FE Awakening: The Most Unforgettable Birthday Translation [25th Anniversary Comiket Staff Book]

Today’s translation comes from the Fire Emblem 25th Anniversary Comiket Staff Book. It was a small book that featured notes and artworks from the game developers. I do not own this book, so all credit for the raw scans goes to an imgur gallery kindly uploaded by kingddd.

I am not translating these in any order, and simply by interest/request. I may get through the whole book eventually, but we will see! I’ve made a few other posts on it already (just search “comiket” in the top right search bar).

Nearly a year ago, a reader left a request to do pages 14 and 15 of the book, which feature a conversation from the Awakening cast (specifically, Severa, Lucina, Nah, and Kjelle). I thought it may be translated already, but upon searching I didn’t come across anyone who did…

It took awhile to translate since it’s essentially a bonus conversation as if it was in the game or the drama CD. I don’t think it’s been translated yet, so here it is. Sorry it took so long!

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Marth 25th Anniversary Artwork (Cleaned)

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Today is not exactly a translation, but it does have to do with the Fire Emblem 25th Anniversary book. The book features five special illustrations that have Marth, Sigurd, Eliwood, Ike, and Lucina, each drawn by the same character artists in charge of their respective games.

You may view them on the book’s compilation post here, but I wanted to make individual pages for each one, too.

So, today, I provide Daisuke Izuka (character designer in New Mystery of the Emblem)’s contribution: Marth. I went out of my way to clean it up for people who wanted the artwork.

As you can imagine, the process of doing this all took a lot of time, so if you like what I did, then…

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Enjoy!

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FE Fates: 4Koma Comic & Character Guidebook (Page 122-123) Translation – Matoi

The latest of my scan/clean/translate of Fire Emblem Fates: 4Koma & Character Guidebook (ファイアーエムブレムif 4コマ・キャラクターガイドブック).

 I do not post the raw scans here, but you may email if you want them to compare translations! I do at least one page per day.

The compilation post is here!

All scanning, editing, translating, and uploading is done on my free time and is rather time consuming. It is certainly a lot of work, and I am unemployed… so please consider donating if you like the work I do. Any amount (no matter how small) is much appreciated and helps me keep going on a daily basis. I hope you enjoy the end results of my work!

Here are today’s pages! (Page 122-123) They feature Matoi.

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Lucina 25th Anniversary Artwork (Original, Cleaned, and Colored)

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Today is not exactly a translation, but it does have to do with the Fire Emblem 25th Anniversary book. The book features five special illustrations that have Marth, Sigurd, Eliwood, Ike, and Lucina, each drawn by the same character artists in charge of their respective games.

So, today, I provide Yusuke Kozaki’s contribution: Lucina. I also went out of my way to isolate it for people who want just the artwork, and then went ahead and colored Lucina myself! (You may see it uploaded on a friend’s DeviantArt account , no, they did not steal that, we collaborate a lot).

As you can imagine, the process of doing this all took a lot of time, so if you like what I did, then…

Please donate!

Enjoy! I hope to upload the others when I have time…

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FE Fates: 4Koma Comic & Character Guidebook (Page 114-115) Translation – Gray

The latest of my scan/clean/translate of Fire Emblem Fates: 4Koma & Character Guidebook (ファイアーエムブレムif 4コマ・キャラクターガイドブック).

 I do not post the raw scans here, but you may email if you want them to compare translations! I do at least one page per day.

The compilation post is here!

All scanning, editing, translating, and uploading is done on my free time and is rather time consuming. It is certainly a lot of work, and I am unemployed… so please consider donating if you like the work I do. Any amount (no matter how small) is much appreciated and helps me keep going on a daily basis. I hope you enjoy the end results of my work!

Here are today’s pages! (Page 114-115) They feature Gray.

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FE Fates: 4Koma Comic & Character Guidebook (Page 54-55) Translation – Odin

The latest of my scan/clean/translate of Fire Emblem Fates: 4Koma & Character Guidebook (ファイアーエムブレムif 4コマ・キャラクターガイドブック).

 I do not post the raw scans here, but you may email if you want them to compare translations! I do at least one page per day.

The compilation post is here!

All scanning, editing, translating, and uploading is done on my free time and is rather time consuming. It is certainly a lot of work, and I am unemployed… so please consider donating if you like the work I do. Any amount (no matter how small) is much appreciated and helps me keep going on a daily basis. I hope you enjoy the end results of my work!

Here are today’s pages! (Page 54-55) They feature Odin..

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Project X Zone 2: Lucina Character Profile Translation

Chrom and Lucina were announced at TGS for Project X Zone 2 earlier today, so I decided to fully translate Lucina’s profile as seen on the website.

I did a full screen shot edit this time as a handy guide around the site! I included her dialogue translation on a customized image, too. I attached her full high res official artwork, too. Lastly, the transcript can be seen below, too.

As usual, this was all done on my free time, and took awhile. It was a lot of work, but I do hope you enjoy! I am unemployed… so please consider donating if you liked the work I did. : ) It certainly helps me keep going for future projects!

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Fire Emblem Fates: Awakening DLC Story Summary

Spoiler warning!

The Fire Emblem Awakening DLC released a few days ago for free download. So I decided I would type up a free summary. I am not sure if I will cover the other DLC, though I intend to cover the last of the first season named “Unseen History” that comes out on August 20th that deals with Hydra.

This was all done on my free time, and so took a while. It was certainly a lot of work, but I do hope you enjoy! I am unemployed… so please consider donating if you like the work I do. : )

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It’s Tanabata! 七夕 Japan’s Star Festival and random trivia in anime and games

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This is more a cultural post, and is not as in depth as it may seem! A brief break from Fire Emblem Fates things today to talk about this.

Today is the Tanabata Festival in Japan. Tanabata 七夕 (the seventh night) takes place on July 7th every year (in some areas of Japan), and is also known as the “Star Festival.” The legend goes that Orihime (represented by the star Vega) and Hikoboshi (represented by the star Altair) are lovers separated by the Milky Way and are only allowed to meet once a year on the seventh night of the seventh month. It is a rather “star crossed lovers” plot, though not exactly tragic as one may expect.

On this day, wishes are written on strips of paper and attached to wish trees. It is usually written by those in elementary school, but some provinces still decorate their streets quite elaborately.

On another note, sometimes this festival takes place a month later on August 7th, or anywhere in between, as it was originally based on the seventh night of the seventh month of a lunar calender.

You can read more about the origins of the festival as well as the story behind Orihime and Hikoboshi here or on wikipedia, or by just searching some culture blogs.

What I wanted to talk about was just various media you may have seen that reference Tanabata in some form or another, be it via a reference of a character’s birthday, or from the strips of paper attached to something.

This is not an exhaustive list at all. In fact, these are the first few things that come to mind in memory. There are plenty more examples out there! Feel free to provide anymore you don’t see here in the comments and I may add them too!

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