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New Poll - Scanlation Quality
(21 posts, 1543 views) Posted: 370d 8h, 22m ago by Kirjava in News
Like others have mentioned, image quality has gone up significantly in the past years. No question.

Translation quality though? Still shit. ...
New Poll - Fonts (v2)
(70 posts, 7787 views) Posted: 587d 11h, 5m ago by Kirjava in News
Something tells me you haven't read the first couple of volumes of Black Lagoon scanlated by Akatsuki Manga. No one I've seen in scanlation has come close to matching Vorbis' work there. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised to find out tha ...
New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 7939 views) Posted: 628d 1h, 3m ago by Kirjava in News
Quote from cmertb
It's not the translator's job to embellish the original. Any translator who does that becomes a co-author, and to me it's not acceptable.

If the translated line is able to convey the same intent as the original despite being reword ...
New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 7939 views) Posted: 629d 0h, 59m ago by Kirjava in News
Translation is not a one-to-one mapping. There are many ways of saying all of the phrases I mentioned depending on (1) context and (2) the personality of the character saying the line. Just because manga authors can't be arsed to come up with varied dialo ...
New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 7939 views) Posted: 629d 8h, 7m ago by Kirjava in News
Ahaha, that blog is the best. We need something like this in the scanlation community. So much butthurt and hilarity would ensue, and I would enjoy every single minute of it. ...
New Poll - Bad Spelling/Grammar
(81 posts, 7939 views) Posted: 629d 8h, 24m ago by Kirjava in News
Bad grammar and spelling is a deal breaker for me. People who don't have a good grasp of the English language have no business translating, EVER. Unfortunately, 90% of the "translators" in this community fall under this category, so we' ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 818d 8h, 7m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
HEYO! We're still looking for cleaners!

On top of Yankee-kun to Megane-chan, our group is also doing Embalming - The Another Tale of Frankenstein by Nobuhiro Watsuki (which we recently picked up). So if you're a fan and want faster releases of ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 862d 5h, 16m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Sigh.

BUMP, I say, BUMP!

We need cleaners for Yankee-kun & Megane-chan. ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 877d 8h, 55m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Need. More. Redrawers.

Pretty please?

mahouxscans@gmail.com ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 887d 3h, 13m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
BUMP!

You know the drill: Mahou-X is in dire need of redrawers. Yankee-kun has about 5 volumes left till the end, please come help us finish it!!! Send us an email at mahouxscans@gmail.com and we'll take it from there! ...
Multiple scan group coverage on a single series
(8 posts, 712 views) Posted: 902d 0h, 18m ago by Kirjava in Manga General
What I have observed is that usually, these competing groups have different standards, and each group wants to have it their way. So, one group might have better editors preferring to prioritize scan quality over translation, and the other group might have a better ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 948d 15h, 47m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
BUMP.

Mahou-X need cleaners for Yankee-kun to Megane-chan. Check this post on the website for more details. ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1111d 13h, 11m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Bump!

We're in desperate need of cleaners.

Please email me at mahouxscans@gmail.com if interested. ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1137d 17h, 38m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
BUMP!

Releases for Yankee-kun have been really slow lately because our group is short on cleaners right now. If you've got the spare time and are good with redraws, please come help out!

Email us at mahouxscans@gmail.com and we'll take it fro ...
Favorite Redheads in Manga
(29 posts, 2491 views) Posted: 1188d 15h, 28m ago by Kirjava in Manga General
Sawada Shin from Gokusen. ...
Yankee-kun to Megane-chan ends in Japan
(25 posts, 8387 views) Posted: 1208d 9h, 11m ago by Kirjava in Yankee-kun to Megane-chan
Quote from khalfan
What chapter is it on in Japan currently anyway?


210 came out today. ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1218d 5h, 17m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
We're back... again...

So on top of needing cleaners (as usual), we really need somebody fluent in Japanese to help out our translator, sort of like a translation checker for the things he's not too sure of.

Thanks! ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1227d 3h, 53m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
BUMP!!!

Reading the latest raw has got me all fired up so I thought I'd chime in and remind you all that we are still looking for Japanese translators and cleaners! Especially cleaners! Heeelllppp usssss. ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1242d 11h, 49m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Looking for cleaners AND Japanese translators! If you're interested, drop us an email at mahouxscans@gmail.com ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1265d 15h, 1m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Hey guys!! Yes, we are still looking for cleaners.

You know who to email. ---> mahouxscans@gmail.com



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Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1278d 13h, 15m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Bump.

We still need cleaners. ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1285d 4h, 5m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Bump. none ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1292d 17h, 13m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Bump bump bump in the night

That's right, it's your weekly reminder that we're still recruiting! Translators and cleaners, COME ON DOWN!

I also want to point out that our sister group, Yankee Goon Scans, is also looking for more people to help ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1299d 16h, 42m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Bumpity bump

Still looking for more Japanese translators and cleaners. The more of you that apply, the faster we can crank those chapters out! eyes ...
Mahou-X is recruiting!
(16 posts, 2008 views) Posted: 1306d 15h, 39m ago by Kirjava in Recruitment
Hey guys!

Mahou-X is a group that works on Yankee-kun to Megane-chan. If you're familiar with the series, you'll know that the current scans are about 70 chapters behind the raws, and despite our best efforts, that gap isn't getting any smaller ...

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