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Some bad news

+ posted by Xophien as news on Aug 20, 2009 13:46 | Go to

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Well, first of all, sorry for not having posted anything for so long. Real life has been at me like a narutard on a new chapter for these last two months. I'm not going to use it as an excuse, though, I could have found the time to translate the Kuroko chapters somehow, but the thing is, I wasn't at all motivated, and just don't feel like translating anything right now.

So yeah, that's the bad news, I am officially taking an indefinite break from translating. I can't say for how long, but I doubt I'll get anything done until the end of the year, at least. When I was still just a fan, it always did hurt when I saw a series being dropped because of a lack of translator, but now that I'm in the position of the translator, I can say it hurts even more -_- I can only hope you guys will manage to find another translator for it.

So yeah, I can't even begin to tell you how sorry I am, but it's here that I'm taking my leave. Thanks to you all for reading all these translations of mine. I'm pretty sure we will meet again someday~


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#1. by takadanama (Scanlator)
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
;___; Another victim of real life ;_; so long... Xophien..... good luck~~
#2. by [Cross] (Scanlator)
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
I'll be awaiting your return, come back soon Xoph.
#3. by graficool (Scanlator)
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
we'll be waiting for you xoph-kun~~
#4. by shrimpy (Translator)
Posted on Aug 20, 2009

Go kick some RL butt.
#5. by sergi_89 (Registered User)
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
Good luck with the outside world, we'll wait for your come back.

#6. by shikamaru9494 (Registered User)
Posted on Aug 21, 2009
Thanks for the Update!

I'm sorry that "Real Life" has caught up with you too........

All of us will be waiting for you!!!!!

We'll be awaiting your return!!!!
#7. by Aikyet (Registered User)
Posted on Aug 21, 2009
Xophien, you are awesome.
Your Eyeshield21 is awesome.

Thank you for all of your work. These words are simple, but we all mean it.

Good luck and good night :)
#8. by Meromorphe (Registered User)
Posted on Aug 22, 2009
Thanks for all your hard work in the past either ES21 or Kuroko. I hope you still continue to read Kuroko, I see some potential yuri with the introduction of a second female character recently ;-)
#9. by Pinsel (Registered User)
Posted on Sep 3, 2009
Here is hoping you will return.
#10. by otherx (Registered User)
Posted on Oct 26, 2009
I don't know what to say... I know you from 1 hour ago and thanks to your break translatin kuroko I went searching and found out all you have been doing for this manga and with only one hour knowing you I respect you... I hope you can solve your real-life issues... without you I am stuck at chapter 29 of kuroko no basket =) I hope you manage to come back for the sake of this fan.. good luck

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