How did Mitsuha (as Taki) talk to his friends in “Your Name”‘s English Dub? [JPN vs ENG]

Note: there are very minor spoilers here, as it addresses something in the first half hour of the movie.

Your Name (named 君の名は Kimi no Na Wa in Japanese) is an anime movie and pretty big hit here in Japan, and doing well overseas too. It has gotten an official English dub that had been released outside of Japan sometime after the original version.

When I heard there was going to be a dub, I got curious about how they would handle translating some things. One of them was that a scene in the Japanese version that relied on pronouns in Japanese as well as dialect inflection.

So, when the dub came out, I hunted down the scene to see how they handled it. Let’s take a look!

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – “Lost My Music” (EN/JP) Lyrics Comparison

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Today’s post compares the original “Lost my music” to the officially localized version.

The first translation is my own that I translated a few posts ago. It is a literal translation from the Japanese lyrics. The localized lyrics follow. I add some notes at the bottom.

Enjoy!

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – “God knows…” (EN/JP) Lyrics Comparison

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Today’s post compares the original “God knows…” to the officially localized version.

The first translation is my own that I translated a few posts ago. It is a literal translation from the Japanese lyrics. The localized lyrics follow. I add some notes at the bottom.

Enjoy!

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – “God knows…” Lyrics Translation

tsumeawaseIt’s on many sites, but here’s a personal (literal) translation of the song God Knows…, played as a character single and in the show, Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya). 

The format is:
Kanji
Romaji
English

Enjoy!

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – “Lost My Music” Lyrics Translation

tsumeawaseIt’s on many sites, but here’s a personal (literal) translation of the song Lost My Music, played as a character single and in the show, Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya). 

The format is:
Kanji
Romaji
English

Enjoy!

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