Top 10 Type-Moon Items I Would Love to See Translated – 2017 Edition

hisui_icon_4040_round Back in 2012 and 2015, I did posts about the Type-Moon projects I would love to see translated. The years in between then and now have been pretty awesome. While there are still several titles from the previous lists that have gone untranslated there have also had some VERY notable graduates. The translations of two Fate/Complete Material art books and Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code getting on Steam are still a little shocking. The fact that we got a near simultaneous release of Fate/Extella is equally mind-blowing. I did not even have enough time to put that on a wish list before it was announced to get an English release. The crown jewel might be the English release of Fate/Grand Order. While its potential to be a very profitable cash cow is what supports its translation it is still an extremely ambitious project. In fact, the summer release of Grand Order is what prompted me to do this new list. (And the fact that Kate is on vacation.) This year I’m going I bumped the list up to 10 because I’m also going to have some returning champions. In return, I’m also going to combine some items so there will be 10 entries with a good mix of new and old material.

Also, I wishing a bit more for officially licensed material. Back in the day Type-Moon titles were so niche it was mostly the realm of dreamers to wish for anything other than anime getting an official release. Now while the original visual novels are still a bridge too far everything else is still on the table. I still appreciate the work fans do to translate material that might otherwise go untouched but I think the officially licensed material has a greater potential for exposure.

Everything on the list has to be a full on Type-Moon project. That means as much as I would love to see a translated Red Dragon it does not get a spot on the list. Also, there has to be some easily conceivable way of seeing a translation. While I am curious to read Ice Flowers I don’t know anyone who has a copy of it. This is hardly a definitive list. There are countless things I would love to add but ten is a good start.

They are just titles that as far as I know have not been fully translated into English. If you have evidence that is not the case please send it my way. I would love to be wrong.

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Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Marriage Material

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter.

  • Nero News Network
    Crunchyroll’s summary of the extra hard Nero Festival Redux ~2016 Autumn~ event transitions into a look at the upcoming Shielder, Lily Caster, and Scathach figures.
  • Pain Breaker: All Flaws Must Be Repaired
    A more detailed look at that Lily Caster figure. 
  • Nero Got OWNED
    There is also a new trailer for Fate/Extella that highlights the full cast and more of the story.
  • Festival Fun Fanatics
    Fate/School Life continues to be an underappreciated gem.
  • The Show Must Go On
    Risa Taneda will be replaced by Rie Takahashi in the role of Shielder for Fate/Grand Order until further notice. All of Risa Taneda’s other roles in the game have not been recast.
  • The Trinity
    The Holy Trinity of Fate/Grand Order has a bit of a redesign with Lily Saber and Jeanne d’Arc Alter.
  • AQUAMARINE Unleashed the Beasts
    And gets but on a watch list with the new Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz!’ figures of Illya and Miyu.

Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: It Might Be Real (This Time)

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter.