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Old 02-01-2017, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Ample Vigour View Post
Slops: Even Viz has fallen to the forces of lazy translation. "Don't take yakitori so lightly!" "It's on another level." etc, etc. Closing in on 20 years ago a translator told me that Japanese translates best to Victorian English, but I guess that's because she hadn't encountered Ro-Man.
Yeah, I forget exactly when it was, but there was a point while I was working for them where they had to cut their freelance rates and lay off a lot of their internal editorial staff. You get what you pay for.
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