For the record, Loe Quality Translation's blog has just quite recently broke the 100,000 unique views mark! Over 100,000 people worldwide have viewed (and presumably downloaded) from this blog over it's two year history. People from US, Canada, Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Britain, and other countries (no sign of any views from Japan, but maybe that's for the best); a truly international audiance. Hooray!
As if in commemeration of that, the laptop that Loe Quality Translations operates via has just recently started making these odd clacking noises. Hoora- wait, what?
I hear from various tech savvy friends that this clacking sound is neither natural nor a good thing, and that the harddrive may die. It's not the only problem (overheating and powerfailures are others), but it is certainly the most pressing. The laptop is dying, and it is hard to work on any sort of project without the necessary computing.
Fortunately, I have recently been sent an old desktop that, though old, is still in better condition than the laptop. Unfortunately, it is not entirely complete. among the things it is missing: a hard drive, cooling fans, a graphics card not on its deathbed, and speakers. These things aren't hard to acquire, but very unfortunately, they are costly to acquire, and my budget for the summer was not designed for this.
It is with deep regret that I must actually ask people to help me afford these things. I appreciate the donations that I have recieved thus far (all forty one dollars and fifty cents worth over the course of these past two years) but it isn't enough to cover these costs. I have to ask people to please donate to Loe Quality Translations.
"But why should I do that?" you may ask? Well, in addition to having already provided the translation of Mamankyoushitsu at a comprehensible, if not enjoyable, level of english alongside the two one shot manga uploads and 3/5ths of HaraPara, you will be helping to ensure the continuation and eventual completion of three definite projects, and hopefully the beginning of some new ones. I had wanted to wait to announce these, but the clacking of the hard drive makes me concerned that if the laptop shuts off, it might not turn on again, so here you go.
The Definite Projects:Non-ero
Kiitarou no Shounen Enikki: An interesting manga series, regarding a young-boy and his dealings with various youkai that live around the shack he now finds himself living in. I've started on volume one, though could use a typesetter more professional than myself, if anyone might be interested and available.
HaraKano: I released the joke patch before, but this time I'm working on the actual thing. It'd be Marina Tachibana, Kaho Tachibana, Ayana Seno, and Ren Fujino routes + after stories for sure. I am currently almost halfway through part 1 of the common route (it has three parts) so it will be sometime, but HaraKano is much longer that Mamankyoushitsu (with much less erotic content) so that may be expected.
Haramiko: A short Swanmania titled released just a month after Harakano featuring two miko sisters and their relation with the wandering Akira. A nice little love story, it should be done much sooner than anything else (as it is much shorter).
These three are projects that I am definitely currently working on, much the same as Mamankyoushitsu was. As for the non-definite projects that I merely hope to begin if I can get the proper support