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2017-10-16 10:33 pm

Scout! Coloured Flower Cards, Chapter 2

Writer: Akira

Season:
Summer

Characters: 
Souma Kanzaki, Keito Hasumi, Adonis Otogari (and Anzu)

Location:
2-A Classroom

T/L Notes:
  • 'Hanafuda' are playing cards with pictures of traditional Japanese art (wikipedia link)
  • 'Oya' is the parent/dealer in the game (refer to previous chapter notes)
  • 'Koi-Koi' is a type of card game that can be played using Hanafuda (wikipedia link)
  • 'O-sake' or just 'sake' is a Japanese rice wine
  • 'Moon-viewing' (tsukimi) is the tradition of watching the moon while enjoying sake (wikipedia link)
  • 'Sakazuki' is a cup that's traditionally used to drink sake (usually at weddings or ceremonies) and is red in colour
  • 'Hachi-Hachi' is a type of card game that can be played using Hanafuda (link)
  • 'Noh' is a classical Japanese musical drama performance and 'Kabuki' is a classical Japanese dance drama performance (wikipedia link 1/link 2)

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2017-10-14 10:06 pm

Scout! Coloured Flower Cards, Chapter 1

Writer: Akira

Season:
Summer

Characters:
Souma Kanzaki, Keito Hasumi, Natsume Sakasaki (and Anzu)

Location:
2-A Classroom

T/L notes:
  • Souma and Anzu are playing a card game called 'Koi-Koi' using Hanafuda (wikipedia link)
  • By becoming the 'oya' (parent/dealer), Souma is gaining the 'lead' (winning in terms of the flow of the game)
  • Souma's 'lessons' (keikogoto) refer to the traditional arts such as tea ceremonies, flower arrangements, dance, music etc.
  • The title for the stories are "Asaki Yume Mishi", which is a line in the Iroha poem (wikipedia link). I cut the title short to just 'Superficial Dreaming' but the full meaning is "throughout my life, I've been having superficial dreams" [and continuing with the poem, "thus I shall not be deluded any longer"]
     

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2017-07-27 10:18 pm

Sub Story: Makoto Yuuki, "Intercultural Communication"

Writer: Akira

Characters: Makoto Yuuki and Souma Kanzaki

Season: Summer

Location: Classroom

Unlock:
(Programming) Makoto Yuuki 

Links:  

T/L Notes: 
  • The reason Souma brings up Keito is because the line of ‘pleading for your enemy to show you mercy’ literally refers to the act of offering salt to the Gods as salt was a highly valuable commodity back in the old days, and this display was meant to induce pity and beckon fortune. Keito is from a Buddhist temple, so he would know of this 'practice'.  
 
 
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2017-06-27 08:58 pm

Sub Story: Souma Kanzaki, "Sword Dance"

Writer: Akira

Characters: Souma Kanzaki and Anzu

Season: Summer

Location: Ground

Unlock: (Way of the Katana) Souma Kanzaki

Links:  

T/L Notes: 
“Chest” is a shout that Samurai back in the day used when engaging in battle with one another. You can think of it as ‘En garde’, ‘Here I come’, ‘Prepare yourself’ etc. It signals that you’re ready to clash and that there’s nothing else on your mind. Previously, I’ve translated this depending on the context Souma uses it in, but since this whole story is about his katana, I decided to leave it as it is here.
“Jigen-Ryu” is a martial arts school focusing mainly on swordsmanship.
“arubaito” means part-time job.
“Sexagenery Cycle” is an old East-Asian calendar for counting time periods. You’ll be more familiar with its use in the Chinese Zodiac. Apparently, even Souma’s choice of hyperbole is archaic. Bless.
I took liberty when translating over “I failed not once, but twice”. The phrase is “abuhachi torazu” where you try to do two things at the same time and end up accomplishing neither. The English equivalent would be “between two stools you fall to the ground”. 
 
 
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2017-04-12 08:23 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Epilogue

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki, Adonis Otogari, Kouga Oogami, Keito Hasumi, Kaoru Hakaze, Kurou Kiryuu, Kanata Shinkai, Rei Sakuma and Anzu

Season: Spring

Location: In front of the Station

Summary: It’s time to say goodbye :’)

Links:

T/L Notes: -
 
 
Athletics: Epilogue
 
 
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2017-04-09 08:49 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Chapter 10

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki, Adonis Otogari, Kaoru Hakaze, Kurou Kiryuu, Kanata Shinkai and Anzu

Season: Spring

Location: Farm

Summary: Everyone is having a fun time with their animal, but Adonis seems to be troubled about something. Souma decides to offer help. 

Links:  Enstar Wiki

T/L Notes: -
 
 
Athletics: Chapter 10
 
 
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2017-04-05 11:26 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Chapter 8

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki and Adonis Otogari

Season: Spring

Location: Athletics area

Summary: Souma and Adonis settle the match to determine the victor. 

Links: Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes: -
 
 
Athletics: Chapter 8
 
 
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2017-04-03 11:18 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Chapter 7

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki, Adonis Otogari, Kouga Oogami and Keito Hasumi

Season: Spring

Location: Athletics area

Summary: Souma and Adonis go on ahead and compete against each other, all the while forgetting that they’re meant to introduce the athletics area. Keito takes it upon himself (and drags in Kouga) to make sure the filming is done properly. 

Links: Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes:
 
 
Athletics: Chapter 7
 
 
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2017-04-01 10:30 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Chapter 6

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki, Adonis Otogari, Kouga Oogami, Keito Hasumi, Kaoru Hakaze, Kurou Kiryuu, Rei Sakuma and Anzu

Season: Spring

Location: Athletics area

Summary: Souma and Adonis agree to have a match; Kouga would much rather prefer having Kurou as his opponent, but has to settle for Keito; Kaoru and Rei decide to watch on with Anzu. 

Links: Enstar Wiki

T/L Notes: -
 
 
Athletics: Chapter 6
 
 
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2017-03-30 09:38 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Chapter 5

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki, Kaoru Hakaze and Kanata Shinkai

Season: Spring

Location: Marine Life clubroom

Summary:
Souma thinks of a way to convince Kanata to participate in the athletics program.

Links: Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes: 
  • Kanata’s speech is left (somewhat) unpunctuated and all in lowercase to imitate the similar feeling when reading his story in Japanese. He speaks without the use of kanji and very slowly… Reading this can distract the eyes and it ends up taking much longer to get through his lines than you'd think…
 

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2017-03-28 11:18 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Chapter 4

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki and Keito Hasumi

Season: Spring

Location:
Archery Ground

Summary: Souma seeks permission from Keito to participate in the athletics program. 

Links: Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes: -
 
 
Athletics: Chapter 4
 
 
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2017-03-23 11:19 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Prologue 2

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters:
Souma Kanzaki, Adonis Otogari and Anzu

Season:
Spring

Location:
Notice board

Summary:
Anzu discusses the job with Souma and Adonis.

Links:
 Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes: 
  • When Souma mentions how he wants them to participate to “refresh themselves”, the exact word he uses is “hashi yasume”, which literally translates over to “resting your chopsticks” or in the English equivalent, “entremets”. This is a dish that you eat in-between meals as a sort of ‘breather’ or a ‘break’ from the main course. Souma uses these terms and phrases casually because his character enjoys cooking. I only carried over the meaning, but this translation note is for your benefit (the more you know~)
 
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2017-03-22 10:57 pm

Photoshoot! Warm Athletics, Prologue 1

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters:
Souma Kanzaki, Adonis Otogari and Anzu

Season:
Spring

Location:
Notice board

Summary:
Anzu recruits Souma and Adonis for a job. 

Links:
 Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes:
  • “Clear your mind of all mundane thoughts and even fire will be cool” is a saying that basically comes down to reaching enlightenment (aren’t all, if not most proverbs like this though?...)
     
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2017-01-31 02:42 am

Sub Story: Souma Kanzaki, "How is the food", Chapter 2

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki and Anzu

Season: Spring

Location: Garden Terrace (Kitchen)

Unlock: (Sharp Blade’s Edge) Souma Kanzaki

Summary: Souma cooks up a meal and dessert for Anzu.

Links: Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes: 
  • “Compooto” = Compote, a dessert made of fruits in sugar syrup
  • Iai(do) = a Japanese martial art that emphasises being aware and capable of quickly drawing the sword and responding to a sudden attack (taken from wikipedia). Souma uses this technique when cutting the apples.
 

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2017-01-27 10:31 pm

Sub Story: Souma Kanzaki, "How is the food", Chapter 1

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki and Anzu

Season: Spring

Location: Rooftop

Unlock: (Sharp Blade’s Edge) Souma Kanzaki

Summary: Souma is practicing his dance lessons when Anzu shows up. 

Links: Enstar Wiki  

T/L Notes: 
  • “Hambaagu” = hamburger steak 
  • The story title is "o-aji wa ikaga", literally meaning "how is the taste (of the meal)"; I had several translations (varying along the lines of "how was the meal" to "is the taste to your liking" etc) but ended up keeping the above version. I am open to renaming it though! :) 

 
 
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2017-01-26 02:03 am

Sub Story: Souma Kanzaki, Part 3

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki and Anzu 

Season: Spring

Location: Dance Room

Unlock: Souma Kanzaki Intimacy Rank 15

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2017-01-24 11:14 pm

Sub Story: Souma Kanzaki, Part 2

Writer: Yuuki Yoshino

Characters: Souma Kanzaki and Anzu

Season: Spring

Location: Garden Terrace

Unlock: Souma Kanzaki Intimacy Rank 10

Links: Enstar Wiki 

T/L Notes: 
  • Tenkousei-dono = Transfer Student aka Anzu (“dono” is the honorific Souma uses)
  • Okara = soy pulp (powdery, looks like whole wheat flour)
  • Arteriosclerosis = thickening and hardening of the artery walls 
 
 
 
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