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Japanese accent voice-over recordings

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Japanese accent voice-over recording services

As an established Voice-Over Agency and Subtitling Studio, Matinée has been providing Japanese accent voice-over production services for over 30 years. We are based in Reading, just 40 miles from London. We offer a selection of the very best Japanese voice talent, at an affordable price.

We supply and record native Japanese accent voice talent, for documentary, advertising, corporate video, eLearning or telephone message prompts. Just send us the script and we’ll record it wild, or to picture at no extra cost. We’ll deliver the audio back to you within a quick turnaround time, via FTP, and in any file format you require.

Please complete the Quick Quote form below and we’ll respond within one hour. Check out our FAQs for more information about voice-over recordings in Japanese accent. For more information, and to check the availability of our Japanese accent voice-artists, contact us today on +44(0)118 958 4934, or email project@matinee.co.uk

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    English Voice Over in Japanese Accent for Al Jazeera

    Case Study

    Aljazeera TV  created this documentary “view finder”. This documentary follows a chess player’s life in South America.

    Dait-A is the voice of the narrator in this promotional video. He recorded in English with his native Japanese accent.

    Select a voice-over language

    Choose English read in a foreign accent

    Select a subtitle language

    Origins of the Japanese language and accent

    Not much is known about the Japanese language until it appeared in the 8th century. It does appear however to have a Chinese influence. Settlers from nearby pacific islands and from Asia are thought to have come to Japan and sound changes and differences in vocabulary appear between the 1100s and the 1600s. This new language was called Late Middle Japanese.

    Portuguese sailors began trading with the Japanese in the 1500s and as a result, Japanese has some Portuguese loan words. Tokyo became the largest city in Japan, which influenced the dialect and eventually it became Standard Japanese. Since 1945 the Japanese language has been influenced by European words, most commonly English and this is thought to be due to the emergence of new technology.

    Brazil has a large Japanese migrant community. The people began to arrive in Brazil in 1908 and many of them became coffee plantation owners.

    Standard Japanese is taught in schools and used for official purposes, but there is also a common language called Kyotsugo, meaning common language and this can be heard in homes throughout Japan.

    There are a large number of Japanese dialects and some, in more remote mountainous regions, are not mutually intelligible. Many European speakers now know how to speak a few words in Japanese, thanks to the popularity of computer games such as World of Warcraft and others, which feature Japanese speakers.

    To hear a Japanese person speaking English with a Japanese accent, listen to the Johnathan Ross interview with Yoko Ono.
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