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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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Japanese-to-English Translation Basics

Originally posted on Contemporary Japanese Literature:
Once upon a time, when I was an undergraduate, I had the opportunity to take a translation seminar with one of the finest translators of Japanese literature into English. The course texts she selected…

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Call for Papers: publication projects on the subject of manga for girls/women

In attempting to analyze the discursive aspects of shôjo or josei bunka (cultures created by and for girls/women) in contemporary Japan, we initially should reconfirm that shôjo manga have generally been regarded as a central force in the  “discovery ” … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Translator Japanese – UK English, Nintendo of Europe [Germany] [Europe]

Institution: Nintendo of Europe Location: Frankfurt, Germany Education: degree in Japanese or translation or equivalent experience Languages: UK English, Japanese (German not required) Current as of Jan. 14, 2013. Our European Localization Department in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) is looking … Continue reading

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Job Opening: (Contract) Translator (Japanese/English)

Company: Nintendo of America Location: Redmond, WA Education: not listed, some experience required Posted Sept. 27, 2012 to LinkedIn.com Nintendo of America Inc. The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Bilingual Product Specialist (Japanese/English), Nintendo

Company: Nintendo Location: Redmond, WA Education: BA and JLPT 1 Posted: Aug 2 (Aug 8 to LinkedIn) Description of Duties Translates game text, scripts, manuals and other text as requested Provides input regarding localizing game content Translates in-game text, voice … Continue reading

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