japanese videogames with scripts/furigana etc.

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Reply #1 - 2011 July 07, 11:45 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

japanese videogame scripts:
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Chrono Trigger [jp/en]**

Chrono Cross [JP] [EN] (PSN: 800円)

Dragon Quest I [jp/en]

Dragon Quest II,III,IV,V [JP]

Final Fantasy Tactics [JP] [EN] (PSN: 1000円)

Final Fantasy I [JP] (PSN: 600円)

Final Fantasy III [jp/en]

Final Fantasy IV [jp/en] [jp/en*]

Final Fantasy V [JP] [EN] [jp/en*] (PSN: 1200円**)

Final Fantasy VI [JP] [EN] [jp/en*] (PSN: 1200円**)

Final Fantasy VII [JP] [EN] (PSN: 1500円)

Final Fantasy VIII [JP] [EN] (PSN: 1500円)

Final Fantasy IX [JP] [EN] (PSN: 1500円)

Final Fantasy X [JP] [EN]

Final Fantasy XII [jp/en]

Final Fantasy XIII [jp/en]

Lufia II [jp/en*]

Mother 3 [JP] [EN]

Persona 3 [JP*] [EN]

Sakura Taisen 2 [en/jp]

Star Ocean 2 [JP]

Suikoden [JP] [EN]

Vagrant Story [JP] [EN] (PSN: 600円)

Valkyrie Profile [JP] [EN]

Xenogears [JP] [EN1][EN2] (PSN: 600円)

Xenosaga I/II/III [JP-I,II,III] [EN-II][EN-III]

Zelda - A Link to the Past [jp/en]

* = incomplete
** = the Playstation/PSN versions of these games have lengthy load times, unlike the SNES/Virtual Console releases on Wii.



notable Furigana games:
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Blue Dragon [360]
Dragon Quest IX [DS]
Golden Sun Dark Dawn [DS] (tap on kanji to see furigana)
Inazuma Eleven 1-3 [DS]
Ni no Kuni [DS]
Okami [PS2/Wii]
Professor Layton "Friendly" versions [DS]
Professor Layton - Kiseki no Kamen [3DS]
Super Paper Mario [Wii]
Wild Arms 3/4/5/Alter Code F [PS2]
Zelda - Wind Waker [GC/Wii]
Zelda - Twilight Princess [GC/Wii]
Zelda - Phantom Hourglass [DS] (tap)
Zelda - Spirit Tracks [DS] (tap)
Zelda - Ocarina of Time 3D [3DS]

Pretty sure there's a couple more (niche) DS games with Furigana but most of them arent that great from what I remember. Feel free to share if you know any big_smile

Last edited by keikei (2011 August 22, 4:13 pm)

Reply #2 - 2011 July 07, 11:56 am
ta12121 Member
From: Canada Registered: 2009-06-02 Posts: 3190

I was looking for star ocean 3. That would have been awesome but none the less, this is great.

Reply #3 - 2011 July 07, 12:38 pm
Khakionion Member
From: Nakameguro, Tokyo Registered: 2010-08-11 Posts: 62 Website

Mother 3 (Or EarthBound 2? lol) has a script available here: http://www.gamefaqs.com/gba/914622-mother-3/faqs/42740

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Reply #4 - 2011 July 08, 9:11 am
Hero of Time Member
From: US Registered: 2010-03-16 Posts: 19

Thanks a lot!

Reply #5 - 2011 July 08, 10:31 am
Oniichan Member
From: 名古屋 Registered: 2009-02-02 Posts: 269

I extracted all of the text files from Dragon Quest IX and deleted the ones without actual text.  There are over 1300 files! Here's a sample:

<PAGE>バートン「また[何/なに]か たのむかもしれないが\n そのときは よろしくな。<END>

The '\n' can simply be removed since they are probably only breaks in the text due to the limited screen size of the DS. Also, <Page> and <End> could be replaced with '\r' to create a column of sentences.

And as for readings:

...[若/わか]いもんが...

all '[' could be removed, and then all '/' replaced with '['.

Anyway, I'm considering editing out the junk from all of the files simultaneously and then dumping them into a spreadsheet. Even with a little automation, it will probably prove to be a lot of work. So, does anyone know if these scripts are already available online (in JP or EN)?

EDIT: Why bother? A: It's a fun game and it has potential as a learning tool since all kanji have furigana.

Last edited by Oniichan (2011 July 08, 10:38 am)

Reply #6 - 2011 July 08, 11:16 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

I don't think the scripts are available already but I only did a quick search using the name of the game + セリフ. Did you try to google some ingame text yet?

edit: so I just tried バートン「また何か たのむかもしれないが and got this: http://light37.web.fc2.com/dragon/dq9/d … 9quest.htm (005)

never played DQ9. it's the quest 台詞, I think? not sure how the game works. the セリフ集(ストーリー)へ page is down.

Last edited by keikei (2011 July 08, 11:35 am)

Reply #7 - 2011 July 08, 11:45 am
Oniichan Member
From: 名古屋 Registered: 2009-02-02 Posts: 269

Yeah, great idea. That site is dead, but I was able to find this one using another section of text:

http://dq9.gkwiki.com/index.html

EDIT: Nevermind. It is primarily a walk-through.

Last edited by Oniichan (2011 July 08, 11:57 am)

Reply #8 - 2011 July 12, 7:33 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

added Sakura Taisen 2 (Dreamcast/Saturn/PSP) to the OP: http://www.gamefaqs.com/dreamcast/43157 … sen-2/faqs

about the mother 3 script: it's only the english translation so i didnt add it, but i'm sure its still helpful if you're interested in that game.

Reply #9 - 2011 July 12, 8:43 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

found the FFVIII script, yay! I almost forgot about the awesome OST... kinda makes me want to replay it after all the years.

If anyone wants to help with jp. scripts, you could also look for videos on youtube or niconico and then google some story-related ingame text. that's what I just did with FFVIII without even starting the game. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yciPQEHbwvY
This guy's playthrough is pretty cool btw. He reads all the text and has a pleasent non-nerdy voice big_smile

I'm sure there's more of these. Do you guys use 実況プレイ's? (if yes which) Could add them as well if there's interest.

Last edited by keikei (2011 July 12, 9:40 am)

Reply #10 - 2011 July 12, 9:39 am
ta12121 Member
From: Canada Registered: 2009-06-02 Posts: 3190

keikei wrote:

found the FFVIII script, yay! I almost forgot about the awesome OST... kinda makes me want to replay it after all the years.

If anyone wants to help with jp. scripts, you could also look for videos on youtube or niconico and then google some story-related ingame text. that's what I just did with FFVIII without even starting the game. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yciPQEHbwvY
This guy's playthrough is pretty cool btw. He reads all the text and has a pleasent non-nerdy voice big_smile

There's probably more of these. Would it be helpful to add voiced 実況プレイ links?

minding linking the FFVIII script?

Reply #11 - 2011 July 12, 9:41 am
ta12121 Member
From: Canada Registered: 2009-06-02 Posts: 3190

nevermind, it's linked in the above ones

Reply #12 - 2011 July 12, 9:43 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

it's in the first post. looking for Breath of Fire IV and Persona 2 罪/罰 atm, no luck yet

Reply #13 - 2011 July 13, 7:21 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

Vagrant Story added.

never played that game, looks pretty interesting. reminds me of FF XII.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x96dVQFRilo

Reply #14 - 2011 July 13, 7:37 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

Woah, there's also a Final Fantasy Tactics script on the same page. Added.

Reply #15 - 2011 July 13, 7:44 am
Hashiriya Member
From: Georgia Registered: 2008-04-14 Posts: 1072

thanks for this post, i'm enjoying it wink

Edit: try and find some Mother (Earthbound) stuff... here is my contribution:
http://book.geocities.jp/onnelist/mother3.index

and English here: http://earthboundcentral.com/m3script/

Edit 2: Suikoden II would be a nice addition

Last edited by Hashiriya (2011 July 13, 7:52 am)

Reply #16 - 2011 July 13, 8:02 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

Mother 3 added, thanks! Khakionion's [EN] link is also included.

Reply #17 - 2011 July 13, 8:13 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

Hashiriya wrote:

Edit 2: Suikoden II would be a nice addition

just added the Suikoden I script. doesn't look like there's one for 幻想水滸伝 II yet.

Reply #18 - 2011 July 13, 8:53 am
Hashiriya Member
From: Georgia Registered: 2008-04-14 Posts: 1072

cool... I'm a big fan of the Tales series too wink feel free to throw any of that up there along with Super Mario RPG. So many good games out there...

Reply #19 - 2011 July 13, 10:40 am
Javizy Member
From: England Registered: 2007-02-16 Posts: 770

keikei wrote:

found the FFVIII script, yay! I almost forgot about the awesome OST... kinda makes me want to replay it after all the years.

That's what I did. You should check out epsxe. With OpenGL 2, all the real-time 3D stuff is in glorious HD, so the battles look awesome. It's a lot better in Japanese too. You'll notice that most of the characters have a unique way of speaking that didn't make it into the translation, and Cloud even had a catchphrase.

http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/3046/fullyd.th.jpg

Reply #20 - 2011 July 13, 1:04 pm
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

yea, the 3D stuff looks awesome in epsxe! I tried out a lot of different settings but 2D backgrounds and FMVs looked horrible on my LCDs (both 1920x1080), like... really pixelated. Text is not as smooth as on PS3 either, some complex Kanji are hard to read.

Your screenshot is 1920x1200. Did you have the same problems?

I actually got the PS3 version off PSN now, so I'm about to start playing.

Reply #21 - 2011 July 22, 10:35 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

http://www.zeldalegends.net/index.php?n=dumps_oot#japan

This is a text-dump of Zelda - Ocarina of Time including the japanese script + the english translation, it's not sorted but you could use CTRL+F to look up stuff. The 3DS Version is almost identical but has more Kanji (and Furigana).

Last edited by keikei (2011 July 22, 10:55 am)

Reply #22 - 2011 July 29, 10:10 am
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

Valkyrie Profile added.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2ufMBNPNOc
the jp. voice acting is so much better. wish it was on PSN.

Reply #23 - 2011 August 22, 3:01 pm
Josee Member
From: Chile Registered: 2011-08-19 Posts: 14

Hi:
Thanks a lot for these!!
I found this for Valkyrie Profile http://www.gamefaqs.com/ps/199175-valky … /faqs/8859

Reply #24 - 2011 August 22, 4:18 pm
keikei Member
Registered: 2010-12-08 Posts: 63

Hey. everytime i see "Josee" I have to think of josee, the tiger and the fish big_smile great movie!

anyway, nice find. VP needs a PSN release!

Reply #25 - 2011 August 23, 12:15 pm
Josee Member
From: Chile Registered: 2011-08-19 Posts: 14

If I had one dollar for every time I'm told that, I would have one dollar.
Anyways, yesterday I visited the japanese script for VP and everything was fine, now I get this
uヴァルキリ [・プ ファイル vというゲ [ムの台詞 Wです B
シナリオが Dきすぎる まり ャしました B
フ ッピ [の紛失とかにより途中抜けてるキャラ ります B
未完 ャですがこれからどんどん えていく予定です B
Can you visualize the website correctly?