Then I discover there are translations on the net of The Two Whiners novel, the Brat Queen of Kyou, and Second Taiki. Someone has saved me an awful lot of time. Someone is also a helluva lot better at Japanese than I, but then most people are.
Then I Cleaned All The Things. Then I went to the laundromat so my lungs could recover from Cleaning All The Things, where I encountered my brother, of all people, who still hasn't bought a new dryer. And we had a discussion about just where all the dust comes from when there's only one or two people in the house shedding hair and skin cells.