Winners of the Second Manga Translation Battle Announced

Mangapolo has announced the winners of the second official Japanese-to-English manga translation battle. The contest was presented by the Digital Comic Association presented the contest with support from Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs.

Sarah Kim Perry is the grand prize winner, and she will receive a trip to Japan and a job offer of translating the rest of the manga she chose to translate, Koi to wa Yobenai.

First prize winners include Ami Ross, who translated Fuan no Tane Plus; Nina Matsumoto, who translated Acchi Kocchi; and Emily Balistrieri and Juri Ishikawa, who translated Saya Saya to. These winners will also receive a job offer of translating their entire manga.

D.M Akie won the audience award for her translation of Koi to wa Yobenai.

Runners-up, who were not announced, will receive a tablet computer.

The awards ceremony will be taking place in Tokyo on February 13, 2014.

Source: ANN

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