Localisation Checking the Localization of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

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Comparing the Original Japanese version to the Localization.

Ene

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(might add more examples)
SPOILERS (This game is worth playing) SPOILERS
Its fully voice acted with both JP and ENG

Toned Down
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Note: 寝込みを襲う [Assault/attack while sleeping]

English To Science
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Opinion: Changing it to science makes her sound more stupid, but it's acceptable localization I guess.

Peeping Tom
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Note: On a different scene のぞき魔 is translated correctly

Indecent situation
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Damsel in distress
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JP: Talks like a Punk不良
ENG: Strong whamen

Particular set of skills "meme"
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Yarikata ga kitanai
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Context: Black mail if I remember correctly
Note: She speaks in a rough tone やり方がきたないね ー>やり方がきたねえな

An adult I can trust
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BL?
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Context: Iori accidentally ease-drops on a conversation that "sounds" gay
Note: On the 3rd line Juro calls what "what they are doing" おかしい/Okashii (Weird/abnormal/wrong..etc). Localization just made him hesitant.

Vitamin C
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JP: complimenting her face/skin
ENG: Vitamin C is healthy

Direct
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Despite being a Guy
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JP: Criticism - ENG: Question

Karada o kutskeru
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JP: Touching - ENG: Close

Fiddling
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Note: He's talking about fiddling with his brain, but doesn't specify so it sounds lewd.
1st image: He's blushing while saying this, and Hijiyama blushes in the next dialogue

Uruwashii
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Note: Uruwashii is untranslated
麗しい/uruwashii seems like an old fashioned way of saying 美しい/utsukushii so he's being kinda of a weirdo in the JP

Kawaii Ojousan
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Note:
The implication isn't changed, but his awkward compliment is untranslated

Confuse (Spoiler)
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JP: 惑わせる/To lead astray (from the straight path?)
ENG: Get a rise
Note: The second line is also more specific

Prince Charming, Sleeping Beauty
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Note:
The meaning isn't changed, but for some reason "gender specific fairly-tail" comparisons were changed to generic, gender neutral ones instead.
1st: [Seriously waiting for her "白馬の王子様prince on a white horse"] to [A hopeless romantic]
2nd: Good morning "眠り姫Sleeping princess" to [Good morning sleepyhead]

Hentai ne
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Not yours
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Note: A bit unsure about this one. Is she saying yours as in "girlfriend" or "property"

Those Breasts
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?
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JP: Confused
Eng: Uncharacteristic sass

Flavor txt
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Note:

悪い子ね Is untranslated

Kono Ama !
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Note: "このアマ" does not literally mean "you bitch" but it is often translated that way.

Haijin
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Note:
The meaning isn't changed, but they went with a none offensive translation
JP: 廃人 [Cripple/disabled person, invalid] (Derogatory word)

Shumi nano
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Context: He picked out her outfit

Lied about [Almost liking you/Not liking you] (Spoiler)
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Note: Need to tl and add previous scene


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Halo

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doesn't look bad from those example, some stuff seems like it'd be better worded sticking closer to the JP versions, but overall it's nothing god awful
 

Grönsak

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doesn't look bad from those example, some stuff seems like it'd be better worded sticking closer to the JP versions, but overall it's nothing god awful
I mean they have clearly toned down the sexual implications and removed slurs and for no good reason. While a few of the transaction does make more sense. (like the "living with a girl" and "an old fart I can trust")
 

namedoesntfi

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Most seem just toned down. There are a couple that felt like deviating from the original intent. And of course that anything that seems to touch (even though it doesn't) into trans territory changes significantly from the original script. :gura-pain:

Still, @Ene , do you still think it's worth playing even in EN?
 

immahnoob

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doesn't look bad from those example, some stuff seems like it'd be better worded sticking closer to the JP versions, but overall it's nothing god awful
It's bad and that's a fact, "toned down" is still censorship.
 
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