(For those who don’t wish to download the chapter, it’s been uploaded to Mangafox.)
I started a scanslation group! But it’s really just me and whoever I can get to translate stuff! In this case, jennkei translated the first chapter of Nekogami Yaoyorozu after I went around begging for someone to do it. Thanks Jenn!
I have no idea if we’ll do another chapter, nor whether Jenn would be interested at all. I certainly don’t want to do any more typesetting. My hope is that when this chapter is uploaded to all the manga reader sites and stuff, it will spark interest and attract another group to pick up the series.
Nekogami Yaoyorozu is by FLIPFLOPs, a former Touhou doujin circle gone pro. I found out about them from researching the Nekogami anime, and it just so happened that they became my favorite doujin circle. With their being pretty popular for Touhou and with Nekogami having a current anime, I’m pretty surprised there wasn’t anyone trying the manga. (There’s already 4 volumes out!)
I like the anime, with its amazing vocal cast and pretty colors, but the manga clearly shows where the anime was weakened by stuffing in unnecessary scenes and killing the pace. I’m very interested in reading the rest of the manga, whether I’m involved with it or not.
By the way, if you’re a scanslator reading this and want to pick up the series, I’ll totally be your proofreader if need be. That part I actually have fun with.