Nantonaku: Summer 2013 Feedback Time!

Hey Everyone!

I am so happy that we’ve caught up with the Sayu blogs and keeping up with them as Gaki continues to be brought up to speed as well. I hope i’m not the only one and that everyone is spreading the word that we got Sayu blogs back!

At the same time we need to make sure that we’re appealing to people who want things as well. And that means, a Nantonaku feedback poll!

I am asking that everyone who comes here answer if they feel like this is somewhere they’d like to keep visiting, because it not just lets me know what you think, it also lets me know that I’m still helping you, the community, out.

[2015夏] How often do you need to clarify special terms (Ex: TanoshiMizuki, OyasuMizuki, etc.)

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[2015夏] Do you want greeting terms (even special ones) converted? (ex: Konbanpon, Konnichiwan, Ohayon)

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[2015夏] Do you prefer Senior/Junior or Senpai/Kouhai?

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[2015夏] Would you donate money for translations of this quality? If for what level?

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[2015夏] Sayu Based Question: What Sayu thing left would you prefer focus on?

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[2015夏] How often do you visit

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Do you care about Gakisan Instagram re-blogs?

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If you would like to add anything else you can drop a comment to this post, but that’s pretty optional unless you really want to define what other projects you’d like to see done.

I look forward to seeing the results, you guys giving feedback always makes me feel like I’m connected to the community!


Quick Question

Quick Question: Since I caught up to Reina’s Graduation time, I’m planning to post in realish time now (so next burst will be dated on the day that I do it) but does that really matter to you the readers?

I’ve been thinking, I could (after catching up) work for several days on adding another form to the system that would allow the real date of translation posting to be maintained while allowing the archives to be sorted by the date of the post for the respective blog (well minus a day probably cause otherwise it might not post until the follow day I’d have to figure that out)

That said, does that really matter, cause I ain’t doing it if you guys don’t care.

[2015夏] !Single Choice! Which blog is your MAIN blog here?

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Feedback with words is always good too,


Post-er’s Dilemma

Hey Everyone,

Okay here’s the thing, today’s ReinaGrad (which I will be honest is totally not as heart wrenching for me as GakiGrad/AikaGrad and not as heart shattering as the future SayuGrad will be), it is a big day and I am not as far enough along as I would like.

While I’ve eliminated a lot of the problem with copying, editing, and posting, my wrists, fingers, eyes, and brain cannot process fast enough to catch up in the speed I would like. To the point that right now I may have gotten 67 posts up. an almighty 339 Sayu posts before I’m caught up to this moment.

If today weren’t ReinaGrad I wouldn’t hesitate to say that patience will work, but at the same time, I feel an importance to expressing the feelings of Sayu now at this great event.

So here’s the deal, I’ll be open here for comments, if you object to this idea that I will temporarily jump to today when Sayu posts about the graduation and until she stops talking about it or until I catch up. Hopefully this way I can be useful in the present rather than trying to fulfill this obligatory archive of the past.

Sound good?


We’re Coming Back!

Nantonaku-Translations is rolling back into action!

And we’re going to be new and improved you see!
Thanks to some obsessive work on my part I’ve been able to advance the automated portion of the translation work. This means I can now focus more on the translation part, and worry less about properly converting all the emoji (which you’ll probably notice that ALL of them are being included), posting things in the right order, posting one thing at a time, etc.

Now this is still a “work in progress” that is that it’s all done by me, so there’s bound to be little snags here and there. You might have noticed that if you’re using an RSS feed reader the update to the status section on the frontpage says I updated at 3:42am my time (as of this news), while your feedreaders probably said I did it 5 hours earlier. That’s something I forgot to compensate for and probably will in the future (well it’ll still be maybe 1-2 hours behind, but it’s so I can post up a lot at once).

Still, it’s a much faster process, as I was able to translate and post all those entries in a couple of hours since locking the system down.

I don’t want to be to optimistic but barring translation fatigue and other life issues, this makes catching up a much more possible chance even though I have over 400 Sayu entries alone to cover. Fear not Gaki Blog readers, the system works for her blogs too, so I should be able to catch up there as well.

Now this is getting long but for anyone who is really interested in reading all the old blogs, please keep an eye out for anything unusual. If so please let me know as I can make adjustments to the system for future use (I probably won’t be able to correct everything in these old ones without it taking awhile and so that will be last priority). Still I’m glad to be back and hope you guys are still here!


Just An (Unfortunate) Update

Hey Everyone,

Sorry I haven’t been updating, it is sad dark times for translations. While I’ve been able to keep up archiving and reading the blogs for myself, translating has been taken aside due to my heavy course work. When I’m not working on projects or work, I’m sleeping/eating or trying not to blow up my brain by playing mindless games like Dr. Mario or Theathrythmn so I can turn my brain off to recharge.

That said, I’m updating so everyone has an ETA on when I’ll be back with my upcoming (and not coming soon enough) off time to work on things.

I will be back by Mid-May (just in time for Reina’s graduation T_T) if I survive the onslaught that is…

I am planning to try to do some upgrades to how I do things which will hopefully make the experience faster and easier to do so that I won’t have as much problem falling behind again. Look forward to more news soon along with calls for suggestions and feedback from you guys!


Nantonaku Happy New Years!

About 26 Hours late by my time but Happy New Years Everyone! Hopefully everyone got through okay!

Thanks to everyone who gave feedback about the new look, it’s a couple of days and no one’s reported anything broken, nor have I noticed any problems, so we’re in the clear on that I think.

Now I do have a favor to ask of you. With all the hectic-ness going on, I’m not sure everyone’s up to date about our move, so if you notice somewhere in your communities that previously linked back to us but doesn’t anymore, please spread the word ^^; I don’t want to be vain, but maintaining the up-to-date status of the blog translations is one of our advantages, and if people don’t know we exist, the advantage is lost.

As for the frontpage, unless something strikes me as brilliant, I think we’ll leave it as it is for now. Though it’s more difficult to tell why a reader is here, it’s really convenient for readers.

Please continue to support Nantonaku however you feel you can, maybe someday we’ll actually get some subbing projects done ~_~;

And visit our friendly links, including, who was nice enough to let us hang around ^^;.

To another interesting year, cheers!

New Look, New Features, Feedback Wanted

Hey Everyone, Welcome to Nantonaku Official Look 2.0!
Using stylistic ideas from H!P idol blogs and crafting it together, we’ve got a more streamlined site, hopefully that everyone will enjoy.

But I want to hear from everyone, what do you all think? Good, bad, things you might want changed to make it easier, anything you have in mind!

New functionality has now been added to this version for your convenience as well! They’ve been added in just recently after the change, so you might not be able to tell, but we will see how useful it is for everyone.

I’m also thinking of what to do for the front page from here. I still would like to have some kind of update page up front but with the size of the display and how cluttered it looked before, I wonder what you would want from the front page.

So yah comments!


It’s a Christmas MIRACLE

I’m now caught up with both Niigaki Risa’s Blog translations and Michishige Sayumi’s blog translations. lol


Everyone enjoy~


Of course “tomorrow” (as in later today) I’ll be behind again as it’s Christmas Eve in the land where palm trees sway. But for now, woohoo roll that Final Fantasy victory theme…actually no let’s go with Chrono Cross it’s more appropriate given the situation!


Now comes looking at redesigns or possible improvements.

What’s to Come!

I hope everyone’s found their way back from our move from our old URL to the new one. It was unfortunate that the servers last day corresponded with some RL events *cough* Finals Week *cough* that made the transition a little bumpy, but I’m glad to see we came out of it mostly unscathed.


We’re currently working hard to catch up with Sayu’s Blog as well as keep Gaki’s Blog up to date so that you can once again rely on Nantonaku as your source for knowing what Sayumi and Gakisan are writing about. In addition we”re currently thinking of ways we can rearrange the site to be more convenient for you the reader and more efficient for me. Since we’re changing things around I thought we might want to change over the layout a little too, paying homage to Gree is fun and all, but maybe we can try something a little different. And it would be nice to make the frontpage look less cluttered.


In any case that is the focus for now, as the holiday season also means real life is gonna be active as well. I hope everyone take the time to enjoy the Holiday season, like Sayu does. Sometimes it’s not about the presents,  or even the day itself, it’s about enjoying the atmosphere.


Sleeping for now,



Sorry for the late update,


Just to let everyone know. It’s now finals and I’m working on a final project for real life so this unfortunately is getting stalled. In addition we’re preparing for the move from this domain to the new one. So when I get back to it  hopefully that will be ready for you guys ^^; sorry for the delay

UPDATE: The server’s end date is fast approaching and I’m trying hard to get everything in order, IF things aren’t ready in time, we’re moving to (currently says Not ready yet). We’re trying to get all the images to move over okay ^^; sorry for the problems, we’re working as quickly as our will and mentality permits.
Frantically Reading,

UPDATE2: We’re working on a lot of things! Sorry it’s gonna take awhile for it to come to term but stick with us! Thank you!

Eyes Burning (jokingly),

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