Beyond Translation. Beyond Words.

Polished Japanese Translation and Localisation Services

At Word Connection, we deliver polished English to Japanese translation and localisation services to an international client base. Working from our headquarters in France and Japan, we support our clients in their own time zones. Our professionals boast expert knowledge of many industry sectors and understand your new target market. We have built our impressive reputation by providing exceptional Japanese translations and localisation. We call it Japalization.

Experienced project managers evolve the perfect team and the right strategies for your project. Expertly written marketing material, creative pieces, online content and subtitles will enrich and tailor your message. Stylish voiceovers optimise impact and deliver impressive results.  We enable you to bridge cultural barriers while enhancing your international reputation because translation is an art, not a science.

Why Choose Word Connection?

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  • ISO 17100 and ISO 9001 Certified
  • Headquarters in both Europe and Japan
  • Native Japanese speakers
  • Dedicated project managers
  • Translators with experience of your industry
  • Trusted by governments and global brands
  • Expert Japanese localisation
  • Expert Japanese translation
  • Japanese to English translation
  • Japanese proofreading and editing
  • Subtitles and voiceovers
  • Unified multilingual translations

Partnership with Japanese Copywriters Press Co.

We are delighted to have formed a partnership with Press Co., a highly regarded Japanese business specialising in proofreading, editing and creative writing. Our clients can now benefit from their considerable expertise. All text and content can be edited to ensure that it is well-structured, consistent and factually correct.

Press Co.’s professional editors are also able to assess copy for clarity, logical argument, tone and style.  Proofreaders will identify spelling mistakes and poor grammar while talented writers use their creativity to deliver truly memorable content. Our partnership ensures that our clients benefit from highly readable, accurate and engaging copy.

Trusted Partner

Trusted by brands, corporations and governments, we ensure that our clients truly connect with their audience.

Timely Delivery

We strive to meet your deadlines without sacrificing quality or style.  Your messages will be delivered on time, every time.


Translations are crafted with care to retain their original character but are tailored to impress your new target audience.

Speak Your Customers Language

Our talented linguists are all native Japanese speakers, industry experts and professional translators. Working closely as a team and guided by their project manager, they deliver polished and unified documents, digital content and videos.

Your messages retain their integrity and unique character and yet are perfectly adapted to your Japanese audience.


We know translation quality matters. Our talented linguists can audit and enhance your translated texts to adapt your words for a new market while retaining the character and impact of the original copy. A literal translation may not be an effective one, but we can effect a transformation.

Document Translation

From financial reports, technical translation and legal documents to scientific articles and instruction manuals, our industry experts deliver accurate translations. Precise legal and linguistic localization eliminates misunderstandings, litigation and financial losses.

Digital Content

We craft content with impact, tailored to your market, which truly resonates with your new audience. Retaining the essence of your original message, we create highly readable text, regardless of the complexities of your business or project. Speak to Word Connection if your business requires website translation, app localization or website localization.

Video Translation

Expert video translation and transcription services ensure that your video productions are distinguished by stylish voice-overs, accurate translations and subtitling. The right words perfectly expressed maximise the impact and appeal of your messages.


We handle the entire DTP process for you, delivering Japanese text which is the perfect fit for your labelling and packaging. Retaining the integrity of the original words, our translations are tailored to your new market but will fit effortlessly into your layouts.

SEO & Social Media

Support your digital content with regionally tailored SEO and insightful social media posts which maximise the reach and impact of your important messages. Why not give your brand both an inspiring new voice and the competitive edge?

Gain Efficiency Through Technology

There is no substitute for talented Japanese language translators, but CAT tools are essential assistants. We have invested in the latest technology to ensure that we can offer you the greatest translation quality,  flexibility and consistency.

CAT Tools guarantee uniformity and save time by removing the necessity to translate recurring words and phrases. However, all work is double-checked, corrected and finalised by our linguists.

Industry Sectors

Here at Word Connection we offer Japanese / English translation and localisation for a large range of industry sector, providing everything from medical translation to translation for the video, travel, automotive and technology sectors.

Our experts are skilled linguists but also understand both the unique nature of your industry and the nuances of your space. Each industry sector poses its own set of challenges. Our accomplished translators and project managers boast the experience required to overcome them all.

We are confident that our Japanese translation and localisation services will ensure that you impress your new audience. But what we offer extends much further than simply retaining the meaning and impact of your messages. We work hard to keep up to date with changes to regulations and guidelines so that you can also expect compliant translations – every time.


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