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Kuzunoha Raidou Tai Kodokuno Marebito

Okay.
So, there's Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha's manga, called Kuzunoha Raidou Tai Kodokuno Marebito, or Raidou Kuzunoha vs the Lone Marebito, or something like that. The manga's chapters are released monthly in Japan through Famitsu, as it is also available online (btw, chapter 30 just came out today! *-* And looks like we're heading to the end).
Anyway, here's the thing: I bought volumes 1 to 3, and I simply love it.

So yay, everything is roses, since Isa finally has her beloved Raidou in her hands? Not yet. There's one problem. Isa can't read Japanese, just like many other Shin Megami Tensei fans out there.
There is (was?) this girl extrablade here on LJ who was translating the manga to English, but she stopped after the 7th chapter and hasn't posted since September 2010. I found out about this manga and her translation only in January this year, when chapters 2 to 18 were not available on Famitsu's website anymore, so I had a hole of 10 chapters (8 to 18) I couldn't even only look at the manga's gorgeous art. Now that I bought volumes 1 to 3, this hole has been filled. But anyway, my own stuff aside, my motive for writing this entry is that I would like to continue this project. 
Hehe, wait, I know I said I can't read Japanese xD That's why I need help. I think that if we, Devil Summoner fans, got together, maybe we could do this. I mean, there has to be someone out there who could translate it to us or help us translating it, right? I have the pages, I just need someone to help me translate it. I have the raw chapters 19 to 29, and maybe, if I really could get some people interested in it, I could consider scanning my manga for chapters 8 to 18.

What do you guys think? Help me spread the idea!



Here goes a little something for everyone: I scanned the covers fully, since the back covers are just as pretty as the front ones *o*
(Just don't mind my scanner, it is terrible for colors ;A; I tried to adjust it, but it didn't get much better D: )

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There is also the under-cover (it's so cute):
(I scanned only vol.1's because they're all pretty much the same, only the stain patterns differ a bit)

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Also I took the freedom to scan two koma-style little comics present in volume 3, since I believe they were not released on the web xD
Here they are:

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(I think it's so cute how you don't need to know Japanese to find them funny xD And you can totally understand the second one just by looking x3)

So, that's about it.
Hope to hear from you fellow fans õ/

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4th book came out a while ago, shit really goes down.

I mostly just get the jist myself as it is difficult to understand most of it because of old Japanese with lack of helpful furigana. hahaha
Though, I suppose I could offer in helping the translations like grammar, sentence flow, and for whatever else the main translator(s) get stuck on.
Yes, you're right. And I have less than basic Japanese, but from what I can see, it is full of kanji, which really makes it harder D:
But thank you so much for the offer! I'm trying to spread the idea around tumblr, and I think I already got one girl to help me. I'll wait a bit more to decide what we'll do, but when we start it, I'll sure contact you! Thanks again ;)