Are there better translations of the High School DxD LN than...
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I've just begun reading a Volume 6 translation of the light novel and am having difficulty continuing. I'm only twenty or so pages in and can't help but notice numerous grammatical errors, lack of punctuation, and multiple instances of disjointed sentence structure. Also the fact that this seems to be translated in British English is causing me some issues as well. I'm sure there are certain words or phrases and such which are lost in translation, and I'm unaware of how strict these guys are when it comes to relaying the source material, but this is becoming a chore to read. I'm very grateful there are people out there doing all this work for the fans of the series to enjoy for free, truly. Regardless, does anyone know where I might find a better translation of Volume 6+, preferably in American English?

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May want to wait until Yen Press picks it up. They probably are testing to see its popular with the manga first.
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Sorry to say but there isn't at the moment. I'm on book 10 after awhile you learn to ignore the grammar errors and you pick up on the British English. But I would still prefer American English but there isn't one that's up to book 6 yet.
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tuhbakee wrote:

I've just begun reading a Volume 6 translation of the light novel and am having difficulty continuing. I'm only twenty or so pages in and can't help but notice numerous grammatical errors, lack of punctuation, and multiple instances of disjointed sentence structure. Also the fact that this seems to be translated in British English is causing me some issues as well. I'm sure there are certain words or phrases and such which are lost in translation, and I'm unaware of how strict these guys are when it comes to relaying the source material, but this is becoming a chore to read. I'm very grateful there are people out there doing all this work for the fans of the series to enjoy for free, truly. Regardless, does anyone know where I might find a better translation of Volume 6+, preferably in American English?



Hi, I've closed this because it appears there are currently no licensed translations available, and naming sites and translation groups which provide content or access to content they don't have rights for is against CR 's site rules. I've also edited your post and the thread title for the same reason.

From a prior comment it sounds like perhaps Yen Press has picked this up. If so, then I'd suggest waiting for that.
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