Alka Translations Monthly Status Report: March 2020

Hello hello! It has been some time. We’ve had quite the month of February, haven’t we? As the title suggests, it’s time for another Monthly Status Report, so let’s get right to it, shall we?

So, for the final time for at least a few months, let’s talk Summer Pockets. As most, if not all of you know, Summer Pockets got its official release on Steam in February.… READ MORE

Alka Translations Monthly Status Report: February 2020

Hello everyone! Happy early Valentine’s Day and Happy February! It definitely doesn’t feel like it’s been nearly a month since the last update post. What’s changed in a month, you ask? What’s new? Well, I’m here to tell you!

Regarding Angel Beats, we haven’t COMPLETELY put it on hiatus while we finish up Summer Pockets. Progress is still being made.… READ MORE

Alka Translations Monthly Status Report: January 2020

Hi all! A Happy New Year to everyone. This is intended to be the first entry of a monthly staff blog post I’ll be writing up for everybody sometime each month. The purpose of these is that we want to be as transparent as we can be with everyone. We want to make sure you guys are always aware of the positives and the negatives that we’re going through.… 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

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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Summer Pockets Translation Status

I haven’t posted an update in about 2 months, so I thought it was about time to do another one.

We have finished translating all of the Shimamon images and most of the mini-game.

We are almost done with the common route – only 547 lines left. We are planning on releasing a common patch when we finish editing all the text and getting the Shimamon game working perfectly.… READ MORE

Summer Pockets Trial Translation Released

After two months of hard work we are finally ready to release the Summer Pockets Trial English Translation. To install the patch you will need the original trial which you can download from the Summer Pockets website here:  http://key.visualarts.gr.jp/summer/download.html

There are some unfixable bugs with the table tennis mini game script. We hope these aren’t a bother.… READ MORE