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Your Favorite Manga Needs You

February 17th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in TZA - (3 Comments)


Here’s a summary of what type of ally each ongoing project needs.

  • 5CATS – Translator
  • Halloween Detective Oz Williams – Translator
  • Izayakaku – Translator
  • Kamakura Deco and Kofu Life – Translator
  • Neon Dimension Ascension – Translator
  • Snow White and Alice – Scanner for vol 4 onwards, Translator, Typesetter
  • Oneshots – Translator, Typesetter

* Updated last January 24, 2017

If you have the time and abilities to help with your favorite project, then please JOIN THE ALLIANCE!
We also welcome  Collaboration Partners (Rescanlators) and Joint Partners (fellow English scanlators). Just send us an email for further discussion!

TZA’s Second Anniversary Special End

February 8th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in TZA - (3 Comments)

This wraps up our special anniversary release~ We hope you guys enjoyed our little treat!

We have come this far… thanks for your support =3 There are many other things we want to tell you guys:

Unfortunately, the past year also had its downsides. There had been extremely impatient, inconsiderate, and ungrateful leechers out there, and that has gotten on our nerves =/

We want to use this opportunity to rant:

  • Reporting Errors” and “Giving Positive Criticism” are different from “Complaining” and “Whining“.
    We appreciate the former (for us to take action on problems or to improve ourselves) but get discouraged to continue scanlating with the latter. If you want us to release sooner, then don’t contribute to the delay by bothering us with your whining.
    Feel free to remind us if we haven’t released for a while (“There hasn’t been an Izayakaku chapter for 4 months. How are you guys?”) but don’t complain about it (“Where’s my Izayakaku chapter? You guys are so slow!”)
  • Demands” are different from “Requests“.
    What’s so difficult in asking nicely? You are not our customer/boss. Though we do try to make things convenient for you, you would prefer us to  prioritize scanlating your favorite manga than on spoiling you with other things, right? That’s why other concerns are not addressed that soon.
  • Like you, we are imperfect.
    Don’t expect our releases to be flawless. We will leave releases as they are if errors are too minor (or won’t have much impact on the story). If you want high quality images, then buy the official manga; no scanlation can beat those.
  • We are human, and we have lives and other priorities.
    Don’t expect us to dedicate our time solely for scanlations; it’s not our job and nobody’s paying us for this. Scanlation takes time; don’t expect us to be done in an instant. Try it yourself if you don’t believe us.
  • The most effective way of having the releases done faster is if you help us with the scanlation process (through scanning, translating, editing, etc.)
    We are open to collaboration partners (rescanlators that help us with the editing) and joint partners too. Just email us for further discussion.
    If you don’t have the skills for it, then try to learn (or to avail the programs you need. I’ve heard that you can get Adobe Photoshop CS2 for free!).
  • If you don’t have free time to help us with scanlations, then interact with us; leave us comments about your love for the manga (say how much you like it, tell us your favorite characters, discuss recent chapters, etc.).
    Seeing we’re not that alone in the fandom is pretty motivating; reminds us why we’re scanlating in the first place, instead of getting annoyed with extremely impatient people.
    There’s no way for you not to have time to leave a comment if you have time to actually read the chapter.

I hope we’ve come to an understanding.

Alright, enough rant. Back to anniversary talk~
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Vote for The Next TZA Series Project

February 7th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in TZA - (13 Comments)

Since TZA has not yet reached its maximum number of series projects it could pick up, we are already thinking about what we’ll do next! As part of the last day of our anniversary special, we want to hear from you and help us decide!

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5CATS

February 7th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in Active Series | Projects - (15 Comments)
5CATS
by Amatsu Risa
Libre Shuppan | Kurofune Momo | 2012
Fantasy
magicians, cafe, magical world

In the space between the magical world and the human world, there is a cafe called 5 CATS, which is a meeting place for the residents of the magical world. After a series of events which lead to him helping out at the cafe, ordinary high school student Kei is inspired to become an apprentice magician himself.

A JOINT PROJECT WITH PARADISE LOVE SCANLATIONS

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Koiyami

February 7th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in Oneshot Anthology | Projects - (2 Comments)
Love Darkness
恋闇

by Momono Moto / Mitsuboshi Megane / Chidori Peko
SoftBank Creative | Flex Comix Flare | 2011
Horror, Romance
social network, cell phones

A social network for cell phones called “Small World” has a dark secret. There’s a rumour that anyone who befriends a user named Saeko will receive a rare item as a sign of their friendship. However, that item is also said to curse the recipient…

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This contains the list of our oneshot SHOUJO, JOSEI, and SHOUNEN-AI manga projects that will be released in the future.
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This contains the list of our oneshot SHOUNEN and SEINEN manga projects that will be released in the future.
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Blue Spring x Machine Gun

February 7th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in Licensed | Projects - (24 Comments)
Blue Spring x Machine Gun
(Aoharu X Kikanjuu)
青春x機関銃

by NAOE
Action, Comedy
host, mangaka, survival game, military, childhood friends, soccer, looks
Prequel Oneshot
Square Enix | GANGAN Online | 2011

Matsuoka and Yukki were close friends who dreamed of becoming professional soccer players together. But their hopes were dashed when Yukki moved away due to family issues.

Years pass and Matsuoka is now a host while Yukki has become a hentai mangaka. Matsuoka meets Yukki again while the latter is fleeing from his editor, and is soon introduced to his childhood friend’s latest obsession…

Sequel: Two-Part Oneshot & Series
Square Enix | G-Fantasy | 2012 (oneshot) 2013 (series)

When Hotaru moves into a new apartment alone, there’s a mysterious man standing nearby the apartment. Hotaru decides to confront the man, who turns out to live in the neighbouring apartment. The next day at school, Hotaru’s best friend Kanae tells Hotaru that a host tricked her out of her money. When Hotaru goes to confront the host, he happens to be none other than Hotaru’s neighbour, Masamune?!

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Rengoku no Cartagra

February 7th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in Completed Series | Projects - (13 Comments)
The Purgatorial Cartagra
煉國のカルタグラ

by Takahashi Ryo
Media Factory | Comic Gene | 2012
Supernatural, Horror, Fantasy, Mystery, Action, Psychological
demons, contract, survival, sin, law

At Seirei Academy, a series of mysterious demonic ceremonies have been taking place and the transfer student, Yuriya Yuuki is suspected by his classmates. One evening, from his dormitory window, Yuriya sees a girl wandering outside and follows her. Once outside, he encounters a book which allows him to summon the demon Belial, who invites Yuriya to enter into a contract with him…

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Halloween Detective: Oz Williams

February 7th, 2013 | Posted by TZA in Active Series | Projects - (5 Comments)
Halloween Tantei: Oz Williams
ハロウィン探偵 オズ・ウィリアムス

by Chitose Ame
Ichijinsha | Zero-Sum Online | 2012
Mystery, Supernatural, Horror
Jack O’Lantern, souls, murder

In 19th century London, a young detective called Oz Williams hears the voices of the souls attached to this world, which are known as “Jack O’Lanterns” and helps them carry out their revenge. Oz solves the murders, which are happening one after another, and gets revenge against the killers…but what awaits beyond the punishment of those crimes?

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