With Pokemon Sword and Shield trickling off of store shelves and into player hands, I expect more than a few of us will play it in Japanese, even if alongside English.
If you have any questions on understanding Japanese in the game, here’s a place you can ask.
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So, how are you planning to play Pokemon Sword/Shield? Here’s a sample of each option (non-spoiler):
- Playing in English only.
- Playing with kanji.
- Playing without kanji.
- Not planning to play.