The Japanese Language

Language Overview: Japanese is the official language of Japan. The Japanese language has a classification of Japanese.

Regions Spoken: Japanese is spoken throughout Japan, and along with other countries: American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Guam, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the USA.

Population: Over 130,000,000 people spoke and lived in Japan. The total population of Japanese speakers in the world is over 133,000,000.

Dialects: There are Western Japanese and Eastern Japanese. The dialects are in a way related to Korean. The Kagoshima dialect is about 84% similar with the Tokyo Dialect.

Brief History: Japanese is a national language. About 1,000,000 people speak Japanese as a second language. The Chinese character writing system was established (Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji). Also Japanese was used in the bible from 1883-1987. The people who speak Japanese may be of the Buddhist or Shintoist religion/faith.

Japanese Translation Services

We are a professional translation company with experience and a reputation you can trust! Certified to ISO 17100, which mandates EVERY Japanese translation be revised / proofread by a second professional Japanese translator. This ISO certification is an assurance our translation company has met a wide range of process and quality assurance mechanisms that correlate in providing our clients confidence in our Japanese translations.

  • Fast free translation estimates for English to Japanese
  • Certified agency to ISO 17100 for Japanese Translation Services
  • Cost-effective rates with no hidden charges.
  • Assigned dedicated project managers
  • Our translation company's quality reference list will give you peace of mind.

Our knowledgeable staff will help you every step of the way. Our customer service and quality will bring you back!

Japanese Translation for Business

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Our Japanese Translation Teams

We have specialist teams of professional linguist in various fields and competences. These translators are experts in their industry, with relevant knowledge and experience. We assign translation teams to work according to their business sector skill sets.

We have a large number of mother tongue Japanese translators and interpreters dispersed all around the world. Our global Project Management presence and dispersed teams of Japanese translators means that we can offer you real advantages where you have tight turnaround requirements.

Japanese Transcreation

There are a wide range cultural aspects in the Japanese speaking world that can vary quite significantly depending on the region. For example, many colors, symbols and region specific slang can have implications that can be quite different to those intended. It is vital that text be adapted accordingly.

In the translation industry we use the term ‘Transcreation’ to refer to this adaptation of a text to suit the cultural understanding of a specific target audience.

It can be a challenging task for a business to expand into the Japanese market. It’s vitally important that marketing and advertising messages are correctly adapted to this audience, while not compromising the original purpose, style, tone and context of the message. An awareness of local cultural nuances and adapting your text accordingly is why our Japanese translators only translate into there native tongue.

Japanese Website Localization

In the age of globalization, localizing your website into Japanese is a highly cost-effective investment and an easy way to expand your business presence in that target market. We can professionally translate your website into Japanese, retaining its meaning and flavor as per your original content.  Don’t insult your prospective customers by using a “free website translation tool” that does nothing more than show disrespect; this is not a good start in building a client relationship.  We can work in HTML, XML, ASP, PHP, GIF, JPEG, Joomla, Drupal, PNG, and CMS.