Guess who just finished this .. Yeahhh meee! I’m so proud of myself. First doujin in years :D
This doujin based on Hetalia Fanfiction ‘Bowmore12′ (Writer:@eldest-and-youngest-of-three). If you like this doujinshi, don’t forget to read the original work too! I can assure you that it’s better than this doujin :)
**and none of these background images (ex: room, tablescape) is mine. If you wanna see the original pictures or how I work, you can ask me right away.**
@eldest-and-youngest-of-three - I wanna tell you how much I adore your story. I just can’t resist cute domestic scoteng and you make them so good. so perfect. This part is my favourite part of your fiction and I have so much fun drawing them. Thank you for your work. It’s so good to have a wonderful writer like you in this tiny ship :))
PS: Sorry I took so long. Scotland is just so hard to draw (I still can’t draw him right). Hope you like it :)
TOUHOU GAMES, MUSIC, AND MOST DOUJINSHI ARE *NOT FREE*. I REPEAT, THEY ARE *NOT FREE*.
I’m not going to call out anybody in particular, as that does nothing but start up drama. But I have been seeing various people in various places promoting Touhou as “free”. This is absolutely not true. I have no idea who started this or how it has become any different from your “free” fansubs and scans.
I’m not going to judge you on what you do, but stop kidding yourself. You’re stealing. If you are aware of that, it’s fine. I won’t go into the whole problem with the current new generation and their “I must have it, it’s my right” mentality.
Touhou is pretty much independent from the mainstream scene, yes. But these are still products created for entertainment. Worst off, you’re not stealing from “the man”, as most of the works you love so much are made by very small groups of dedicated fans. ZUN, the creator of this whole fandom, doesn’t get any money from anything but the games and things he actually creates or is a part of himself. He has very graciously allowed fans to create and sell the work they make.
I live in Japan now, and while admittedly it’s much, much easier to buy from and support the fandom directly here, it’s not impossible to support it if you actually want to. When I bought my copy of Embodiment of the Scarlet Devil more than 10 years ago, I paid about $60 to get it in America. Now, it’s much easier to get the games, merchandise, and music legitimately all over the world.
Lately, I have been talking with some circles and industry folk that rather find the outsider mindset that the things they create are for free disheartening and somewhat infuriating. When their music is on youtube or their comics are on scan sites the day after release… I mean, how would you feel? To top it off, twitter and forums are just crawling with people impatiently freaking out about the time it takes for them to get their “scans and rips.” I have to wonder if when I go to Comiket and Reitasai the creators look at me (I’m very obviously not Japanese) and wonder if I’m the person who will rip off their work and set it free to the slobbering, demanding masses.
Again, I’m not one to judge. Many of the creators are happy to have fans all over the world. I know many of the people who think all this stuff is free are most likely kids. Many say “if I could afford it I would.” And well, that’s on you. I, for one, kept my promise that I would buy things when I could. I have hard copies of most of the games, over 200 Touhou CDs, lots of merch, and a shelf of Touhou manga and doujinshi. I most likely wouldn’t have that much if I didn’t live in Japan, but what I had before I came here was still a decent amount for the time. I’m also an adult with a job, so that helps too.
Just don’t kid yourself. Support the creators. Support the fandom you claim to love and promote. It was never free. Stop saying it is.