Chrono Trigger’s Gato in Japanese
Gato's name and song were changed in translation, but how and why? Let's find out!
Did Secret of Mana Reference Final Fantasy VII?
Did Square sneakily reference two Final Fantasy VII characters years before the game's release?
Redundant Translations in Games & Anime
Redundancy problems are common in entertainment translation: here are some examples.
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!
What the Monado Symbols Mean in Xenoblade
All the Monado symbols have actual meanings in Japanese. So what do they stand for?
What Xenogears’ Beloved “Oh My Gabrino” Line Says in Japanese
A character in this sprawling JRPG shouts a very unique line in English. Is it the same in Japanese?
What’s Written on This Nopon Monado in Xenoblade X?
There's a Monado-like item in this new Xenoblade game, but what does its symbol mean?
Xenoblade Chronicles (English) [Wii]
Over 100 hours of video footage from the English Wii version of the game.