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Japan Association of Translators Shares Worries About High-Volume AI Manga Translation

Japan Association of Translators Shares Worries About High-Volume AI Manga Translation Japan Association of Translators Shares Worries About High-Volume AI Manga Translation

Japan Association of Translators Shares Worries About High-Volume AI Manga Translation

In May, it was announced that publisher Shogakukan, JIC Venture Growth Investments (part of the state-backed Japan Investment Corp.) and more had invested 2.92 billion yen (about $19 million) in having the company Orange use artificial intelligence to translate 50,000 manga into English during the …Read more  »

Survey Says Nintendo Is One of Japanese Parents and Grandparents’ Top Choices For Their Kids to Work

Survey Says Nintendo Is One of Japanese Parents and Grandparents’ Top Choices For Their Kids to Work Survey Says Nintendo Is One of Japanese Parents and Grandparents’ Top Choices For Their Kids to Work

Survey Says Nintendo Is One of Japanese Parents and Grandparents’ Top Choices For Their Kids to Work

Risk Monster, a credit management company located in Tokyo, does a yearly survey titled Organizations Where I Want my Children/Grandchildren to Work. A total of 800 people were surveyed, evenly split with 200 having a daughter, 200 having a son, 200 having a granddaughter, and …Read more  »

Oxford English Dictionary Adds 23 Japanese Words, Including Isekai and Tokusatsu

Oxford English Dictionary Adds 23 Japanese Words, Including Isekai and Tokusatsu Oxford English Dictionary Adds 23 Japanese Words, Including Isekai and Tokusatsu

Oxford English Dictionary Adds 23 Japanese Words, Including Isekai and Tokusatsu

This month the Oxford English Dictionary is adding 23 Japanese words, including isekai and tokusatsu! OED’s website explains: Isekai is a Japanese genre of science or fantasy fiction featuring a protagonist who is transported to or reincarnated in a different, strange, or unfamiliar world. The …Read more  »

Classic Dragon Ball Z, Saint Seiya Anime Soundtracks Head to Vinyl for 1st Time Outside of Japan

Classic Dragon Ball Z, Saint Seiya Anime Soundtracks Head to Vinyl for 1st Time Outside of Japan Classic Dragon Ball Z, Saint Seiya Anime Soundtracks Head to Vinyl for 1st Time Outside of Japan

Classic Dragon Ball Z, Saint Seiya Anime Soundtracks Head to Vinyl for 1st Time Outside of Japan

Two classic anime series are making the leap to vinyl outside of Japan for the first time with the upcoming releases of the Dragon Ball Z and Saint Seiya soundtracks. Microids Records is putting both out on February 14, 2024, and they’re currently available for …Read more  »