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Jul - The Cutting Room Floor - Any Japanese text need translating? New poll - New thread - New reply
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Posted on 03-01-11 02:14:36 AM Link | Quote
that is more than certainly just part of the texture of the skull, I'm afraid.
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Posted on 03-01-11 12:35:55 PM Link | Quote
I agree that it does look like something (enough to make me take a closer look, anyway!), but unfortunately it's nothing in Japanese either.
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Posted on 03-17-11 03:50:35 AM Link | Quote
Found this in Tetrastar: The Fighter:



I haven't really played the game much, but this just looks unused to me.
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Posted on 03-17-11 04:21:45 AM (last edited by GlitterBerri at 03-17-11 04:23 AM) Link | Quote
モンテイ

いただきま〜す!

Monty: Here I come!/Bon appetit!
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Posted on 03-17-11 04:12:25 PM Link | Quote
It's itadakimasu in the mouth. Don't compare bon appetit to it...
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Posted on 03-17-11 07:08:30 PM Link | Quote
If you've got a better equivalent to what I offered, by all means, go ahead. "Itadakimasu" is, like "Bon appetit", a phrase said at the start of a meal. Its meaning changes slightly when it's not associated with food, hence the "Here I come!"
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Posted on 03-19-11 01:55:50 AM Link | Quote
It should be pretty obvious that the developers meant "bon appetit!" by the fact that it's inside his mouth.
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Posted on 03-24-11 05:37:49 AM (last edited by Waffle Ryebread at 03-24-11 06:21 AM) Link | Quote
Comparing the two Japanese PRG revisions of Super Mario Bros. 3, I came across this in PRG1:



This block of what I'm assuming is text is much smaller in PRG0:



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Apparently, this is the Mushroom House text. The dialog boxes were made much larger in the PRG1 version:
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Posted on 03-24-11 06:59:55 AM Link | Quote
I don't know if you still need a translation, then, but...




These two are total nonsense.



I'll give you one box of your choice. I'm sure it will come in handy for something...
If you play this whistle, you'll be able to fly to far-off countries!
It's a special item you won't find anywhere else.



I'll give you one box of your choice. I'm sure it will come in handy for something...
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Posted on 03-24-11 12:44:55 PM Link | Quote
I've seen "Itadakimasu" translated a bunch of ways in fandubs (terrible source I know). "Thanks for the food" or "Let's Eat" are the two most common that I see.

I never knew it could mean "Here I come", that's kinda cool.
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Posted on 03-25-11 12:43:01 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by GlitterBerri
These two are total nonsense.
...wait a minute...

It's the US PRG with Japanese CHR applied! This ROM is a fake!

What the bloody hell, GoodNES?
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Posted on 03-25-11 03:48:26 PM (last edited by GlitterBerri at 03-25-11 03:49 PM) Link | Quote
Originally posted by Darkdata
I've seen "Itadakimasu" translated a bunch of ways in fandubs (terrible source I know). "Thanks for the food" or "Let's Eat" are the two most common that I see.

I never knew it could mean "Here I come", that's kinda cool.


I guess a good way to translate it literally for both contexts would be "I'm about to indulge!"

Originally posted by Waffle Ryebread
It's the US PRG with Japanese CHR applied!


What does that mean?
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Posted on 03-25-11 03:54:35 PM Link | Quote
It seems to be the English text rendered using Japanese katakana in place of Latin letters. Kind of like a cryptogram.

So it's mostly the English-language ROM but the characters are Japanese.
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Posted on 03-25-11 04:04:15 PM Link | Quote
Got it, thanks for the explanation. It's using hiragana characters, though, with the exception of what appears to be a katakana "ピ" (pi). Does the game normally have katakana?
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Posted on 03-25-11 04:05:32 PM Link | Quote
Ah, sorry. I know essentially nothing about written Japanese and can't tell the difference *hangs her head in shame*
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Posted on 03-25-11 04:10:22 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by GlitterBerri
Got it, thanks for the explanation. It's using hiragana characters, though, with the exception of what appears to be a katakana "ピ" (pi). Does the game normally have katakana?

It looks to me like the game is just treating the characters like it would the Latin alphabet- the English text was "PICK A BOX. / ITS CONTENTS / WILL HELP YOU / ON YOUR WAY.", and you can see that it follows that pattern. (the word "CONTENTS" is a good example)
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Posted on 03-25-11 04:36:33 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by GlitterBerri
Originally posted by Waffle Ryebread
It's the US PRG with Japanese CHR applied!


What does that mean?
It means the US version of the game code is trying to use the Japanese version graphics.

Most NES games have entirely separate program and graphics ROMs, which are combined into one file for convenient storage. It just so happens that somebody combined the wrong code and graphics, and nobody's noticed until now. (Or at least, nobody's noticed and reported it to someone who can get it out of GoodNES.)
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Posted on 03-26-11 08:25:58 PM Link | Quote
I'm going to do some nitpicky version difference comparisons for SF2 so I'd like to know what it says under the magic and item columns here.

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Posted on 03-26-11 08:29:33 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Abaxa
I'm going to do some nitpicky version difference comparisons for SF2 so I'd like to know what it says under the magic and item columns here.



まほう-MAHOU - "Magic"
おぼえていない-OBOETEINAI - "Not remembering" or "None memorized"

もちもの-MOCHIMONO - "Item"
もっていない-MOTTEINAI - "Not having" or "Having nothing"

Is that what you wanted?
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Posted on 03-27-11 04:32:42 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Imajin
Originally posted by Abaxa
I'm going to do some nitpicky version difference comparisons for SF2 so I'd like to know what it says under the magic and item columns here.



まほう-MAHOU - "Magic"
おぼえていない-OBOETEINAI - "Not remembering" or "None memorized"

もちもの-MOCHIMONO - "Item"
もっていない-MOTTEINAI - "Not having" or "Having nothing"

Is that what you wanted?


In this context, I'd say..

まほう-MAHOU - "Magic"
おぼえていない-OBOETEINAI - "Haven't Learned"

もちもの-MOCHIMONO - "Items"
もっていない-MOTTEINAI - "Don't Have"
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