Yuru Camp (Laid-Back Camp) – Interview with Director Yoshiaki Kyougoku

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This time, I’ll be providing a translation of an interview with Yoshiaki Kyougoku, the director of Winter 2018’s comfiest show, Yuru Camp (Laid-Back Camp, ゆるキャン△). In this interview, he talks about the charm of the original work and things to note when adapting the series.

Originally published in Akiba Souken on January 8, 2018.

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Ryuuou no Oshigoto! (The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done!) Episode 4: The Other Ai

After officially accepting Ai as his disciple, Yaichi received yet another trial as he got a request to take in a second disciple. Not to mention, it’s another elementary school girl!?

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Youngest Shogi Professional Sota Fujii Becomes the First Middle School Student to Reach Rank 5-dan

The youngest shogi professional player in history, 4-dan Sota Fujii (15), has successfully claimed a victory with 114 moves against 4-dan Hirotaka Kajiura on the ninth round of the class C2 Meijin ranking tournament at the Shogi Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo. With this being Fujii’s ninth consecutive victory, his advancement to class C1 has been guaranteed without him having to wait for the last round. At the same time, this advancement has also fulfilled the condition for him to be promoted to rank 5-dan. This is the first time in history that a middle school student has managed to achieve both of these accomplishments.

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Shin-Sangokushimai (True Sisters of the Three Kingdoms)

Shin-Sangokushimai (The True Sisters of The Three Kingdoms) is a new light novel series written by Mikage Kasuga who is known for his previous work Oda Nobuna no Yabou. The light novel is illustrated by Won (Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry) and published by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. The first volume will be released on February 20, 2018.

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Ryuuou no Oshigoto! (The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done!) Additional Cast Announced, Stars Haruka Tomatsu, M.A.O, Sayaka Oohara, Miku Itou, and More

An official tweet from Ryuuou no Oshigoto!’s official Twitter account has revealed the additional cast for the anime.

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Ranobe no Pro! Volume 1 – Chapter 1 Part 1

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[THIS IS A NON-PROFIT TRANSLATION BY MAGNAVALON (https://magnavalon.com), PLEASE DO NOT RE-HOST/COPY TRANSLATION ANYWHERE ELSE]

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“Yes, this is Jinnai.”

“Thanks for your hard work; this is Kenzaki from Phoenix Bunko. Thank you for the plot of your new work, Jin-sensei. I have finished reading it.”

“Kenzaki-san, thanks for your work. You’re so quick at it, as always. So, how was it?”

“I’ll be going straight to the point—it’s rejected. All of it. I think it’s better for you to create a new one from scratch instead of trying to fix it here and there.”

“…That’s really straight to the point.”

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