DISCON III PANEL: Anime and Manga in Translation

Dec 19, 2021—11:30am EST to 12:30pm EST

Location: Washington, DC at the Omni Shoreham Hotel

Anime and Manga in Translation

Anime and manga are frequently altered during the process of translation. Changes can range from small shifts in wording for the sake of comprehension to significant changes in plot and character. How do Western publishers and media companies decide what changes to make for their English-speaking audiences? When do these changes work well, and when do they damage the story? Are fans who don’t speak Japanese missing out?
Calvert Room, 11:30 am EST