Digital Manga Guild to Translate Light Novels and Dojinshi

Digital Manga Guild announced at its FanimeCon panel that Digital Manga Guild program will be translating light novels and dojinshi. For the light novel translations, localization groups will receive 15% of the revenue, and will receive US$50 upfront for the work required to translate light novels.

They are also partnering with Aksys Games and DLsite to localize dojinshi titles offered in Japanese on DLsite. Five dojinshi titles by Nao Yawazawa have been announced as the first titles for this endeavor:

  • Itadaki! Panther
  • Obakeyashiki e Irrashai
  • Panic! Jin Jin
  • Shinku Chitai
  • Vampire ni Goyojin

It was also announced that Mayumi Azuma’s Erementar Gerade: Flag of Blue spin-off manga would be localized by the Digital Manga Guild, and that the localization will be a digital-only release.

Source: ANN

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