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Wondrous Japanese-English Translations

I love reading English subtitles that are translated from Japanese. BUT NO I DON’T MEAN IT IN THE SILLY WAY!

I’ve always read the english translations whenever I hear a Japanese song, and their interesting wording– even though each translator comes up with unique word choices– always fascinates me. Well, in real life, you’ll never hear someone say that they are going to make a wish to the star that runs through darkness. (That’s from Black Rock Shooter) Sometimes, the translation sounds all nonsensical and odd, but mostly they make sense! Continue reading