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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2012, 08:56:55 pm »
My point was about "Kage no Shinsengumi". Your translation in quotes translated BOTH terms, not just the one that is obviously a Japanese word, versus the name of the group. But I too feel the same way. It's very much a name of it's own, and trying to translate it is kinda...useless. If you don't know what the Shinsengumi is, you should probably learn a little about it first. No one saw "ninja" for the first time and knew what it meant; someone had to tell you.

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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2012, 10:00:46 pm »
I knew what a ninja was before anyone had a chance to tell me.

I knew that ninja are anthropomorphic turtles who subsist on a steady diet of pizza and kicking ass.
we are in a horrible and deadly danger

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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #22 on: October 29, 2012, 11:12:03 pm »
Here's some more!

The ones in the middle are from battle calls, while the last picture is from the end of the game.




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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #23 on: October 30, 2012, 05:38:21 am »
かくして、一つの時代が
終わりを告げた。
荒れくるう霊気も鳴りを
しずめ、太平が戻ろうと
しているかに見える。
歴史の裏で戦い続けた
「影の新撰組」の存在を
知る者は、ほとんどいないで
あろう。
彼らが、どこへ
行ってしまったのか……。
その消息も、ようとして
知れない。
やがて歴史は大きく動き、
新しい時代が始まる。
後に「明治」と呼ばれる
その時代に、何が待つのか。
それはまた
別の物語である………。

It kind of looks like there's something missing from this text. EDIT: I thought they were one big picture, but it seems the right one actually comes after the left one.

The left picture ist 寿 (longevity), the right one probably 勅令斬魔 (imperial edict: demon slaying). I think the last one is 終 ("The end").
« Last Edit: October 30, 2012, 08:34:07 am by LostTemplar »

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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #24 on: October 30, 2012, 06:31:54 am »
I think the last one is 終 ("The end").

The big Red kanji is displayed full screen during an end of game event. A NPC does some weird spell and the kanji appears.
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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #25 on: October 30, 2012, 07:50:28 am »
It’s not kanji. It’s bonji.
we are in a horrible and deadly danger

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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #26 on: October 30, 2012, 07:51:25 pm »
It’s not kanji. It’s bonji.

 :huh: i hate to ask...So I won't... :o

November 01, 2012, 01:31:46 pm - (Auto Merged - Double Posts are not allowed before 7 days.)
かくして、一つの時代が
終わりを告げた。
荒れくるう霊気も鳴りを
しずめ、太平が戻ろうと
しているかに見える。
歴史の裏で戦い続けた
「影の新撰組」の存在を
知る者は、ほとんどいないで
あろう。
彼らが、どこへ
行ってしまったのか……。
その消息も、ようとして
知れない。
やがて歴史は大きく動き、
新しい時代が始まる。
後に「明治」と呼ばれる
その時代に、何が待つのか。
それはまた
別の物語である………。

It kind of looks like there's something missing from this text. EDIT: I thought they were one big picture, but it seems the right one actually comes after the left one.

The left picture ist 寿 (longevity), the right one probably 勅令斬魔 (imperial edict: demon slaying). I think the last one is 終 ("The end").
Thanks for all your help. Everyone, that is.
« Last Edit: November 01, 2012, 01:31:46 pm by Bongo` »
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Re: Character Identification Needed
« Reply #27 on: November 13, 2012, 04:55:57 pm »
:huh: i hate to ask...So I won't... :o

Bonji are characters from the Siddham alphabet, used to write Sanskrit. That's as much as I know on the subject, though.

It's not as scary as you might have thought it was, but it probably will require tracking down someone who's familiar with the language (if it even means anything at all).