Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Crater – The Crater

This story is based on a real crater on the moon and you don’t really need it for background information but could be interesting to check wikipedia just in case: ¬†http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonsus_(crater) This main character here kinda gives me the heebie … Continue reading

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The Crater – Sacrifice

  I don’t know why but I just can’t translate this one and make it sound good. I think it’s a little jilted. Sorry about that. Maybe I can’t accurately translate Tezuka when he’s a character. This one probably feels … Continue reading

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The Crater – Purple B.E.M.'s

Volume #2, Story #5. This one is another sci-fi joke one. It won’t be funny at all unless you’re familiar with the old Japanese story Momotarou, so I described it in the notes a bit or you can look onlike … Continue reading

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The Crater – Brunnen’s Enigma

I translated this title before reading it and it really should be something like “The Mystery of Brunnen’s Cafe” or something but I like the flow of it as it is, I mean who doesn’t like the word enigma. Anyway … Continue reading

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The Crater – The Bell Tolls

Honestly this one is a little all over the place. It’s trying to do a lot in 30 pages, but the bell manages to tie things together well enough. It’s an interesting concept. The look on Ham and Egg’s face … Continue reading

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Angel's Hill Chapter 1 (joint with Happy Scans)

I have been working with the good people at Happy Scans for a bit and we’ve just finished the first chapter of this Tezuka story, Angel’s Hill. I’m just doing the translation, they (Nethandle and Wright) are taking care of … Continue reading

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The Crater – Kamikaze

This is personally my favorite story from The Crater. The black humor was perfect, the level of exaggeration is ridiculous but, you identify with it and feel emptied a bit I think. It’s kind of like an episode of the … Continue reading

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