How a Kangaroo Accidentally Appeared in Tales of Phantasia’s Translation
This is a last-minute nightmare scenario for any modern game translation team.
Japanese Speech Styles & Loads of Typos in Tales of Vesperia
This "old man" stands out from the rest of the game's heroes. So how does he present himself in Japanese?
Tales of Phantasia (English) [GBA]
450+ screenshots and 9 save files from the English GBA release. One super-EXP .ips patch file included.
The Infamous “Arche F***s Like a Tiger” Scene in Tales of Phantasia
This is one of THE most infamous scenes in video game fan translation. What was it originally like in Japanese?
This Be Bad Translation #08, Tales of Berseria!
This big-name, modern translation is bursting with post-game problems.
Tricky Translations #3: False Friends & Japanese Hips
Jumping between languages is a tricky process. Here's one type of trap that fools every translator at least once.
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!
Was This Line in Tales of the Abyss a Mistranslation?
Even a basic word like "new" can change dramatically in translation. This is a perfect real-life example.