Tricky Translations #2: The Four Heavenly Kings
Here's why the phrase "Four Heavenly Kings" appears in so many translations and why it's surprisingly tough to translate.
Tricky Translations #4: “I” & “Me” in Japanese
There are dozens of ways to say "I" and "me" in Japanese. Let's look at how they work and who uses each one!
Video Games and Japan’s Three Main Writing Systems
Japanese game text has transformed in a unique way since the 1970s. Here's a look at how and why.
Viral and Memorable Mistranslations of Japanese Game News
There are plenty of games with bad translations, but game *news* can get poorly translated too. Here are some examples.
What Do Japanese Fans Call These Legendary Pokemon?
Raikou, Entei, and Suicune... Are they dogs, cats, or something else?
What Do Japanese Fans Think of the Leaked Pokémon Spaceworld Demo?
A holy grail of secret Pokémon info was just released - how have Japanese fans reacted to it?
What Does This New Pokemon X/Y TCG Card Say?
Some Pokemon trading cards feature decorative Japanese text. What does this text say?
What That Tourist Lady Says in Pokémon X/Y
An NPC in the English game speaks in Japanese. What does she say? And what does she say in the Japanese game?