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by chucklocker
#22180 Keep up the good work you guys! You've made absolutely remarkable progress! You truly are pioneers badass1
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by Yosho24
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chucklocker wrote:You truly are pioneers badass1


You know what they say. "You can't be a hero hiding underneath your bed." fyeah1
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by Yosho24
#22206 I'd love to help out, Nil. Unfortunately I don't think I'd be much help though seeing as I'm not very good at these translation things. If you can figure out how I can assist in any way please let me know, I would love to be a part of this. Thanks, dude.
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by Nil Admirari
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Yosho24 wrote:I'd love to help out, Nil. Unfortunately I don't think I'd be much help though seeing as I'm not very good at these translation things. If you can figure out how I can assist in any way please let me know, I would love to be a part of this. Thanks, dude.


Any and all help is greatly appreciated - neither Crazed (speaking in terms of his Doujin work), Shadow, Wisper or I had touched the software we're currently using for translation work until we dove head first into it for the sake of getting stuff done. If you're willing to learn the ins and outs we could get you up and running after some time. Otherwise, just spreading the word and making sure Tenchi fans see is a huge help.

Today I took a bit of a break from working on OCR and JP-> ENG translating to toy around with getting a workflow set up for another aspect we'll have to get around to eventually.

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A few imperfections and remaining color corrections aside, I should be able to get much clearer scans of the covers available. The color insert pictures and the B&W pictures on the pages may be a bit trickier since all I have is a flatbed and I don't want to risk harming the books or destructively scanning by cutting the spine out of the book so every page becomes its own looseleaf.
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by Yosho24
#22279 I'm spreading this all over Facebook on various Tenchi fan pages. I've also messaged those fan pages and asked them if they could spread the word too. Just re-activated my twitter too, so expect some retweets. Also planning on making a video similar to who's and putting it out there for the fan base to see. I'm pretty busy right now but when things slow down, I definitely want to lend a helping hand in the project. We're all here because we are fans, and that's what brings us together. I consider you guys my friends, and friends always have each other's backs. Keep up the good work everyone. We'll get all of this done TOGETHER.
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by Nil Admirari
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Yosho24 wrote:I'm spreading this all over Facebook on various Tenchi fan pages. I've also messaged those fan pages and asked them if they could spread the word too. Just re-activated my twitter too, so expect some retweets. Also planning on making a video similar to who's and putting it out there for the fan base to see. I'm pretty busy right now but when things slow down, I definitely want to lend a helping hand in the project. We're all here because we are fans, and that's what brings us together. I consider you guys my friends, and friends always have each other's backs. Keep up the good work everyone. We'll get all of this done TOGETHER.


We're all in this together and I know i'm grateful for every little bit of help we get. Your activity on facebook is most appreciated, we've gotten some support from a few facebook pages already and having more pages draw attention to the project will be great. Thank you for your outreach work so far!

As Yosho had mentioned (and as seen on our Facebook/Twitter), our own Who has given us a shoutout on his Youtube channel!

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Youtube Vids hadn't been something I had thought about in terms of spreading the word until he said so. And he's already gotten himself a few extra subs out of it! kiyonesmile1



Lastly, our next big milestone has come and gone practically overnight! We're now over 25% of the way through Novel 1! The work has been numbingly stressful at times but we're seeing great things in the midst of our progress and really can't wait to present our full findings. There's still a ton of work to be done and if you're reading this and able to lend a hand - we'd love to hear from you! There are only so many of us chipping away right now, if we want to get these out sooner we'll need more fans helping us unearth what's in the novels and whatever else lies beyond! And for everyone who has spread the word or deep in the mines covered in OCR dirt and grime - thank you so much.
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by Nil Admirari
#22612 Pardon the dust, but we've hit our next milestone! As of a few minutes shy of midnight we have officially hit 50% completion on Novel 1! In order to celebrate, not only are we here at the Hasegawa Translation Project/Heaven & Earth Translations popping a few corks to bring in the weekend but we have decided to share a small teaser from the opening of the novel that has been localized thus far. Major thanks to team member Crazed for his work on the following:

“Happy new year.”

“Happy new year.”

“Happy new year!!”

A wonderful five part quintet was heard. It’s the new year, and the location is the parlor of the Masaki house.

“Oh, thank you…… very much……”

Despite it being New Years morning, Tenchi was still wearing his traditional monk attire, but before his eyes the girls appeared as glittering stars in their long sleeved kimono’s, Tenchi was so overwhelmed that he could not help but smile.

Starting from the left, the first, Ayeka Masaki. She is the first imperial princess of the kingdom of Jurai. She is the perfect princess, but she recognizes that she can be sly. She is the very model of a Japanese woman, however her personality is somewhat scary when she obsesses over something.

Second. Sasami Masaki. She is the second princess of Jurai’s royal family. She is Ayeka’s younger sister, she has many practical talents (primarily with the housework). She is cute, steady, and headstrong.

Third. Ryoko. She used to be a mummy. She is the demon of the shrine. She was a former puppet that has very high intelligence and fighting power. However, there are no need for such things in peaceful times. She can go through walls, fly through the air, and create an energy sword. She can also summon demons from the land and water simply by using her voice. She is surprisingly naive.

The fourth. Mihoshi. She is a competent first class detective of the Galaxy Police. Although, with the number of demolished buildings, bills, and all of the written complaints, you wouldn’t think she would be a first class detective. Now she’s carefree and spends all of her time taking care of her hair.

And finally, Washu. She was the most gifted scientist at the academy. She specializes in biotechnology. She was the late Kagato’s professor, and is Ryoko’s mother. Although she appears to be a child, she is, in fact, the oldest out of the five (there is a reason for this). Her personality……. well, it’s best left to the imagination.

How did these five beautiful girls end up at Tenchi Masaki’s house? The reason lies in outer space……..


I'm incredibly proud of all the hard work everyone has put into making this project a reality thus far. Things are really taking shape in the novel and every day I grow more and more excited to see the end result and to be able to share it with fans of the series. Thank you to everyone who has been waiting patiently while we work. And once again thank you to every one of us chipping away at these ol' tomes.