2 Japanese Games with Unexpected MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice References
Japanese games are full of pop culture references - you just have to know where to look.
3 Examples of Translated Jokes That Don’t Work at All
Japanese puns can be hard to localize... but the localizers really dropped the ball in this case.
4 Translations in Goonies II That Make More Sense in Japanese
This NES classic has some interesting text that doesn't seem quite right. What did it originally say in Japanese?
Culex Is Quite Different in Japanese Super Mario RPG
There's a secret boss in Super Mario RPG with Final Fantasy connections. What is he like in Japanese?
Did Professor Oak Forget His Own Grandson’s Name in Japanese?
Is this intelligent Pokemon professor as forgetful in Japanese as he is in English?
Did Project X Zone 2 Reference All These Things in Japanese?
This crossover game references many games and companies. Were these references in the Japanese version too?
Does Jane Talk About English in Japanese Kingdom Hearts?
Or does the Japanese version ask if you understand Japanese instead?
Does Japanese Disgaea Have a Horse Wiener?
Was this surprising line from the English translation in the original Japanese script?
Does Japanese Final Fantasy X Feature the Macarena Too?
Does the world of Final Fantasy X really know about 1990s Earth music? Was it mentioned in the original Japanese script?
Does Japanese Pokémon Reference Stand By Me?
This classic American movie is mentioned in early Pokémon localizations. Was it in the Japanese games too?