It had escaped me that Asphodel has completed her translation of volume 8 as of this past July: http://www.asphodelshaven.com/translations/mirage (scroll down).
Yay for her continued work all these years!
My congratulations to Asphodel on finishing a 3 volume arc. Ah, this wonderful sence of accomplishment... Too bad it does not last for too long :)
P.S. I know a lot of people who would be really excited about vol. 9 :)
That wonderful sense of accomplishment has already been replaced by translator's block for Volume 9's prologue, LOL. No matter what I do it still sounds awkward, gaaaah!
Yes, that (not so wonderful) sense, too :) My biggest nemesis are action scenes. I’m now in the last chapters of Showa vol. 01, Nobunaga vs the dragon, and it’s just… gaaaah! :)
You could post it, if that’s something you want to do. Other people with Japanese-English (or just English) skills can chip in. Might help.