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.)
- Translation Chat Podcast 04 – Liz Bushouse chats about Final Fantasy VII RemakeLiz Bushouse is a Japanese to English video game translator and has worked on titles such as Phantasy Star Online 2, STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town, and Sakuna: Of […]
- Cassiel Merricat – Game Transcreator – Interviews With Localizers– Discussions with people in the Japanese media localization industry – Cassiel Merricat Why don’t you tell us about yourself? My name’s Cassiel Merricat, […]
- Translation Chat Podcast 02 – Anne Lee chats about Taisho x AliceAnne Lee is a freelance Japanese to English translator and editor, with credits including Hitorijime My Hero volumes 1-3 and video games such as Giraffe and Annika, […]
- The Girl Who Leapt Through Time – Translation Review時をかける少女 (Toki wo Kakeru Shojo) is an iconic story in Japan. It was adapted into an NHK drama, a few live-action movies, a drama CD, and most iconically, an anime movie. Most […]
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.