Posts tagged: japanese

Animecast: Anime 201

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After some time and delays, and thanks to a kind nudge by one of our favorite community members, the Animecast is back with yet another class in anime culture. In this Anime 201 segment, we dive into some heavy insight into the jargon that surrounds anime or rather the Japanese language. What’s a yandere? Bishoujo? Listen in and find out! Read more »

Japanese or English Dub?

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For some time, I often question myself when writing reviews on certain games that contain Japanese language tracks. My recent one was with Atelier Totori. When I get to the point of critiquing Japanese versus English, I start to question myself of “Do I really know if these Japanese voice actors are doing a good job?” To be quite honest, I can’t speak but a few coin phrases in Japanese. Although after my many years of being fascinated by Japanese culture, games, and anime; I have become good at distinguishing spoken phrases, patterns, and honorifics. Read more »