WataMote Ch.100

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If you told me on October 10, 2011 that I would still be scanlating, let alone working on WataMote, I would have called you fucking crazy. And yet… here we are. Thanks to you all for being a huge part in making this series what it is. We–I–honestly would not even be here if not for this very manga. In commemoration of this milestone I blended in a bit of the old with the new as a throwback to a time when things were much more simplistic and driven by sheer force of will. There is much more I could say–but alas, it’s very late here, so I leave you to enjoy the chapter. Thank you.

20 thoughts on “WataMote Ch.100”

  1. Thanks for this I been reading since you first translated chapter 1 an gradually over time been falling in love with this manga…oh great now I’m getting all choked up Just…T-Thank you~

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  2. Meiru, the Tomo-chan tumblr is all messed up.

    See: Sidebar, header links.

    Blame tumblr.

    Posting this here since why not.

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  3. Congratulations on the milestone! Despite the dick jokes and yuri teasing, these are some of the most human characters I’ve seen in manga, and I can’t begin to tell you how glad I am that you allow us access to their lives. And to keep the feel and integrity of the humor, too, that’s quite an accomplishment!

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    • Honestly, I think the biggest key factor in having the translation be so grounded is that I was the one on staff that basically lived a life like Tomoko. I was a literal shut in for about four years (I’d been outside less than 24h total in those four years) struggling with chronic depression and anxiety, and also had a very pessimistic view on everything. If you look back at the tumultuous life World Three has had as a group you can see a pattern emerge due to these problems I had.

      Like Tomoko and the story of WataMote though, I’ve slowly ‘grown up’ and overcame my depression and all that. I think this adjustment in mindset reflects itself onto the script we end up with and how it comes off as humanistic. It’s written from experience.

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      • Don’t forget people will respect you the most from your acts.
        At least, this is why I respect you the most, Meiru. You managed to maintain a team for several years, always did excelent jobs and you always managed to make the good jock when needed.

        Dude (or girl ? frankly this is a mystery I’d like to maintain for a lttle while), you may think you didn’t do much, but you freakin did a hell of a heap.
        Look at all the communauties around the watamote universe, the unoficial english forum, /r/watamote, /a/ and all the fanfics made by western people. This is all thanks to you and your friends. I’m sure even Tanigawa Nico are grateful for your work.

        You indirectly made a lot to me. Before watamote I never really did read that much scanlations. You were my entrance to a whole new universe. I decided to scanlated myself thanks to you. I met people thanks to you. And I could never be gratefull enough for that.

        Meiru, thanks. Thanks Thanks Thanks for everything.

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  4. Thank you for saving me from my depressive mood a hell number of a time.
    When I first following you guys, I was only a lost 16 guy.

    I don’t know if we will ever met someday, but you guys has been an important part of my life.
    T.H.A.N.K Y.O.U !!!

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