The art of turning a manga of one language into one of a different language. Includes translation of the story and editing of the actual artwork. Scanslations are done by fans for the whole fan community.
Scanslation groups are part of a large online manga fanbase.
by Anon. February 28, 2004
is a term used by manga (Japanese fly comic) otaku that means to scan the comic and translate from Japanese to English
Otaku1 : When is the new volume of Naruto coming out?
Otaku2 : I don't know. No one scanslates it yet.
by donnotaddme April 7, 2011