Monday, May 7, 2012

Oreimo volume 10 - Chapter 4: Summary and thoughts

> Fanblog posted a picture of Ayase walking out from a store
> It's an otaku store which Kirino frequents
> In the pic, Ayase's holding onto an illustration book of imouto bishoujo
> Thanks to the low traffic of the site, there's not much people who viewed the post
> Kyousuke realized the person the blog is referring to is none other than himself
> Blog owner has disabled comments, so he could not explain things
> Kouhei called Kyousuke. He saw the post as well
> Kouhei commented that all the pictures posted on the blog were taken in secret
> The owner's probably a stalker
> Kouhei suggested that they discuss it with Mikagami, since he's some famous model as well
> Kyousuke then made a call to Mikagami
> Mikagami suggested that they inform the agency, just in case
> Mikagami said the book which Ayase had purchased is SFW
> He sounded rather pissed, due to the stalker's comments. Turns out he hates stalkers
> He said it's better for Kyousuke not to tell Ayase about it for now
> Kyousuke asked Mikagami if there's anything he could do
> Mikagami said there's not much, and it's not like Kyousuke can tell Ayase not to come to his apartment anymore. Which Kyousuke agreed
> Mikagami said he'll do his best to protect her when she's outdoors by following her while crossdressing
> Kyousuke asked why there is a need to crossdress
> Mikagami said he will look suspicious if he stalks her while looking like a guy

> Next day after school
> While returning back to his apartment, he saw a girl squatting at the staircase
> He could see her panties if he sneaked a peak
> The girl seemed a little strange. She's blocking the stairs, and her eyes were like those of a dead fish. To describe it with eroge terms, they're just like the eyes of a raped victim
> He tried asking her if she's ok
> The pretty girl remained in her pose and looked at him with the dull pair of eyes
> The girl said she's Mikagami
> A kick
> Kyousuke said he wants to kill him because he had seen his panties
> Turns out that Mikagami was almost restrained by Ayase when went to pick her up
> She saw through his disguise right away
> Was injured by her school's guards, and while following her, he received countless messages that called him a pervert, or telling him not to talk to her ever again, or that she'll inform the agency about everything

> After that day, things went on as normal, Ayase still went to his house every day.
> No update to the blog
> Returned back to his apartment. However, unlike the usual, Ayase did not welcome him at the door
> Kyousuke went in, and was stunned by the scene
> Ayase was dressed in her uniform and stepping on the stomach of Kuroneko, who was in her goth-loli outfit
> Ayase was laughing while stepping on Kuroneko
> Kyousuke wondered if they were doing some SM play
> Kuroneko explained
> Seemed like Hinata had blew things out of proportion when she told Kuroneko about her trip to Kyousuke's house, obviously because she thought it would be interesting to do so
> After being threatened by Kuroneko, Hinata told the truth
> Kuroneko came to check things out, but was greeted by Ayase at the door
> Kyousuke said there's no need for them to do the SM play
> Kuroneko said it's a ritual to show that they had reconciled with each other
> Turns out that Kuroneko was the one who suggested that Ayase stepped on her
> Despite the explanation behind everything, Kyousuke just interpreted everything as Kuroneko declaring that she's a huge M
> Seemed like the two girls were on good terms with each other

> On the morning of the examination date
> Kirino sent him a really short message: "All the best"
> Another message, this time by Mikagami
> He said the situation has worsened, but the agency is acting on it
> Kyousuke checked the blog
> The blog had declared punishment on Ayase
> Began to head to school
> As he was walking to the stairs, Ayase appeared
> Ayase passed him an amulet to bless him in his exams, and there's one for Manami as well
> Tsundered for a moment by saying that she got it together with everyone else (Kirino, Kanoko, Kuroneko and Saori), so there's no special meaning behind it
> Kyousuke then said he has something very important to tell Ayase, and it's better if she prepare herself mentally
> Ayase blushed and looked downwards
> Kyousuke told her that she might be stalked by someone
> Ayase asked if that was his perverted confession, with him being the stalker and all
> As Kyousuke explained further, Ayase realized the seriousness of the thing
> Ayase's face went pale when he told her she was photographed going into the shop to buy the illustration book
> Ayase was depressed for making Kyousuke worry at a time like this
> Just as Kyousuke was putting his hand on her head, he heard the sound of a camera's shutters
> Saw a girl hiding behind the neighbor's washing machine
> Tall, wearing a black coat, sunglasses, cap
> The stalker (Sayaka) yelled and asked him to leave Ayase
> Ayase threatened to call the police
> The stalker rushed over as Ayase began to dial on her phone
> Kyousuke's foot was stomped on
> After some chaos and struggle, Kyousuke rolled down the stairs
> Ayase came over and asked if he's ok, Kyousuke said he's fine
> Stalker tried running away, Ayase caught her
> Ayase was getting a little emotional
> Kyousuke asked her to stop and calm down
> Ayase said he should be going for his exams, and she'll hand the stalker over to the police
> Kyousuke said they should listen to what the stalker has to say
> Ayase: "A-Are you an idiot!? Y-You're a hopelessly and incorrigibly nice person! Today should not be the day for you to be doing this! Which do you think is more important, your exams or me?"
> Kyousuke: "Well, obviously you." [Man, this guy is fucking smooth]
> Kyousuke: "There's still another exam that will be held next month, so how can it be compared to a friend?"
> Kyousuke said he has always wanted to iron out the misunderstanding Sayaka has
> He wanted to talk about an incident that happened over a year ago - the incident of Ayase and Kirino getting on bad terms with each other

> Back in his apartment
> Began to introducing himself, but turns out that Sayaka already knew who he was, his school, his rough age, and that he's Kirino's brother
> She then said he's Ayase's boyfriend as well
> Ayase was about to deny, but Kyousuke stopped her
> Stalker's actual name is Kakei Sayaka, 12 years old, 155cm
> Wearing high heels to give the false impression that she's tall
> She's studying in Ayase's previous elementary school
> Tears gathering in her eyes as Kyousuke asked her if she's some modeling friend of Ayase, which she denied
> Kyousuke started off by saying that he and Ayase's not going out
> Sayaka said they must have done perverted stuff already
> Ayase and Kyousuke denied loudly
> Surprised by the things the elementary school girl was thinking
> Finally convinced her that they had not done perverted stuff
> Kyousuke then asked if there's any reason for Sayaka to be Ayase's friend
> Ayase had saved Sayaka from the bullying back in elementary school
> Sayaka sees Ayase as a gentle, dependable and incredibly pretty senior. Someone who's perfect
> Ayase says she can no longer bear to see this any longer, since Sayaka's making the same silly mistakes she did
> She told Sayaka that the way Sayaka sees her is not the real her
> Her favorite senpai had already forgotten about her after a short period of 3 years. She's someone who buys perverted eroge merchandises, lies and makes use of her friend, and forced her own ideals onto them. She had even caused a huge fuss and lied to even herself as a result. A hopeless woman like her is not the ideal person Sayaka sees
> Ayase said painfully that if Sayaka wants to idolize her, she should take a good, hard look at the silly woman who she is
> Sayaka was dealt a severe blow
> Kyousuke then asked Ayase to stop and leave everything to him
> Walked over to the cabinet and pulled away the cover
> Sayaka screamed and cried at the sight of the perverted figurines
> Kyousuke said the merchandises are from the imouto-wife eroge
> He explained that Ayase's best friend is a super otaku who's interested in sis-con games like these
> Sayaka said the person must be Kyousuke
> Kyousuke said the friend has finally gained the understanding of Ayase
> He says that Ayase must have thought that otaku are filthy and irritating. She used to be disappointed at that friend, and thought she had seen her wrongly, and had even broke the friendship with her. However, the friend is still important to her, and even if she lies to herself, she wants to get back on good terms with her friend
> Kyousuke had already realized something. Ayase had already knew the point about him declaring himself as a huge sis-con to be a lie
> Kyousuke thanked Ayase for doing so much for Kirino and him
> He did not understand why Ayase is to be blamed for it

> Some message from Ayase
> ——To Onii-san, the huge liar
> Thanks to you, I've reconciled with Kirino, though I'll never approve that interest of hers. While I still has not fully made up with her yet, nor can I accept it totally, but we can get along well with each other once more.
> I-I will definitely not approve it! But even though I'll not approve it...... But since it's a celebration...... I guess I'll make an exception this time. In any case, I wish to give her what she likes the most for her present...... And also, after that incident, I've occasionally watched some anime together with Kirino...... and we have talked about things that are not overly perverted

> Back to Kyousuke
> Ayase had gradually accepted Kirino's hobbies. Even though she hated liars the most, she had forced herself to accept Kyousuke's lies
> Kyousuke told Sayaka that he'll never forgive anyone who uses that to reproach Ayase
> Sayaka nodded her head
> Kyousuke said the reason Ayase went to the store was to buy a return gift for the present she had received from that friend
> Sayaka said that even though Ayase's a gentle person who tries her hardest to understand her friend, the goods she had bought are still disgusting
> Kyousuke said they are no more disgusting that the things she had posted on the blog
> Sayaka cried in embarrassment when Kyousuke said he had read everything on it
> Kyousuke said he likes that blog, and it has fully shown how much she liked Ayase. Also, her photographing techniques has improved over the past 2 years as well
> She should apologize to Ayase for photographing her in secret. In the future, she should do it with her permission in open
> Sayaka says her dream is to become a pro photographer and snap the picture album of Ayase

> After everything's over, Kyousuke rushed to the examination hall, leaving Ayase and Sayaka back in his apartment
> Met Manami along the way, says he have to visit the infirmary first
> There's no need for him to put on a cool act in front of her
> After exams, Manami bid him goodbye
> Kyousuke realized it's because Kirino was waiting for him at the gate
> Kirino said with a nonchalant expression, that Ayase had told her about how Kyousuke had injured himself
> Kyousuke said it does not hurt at all
> Kirino slapped him on his bandaged arm. Kyousuke cried out in pain
> Kirino stared at him fiercely, walked a few steps, then turned back and said that with Kyousuke in that condition, they should go to the hospital
> Kyousuke hurried over and walked by her side
> Kyousuke talked briefly about her cellphone novel
> He then asked her what she planned to do about her future studies
> Kirino said nothing
> Just when they could see the hospital, Kirino broke the silence.
> Kyousuke turned around, and realized Kirino looked very short. Or rather, he had grown much taller
> And for the first time of the day, Kirino smiled and say: "In any case...... it's been tough on you."

> One month later
> Kyousuke got A for the mock exam
> He was slightly in tears from the happiness
> Kirino and Ayase were at the beauty saloon
> Kyousuke said to his mother that it's about time for her to clear her misunderstandings, since he has obtained an A
> His mother said she did not once suspect him making any moves on Kirino
> She had noticed that his relationship with Kirino has turned much better recently. And using that opportunity, she separated them apart so that the slack brother will work hard in his studies due to the power of his sister complex. That was her ultimate plan
> Kyousuke went bonkers
> Kirino came back with a different hairstyle. Ends of her hair looked slightly fluffy. She seemed much more mature now
> She said her change in hairstyle was just like how one will prepare their equipment before facing the final boss in an RPG game.
> Kyousuke and Kirino sat at the different ends of the 3-man sofa, which was their "usual distance"
> Kirino welcomed him back
> Kyousuke said her new hairstyle suits her
> Kyousuke: "And...... I've always thought...... that it's impossible for my younger sister to be that cute."
> Kirino: "—Just die already!"

> Moved everything from the apartment back to his house
> Kyousuke's room was filled with the personal stuff of Kirino
> Kirino said her room's filled with merchandises, so it's okay for her to use his room, right?
> Room was pasted with eroge posters. There's a new rack of eroge games, bed sheet was changed to that of naked imouto characters and etc
> Kirino said it's thanks to her that his room has turned into imouto paradise
> Kyousuke reverted his room back to normal

> Went over to his apartment to return the keys
> Took a last look at the room before locking it up
> Met Ayase at the bottom of the stairs, who was wearing a cute duffle coat
> Ayase was surprised Kyousuke was not shocked by her appearance
> Kyousuke said he felt like he will meet someone at the bottom of the stairs
> Been a month since they met
> Kyousuke noticed her change in hairstyle
> Ayase was happy he noticed it, and said she had went to the beauty saloon together with Kirino
> She said Kirino has became much more cuter
> Kyousuke agreed
> Ayase commented that Kyousuke can voice out his true feelings when Kirino's not around
> Ayase congratulated Kyousuke on his A
> Kyousuke said it's all thanks to her and the assistance of everyone else
> Talked a bit about Sayaka. She had apologized to her agency as well as Mikagami. What's left is to get her to apologize to Kyousuke and pay for his medical bills
> Kyousuke asked if they had reconciled
> Ayase said she will forgive her if she spanks Sayaka's butt
> The blog was approved as the official fansite, despite no updates from it till now
> The articles need to be reworked as they are too disgusting
> She has something else to say to him
> Talked about how Kyousuke must have realized she was lying
> She knew Kyousuke was lying about the sis-con thing back then, but she lied to herself and believed in it
> She's no longer that against Kirino's hobby
> Kyousuke apologized for his jokes he did to Ayase
> Ayase said that not all his lies are bad, but he should still die for his joke for asking her to marry him

"Onii-san, you are a really huge liar."

Her voice became really serious.

"You are lewd and perverted. Not only that, but you are a sis-con, lolicon, and also a huge M."


You don't have to put it that way......

In any case, I should try to stop Ayase while watching my words...... Just as I was thinking of that, I was stunned.

While she was brutally scolding me with those words, tears began to appear in Ayase's eyes.

"You are always harassing me sexually and making me angry each time we meet."

Her voice was trembling, and it became softer and softer.

"You're always being nice and meddling in the affairs of others......"

She wiped the tears away with her sleeve and lifted her head. There was a sudden resolve in her voice.

"You are so dense and unreasonably gentle, and you always make me feel at a lost of what to do—"

"And that's you whom I've fallen in love with."

Kyousuke's family is crazy. Seriously.

Also, dat Ayase. She's now my most favorite character in this book, on par with Kuroneko.

Also, I won't be committing myself to vol 11's summaries - or the detailed versions, at the very least. These detailed summaries are a time burner.


  1. First!

    Also, I think you knew I was tl this to Spanish... Your Tls are very much appreciated, even in the Spanish community.

    Thanks for this, and hope to see more of SPS :D

    1. Just to put it clear, I know these are summaries.

      But anyway, I'm tl Onii-Ai (although it's a bit more hard to do than SPS) too.

  2. 您写的都比我读的还快。佩服。

    1. 不算快了. 而且既然你會讀華文, 那還來讀我寫的爛東西? 不是浪費時間嗎?

    2. 我现在正在考试之中,没什么时间。读您的东西比我自己读可快多了。

    3. Google translate, here I go. :P

    4. @Zgmfx: 你寫的爛東西可是大家的宝贝呀,读不到他们会死=。=。。。还有,你写的是简介,是省时间的。

  3. Oh my goodness Ayase's confession...

  4. Thanks for taking the time to complete this even though you lost your motivation.
    Much appreciated!


  6. Aw, even though there is probably only two novels left...
    Anyway, thanks for the summaries, it would be nice if you could at least provide a not so detailed summary of new content in the future.

    Regarding the novel, I didn't like most of the developments this book had to offer. I can't make out how Kirino feels, how Kyousuke feels, Ayase route came out of nowhere, and feels really weird, Kuroneko route is still wide open...
    It really feels like I won't like the ending at all.

    1. Out of nowhere? not really, Ayase's route has been due since volume 1 or 2, can't remember, the author postponed it all this volumes for... some reason I guess.

      The last 2 volumes were purely Kyousuke/Kirino developments, it was clear it would not have much in this volume, also, they feelings haven't changed at all I think.

      And regarding Kuroneko, she will be developing in the next volume, as well as Ayase, Keito reckons.

  7. You really can't image how much I appreciate your work man, tis is the only tl site I'm following and it enjoys me to no end to read your summaries :)
    Pls keep it up :>

  8. Its really hard to see a series you love end but it had to happen at some point right ? I hope you continue to do the summaries for the last few volumes zgmfx09a, I understand its probably time consuming but I hope you can finish them up despite that at least for the last couple of volumes (its nearing the end after all).

    Thanks for completing Chapter 3 and 4 right away, we appreciate you hard work ~

  9. One chap per day!!!!! I don't know what to say other than THANKS!!!
    Japanese light novels are really addictive. Now, after finishing Oreimo, I'm just waiting for someone to finish translating Monogatari series.

  10. Thanks a ton for these detailed summaries.

    Also, the writer for these books is skilled, but also a world class troll.

  11. Thanks for another good summary.

  12. Awesome, and thank you for your hard work, we apreciate it.
    Still hope you will do some kind of summary for volume 11, but it i can understand that it must take a lot of time.

  13. Well, I would like to say that was unexpected but we all say that one coming ages ago, I even think Kyousuke saw that one coming.
    It was amazing nonetheless.

    Most seem to be playing as Keito predicted *evil laugh*, which, well, always make me proud.

    And well, this was a great volume, I understand if nek0 decides not to do it anymore, I may be wrong but I felt like he never really wanted to do it, at least, as he said, not as much as he would like to do SPS or Eden.

    But that aside, I'm pretty sure I speak for most when I say I'm really glad that you decided to do them, and would be even more if you chose to continue it.

  14. Man sorry for the bad comments I have done in chapter two. I am really sorry. Thanks for everything man. Now I could die peacefully thanks to you. Even if you stop summarizing Oreimo, I will always be a fan of you. I love you and take care always. God bless you and your family :)

    -Oreimo Biggest FAN

  15. Thanks for the summaries, I appreciate it.

  16. ...*shakes head in disappointment and walks out of the room*

  17. Thank you so much for continuing and posting this so soon after chapter 3. It's a real treat.

  18. Thanks. I'm selfish but, I'd rather read your summay on oreimo than read full translation of mushi uta or anything else-

  19. You are a god!!! Thank you thank you thank you!!!! Looking forward to volume 11.

  20. Mikagami is such a bro...and great work on the summaries! ^_^

  21. If u guys really want him to do summaries just pay him. The true question is how much we are willing to pay to get some translations?

    1. I'd be willing to get involved on that... I just don't know if it's legal... But I'd be willing to front some cash towards getting these translations to continue...

  22. Nooo dont abandon the detailed summaries, they mean soo much to me, thanks for your work on this volume, though, reaaaaally, thanks man.

  23. "Also, I won't be committing myself to vol 11's summaries - or the detailed versions, at the very least. These detailed summaries are a time burner."

    I'll follow you till the end of anime

  24. sir pls continue ur summary until the end of light novel, pls pls pls
    i cant find any good source/summary than urs. Please...

  25. Thank you for the quick translation I enjoyed every minute of reading through them and can only say please have pity for us baggers and continue, its hard work we all get it just from being able to understand the chapters clearly. But its like a need to know how the story ends that makes us so selfish, take a month of or two as many as you need but please continue its one of those stories we want detail from not just a scheme through, even if you just split the chapters into part all the way to the end.

  26. Please dont stop the summaries these are the only way to get my oreimo fixes, I hope you reconsider and pick up vol 11 for all the other fans of oreimo who cant read jap/chinese,

  27. Thank you for the summary zgmfx09a!

    By the way, you stated at your note that you will probably not continue this OreImo series at chapter 11. Now, please reconsider doing the summary detailed because that novel could be the ending or the climax of the story.

    Well, I am not imposing the responsibility that you should do the summary of the next novel in full details or such - it is not like I, together with the users commenting on this site, pay you to do this - it just boils down to your decision and I deeply respected that.

    Nevertheless, again, thank you very much!

    Going to the details of the story, this is my perspective that will/could happen at the next installation:
    Just a wild guess based on the OreImo game:

    -> Kirino is against Kyousuke having a girlfriend
    -> Kyousuke accepted Ayase's feelings
    -> They became lovers.
    -> Ayase became Kirino's enemy
    -> Kirino asked Ruri for a life consultation as a substitution for Kyousuke
    -> Ruri and Kirino became partners against Kyousuke and Ayase's relationship.

    -> At the end, Kirino confronted Ayase.
    -> Kyousuke forced to choose between Kirino and Ayase

    Good end:
    -> Ayase agreed to break up with Kyousuke to maintain her relationship with Kirino.
    -> As soon as they leave, Ayase said to Kirino that siblings cannot be married / be lovers.

    True route:
    -> Kyousuke said that if Kirino wasn't his sister, She will be in the same situation like ayase.
    -> Kirino gave up and accepted Ayase's feelings to Kyousuke.

    // Yep, this is much pretty the same as the PSP "Ayase" route.
    // LOL! I can't properly post this comment via phone XD

    1. The difference is that in the PSP game, Kyousuke didn't promise Kirino to stay single. Unless he's a scumbag who goes back on his word, he won't date Ayase next volume

    2. Unless he manages to get a boyfriend for Kirino, but I doubt that Kirino will accept a boyfriend other than Kyousuke. So far she didn't show any interest in other boys, besides of getting Kyousuke jealous.

    3. Don't forget he also doesn't want her to get a boyfriend

  28. when i came back home 5am in the morning i instantly checked the site because of youre last statement in ch.3.
    I just wanted to know if you replied to any of the comments and what i´ve seen just filled my heart with joy. You did the Ch.4 summary so quick i was so happy but to tired to read it.
    I only scrolled to your opinion and read "Also, I won't be committing myself to vol 11's summaries - or the detailed versions, at the very least. These detailed summaries are a time burner."
    My heart stopped for a moment and i was sad really sad.
    After that i was lying in a bed awake for another hour only to think about what should i do where should i read it further when you stop to make these awesome really awesome summarys. I wanna thank you for all the summarys you´ve done so far, for all the emotions and wtf moments youre summarys did let me experienced. I hope you will find the joy again to do the Oreimo summarys in the future. You´re the best

  29. umm does anyone else remember the bet kyousuke and kirino made in chapter 2. kyousuke won and can now make her do whatever he whants. maybe he will use that inolving his soon to happen relationship with ayase.

  30. thanks a lot for this

    btw if you dont tl next volumes in future could you link us to a place where spoilers are when they come out? thanks for reading

  31. Thanks for chapter 4, and so soon as well, I hope that you change your mind on doing detailed summarys for next parts, because there is no one (as long as I know) that makes even half of the job you do, your summarys are truly the best and if you stop on doing them, the sad fate awaits us. There is a backup plan thought - we can always learn Japanese :-) , but nobody knows when we would be able to read the next part that way.

  32. Thank you again for your impressive summaries. I do hope that you would change your mind but I understand that oreimo might not be something you are genuinely interested in. Therefore, if this is the last translation, then thank you for all of your hard work.

  33. Thanks for the summaries. I love Oreimo. It was one of the first light novels that I have read, which led me to become addicted to them. I understand that what you are doing is basically charity. I might be wrong, but your summaries have helped a lot of people out there. You have become the savior of these poor souls who cannot even understand Japanese (and too lazy to try). I know my words might not have any effect whatsoever, but just do your best, no matter what your decision is.

  34. first want to thank sincerely all the time as invested in these translations, I really take long to find a page in which to enjoy this series and I must say you're the best. I am very sorry to read that as lost interest and think look elsewhere for the next book looks like a nightmare, but really enjoy all your work and I hope that everyone is able to appreciate it.

  35. Even if you don't continue your summaries I'm grateful for you doing this much man. Thanks and good luck with your life.

  36. I love this novel too dude, but the translator is doing this out of the goodness of his own heart. Also if this is all you live for I would go outside once in a blue moon and try and make some friends.

  37. Thanks for all the hard work! Gotta remember that Ayase only likes the kind part of him. She didn't mention anything about the perverted part of him.

  38. Thanks you for all of your hard work. i can only imagine how long ti would take to do these summaries, I do my own for anime episodes and those are time-consuming; i shudder to think about much light novels would take.

    I give the advice to not do the summaries if you are not enjoying them. This is your blog and if you're not having fun doing it then don't. I'd rather you kept doing the, but as my selfishness means nothing, feel free to ignore it.

  39. Wow, Ayase being honest there. Not only confessing her love to Kyousuke, she's also admitting she's been using other people for her gain. Wow, just wow.
    In chapter 2, she's acting deredere with Kyousuke in his apartment.
    While in chapter 3, in front of Kirino, she's (pretending?) acting tsuntsun with, again, Kyousuke. I guess, in order to gain Kirino's support.
    Ayase is such a badass character.

  40. I guess this was the last chapter of volume 10?
    Well another huge cliffhanger I'd say. The author really knows how to tease us^^

  41. I think even Ayase cofessed to Kyuosuke I dont think, she wants to go out with him, because she dont want to be the number one in kyousuke’s hearts because it’s Kirino obviously xDDD

  42. I only read summaries here so It's a pity if this is the last summary

    You did chapters 3 and 4 even though you didn't want to,you are a good person

    So thank you very much

  43. Of course you're free to do as you like with your time, and I'll understand if you choose not to do detailed versions of future volumes, but I just want you to know how much I appreciate your work. I don't go and read spoilers ahead of time, so the amount of work you put into these posts is really, really appreciated. It helps to keep the characters personalities in tact better than a simple summary, which makes it a lot more enjoyable to read.

    So, thank you very much. ^^

  44. Really thankful for these translations! Whether you keep on or stop here I'm glad we got to see this far on.

  45. Yay for the Ayase route, thanks yet again for translating the chapters, rock on man!

  46. hey thanks for the summaries ive only just started reading these but i have a quick question if anyone could answer how often are these novel/volumes released?

  47. I heard a rumor that the novels may get published in english depending on the reception of Season 2 of the anime and the DVD sales of the english-subtitled season-1... here's hoping that happens sometime down the road, even if I have to wait 5 years it'll be worth it.

  48. thanks my friend i really appreciate your hard work =D

  49. Thanks for the summaries
    really enjoyed it.
    Please continue with volume 11 if you can

  50. well, all i can say is thank you so much for the summaries and that it would be great if you continue with the next volume

  51. Thanks for the summaries, will really miss it, if u really hv stop......

  52. I don't have anything else but smile (which you cannot see) and thank.

  53. Is it just me or Ayases' new hair style looks like the hair style of Kirino....
    The bad thing about this author it always end with a huge cliff hanger like this one....
    It's like the volume when Kuroneko and Kyousuke became lovers....
    Don't see anyone ending out with Kyousuke until they get the permission of Kirino which is hopeless...
    And at the moment I think kyousuke is not willing if Kirino would ask for them to be in a relationship no matter how much of a sis-con he is....
    For me Ayase has always been my number one simce her first visit at their house till now although she isn't showing out much until volume 10.....

  54. Dude you have to continue these summaries, no one else makes these summaries as enjoyable to read as you make them. Hopefully you will continue making the summaries.

  55. I love Oreimo. Is because the hardwork of people like you, is possible to me follow the storie. Thanks very much.

  56. I think kirino and kyousuke are not real brother and sisters one of them might be adopted by there parents,So after finding this they might become lovers

  57. i don t think so. Doesn´t exist any evidence of that. I guess Kyosuke and kirino are true brother and sister.

    1. They must have seen that one route in the psp game that had that happen.

  58. Not sure whether you guys have given your permisson or not, but i found your translation in the oreimo wiki

  59. so, that rumor of the 11th novel will be released on september 10 is that true??

  60. Love these summaries and would hope you keep continuing to do them. However, do what you feel since the hard work you've done til now is great.

  61. So is the 2nd season of the anime coming out in fall 2012, winter 2013, or spring 2013? And we have to wait till September 2012 for book 11? So much time waiting... anyway, I hope you do continue these summaries because I cannot read Japanese or Chinese and I'm too old to start up a 3rd language.

    Thanks again for the summaries that you did, you have not been compensated in any way for your time, and that kind of sucks, but fans will do things usually because they are fans. I'm thinking that is what is lacking these days from people, desire and dedication, along with the free time to do hobbies and have fun in life. Personally, I find myself shaving 2 hours of sleep off a day just so I can read and do things I like to do... these summaries are a time sink, but so are video games, friends, eating out, and just about anything else normal people do that doesn't really accomplish much. (more inane ramblings) Anyway, I've read all your Oreimo summaries and thank you for your time, you have made others happy at the cost of your time. Kind of like Kyousuke...

  62. thank you very much for summeries


  64. Thanks for your summeries. Ayase ftw!

  65. Thank you very much for the translation.
    The way kirino noted her change in hairstyle is similar to epuipment change before facing a final boss makes me think the novels are about to end. I really wonder what type of ending will It habe

  66. Jus re read all your summaries since the 11 vol is coming out next month. and I have to say i cannot thank you enough for doing these summaries and i understand you have things you gotta do in your life and this is super time consuming for you to do

    i still greatly apperciated what you have done and if you ever decide to do the vol 11 sumary i will always be a great supporter of you!! thanks!!!

  67. thx so much for the translation now we need vol 11 to bad is going to end a vol 12

  68. I know why you would not want to do blog any more summaries but it is appreciated
    and hopefully this appreciation will give you enough "oomph" to do that new volume that just came out. :-)

  69. hey even though you wont do volume 11 could someone please reference me to somewhere I can find a good volume 11 summary

  70. I dont mind 11 in RAW, i just need a link real badly to the novel.
    By the way, the cover for vol.11 is sooooooo damn cute, its photo of a younger version of the siblings.

  71. If the translator sees this post just know that the next Volume is actually going to be the last Volume. I hope you can find the time to translate this volume and the next since the series is coming to an end. I loved your translations and can't bare to continue reading summaries and random comments about it.

  72. Man your awesome, i can wait for your next summary...

  73. for raw

    1. HOLY jesus! Thank you!

    2. thanks, but 4kb/s lol 3 hours to download 50MB XD

  74. I'm late in saying this, but thank you for doing these summaries! I hope you realize just how much we all appreciate the work you do!

  75. dude thanks alot its appreciated the japanese write the best novels, i wish i was born in japan

  76. if the 12th volume comes out please summary it for us >.<

    1. your hope?
      even he himself doesn't translate the 11st volume