The Japanese Word “Okama” in Video Game Translations
This controversial word appears often in Japanese games - here's how it's been handled in translation since the 1990s.
Tricky Translations #1: Maou & Daimaou
These two simple words are tricky to translate. Here's why, and how they've been translated since the 1980s!
Was Samus Called a He in Japanese Metroid Too?
Players around the world were surprised to learn Samus was a woman. Was it a surprise in Japan too?
What a Certain Line About Gender Roles Says in Japanese
This translated line seems out of place at first glance, so let's take a look at the full scene in question.
Why Watt’s Gender in Paper Mario Has Caused Confusion
Why does Nintendo call this character a "he" half of the time but a "she" at other times?