege. Anyway, they seem to not be full moege which might interest some people. And turn some away that have an allergic reaction to any plot content, I guess.

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Livestream 2 is out. It’s a horror ge, and the first had a mixed reception though one guy on staff liked it. I wonder if the translation will be jank like the one for the first was. The first one had point and click elements, so I guess those will probably return here? Sorry, my eye is going dry on me and I literally cannot make myself do more than the needfulest needful.

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Finally, there’s a retranslation/edit/oops we got a shitty tl since we got near-scammed by an agency so now we will try to outsource unfucking the mess to the fans of Libra coming out soon. I’m sure the peeing vampire liker constituency is thrilled. God the translation they got was hilarious though. The sun already exploded, stomach bam… real meme bangers that shit.

Aight, see you next week. Maybe Hata can cover all the coomerge I ignored.」

Hata之Hako

「Hmm, not much extraneous to talk about except… Ah, Fujoneko had been away for three days, so I had to keep everything afloat myself. It worked out, no biggie!

Oh, we have Coomerge today? Yaaaaay~

Fate/Extra CCC lately has been making big jumps. It has 2340 out of 2499 main scripts edited. I never looked into this game, but this is definitely huge. We added two people to the Fuwa Team who are into TYPE-MOON big time, so they will probably review those in the distant future. Look forward to those.

Tamagolemon from Oppai no Ouja 48 and picked up another big boobie game with The Flames of Impregnation,Big Boobied Classmates a few months after he finished Shabura Rental. It’s a game by SQUEEZ which you may know from the Haramase Oppai franchise that Milk Factory and Frontwing are dishing out on occasion. The stories in these games are an afterthought, but there’s huge amounts of erotic material.

Boyfriend-Approved Sex Friend is another Atelier Sakura NTR game by SaikeyStudios which they put behind their Patreon. Since we’re not backing their Patreon to investigate the validity and quality of the patch except in case we’re reviewing it, you will need to buy the cat in the bag. Since when was it okay to put translation patches behind Patreon, actually? The market changed quite a bit, huh.

There’s ANOTHER Nukige out. It’s Ochiru Part Tsuma – Toshishita Otoko to no Jouji ni Oboreta Hate ni…, a nukige by Studio Pork! It’s actually the first localized eroge by Studio Pork, so that’s quite nice. More adult women are always nice, especially since you don’t have to justify it to anybody and also you can post it in every NSFW discord chat in the world without having a mod yell at you for trying to burn down the place. More Houshou Mari… Jukujo plz!

JAST USA delayed Gears of Dragoon for quite a while. It’s going to release on the 20th of October now because it needs more polish. This is great, we love it when publishers don’t just half-ass release a product. On JAST’s and ninetail’s side there also released an All-Ages version of Venus Blood GAIA which you can play now. The gameplay in the Venus Bloods never sat well with me because they’re too complex for their own good, but people tend to like them a lot. The characters are quite cool, too!

Sekai Project actually has a strong lineup this year. We will get UsoNatsu ~The Summer Romance Bloomed From A Lie~ not far from now. A demo is already available to play and our Yuzurity jumped on that one immediately. Extremely pretty game and I look forward to try it myself in English.

Nie no Hakoniwa looks absolutely gorgeous, but I keep my eyes open more. It is at 100% translation, 50% editing and 70% engine work. Man, I’m getting lost looking at this gorgeous film poster cover…

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After a long silence, VisualArts came out of the woodworks again with the Stella of the End PC Steam version that was announced a while ago. The inofficial fan translation by SnowyRyujinTL has been “taken down” but someone still uploaded it to Mediafire, so it’s not gone. Anyways, applauding to SnowyRyujinTL (Rinny & Friends) for adhering to the fan translation codex that I just made up, but that apparently exists.

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Frontwing actually delays Shiravune no Kuni again… how surprising. At least they announced in a Kickstarter update that they will deliver the Kickstarter physical goods that haven’t been sent out in the last 5 years around the end of October. Will it finally happen? Will I get my Island Physicals??????????????

Shiravune teased another game and it turned out to be Amazing Grace -What color is your attribute-, a game by a very interesting writer: Fuyuakane Tom. This guy, associated with Cabbage Soft, has already written the game that surely doesn’t star Vtuber Amelia Watson, – Sakura no Kumo * Scarlet no Koi. I did hear that Shiravune was struggling a bit lately, I don’t see telltale signs yet, but more and more titles seem to leave Johren Store exclusivity in favor of other stores. Langsam zeichnet es sich ab wie ein Selbstporträtist.

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The last game I need to point out needs some preliminary explanation. 5 or 6 years ago there was a Kickstarter by a company called Mikandi for a visual novel called Libra of the Vampire Princess. Apparently, there’s a long story surrounding this including an anecdote where people from that company posted on Fuwanovel and threatened legal repercussions for what other forum users said.

We cannot verify the veracity of these old posts, but it’s funny to think about. Anyways, MiKandi returned now after 5 years of absence with a finished translation of this game, but they’re now looking for testers for this game. The knee-jerk reaction to this was “Oh god, they’re outsourcing QC for free again :rolling_eyes:” and this is indeed the case. I wonder who will volunteer for that, it wouldn’t be me, would it?

Well, enough talk. Have at you, Fuwanovellers!

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Zakamutt

Writer of irreverent VNTS commentaries, shadowy Fuwanovel string puller, Swedish, ambivalent toward meatballs. Brave Fuwanovel Skype Group memeber (rip), technically a reviewer, chronic everything staller. I am all these things and more, but mostly I'm really lazy. Loves yuri, reading, chocolate, and quality sugar-free colas. Hates VNs with too many choices and long walks on the beach.

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littleshogun
9 months ago

Well out of all news, I think my attention here goes to Amazing Grace announcement by Shiravune in which it’s rather well received VN from Cabbage Soft that is more known as Amairo Chocolate developer with the VN resemble Nekopara. Other than Amazing Grace, I can only say that perhaps Frontwing should hold back to do the update until they’re really, really, really, REALLY, absolutely ready to release Sharin if they want to be seen as being serious on it.

Here’s this week VNTS Review, and I hope that you’ll enjoy it.

https://forums.fuwanovel.net/blogs/entry/3926-cold-honey-review/