Tag Archives: Japanese translation

An Introduction to Japanese Game Localization

Today we’re featuring a guest post by Sarah Tangney, a translator and editor with experience working in game localization. She received her BA in English with a minor in Japanese from a small liberal arts college in the United States … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? The Struggles and Successes of Translating Mobile Apps

Starting to study Japanese in undergrad or high school, I think a lot of us imagine translating our favorite Japanese video games, anime, and movies. When I started studying Japanese in college I had a vague image of my future … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Nippon.com

The Nippon Communications Foundation (the fellows behind Nippon.com, formerly of Japan Echo) is hiring a Japanese-to-English translator. I have recently posted about Nippon.com my own blog, the awkwardly-titled A Man With Tea. The site contains articles on a wide range … Continue reading

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Announcing the Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize in Japanese Literature, Thought, and Society

The Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University is pleased to announce a prize honoring the life and work of their colleague Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society through the … Continue reading

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Western Michigan University – Summer Translation Institute

Application Deadline: May 1, 2011 *Applications received after that date will be considered based upon available space. What is the Summer Translation Institute? The Summer Translation Institute (STI), hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages at Western Michigan University, offers a … Continue reading

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