Summer Pockets Officially Released On Steam

Hey all! As you can probably tell from the title, to our surprise, VisualArts and Steam finally came through! Summer Pockets is at long last on Steam.

So what does this mean for the fanTL? Exactly what we said waaaaay back with the original announcement. We’ll be taking the download down. Those of you who have been reading along with our patches know firsthand this is a fantastic visual novel and is absolutely worthy of a purchase, and those of you who were waiting, take everyone’s word for it, it’s worth the buy.… READ MORE

Ao Patch Released

Hey all! It’s time for Patch #3. Thanks for waiting. Sorakado Ao’s route is now ready for you all to read and indulge yourself in! If you’ve already got our patcher downloaded, just run it again with the “Translated Dialogue” and “Translated Images” boxes checked and your game should be all set to go!

As always, thanks for supporting us, let us know what you think and we’ll see you around when Kamome is ready!… READ MORE

Ao Patch Entering Testing & Editing

Hey all! Another update here. With just one more file to go, the translation patch for the Sorakado Ao route is ready to enter testing & editing, which means it should be out for the rest of you to read in the next week or two! After that, naturally, comes the Kamome route. Her route is already almost 1/4 of the way translated, from earlier work, as she was originally going to be the second route released, before we switched gears to Tsumugi.… READ MORE

Tsumugi Patch Released *UPDATED*

UPDATE: Translator’s notes are fixed. Run the patcher again with “Translated Dialogue” checked, if you ran the patcher before now.

It’s finally here! Testing, editing & QC are all done. With that, the Tsumugi route is now available to read. Head on over to the Downloads section of this site and download the new patcher. Your old one from when the Shiroha patch released MIGHT work, but I’d just play it safe and download the new one to be sure.… READ MORE

Tsumugi Route Translation Complete

Hello everyone! It is my pleasure to announce that as of a few hours ago, the Tsumugi route is now 100% translated and is going into testing & editing! It will still be a little bit before the patch is done, as while the route is being tested and edited, the translator’s will be hard at work translating a selection of lines that change after the completion of a second route that we want to make sure are included along with the patch.… READ MORE

Statement on the Official English Release of Summer Pockets

So, as some of you may have heard, Key recently confirmed at Animaga that an official English edition of Summer Pockets is now currently in production. So the obvious question now is, what does this mean for the fan translation, and Alka Translations as a whole?

Put simply, not a whole lot. This was, and still is, a passion project above all.… READ MORE

Shiroha Patch: Shimamon Update

Hey all! Some of you have noticed a couple pieces of Japanese text managed to sneak through into the Shimamon minigame. Run the patcher you got from this site when you first installed the patch and have the “Translated Dialogue” box checked, and you should now have a fully translated Shimamon minigame as planned! Thank you.… READ MORE

Shiroha Patch Released

Hey all! As you may have noticed, our first route patch for Summer Pockets is completed and released. This patch covers all of the Common route and Shiroha heroine route, as well as side content such as shrine visits, fortunes, sweets shop visits, the Shimamon minigame and hanging out with Tenzen and Ryouichi.

It’s been a long time coming, and we hope you enjoy every bit of this route.… READ MORE

Summer Pockets Translation Status

It is almost 2019 and I haven’t posted in a month. There isn’t too much to update other than we have completed the common route, and we are now working on the start of the heroines routes because they are part of the common route map function.

 

Common: 15582/15582
Shiroha: 235/15497
Ao: 256/14248
Kamome: 538/14038
Tsumugi: 293/15958

True: 5949
Table Tennis/Shimamon/Other: 387/10912
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