J-En Translations is an educational website with resources for people interested in the Japanese to English localization industry.
You can find articles on improving translation skills, interviews with professional translators, editors, letterers etc., books and resources on translation, and a podcast on amazing English translations in media.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about how to get into Japanese - English translation or about media localization (specifically games, manga, and anime.)
- All The Video Game Localizations – Translation Link Roundup [January 2018]Translation What We Talk About When We Talk About Translation – Deborah Smith talks about her translation of The Vegetarian. And how translations are so heavily rooted […]
- Caleb Cook – Manga Translator – Interviews With Localizers– Discussions with people in the Japanese media localization industry – Caleb Cook Can you tell us about yourself? I’m Caleb, and I’ve been a freelance manga […]
- Freelancers Should Play PokemonGOWhether you’re a Poke-fan or not, as a freelancer you should probably try out PokemonGO. As a freelancer who works from home you’ll probably find yourself rooted […]
- Why The Localization of Final Fantasy VII Remake Is AmazingWhen I was in secondary school (when I had more time) I played Final Fantasy IX, VIII, VII, then X and X-2. I was hooked. So when the Final Fantasy VII Remake was announced […]
FAQ For Aspiring Translators
Frequently asked questions for aspiring Japanese to English media translators.
Freelance Industry Advice
Interested in more concrete advice on working as a freelance translator? Check out these articles!
Translation Skills Advice
Want to work on your Japanese translation skills? Then these are the articles for you!
Interviews With Localizers
Interested in the Japanese media translation industry? Read interviews with translators, project managers, editors, and localizers who work with video games, manga, novels, and more!
Japanese Talk Online
Tips, tricks and resources about studying Japanese language.