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Ketchup Ninja 26 FINAL

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This is the final chapter of Ketchup Ninja. As I never read ahead and read along as I translate every chapter, I only translate manga I'd have read myself anyway if it had been already translated. If I didn't like it, I wouldn't be able to get myself to translate the next chapter. That's one of the reasons why I often write things like "I hope you enjoyed reading it as much as I did translating it.". Another reason is that some manga are fun to translate, while some are rather tiring and exhausting. Ketchup Ninja and OPM definitely belong to the former. I enjoyed Ketchup Ninja a lot, I hope you did too.

Now I'm off to watch more Chihayafuru, it's so good.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 26:
Ketchup Ninja…

Ketchup Ninja 25

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Sorry for the delay, everyone, I was busy with OPM. Only one chapter left! Let's do this!

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 25:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 25

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 24

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All Hail Shinoko!

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 24:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 24

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 23

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Ketchup Ninja. Chapter 23. Out. Now.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 23:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 23

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 22

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Here's the daily Ketchup Ninja chapter. Shinoko & co. are in Japan for some reason and it doesn't seem to bother them all that much, they're just having a good time in Japan for now. Hope you'll have an equally good time reading this chapter.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 22:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 22

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 21

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Here's chapter 21 of Ketchup Ninja. I noticed people have been asking for OPM, but new chapter has been postponed to August 29th for some reason. I'm sure Murata was just busy with other (possibly OPM-related) things. I heard he's redrawing the last chapter, but I don't know if it's true. I think I'll try to finish Ketchup Ninja in the meantime, so have some Ketchup Ninja.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 21:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 21

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 20

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Chapter 20 is up, guys, and surprisingly, it's a return to the Japanese-students-in-America slice-of-life Ketchup Ninja was before shit hit the fan. So enjoy it while it lasts.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 20:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 20

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 19

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Hey, guys, chapter 19 is up. Can't think of anything to write here. Enjoy reading it.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 19:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 19

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 18

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Here's chapter 18 guys. I wanted to upload it yesterday evening, but mediafire wouldn't let me. And when I tried it again a few minutes ago, it worked just like that. I don't get it. Anyways, like someone mentioned somewhere, this manga's turned into a full battle manga now, what with Chris taking part in the fights and all. I'm not complaining though. I also really like the fire effects used in the last two chapters. Well, see it for yourself.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 18:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 18

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 17

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Sorry, chapter 17 took a little longer. It's a little harder to keep up the usual pace on workdays. As it's usually the case after a battle chapter, 17 is a slower chapter, but it directly sets up the next big battle. Well, I don't want to spoil too much, enjoy the new chapter.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 17:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 17

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 16

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Surprise, surprise, it's another chapter of Ketchup Ninja. This chapter doesn't have much dialog as it's mostly the continuation of Shinoko & Debbie's fight vs. the new ninja girls. I must say, this manga contains a lot more action than you'd guess from the first chapter, but I personally don't mind as the fights are kept dynamic and fun. Well, have fun reading it.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 16:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 16

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 15

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Chapter 15 of Ketchup Ninja kicks the political incorrectness up a notch. If you haven't felt offended yet, it's about time to, but then again, why should you? It's all in good fun and pretty balaanced too. Enjoy.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 15:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 15

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 14

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Here's chapter 14 of Ketchup Ninja, one of my favorites, actually. This time we get REVERSE CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT!

Recommended BGM:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBmwq09Pa40

Recommended video for the bonus page:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpRRel-kCDk (at around 1:05)

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:
http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 14:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 14

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 13

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Chapter 13 is finally finished. Boy, cleaning that last bonus page took longer than expected. So yeah, chapter 13... After every action-packed "arc", there's a slow, laid-back chapter and this is one of them. Btw, it's halftime now and we have another 13 chapters/episodes left. Let's enjoy the ride until the end.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 13:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 13

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 12

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Chapter 12 of Ketchup Ninja directly continues where chapter 11 ended and we find out a little more about the mysterious new ninja on the block. It was about time the Japanese side gets made fun of. Well, enjoy.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 12:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 12

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 11

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Chapter 11 of Ketchup Ninja! There was a small timeskip between chapter 10 and 11. Shinoko's gotten accustomed to her life in America and ummm... CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT!

EDIT: Wow, I had no idea google automatically creates GIFs out of your photos... If you're reading it online, I didn't make the gif in the chapter, it was google.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 11:
Ketchup NInja Chapter 11

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 10

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Chapter 10 of Ketchup Ninja! [INSERT WITTY COMMENTS ABOUT CHAPTER 10] Just read it, it's fun.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 10:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 10

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 09

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Chapter 9 of Ketchup Ninja is finished! It's a rather slow and laid-back chapter this time, but I guarantee it's not less entertaining. Sorry for the lame and short posts, but I never know what to write here. The purpose of these posts is only to inform you that a new chapter is out anyway. Well, enjoy the new chapter.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 09:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 09

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 08

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I'm safely back from my trip and here's already the next chapter of Ketchup Ninja. It's always nice to see our little Shinoko in flashy ninja action. Have fun!

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 08:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 08

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 07

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Heh, somehow managed to finish chapter 7 before the business trip, but I'm going to be running around like a zombie now. Oh well, no regrets. Have fun with Ketchup Ninja.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 07:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 07

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 06

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Sixth chapter of Ketchup Ninja! I'll be away on a business trip for two days, so I won't be able to release any new chapters in the next few days, but I can't complain as I managed to release quite a few chapters this week. Anyways, enjoy the new chapter of Ketchup Ninja.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 06:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 06

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 05

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Fifth chapter of Ketchup Ninja! Man, I love weekends because if it's weekend, I can translate pretty much all the time. Anyways, chapter 5 is the continuation of the basketball match from chapter 4. Enjoy.

Here's an overview of all episodes on niconico:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/comic/14

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 05:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 05

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 04

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Fourth chapter of Ketchup Ninja is about basketball. Ahh, this manga is so easy to translate. Half the lines are in Japanese and if they aren't, they're still meant to be in English half the time, so there's almost no localization needed, I wish every manga was like this. It's a lot of fun to translate too. Have fun.

Here's the niconico video:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/watch/mg17457

Note that starting with episode 4, the videos aren't free of charge anymore. I can still get you the sound files and times though, if someone wants to make flash videos out of them.

Chapter 04:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 04

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 03

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Third chapter of Ketchup Ninja! Keep in mind, people, don't take this web manga/comic too seriously. It was released on niconico after all. Let's read it with a smile on our faces.

And here's the smilesmile video:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/watch/mg17111

Chapter 03:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 03

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 02

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Here goes the second chapter of Ketchup Ninja! I hope I can keep up this pace. An Anon suggested that I make APNG animated out of the pages where the panels pop up after another and I like the idea, but I feel like I might as well make a flash animation out of it, the way it was meant to be. Unfortunately, I don't have the time for it. So if anyone's up to it, just contact me, I'll show you how to get the sound files and timings.

And here's the niconico video:

http://seiga.nicovideo.jp/watch/mg16462

Chapter 02:
Ketchup Ninja Chapter 02

If you don't feel like reading it online or if you want to have the RAWs, go to this MEGA folder.

Ketchup Ninja 01

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Hey, people, here's a new manga I stumbled upon a few days ago and really liked. It's called "Ketchup Ninja" and was created by an amateur artist in the manga section of niconico. It's about the Japanese ninja girl Shinoko and her efforts to settle in her new high school life in America. I warn you though, this manga is chock full of prejudices and jokes about both America and Japan, so please do not take it too seriously. Also note that since this manga was released as a flash movie on niconico, there are pages where the panels appear one after another and stuff which I didn't change, so it might take some time to get used to it. You'll see what I mean. It's a fun manga and I hope you'll have as much fun reading it as I had.

If I had a lot more time and if I was better at video editing, I would have tried to release this manga in the same way as on niconico, i.e. as a flash animation. Maybe someone will do it in my stead in the future. The sound…