Join Us!


We are currently recruiting:


Level of need:  Medium (Closed for Korean)

Translators (Japanese/Korean/Chinese/Vietnamese)

What you do: You translate the project into English

Basic requirements: You must know the language (Japanese/Korean/Chinese/Vietnamese) very well or be fluent in it.
You should have basic knowledge of or be fluent in English.

For C-E translators: You'll need to take this TEST.
For J-E translators: You'll need to take this TEST. (Choose ONE only, with or without furigana)

Level of need: Closed

What you do: You take the translated text and check and correct any incorrect grammar, spelling and rephrase sentences if needed.

Basic requirements: You must be fluent in English.

You'll need to do the proofreader TEST

Level of need:  High


What you do: You remove text and make the manga look pretty (By leveling, cropping and redrawing etc.)

Basic requirements:  You need to read tons of tutorials about cleaning and practice cleaning extensively if you haven't had any prior experience in cleaning manga.

You'll need to do the Cleaner TEST.

Level of need:  Low


What you do: You put the proofread text onto the manga that has been cleaned by a cleaner, you may have to remove text if the cleaner has missed it

Basic requirements: Basic knowledge of photoshop.

You'll need to do the Typesetting TEST.

Level of need:  High


What you do: You clean and typeset

Basic Requirements: Basic knowledge of photoshop.


Level of need:  Closed

Quality Checkers

What you do: You check over the chapter before it is released. You correct any typos, clean anything a cleaner has missed or put in text where a typesetter missed. You make the credits for each chapter.

Basic requirements: Knowledge in cleaning, typesetting. fluent in English, very observant, creative.


Steps to apply to join our group:

  1. Take the appropriate test.
  2. Create an account on the forum:  click here to go to the forum in question.
    1. If you don't see the button to join the forum, click here to go directly to that page.
  3. Go to this page:  click here
    1. You must be a member of the forum before you can access that page.
  4. Create a new thread on that page with "[your nickname] application"
    1. Example:  "Radioactivekitty's application"
  5. In that thread, you need to include the following information:
    1. Your name or nickname.
    2. The specific position(s) that you are interested in.
    3. A small biography about yourself.
      1. In the biography area please note what  experience/ability or language fluency that you might (or might not) have.  We may be able to provide you with training in an area that you lack skills for.
    4. The timezone that you live in.
    5. Don't forget to attach your test to your post or insert a link to where we can download your test!
  6. If you need any help, you can ask for it in our Discord server at the top of every page in the forum :)
    1. We'll do our best to help you, but you can always send an email to admin [at] fos-scans {dot} com to contact an administrator.
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