Why “Hai” Doesn’t Always Mean “Yes” in Japanese
Even simple ideas like "yes" and "no" are troublesome when translating between Japanese and English. Here are some examples why.
Why Final Fantasy Tactics’ “Little Money” Line Is So Incredibly Slow
Why... is... this... line... so... absolutely... slow...?
Why the Letter “W” Appears in Japanese Games All the Time
The letter W often appears in Japanese text for no apparent reason. What does it mean?
Why the Secret Skeleton Man Clucks Like a Chicken in Final Fantasy V
This hidden old man turns into a skeleton and clucks in English. But does he cluck in Japanese?