Saturday, June 15, 2013
Sukeban Deka, chapter 1 part 1
Let's begin, shall we? with the crack team of a1oner, myself and Other Side of Sky, we bring to you the first chapter of Sukeban Deka! I should note right now that we're using this image because the covers of the volumes we have are these god awful watercolors.
Anyways, Wada Shinji is a mangaka who's been sadly unloved by the west, and we're glad to be bringing his most famous work to you! This is the story of Saki Asamiya, a 'Sukeban' (girl delinquent leader) who's been incarcerated in a hellish youth facility. Granted, I'm not sure why the state thinks it necessary to spend tax dollars on this, but I digress.
Saki receives an official notice from the government to save her mother's life: work for them as a detective and uncover the truth of a mysterious heist. To do so, she enrolls as a student, with her trusty battle yoyo at hand. Yes, you read that right.
Here's part 1 of Sukeban Deka!
Thanks be to Other Side as ever, and a1oner who was a freaking artist in his work on this chapter. Sabu will be up as soon as Kazu returns, estimated to be this week, but status on other projects?
The Tree In the Sunlight's first volume is fully translated. We just need Kazu to come back and typeset it
Space Adventure Cobra volume 3, ditto
Robot Keiji, we're waiting on more translations and then Kazu. Grendizer has a chapter ready, and we just need Dynamic Pro to typeset it. Other Side has also completed translation on volume 1 of Shin Mazinger Zero, so that one's down to Dynamic Pro as well.
Shutendoji I'm waiting on translation check from Systematic Chaos and then I'll be on it ASAP
So in the meanwhile, if anyone wants to help, we'd love aid with cleaning and typesetting right now! Enjoy Sukeban Deka, guys!