volare LLC was founded in Dec 2015, and is an off the beaten path translating shop with an amazing select coterie of novels. Previously existing as http://volaretranslations.com in 2016, volare hit a high of ~30K on the Alexa index, giving voice to the popularity of our novels. Moving forward in 2017 as simply volare, we seek to soar into wondrous novels with our readers!
We seek to give a voice to the atypical, the quirky, the flabbergasting plot twists and are equally fascinating ourselves. 😀
etvolare (GDK, SOTR, owner) – Eccentric fantasy, scifi and xianxia bookworm who’s also a practical romanticist. Frequently called “etvo” by the online community and 艾菲爾 (艾菲尔) by Asian media, she currently resides in Taiwan. She used to work in finance/banking but has now made translating her job. She translates crowd favorites SOTR on Wuxiaworld and GDK here, as well as short stories that strike her fancy here on volare. Always on the lookout for a twist on mainstream stories, let’s go fly into a good story! Pika!
SOTR is published 10x a week and GDK 7x a week.
Beehugger (SS) – A soon to graduate college undergrad student who enjoys reading and translating and procrastinating from his mountains of homework. He also plays Hearthstone for those who are interested in that.
SS is published 3x a week.
Chiyomira (PAH) – Chiyomira is a coffee-powered translator that sometimes doesn’t think out her decisions that well, so now she translates a total of 6 series. However, she doesn’t regret! She has the confidence to say, all her series are worth your read!
PAH is published 4x a week.
Craxuan (SRH) – Hey guys, it’s Craxuan. Currently I’m translating Single Player Only, Spirit Realm and now Star Rank Hunter. The reason I picked this up was because there are a lot of Wuxia Xianxia translated stories out there, but not nearly enough in other genres like horror, sci-fi, slice of life etc. I aim to change this slowly, starting with Star Rank Hunter. I sure hope y’all will enjoy this!
SRH is published ~5x a week.
Dreamer (DWGMSFF, SUL) – A student who escapes reality with Chinese books and dramas. She likes to stay awake till the wee hours to read and translate, and so got great big panda eyes. Likes to translate funny, ancient books. Hope you all enjoy my translations!
DWGMSFF is published 2x a week. SUL is complete.
Grace (Your Highness) – Hey everyone! My name is Grace. I’m the translator of Your Highness, I know my wrongs! Originally, I started off blogging on my blog at liveandlearn88.com. I only started translating because I wanted to lure more readers into my blog. But after translating such a great novel, I actually enjoy doing it! I hope you all like my work. I will be coming out with a new novel in March. Stay tuned.
Your Highness is complete.
Grenn (Poisoning the World) – Hi everyone! I’m Grenn. I come from Rotten Translations, which is a small wordpress. Along with Wenhui, our team other translator, Marci and Eris, our two editors, we arrived with Poisoning the World : The Secret Service Mysterious Doctor is a Young Beastly Wife (quite a mouthful, right?). It’s a very long romance novel, but it’s quite interesting and a bit crazy. Although we are not the fastest, we are very steady with our releases. If we were to talk just about me, I started as reader like most of us here, then began to self-learn Chinese in order to read raws and ended up becoming a slow translator instead. Nowadays, I took real Chinese class to consolidate my knowledge which help quite a lot with translation speed. 😛 I’m an ambitious language learner, but right now still stuck mastering Chinese as a fourth language.
Poisoning the World is published 7x a week.
hazlexnut (History’s Strongest Senior Brother) – Knees weak, arm is broken.
History’s Strongest Senior Brother is published 50x a month.
Hungry (True Cultivators) – Hi guys, I’m Hungry and I love food because it’s the most amazing thing in the world next to girls and of course novels! My hobbies include sleeping, eating, and traveling. If I could be one thing in the world, I would be me, because I love me and as for if there’s anything special about me, there’s really isn’t. I’m just an average human, looking for the meaning in life, who also finds joy through meeting reading light novels. Ya’ll can hit me up, and I’ll reply asap as long as I’m not eating or sleeping. I get grumpy without coffee… OHHH MUST MENTION MY LOVE FOR COFFEE. It is THE most amazing discovery of man! Suspected masochist.
True Cultivators is published 3x a week.
Mehxistence (HSSB) – Came to read webnovels through Baka-Tsuki. Now a NEET and waiting till July/August for Uni
History’s Strongest Senior Brother is published 50x a month.
Premonition (CCG, CEO, GFS) – Some say he owns the bank, and that he’s the gentleman.
CCG is published 2x a week and CEO 5x a week.
Roxerer (RW) – Roxerer is a mechanical engineer student like Roland and hopes to follow in his steps in the future.
He also has a patreon account
RW is published 5x a week.
Ruyi (FDFH, PGC) – Rogue translator found and caught in the wild, always munching through raws for the next great plot twist, spoiler, or power-up item. Currently in search of the fabled No Typo Paradise. An incredible FGO addict.
PGC is published 5x a week. FDFH is complete.
Selutu (SFS) – Love, D.vA! Nerf This! No hacks required.
SFS is published 5x a week
timebun (EEWC, Hidden Marriage) – Working full time and translating to feed the hearts of little bun fans! Usually lurking around on Discord. Founding mother of the bun cult.
EEWC is published 5x a week and HM is published 5x a week.
Tranzgeek (FM) – Fellow student who can only wish that my academic career can be filled with lots of luck just like Lin Lin. Please send me more meat pies!!! If only I could brain fart through class… anyways be sure to check out the other place I live: tranzgeek.wordpress.com where I talk about upcoming adaptations and translate some more novels that have a more realistic feel to them.
FM is published 2x a week.
Kurisu (GFS) – Hi everyone, it’s Kurisu desu! I’m the former translator for GFS and a translator for an upcoming series “The Mechanical Heart”. While my abilities to translate pales in comparison to other translators here, my hardworking ability loses to none! My name might mislead you to think that I am a girl but I am not! I am actually a guy and totally not a trap! With that out of the way, it’s a pleasure to meet you guys!
GFS is discontinued.
Broosk – etvo likes to call him the lifesaver as her eyes just tend to bug out whenever there’s any technical discussion (aptly termed by Broosk the goldfish effect). This wondrous technomancer manages the server of many of the translation sites, odds are he’s responsible for keeping some of your favorite novels online.
angerthosenear – Some say he doesn’t live up to his name very well, and that he can’t stop breaking his computers, and is only skill is Googling. He’s not The Stig, but he is the Stig’s tech savvy cousin!
Special shout out to Tamashii and Mitch as well!