Vampire Princess Arc 4 Episode 3: Labyrinth Exploration

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It’s the first draft, so please excuse the weirdness. Will be updated again once I wake up. Happy New Year!

(Updated) I woke up and senpai has proofed most of this! Thanks, mado-senpai!

Chapter Three: Dungeon Exploration

Original Author’s Notes:

It’s been a while since I wrote with such vigour. I slightly regretted it.

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The western part of Amitia Republic, Ala is where Joey the adventurer should have been. More than that, the surprising part is that the girl Joey travelled with was a girl who is around his age.

What happened to Mia?! Was she replaced by a younger girl!?

While giving a look as if she’s about to ask a question, Joey and the girl exchanged looks, and then for some reason, Joey waved both hands in a panic.

“That’s wrong! Don’t misunderstand, there’s no such thing between us!…Let’s talk about it, ok?”

“Hm. If you have some sort of explanation, then let’s hear it.” This is also for Mia-san’s sake. And, if I might be mistaken about something, still, I don’t know if there was a misunderstanding.

“Teacher, it’s so cruel to say that there’s nothing between us~”

Perhaps she’s the type that’s shy with people she doesn’t know, objecting weakly while hiding behind Joey with a timid attitude.

But, what the hell is with this girl. Even though our heights are the same, she has a bodacious body. If I had to say it, it’s the breasts. What cup size is that?!

Perhaps a magician, she was dressed in a robe, the chest part of the short dress she wore beneath seemed as if it’s about to burst open. Even though she’s short, her chest is big. It is an outrageous figure if I have to say.

Ah right, it’s not that his response towards Mia-san was lacking, so it’s because of the boobs, isn’t it? The boobs are the reason! This vulgar person!

Instinctively jealous, I was provoked. Yep, as a friend I should frankly congratulate him but, because his partner has a large chest, it was difficult to accept it. Even I wondered and touch mine sometimes, I’m not satisfied with it. If this was going to happen like this, then maybe it would have been better to grow it more. Recently it increased by 2 centimeters – and, I control my train of thought which went to tomorrow and turned to look at Joey’s face.

Speaking of which, perhaps Chloe-san and Tengai were being considerate as they moved the chairs slightly away from where I was.  it became a composition where I sat on the sofa while Joey and she stood opposite me.

“Could you sit down for now. It must be tiring to keep looking upwards.”

At my urging, Joey sat in the opposite seat facing me in haste, the girl sat beside him and drew her body closer – sending me a provocative look with her upturned eyes, why did she do that. I thought it’s because it was the first time meeting me, but could I have done something that rubbed her wrong? …could it be, I looked at her breasts for too long she felt disgusted?  – For some reason, Joey separated his body a hand away from her, and in between them, he placed his unfastened sword and scabbard.

“Err, this girl is Fiore, an E rank adventurer that has only been in my party several times. She’s only a co-worker.”

Could it be really important for Joey, he repeated ‘only’ twice.

“…Nice… to meet you, I am Joey’s apprentice, Fiore.”

Somehow Fiore bowed in a formal way. Speaking of which, if she were to loosen her hair she would have light chestnut Semi-long twintails, her look is quite cute, she’s indeed what we call the girly type.

“Nice to meet you, I am Joey’s friend Hiyuki. – Teacher?”

Joey seems to be rather disappointed at my greetings, “Just friends haa…” – is it better if I said best buddies?Just like a bratty bully from somewhere (Doraemon) – Noticing my question, he’s knitting his brows as if I’m mistaken.

“This person had taken her own liberty to say that. Since when did I teach someone proudly?”

“Is that so? Recently [Work isn’t a game], or [Treasure your life], didn’t you give much splendid advice?”

“…did I say such things to you?”

………

 

“-Ahh… err, errm I recently heard it from the Guild Leader Gald (hiragana:Garudo) that you said it to the beginners.”

For now, I have to deceive him so I said it, and Joey grimaced.

“Ah, it’s that time I was with Hyuu. Sensei’s mouth spilled such things too lightly.”

My apologies, Guild Leader Gald , I had arbitrarily lowered your value in Joey’s eyes.

I gave my apologies from my heart, to him somewhere under the distant skies.

…or perhaps I should say, why is it I haven’t noticed it yet, seriously.

“Absolutely not! Teacher is my saviour. Because I’m following teacher as example, I’ve set my target to become a wonderful adventurer!”

This is her firm resolve huh? Fiore gave a powerful declaration, completely changed from her timid tone.

You’ve made him a goal huh. However, I think it’s better to stop.

And also, even though it’s fine to do whatever you want, don’t take a violent pose and sway exaggeratedly.

“Saviour… as a fellow adventurer in the same team, it’s natural to help each other. By chance at that time I was nearby, if it’s anyone else, they would have done the same.”

As if it’s a matter of course, Joey said it plainly, but in reality, in emergencies, there are not many people who are able to do it without hesitation.

But well, somehow or other I understood. It could be the suspension bridge effect, to admire Joey who saved her when she’s in a pinch, this booby – er, I mean, Fiore pushed him into becoming his student.

“I kind of know the circumstances, but why come here? Travelling?”

“No, as hired escort for the magical ship from Amitia, we came here. In this case, the requirement for the job was [People who can swim]. There weren’t many people who could swim in Ala, but, since I was born in the village near the beach, swimming became my forte. – And, this girl is a magician, so by just by being there, she is valuable.”

Hee, he unexpectedly has a special skill and a backbone.

“Hm? Then how are you going back? Will you be returning by escorting the magical ship?”

“No, it was only a one-way trip.” Joey replied easily as he shook his head.

“Then are you paying for your own way back? While I’m not sure what sort of ships there are, they are comparatively expensive aren’t they?”

“ In the worst case we’ll pay for our trip back, but I have an idea how I could go back.” Joey said confidently and laughed.

“What kind of idea?”

“The dungeons, of course. Recently, there were rumours of a dungeon with teleportation magic on the tenth floor. I’ve registered my magical signature, so moving to Ala’s magical teleportation portal and then back will be done skillfully, is what I thought.”

“Ah, I see.”

For me, by normally deciding to have a save point at the sky garden, using [Return] skill I could travel back easily, and I also have countless personal [teleportation rock] that has the Save & Return skill, so I was able to enjoy the use of teleportation magic, but in this world, OOparts have been removed, and occasionally there would be discovery of the remains of a magical teleportation portal.

Speaking of which, teleportation magic circles can’t be used once it coordinates are off the point, so the usual has been a pattern to create a city before the location of the magic square.

As a matter of course, any country would practice strict control of the use of the portal, for example, for movement between point A and point B, you would have to be there in person to register your magical signature and receive permission at point B.

And so, by paying a large sum of money at location A, you can move to location B, however, people who did not register, and those who get their permits cancelled, of course, could not warp to the place. To be trapped in the space interval, unable to return to the real world, so it is quite a high risk, high return method. But as Joey has finished the registration at Ala earlier, by using the magical teleportation circle which isn’t regulated by anyone in the dungeon, then it will be a way to return for free besides being able to return in an instant, it seems like a bargain.

With a look it does look like a great plan without exception but…

“Hey, Joey, do you have experience exploring dungeons?” as I was interested in that, I had to try and confirm it.

“I do, at Ala’s ancient ruins. I reached the 18th floor at that dungeon. However, I entered with a temporary team.”

I had destroyed the dungeon there with Four Evil Heavenly Kings, so the result from the large-scale magical remodelling, so even if you were a beginner, you wouldn’t die until the 20th layer, and those who are able to enter the next 10 layers are for professionals, veterans and top-class, and the difficulty increases. Speaking of which, to solo, Maroudo who was an S-grade adventurer too would be able to clear up to the 58th floor (the deepest layer is 70th).

There none other than the 18 floors, moreover, to not be able to go without forming a party, he really seems to be a complete novice.

I don’t really know the difficulty of the dungeon, these two probably can’t clear it.

“Maa, as expected, we’re not so dumb as to suddenly challenge a dungeon with only the two of us, so we thought to come here and find a party to enter the dungeon together but,”

Aah, as I thought they are not idiots.

“Because we didn’t meet their requirements, as of now we were talking about going there with just the two of us.”

Un, as I thought, they’re actually idiots.

“Well, I didn’t expect to meet Hiyuki here. Hiyuki too, why are you here?”

“I’m only here for a work-related meetup.”

“Ah, you even had to work here. It’s tough to be you.”

“Well, it’s about my country, so.”

Fiore who heard this had a dubious expression. With an aloof way, she pulled Joey’s sleeve and asked him in a soft voice. Well, as a vampire princess I could still overhear them.

“…Er, teacher, Hiyuki-san is the girlfriend Teacher’s been talking about all along right…? But no parts of her looked like a beast race’s and what did she mean her own country… ?”

I don’t mind if she directly asked me the questions, could it be her shyness is very strong? And, this girl, does she regularly use the third person pronoun? (Translator’s note: Girlfriend, kanojo, can be used to refer to a girl. Hiyuki thinks Fiore is referring to herself)

“Th- that’s wrong! Don’t jump to conclusions. And, about [My country] Hiyuki said, that’s because Hiyuki is much greater than Collard, an Emperor or Empress, she probably means that “This country is mine” when she said it.

“Huh? Is that so???” Even though she completely didn’t understand that explanation, I decided to let it rest since performing a Mito Komon play* doesn’t seem like a good idea, I’ll set it aside.

Even so, it’s alright that Joey has the intention to enter the dungeon with vigour, but I won’t be able to sleep well knowing that the big breasted- err, girl in front of me would be a victim. For one, it would hurt a man’s pride ( I abandoned the body a long time ago, but it’s kind of a mental thing)

Since the first 10 floors will probably be easy to conquer, it’s not bad to help out a little.

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Author’s Notes: Fiore’s personality was already written as an introvert, so it was difficult (to write her).

 

Translation notes (added on 21 January)

  • Mito Komon (or their English wiki page) was mentioned in this chapter, but since I wasn’t sure what sort of historical play it was, I translated as I understood within the context and removed the mention of the historical drama earlier. A little later I noticed I misunderstood the usage, so I have updated to reflect senpai’s comment.
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Vampire Princess Arc 4 Episode 2: The Female Adventurer

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Draft: nattou

T/N: Thank madospicy again for proofing the TLs and picking up TL mistakes. I caught a cold, but managed to finish this up a week before this month ends. Yatta! Well. There’s a small sentence I am not happy with, but I wanted to send this out as soon as I could.

第二話 女冒険者

Arc 4, Chapter 2 Female Adventurer

(the original) Author’s Note: It is Chloe-neesan’s reappearance.

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At Viridis, the temporary capital of the Free Nation Alliance Of Cress.

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Vampire Princess Arc 4 Episode 1: The Imperial Conference

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First draft: nattou  Status: Checked once by mado-senpai.

Updated: 24 September 2017, One large change is on how they could use beastman as source of income. Otherwise is a few perspective errors, rofl.

Arc 4: The Chaos in the Empire

First chapter: The Imperial Conference

link to raws: http://ncode.syosetu.com/n1136bt/64/

In the everlasting dark country, Imperial Crimson The Sky Gardens of the Serene Sky Scarlet Jade castle.

“Pardon me for being late. It’s Revan who is summoned by the imperial command…”

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Vampire Princess Arc 3 Chapter 20: Clouds cover the moon, Wind scatters the flowers

Draft: nattou

Checking: Madospicy-senpai =w=;

Chapter 20 The clouds cover the moon, the wind scatters the flowers

Original writer’s notes: With this chapter, the Beast king arc ends. To stick with it for so long, thank you very much.

Translator’s notes: Buy the original writer’s books! Search: 吸血姫は薔薇色の夢をみる 1 イノセント・ヴァンパイア

Revan rushed towards Acheron directly like an arrow.


With an arrogant look which shows he’ll take the hit, Acheron lowered his back to prepare against Revan’s attack. A series of thrusts and kicks was launched by Revan. Acheron received it using both of his arm and lower leg, but of course, he couldn’t counter the pressure completely and was pushed back by several meters.

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Vampire Princess Arc 3 Episode 19: Lion Vs. Tiger

Part 19: Lion Vs. Tiger

Please read the raws here and support the original Japanese webnovel writer. Draft by nattou. Thanks for the translation quality checking, Madosenpai~ senpai caught so many misses, hahaha.


It’s the finals.

Beside the part of the Cress Kingdom’s Saint Beast’s Hill, there’s a plateau that’s been isolated by a vertical cliff like it was completely cut away by a knife.

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Vampire Princess Arc 3 Episode 18: The One Behind the Scenes

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Part 18: The One Behind the Scenes

(Literal Translation of title: The stagehand behind the black curtain)

Translator’s notes: Before you read this chapter, I’d like to warn you that the author uses some kendo terms which I explained(somewhat) in the footnotes. I’ve numbered my footnotes this time because it could get a bit confusing. I have left some of the Japanese text because I’m still cleaning up this draft and it makes it easier to check if the tl is correct. It’s quite an exciting chapter! I have started reading the next chapter. Hopefully I can churn out a new one soon. 

Initial draft and translation by nattou. QC-ed by the awesome madospicy senpai. Please do not repost without permission.


Hiyuki and Otomaru, even though there was a distance of approximately 10 feet between the two of them, both of them shortened the distance between them in an instant.

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Vampire Princess Arc 3 Part 17 Time does not wait

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Nattou T/N: It has been checked by senpai~ waii! senpai’s back  ^0^ Do reread because I made a few ‘stupei(P4 reference =w=;)’ mistakes. I have a tendency to mistake who did who, the language makes it hard for me to differentiate because I come from the school of Chinese education, if you’re in front, you’re the one doing things…if you know what I mean( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) drafted:nattou, jp>en checked by madosenpai. Thank you senpai!
Please do not host this chapter on any other website without my permission. https://dusttorust.wordpress.com/

A/N: This time around, it’s a monster battle.


Arc 3 Part 17 Time Does Not Wait


In the face of approaching enemy, the crowd of flying monsters and the dignified crawling moving fortress which resembles a huge centipede that exceeds a number of kilo in size, Ikaruga’s single large eye curved into the shape of a smile.

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Vampire Princess Arc 3 Episode 16 Forgetting Others, Benefiting Self

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The raws for this chapter can be found here: http://ncode.syosetu.com/n1136bt/59/

This version of the chapter has been updated! (9 April 2017) Thanks again to madospicy who proofed the TL draft!

Initial draft and translation by nattou. (due to aggregate-type sites ripping off work from my site I decided to add in this line since they usually copy and paste everything~)

Chapter 16 Forgetting others, benefiting oneself.

Author’s Note: Recently, since she/he’s been shadowed by others, it can be said it is Hiyuki’s turn to get used to losing hahaha.

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Vampire Princess Arc 3 Episode 15: Rock Blast

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QC by: Madospicy senpai.

To commemorate this chapter I’m currently doing a livestream on picarto to draw hiyuki-hime. I’ve finished the stream~ Thanks for the 4 visitors who stopped by and chatted for so long \\

A/N: This time, it’s been a difficult delivery(T/N: of the chapter, I presume).


In front of my eyes, a mountain-like giant stood. Eugene from the bear race held a white bamboo leaf in his mouth, taking dregs of it, glancing at Revan.
From that point, in a casual manner, he opened his mouth.
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Chapter 3 Episode 14: The Hidden Strategy

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TL Notes: Thanks to Madospicy for proofing this TL. This chapter has some dodgy stuff happening. The title reminds me of Kumoko from Kumo Desuga.

Episode 14 The Hidden* Strategy

*Also known as the Inner Sleeve Strategy, like how rogues hide weapons in their sleeves.


The capital of Cress Centluna Federation, Fabula, is located roughly in the center of Centluna nation. It functioned as the center of the federation’s politics and culture.

The reason Fabula is located on the Centluna Kingdom is that this one pair of the fragment that builds up the foundation of the federation, Cress Kingdom, is 100% composed of beastman race which is originally nomadic people. Basically, the main reason is that the nature of beastman led to not having a permanent town (here and there are towns with only up to hundreds of people) and no interest in politics and diplomacy. Continue reading