Past IJET - IJET-30 in Cairns
Ryosuke Nagao (長尾 龍介) is an English-to-Japanese/Japanese-to-English video game translator, freelance for most of his career, who went on to found the Tokyo-based EtoJ/JtoX/EtoX game localization studio “Impetus” (株式会社インピタス) in September 2015 with two veteran EtoJ colleagues. His recent work is threefold; providing the game industry with high-quality multilingual translations, recruiting and mentoring early-career game translators and prospects, and building game translator communities in each language pair and region, within and beyond Japan.
A Taste of Game Translation: With or Without Context
Come check out a lighthearted, hands-on workshop that demonstrates the pitfalls and dilemmas of video game translation, and in what ways it draws or differs from other genres of entertainment and technical translation. We plan to have a Japanese and English game apiece for you...