Scanlation | Editing Part 3

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) part 3:

 

This is a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

5. Cleaning

Here we finally start to get into the interesting stuff. Cleaning is the process where you remove all the Japanese from the manga. It is up to you if you want to remove SFX or not, my preference is to remove what I can and replace with the English alternative in a similar font and style.

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Scanlation | Editing Part 1

HOW TO edit for a scanlation group (basics) part 1:

 

This will be a step by step guide on the very basics of being an editor for a scanlation group.

Here is a copy of the raw image I will be using throughout this guide.

1. rotating the raw image

Most raw images come straight off the scanner with torn edges and without being perfectly rotated, so the first step is to fix this up.

To rotate the image you can use the ruler tool.

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