"okama" in #japanese can refer to transvestites and many other things. Japanese games refer to it, do their English translations dare to properly translate it?
This is what a 'bad guy' in #japanese media looks like, in this exaplanation of the weakness in 7elevens new mobile payment system.
With retro games, games are sometimes just available in one language, for example #japanese . How would one play the game without knowing Japanese? #libretro started a project to run OCR over game screens and translate!
#legendsoflocalization about getting a #japanese translation for an English game
The crossing in front of my flat got this nice #japanese gadget installed.
At day, you see a bit of plastic and solar cells. At night, you see that there is a ring of red led which flash after each other, so looks like a 'light running in circles'. There is a proximity sensor inside, when a car approaching the frequency of the flash gets increased. So, as soon as you see the crossing from far, you can guess from the frequency whether other cars are approaching or not.
About the main #japanese writing systems, and how computer games in the past and today deal with these:
Foolishness can only be cured by death.
#japanese proverbs are hard to beat.
Linux / Japan / tinkering with technology
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