Guidelines For Using My Translations
[Insert text: Do you know the Crimson Pearl?]
[Insert text: Watanuki attempts to search / for an item he has never even seen. / Based on what small leads he has / he closes in on the location of the Crimson Pearl!!]
[Side text: The information Doumeki brings back about the Crimson Pearl surprises Watanuki. An unexpected memory is revived from deep within his mind.]]
[SFX: crackle crackle]
Watanuki: An apartment?
Doumeki: Yep. / A corner room on the highest floor.
Watanuki: ...Somehow I feel... / ...like I know the place...
Watanuki: [aside]ah...[/aside] / I've been there before.
Watanuki: Some time back. // ...With Yuuko-san. // It was the home of a woman... // ...who couldn't stop using her computer.
Doumeki: We're dealing with her again?
Watanuki: No, from what I remember, she didn't live on the highest floor. / [aside]i remember pretty well, since I had to climb the damn building. thought I was gonna die.[/aside]
Watanuki: Did you see anything other than the spider thread?
Doumeki: No... that was it. // I found a mailbox, but there was no nameplate. There was some mail inside, though.
Watanuki: ...I see. // Right.
Watanuki: So we know the place.
Watanuki: Now we can enter.
[SFX: bend // grip // focus]
Watanuki: You don't like being ordered about by me, do you?
Watanuki: You should stop serving as my errand boy.
Doumeki: I'll stop if I feel like it.
[no text just meaningful looks]
Doumeki: It's roasted. / The sake.
Watanuki: You really don't change, do you...? / Not one bit.
Maru/Moro: Watanuki~~~! / We've folded up the laundry~~~~~!
[SFX: stand // LEAP]
Mokona: I helped too~! I helped too~!
Moro: Mokona just played around~!
Maru: Mokona got in the way~!
Mokona: Shhhhhh! // You'll make him give me less to drink~!!
Watanuki: Rather. / Just as you say, I'll halve your portion.
Mokona: DEMON BRIDE~~~~~~~~!!
Watanuki: [aside]I'm not a bride, okay?[/aside] / Maru, Moro, you handle the sake, would you?
Mokona: Watanuki-sama~~~~! Have mercy~~~~~! // [aside]at least make it four times![/aside]
Watanuki: [aside]you expect me to give you more
Watanuki: Through a dream it may be, but still...
Watanuki: ...I never do like entering other people's property without permission... // ...It certainly does have the same layout as the apartment from back then. // Still... // Why is it in... // ...a state like this?
Watanuki: ...Of course; she can't see me... // I never do get used to that, either...
Woman: ...Is there... // ...something you want?
[Side text: Watanuki should be invisible to the inhabitants of reality... is this room that he has entered some manner of dreamworld?!]
[Bottom text: To be continued next issue - see you in Young Magazine Issue 10, on sale Monday 8th February!]