Talk:Spice & Wolf

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Horo's closer to 600 years old, not 200. :l

I say Horo's 1000years old.[edit]

...then again I have nothing to back it up, but then neither do you.

So until some body shows me some solid evidence (i.e. written sentence), this point is moot.


--Oni 17:38, 8 February 2008 (PST)

Line on Main Page[edit]

"Possible errors in the Japanese text publish will be expected to be higher, due to the unavailability of a human Japanese RAWS -> Japanese Text -> English translator."

What's this mean exactly?--Velocity7 21:45, 8 February 2008 (PST)

I think he means the OCR is not made by someone who's proficient in Japanese, so there may be errors in the process. Seven Eleven 06:58, 9 February 2008 (PST)
I think there may have been some miscommunication between Onizuka and me. We have raws, I'll be proofing the Chapter 1 raws as I translate, but I'm not that skilled in Japanese or translating yet, so there are going to be errors. That's pretty much how the project is going to go, until more skilled translators join in. Meantime, I'd like to invite anyone who know knows Japanese well to critique my draft in the Discussion Page; I'm hoping this can be a learning project for me. Thanks. AlephNull 10:36, 9 February 2008 (PST)

Volume information (for the main page)[edit]

Here's the ISBN and release information for the seven current volumes, according to

I would post it but I don't have an account.

1. Spice and Wolf - 狼と香辛料 - ISBN-10 4-8402-3302-0 (-13 978-4-8402-3302-6) - Released 2006.02.10

2. Spice and Wolf II - 狼と香辛料 II - ISBN-10 4-8402-3451-5 (-13 978-4-8402-3451-1) - Released 2006.06.10

3. Spice and Wolf III - 狼と香辛料 III - ISBN-10 4-8402-3588-0 (-13 978-4-8402-3588-4) - Released 2006.10.10

4. Spice and Wolf IV - 狼と香辛料 IV - ISBN-10 4-8402-3723-9 (-13 978-4-8402-3723-9) - Released 2007.02.10

5. Spice and Wolf V - 狼と香辛料 V - ISBN-10 4-8402-3933-9 (-13 978-4-8402-3933-2) - Released 2007.08.10

6. Spice and Wolf VI - 狼と香辛料 VI - ISBN-10 4-8402-4114-7 (-13 978-4-8402-4114-4) - Released 2007.12.10

7. Spice and Wolf VII Side Colors - 狼と香辛料 VII Side Colors - ISBN-10 4-8402-4169-4 (-13 978-4-8402-4169-4) - Released 2008.02.10

Thanks, copied. - AlephNull 06:37, 1 March 2008 (PST)


Just like to give a big thank you to all that's involved with this. I'm not much help but I'll be snooping around to give everyone a big hug for this project. 8>

Piroko here![edit]

Hello! Piroko here. After watching Spice & Wolf, as well as hearing that there were light novels that it was based on here, I had to come and check it out. Therefore, I would like to contribute with editing the chapters for S&W novels. I'm aiming to be a dedicated project-wide editor, so here's my start! At least now my English skills won't go to waste. :P -Piroko 18:27, 16 April 2008 (PST)

Trying to do my part[edit]

I fell in love with this series after watching the anime, and decided to read the light novels too! Needless to say, I will try and do my part by editing the English translations.

Former Translating Information[edit]


  • Jan 20, 2010 - The English copyright holder Hachette Book Group has requested B-T to remove all infringing materials. As such, the English translation project is declared abandoned.
  • May 25, 2009 - Volume 4 Chapter 6 Completed
  • May 30, 2009 - Volume 4 Final Chapter Completed
  • May 30, 2009 - Volume 4 Completed
  • July 13, 2009 - Volume 2 Chapter 2 Completed
  • September 30, 2009 - Volume 2 Chapter 3 Completed
  • November 3, 2009 - Volume 2 Chapter 4 Completed

Older updates can be found here.


Project Staff[edit]

  • Project Administrator: Onizuka-GTO
  • Project Supervisor: