Volume 1 Complete! Thanks for all your support!

I am pleased to announce that Volume 1 of Hitsugi no Chaika is complete at last! Yay!

I’d like to thank everyone who made this possible, including my 2 editors Highwind and Jarrguy, as well as NanoDesu for his TLC work and general assistance at the start. I could not have done it without you all.

I’ve learned so much through the translation of this book, which I will put to good use in the translation of the subsequent volumes. I’m already well into the second volume, so expect quick updates. No, really. I promise this time. Volume 1’s all well and good, but there are 11 more of these suckers to go!

I haven’t posted a Chaika image in a while, and that’s because I sort of ran out. But to commemorate the volume completion, I have to have something. Let’s see…


I guess that’ll do for now.



Chapter 3 complete!

Hi guys, I’m back with a chapter completion!

There’s only one more chapter to go. I’m dividing that chapter up into only three parts, and then Volume 1 will be done at last. Sorry it’s taken me so long, and thanks for sticking with me throughout this journey! Your support has been greatly appreciated!


Merry Christmas! Chapter 3-6!

Hope you all had a good Christmas! Enjoy~


As I improve my Japanese, you may notice some distinct improvement in the translation quality in the parts to come. I can only apologize and say that I did the best I humanly could at the time for the previous parts, but Volume 2 should read really well when we get there. Like an actual novel, which was where I wanted to be with this volume, but I was limited in my experience. This is the problem with deciding to TL something at the very onset of your study. Which is kind of why I feel like I did the TL a disservice up until now. Of course, this is all just my rambling and self-doubt; you might think the TL reads perfectly fine. Which would be great!

I’ve got some things I need to talk about next time. Don’t worry, none of it’s bad. Actually, it’s all good news for this translation. So look forward to it!

Chapter 3-5!

Chapter 3-5 is here! Updates should be more frequent after this one. I know I say that every time but this time it’s for reals. That’s because the initial translation of Volume 1 is complete! YAY!

In other Chaika-related news, I recently acquired NamanikuATK’s Chaika artbook, which features all the illustrations from all 12 novels as well as a bonus chapter of the novel that takes place after the epilogue. My plan is to translate this after Volume 12. That will be quite a while though lol.


I’ve also got some cool things planned for the PDF of Volume 1. Look forward to it.

Until next time!


Chapter 3-4 is here!

Yo yo guys Chaika vol. 1 3-4 is here! Go on and sink your teeth into it! Halfway through Chapter 3!


Chapter 3-3!

It’s here guys! Consume it at your will! We get some depressing backstory with Tohru and Jasmine! Yay?


P.S. I fixed some of the page links on the site for much smoother reading 🙂

Any complaints about the translation will be defaulted to this image :P

Any complaints about the translation will be defaulted to this image 😛

Chapter 3-2 is out (finally!)

You heard that right, it’s time for more Chaika!

You get not one but TWO illustrations this time. One of them is even a slightly suggestive Chaika Trabant! Aren’t you lucky?

Vivi also appears in this part. Vivi is bae

I solemnly swear I will never forget to upload a Chaika meme in an update again.


Also, the wait was long and I apologize. Rest assured, I have been still working on the book in the meantime so updates will not cease. I just ask for your patience please~

Chaika, like rock n’ roll, will never die.

Until next time.

Will there be more updates more frequently? I’ll let Chaika herself tell you the answer.