JBI Studios' Blog on Voice-Over, Dubbing, and Multimedia Localization.

October 21, 2020

Localizing for the Hispanic Community

We’ve covered some tips for localizing for Latin America in a previous blog, but another thing to keep in mind is that the U.S. has 41 […]
September 16, 2020

Latin America Localization Tips

Latin America is a vast region that includes South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico, which all speak romance languages (mainly Spanish, Portuguese, French). The […]
April 29, 2020
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How to Effectively Localize Video Games For Japan

Japan is the third largest video game market in the world following the U.S. and China. However, Japanese gamers spend the most money per user at […]
April 15, 2020
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Spain: A Dubbing Country

Spain is a country that has a strong dubbing culture much like Italy. In Spain, most American TV shows and films are dubbed into Castilian Spanish, […]
March 25, 2020
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Seiyuu: the Artists of Japanese Dubbing

Seiyuu or seiyu (声優) is a Japanese term used for Japanese voice actors and actresses. It is a robust industry in Japan that produces a large […]
February 19, 2020
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Linguistic Differences Between Japanese and English

Japanese localization, whether it’s providing subtitles or voice-over/dubbing in Japanese, can be a particularly challenging as well as a rewarding process. Japan is about the size […]
February 12, 2020
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Differences Between European French vs Canadian French

We discussed in a previous blog why it is crucial to know the different regions you want to target when localizing into French for your business. […]
January 29, 2020
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The Japanese and Korean Languages: Similarities and Differences

With the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo this year, we will be having at least one Japanese themed blog post each month leading up to the games. […]
January 2, 2020
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The Difference Between Latin American Spanish and Castilian Spanish (Spain)

Happy New Year! As the first blog of 2020, we will explore one of the most common questions we receive as a localization studio: what is […]