If you wanna learn more about Takasugi Shinsaku, he was a pretty interesting guy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takasugi_Shinsaku
And if you wanna hear more about Death Poems: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_poem
Lot going on in this one.
I’ve been doing nothing but getting home from work and then working on translating stuff until I go to bed at like 2AM or something every day all week so I am very much looking forward to sleeping.
Woo, ok here this is.
My computer’s fucking up again and now I gotta go get it repaired. Guh, and I was hoping I would get a lot done over the long weekend.
Also if you’re interested, I was on a podcast called the Tofugu podcast where I talked about scanlating and translating and that sorta thing. Check it out.
At the first appearance of the fluttering cherry blossoms,
we had a dream.
Get on your mark and go.
They’re still watching from somewhere,
making sure you don’t get laughed at.
Whew, I sure am tired.
A lot going on here, I like this chapter. Check it out.
We can’t see each other anymore, but that doesn’t mean we’re far away.
Those memories of us laughing and crying are all still, still
In this Gintama of Gintama we have lots of stuff happening. It gets pretty intense and kinda dark, actually.
That silver mane was searching for a place to call home,
tracing those memories it could never return to.
Aaand we’re back with more Gintama.
Jump came out a bit early this week, as it sometimes does after a week off.
I hope you all like Japanese idioms and Dragon Quest III references. I know I sure love scratching my head trying to translate them.
At the first appearance of the fluttering cherry blossoms, we had a dream.
Now this is an origin story it’s taken a while to tell.
I should mention, there’s no Shounen Jump next week, for Golden Week in Japan. There’s a 4-panel comic included in this release that all the authors did for Golden Week.