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Old 2011-06-09, 18:28   Link #1161
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Spoiler for University Chapter 3:


Not enough Mugi in these new chapters...

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Old 2011-06-10, 04:08   Link #1162
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American vol. 3 cover

And here's what we should expect from the content of that volume:
Spoiler for trip to Kyoto:
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Old 2011-06-10, 09:40   Link #1163
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And here's what we should expect from the content of that volume:
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She's been out of character before, but this is surprising...
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Old 2011-06-10, 12:08   Link #1164
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I'd say lulz, mostly. They decided to use Street instead of Brooklyn, Southern, or Texan for the local accent.
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Old 2011-06-10, 13:48   Link #1165
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And here's what we should expect from the content of that volume:
Spoiler for trip to Kyoto:
I dunno... her speaking "un-Mugi like" is kind of the point, don't you think? I might agree they're taking it a bit too far, but it's not something I'd consider boycotting the manga for.
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Old 2011-06-10, 13:58   Link #1166
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I'd say lulz, mostly. They decided to use Street instead of Brooklyn, Southern, or Texan for the local accent.
True, but based off my experience since I live an hour away from Chicago city, I Gauss its more acceptable to hear that if your talking about slang in the city known as street slang or street talk.
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Old 2011-06-10, 14:41   Link #1167
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Well it is suppose to be Kansai dialect. Some translators use Brooklyn (Azumanga Daioh manga), others use American Southern (Azumanga Daioh anime). This one decided to use slang. Why Kyoto is "in the hood" now, I don't understand.
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Old 2011-06-10, 14:46   Link #1168
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It would make more sense for them to use old court English given that Kyoto is the old capital of Japan, with a lot of old nobility going around.
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Old 2011-06-10, 15:02   Link #1169
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It would except that using that would shift it "out of the country", since is one imagines Japan as the United States, Using King's English would be like using...oh, some Chinese I guess. In terms of relative distance rather than language itself. Most translators would try to keep it in the country, even if the language can cross oceans (such as if they tried to pull off someone from say Okanawa as speaking Australian).

Since the closest to King's English in the United States (in terms of pompus sounding if put on thick, think "Gone with the Wind") is either Southern, or New England...most choose Southern, since New England is hard to show in text.

Brooklyn is used because it is easy to see in text form and there are a lot...a whole lot of people that will understand it as an accent in text form. Basically to get the point across that the speech is different, but not a completely different language...without making it look like Shakespeare...because that is what most people thing of when they see King's English.
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Old 2011-06-10, 21:32   Link #1170
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Pretty much agree with you guys here. Received Pronunciation would have been suitable for Kyoto speech while Cockney would have been a good representative for Osaka. Gansta speech just makes Tsumugi-ojousama so out of character!

But I could understand the translator's challenge here: How would you present those pronunciations in writing?
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Old 2011-06-13, 02:20   Link #1171
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Spoiler for my thought for the new chapter:
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Old 2011-06-13, 02:34   Link #1172
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Counting on Ritsu and Yui....

Oh dear.
(Mugi time?)
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Old 2011-06-13, 06:45   Link #1173
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Old 2011-06-13, 07:42   Link #1174
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Spoiler for Admission fee:

Spoiler for Another thing...:

Spoiler for One other thing...:
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Old 2011-06-13, 07:47   Link #1175
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Ah, good point, I missed that one
Well, we'll see if Mugi could take care about the fees. It would be surely no problem for her (Back in the 4th volume, she even went to the extent of "doing something" in case if Mio didn't pass the university test) lol XD
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Old 2011-06-13, 07:51   Link #1176
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And here's what we should expect from the content of that volume:
Spoiler for trip to Kyoto:
Whoever decided on that should really be *censored*. How dare that person butcher Kyoto-ben like that?!?!?!?!

(Kyoto-ben speaker over here)
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Old 2011-06-13, 07:53   Link #1177
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I dunno... its like translators hit themselves with a "stupid stick" when it comes to decisions on Kansai-ben. It is complicated but I'm pretty sure " potty mouth ghetto slang" does not reflect the "spirit of Kansai".
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Old 2011-06-13, 09:03   Link #1178
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Old 2011-06-13, 09:13   Link #1179
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First I will confess that I didn't think much fo Akira to begin with, other than she was just her and nothing special but she's growing on me now.
Seems her being stuck with Yui is helping in that matter.

Mio stole the chapter for me just cause of the simple fact she had her hair u tied up.
It's that thing where you see a person with long hair down all the time and then they tie it up nicely that makes you think "whoa~" this would one of those times.
Plus it also goes toward my little thing for slow-mo-letting-their-hair-down thing

That and Mio was a hoot to see this chapter

and the thing with Hayashi's height complex was cute, her and Mio are kinda like peas outta same pod

Btw I don't quite see Mugi-chan dealing with the fees herself, this is most likely gonna be a group effort and we'll probably see the band do something to raise the money themselves.
I suspect some real work related shenanigans to insue!
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Old 2011-06-13, 10:38   Link #1180
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And note this club is quite active compared to their high school club. There are nearly 10 bands, that means 30-50 members or so.
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