Translation for Travel and Tourism

Japanese to English Translation for Travel and Tourism Restaurants ・ Events ・ Promotional Materials Websites ・ Blogs ・ Social Media Menus ・ Directions and more…   With the increase in tourism to Japan in recent years, Japanese to English translation for travel

Video Game Localization

Video Game Localization Japanese to English localization, proofreading, editing of video games. I have been an avid gamer of Japanese and English games since I was 9. I love playing games in English and Japanese as well as analyzing game

Anime and Manga

Anime and Manga Translation Japanese to English translation, localization, proofreading, editing. Translate into natural English for anime and manga. Cultural understanding of both Japan and US to localize jokes and slang appropriately. Match company style guides. Tackle variety of subject

Each Translation is Unique

Translations are unique based on the type of translation, deadline, and formatting. Translation isn't just translation, it's research, proofreading, editing, formatting and more. Feel free to contact me for a free quote or advice on translation services in general.

Contact Me
  • translating Japanese for beginnersTranslating Japanese for Beginners
    Are you studying Japanese and interested in translation? But you have no idea how to translate something from Japanese into English? This article on translating Japanese for beginners is for you! […]
  • “The Professor of Magic” by Edogawa Ranpo
    I recently won 2nd place in a literary translators competition! The person who held the competition was kind enough to give feedback. Taking his advice on I went through my writing and tweaked it […]
  • all games should be localised like ni no kuniAll Games Should Be Localised Like Ni no Kuni
    Translation & Localisation in Games One thing they never explained in my Theory and Practice of Translation MA, was that translation and localisation are two different things. In fact, the […]
  • I got 2nd Place in a Literary Translation Competition!
    On March 12th 2018 J. D. Wisgo of Self Taught Japanese announced a literary translation competition for promising translators. (Japanese Translation Contest Announced: Promising Translators 2018.) […]

What J-EN Clients Say…

I highly recommend Jennifer's translation work. Not only her translation ability, but also her attitude towards work are amazingly estimable.

Ko Ohashi - Writer and Poet

Japanese Talk Online

Tips, tricks and resources about studying Japanese by Jennifer O'Donnell.

Learn Japanese