FAQ

Q: What is this place?
A: It’s a website for the scanlation group Hi Wa Mata Noboru. This translates from Japanese as “The Sun Will Rise Again”. It’s named after the DOES song (It’s good. Go listen to it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8x-wx5DOL4s ). Starting in February 2010, we’re dedicated to releasing good quality scanlations of under-appreciated series. Or series we feel should be scanlated that aren’t getting done.

Q: What projects do you guys do?
A: Right now we’re working on Toriko and Gintama. Though if we get more staff we may do more, if possible. More info on the Projects page.
We hope you’ll support the authors and creators of the works we release by buying them when they’re available in a language you understand them or region where you can purchase them.

Q: Can I help you guys, or work on a joint project?
A: New staff is always helpful, and it allows us to work on understaffed projects. If it’s possible to do and the people in our group are willing, we might start a new series. To discuss it with me, contact me at Kewl0210@gmail.com

Q: Will you pick up *insert some manga here*?
A: Sorry, no. We’re already doing too much at the moment already, probably. And I generally have plans for something I’m going to do once one thing or another ends, or when my schedule frees up. We’re not trying to pick anything else up generally.

30 responses

2 08 2010
andyan

yay!!!
thank you so much for translating toriko, keep up the good work
bon-appetit!!

12 11 2010
Sarang

Thanks for the treat. :)
I wish you food luck with your endeavours.
-S

1 03 2011
death metal

Thank all of you for working hard on my favorite manga of recent, Toriko. I await eagerly each and every week to read your amazing efforts, I hope you continue to scanlate great series. BTW anyone ever noticed the influences of Yoshihiro Togashi (Yu Yu Hakusho and HunterXHunter) in Mitsutoshi’s work?

23 05 2011
BiLL

Thanks so much for translating Toriko, which i enjoy every week, as well as translating Gintama which has given me SO MANY hours of entertainment.

I noticed that there hasn’t been too many new Gintama chapters out lately. Is there a reason as to why this is happening? I miss the manga so much…

29 11 2011
Zeph

Do you have an upload-delay policy?

4 12 2011
Dori

Omg. I love you guys. I couldn’t find Gintama scanlations anywhere until I found this place (nevermind the gap), but I will definitely donate when I get money (like in January ^^;)

29 12 2011
Stan_the_Man

i never new where the scanlations I was reading from mangareader came until now…

You rock guys. thanks a lot for your work, it’s inmensely appreciated!

5 01 2012
zippyfan

thanks a lot for scanlating Gintama. It is odd that such a funny manga is often ignored by a lot of scanlators despite it being such a good manga. Well in a way I can understand why they wouldn’t. Gintama has a lot of dialogue and a lot a puns which would make any translator or typesetter go crazy. Even though I understand why people wouldn’t scanlate Gintama, that just means that you guys are awesome are that more awesome for doing so. Viz won’t even publish gintama anymore so you are my only source for the funniest manga on earth.

13 02 2012
Patrick Kontschak (@paddykontschak)

I can only repeat what everyone before me already said: Thank you so much for your work (personally for Toriko, but I’m sure Gintama fans are just as grateful). I wish you many more years to work together on these projects as well as many more. :)

11 03 2012
Encablossa

Not sure if I should post this here… meh.
I can’t see any of the Doubutsu no Kuni pages. Maybe it’s just me but I thought I should share.

23 03 2012
fate

Thank you for all of your effort to make HQ scanlation
I definitely cry if I haven’t read gintama and onther manga TT^TT
Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you!!!!

28 04 2012
smith

is ur artists for toriko are girl?…. the pics are too girly…

19 06 2012
Ellie

Is anyone else having problems finding gintama 361-371? Would you guys put them up?
I love your work, particularly gintama by the way.

22 06 2012
benii

We release backlogged chapters as volumes, which takes a while since there’s 9 chapters per volume, But they are getting done.

8 02 2013
Dreiks

I know you said it gets done and I know it takes time, but I’m waiting for what feels like years for the missing Gintama chapters…
And I really want to read the manga BEFORE I watch the anime, and I don’t do skipping chapters, so I can’t even read your weekly releases!

So please, can you give a vague estimation of when it will be finished?

20 03 2013
nonapple

Hi, I want to ask you something, are you going to scanlated toriko chapter 8 to 77?
And one more thing, are you going to put up a whole volume link download?
That’s all, thank you for all the chapter of toriko :)

20 03 2013
Kewl0210

We’re going to try to at some point. We’d like to do volume scanlations for the whole series. But we lack cleaners to do it at the moment. I’m focusing on other stuff. I’d need to scan all the volumes, too.

14 04 2013
SallyLavBB

Hi,, excuse me~
Can I ask you something?
I want to downloading your scanlation and translating it to Indonesia language, can I do it??

26 04 2013
benii

Probably.
Noting Kewls MH translation policy: “As long as you don’t use reserved translations in the language I translate them in, unless you’re the group it’s reserved for, I don’t care what you do with my translations.”

30 08 2013
Clint Henry Espiritu

you are appreciated

2 10 2013
Tsukumo Yuma

Will you still be working odn Doubutstu no kuni?
By the way, thanks for the Toriko scans!!!

14 10 2013
Ame

Thank you very much for Gintama and Toriko~ They are two of my favorite series. :3
I was wondering, do you guys plan or interested in ever working on the spin off 3-Z Class’s Ginpachi-sensei?

4 12 2013
Kris

are you guys gonna finish scanlating gintama 361-371 anytime soon? Last i heard news was like back in August so I was wondering if that was getting done.

4 12 2013
Kewl0210

Yeah, I should get to the last few chapters and stuff I need to do for that soon.

1 02 2014
Hab204

Are 361-371 chapters being scanlated currently? It’s really weird there are nowhere… I cannot find them! Is there any expected date for these scanlations???

If it may be of some help, I just found the translation into English and the Japanese/Chinese raws:

- Translations: http://mangahelpers.com/m/gintama/translations/

- Raws: http://www.mcanime.net/manga_enlinea/gintama/raws/236777/1

2 02 2014
Kewl0210

Rufi’s translations have a lot of errors in them, which is why I have to translate them. I sometimes reference his for characterization and stylization ideas but most of the time I don’t have time to do that, recently. We have our own raws. I work on this when I have time, but the chapters in that volume are some of the densest in the whole series and doing just one chapter takes a very long time. Like 8+ hours. So I’ve been doing one chapter every once in a while when I have time, but I do 4 or more projects on a weekly basis and it’s hard to find motivation to do that when I could do a whole lot of just about any other project in the same amount of time.. I’m going to finish it soon, I’m gonna try to do it this month after I finish two other shorter projects. That also includes all the extras in V42 and 43 (Because we need to do the first chapter of V43 as well).

2 02 2014
Hab204

That sounds great! :) You really do a great job. I’ll look forward to it! Thanks!

21 02 2014
Shanshu

Does the name come from the DOES song?

18 03 2014
Dragon

How long is the final Volume of Doubutsu no Kuni going to take to translate?

4 04 2014
Jon

Hi,

i still wondering when will gintama chapter 361 – 371 done :(
hope to read those chapters soon..

btw thanks for your hard work !

cheers

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