Alka Translations Monthly Status Report: June 2020

Hey all! I’m early again! I figured, despite having reasons behind it, the last two came out at the end of prior months instead of the beginning of respective months, that I’d just continue that as the trend! Makes it sort of a preview-for-next-month type of thing. So that’s what I’m gonna do from now on, expect Status Reports at the end of the previous month!… READ MORE

Angel Beats! 1st Beat Translation Patch Released

The day is finally here. After months and months of hard work, we at Alka Translations are proud to bring you our completed English translation of Angel Beats! 1st Beat. A lot of fun, love, and definitely some frustration has gone into this project for us. And it’s a momentous occasion for all involved! For us, technically, this is our first actual completed project!… READ MORE

Angel Beats! 1st Beat Translation Complete

The words you’ve all been longing to hear since 2015 are at last in front of your eyes. With the wrapping up of the Matsushita route, our translation of Angel Beats is 100% completed. An enormous round of applause for Translator the Saitou and Log. I’ll save the sappy stuff for the release post. Now all that’s left is to continue testing & editing.… READ MORE

April Wafools! We’ve Picked Up Kud Wafter

You read that right! On April 1st, we posted a cheeky image of a Kud Wafter-ized Alka Translations logo to our Twitter account. Little did you wafools know, this was no prank.

Kud Wafter is going to be our 4th project! After the translations of Angel Beats and Reflection Blue, there will only be one single Key visual novel that hasn’t been brought to English by fans or official translators: Kud Wafter, the spin-off of Little Busters starring route heroine Noumi Kudryavka.… READ MORE

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

A Personal Note From Rinny

Right now, as I type this, the credits of Summer Pockets roll by. It’s 3:30 in the morning. And it feels to me like a chapter has officially ended, and is ready to turn the page to the next one. It all started with Clannad, one of Key’s earlier works. To keep it brief, I had dismissed most anime and its related culture for a good portion of my life.… READ MORE

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