I started playing Ace Attorney in Japanese

I just wanted to share a bit of a milestone for me:

I opened up Ace Attorney and I actually solved the first case, completely in Japanese! Granted, it’s only a tutorial level, but still. I read that whole thing by myself! I didn’t think I would be able to do it but here I am, doing it. It’s just, so neat. And I never would have been able to do it without WaniKani.

Granted there are a few Kanji words I couldn’t read, but a few times because I knew one or two kanji in the words at my level, I could guess what they meant. Other times I had too look some words up by radical because they were quite complex, but I wrote them all down so I could memorize them.

I’m really excited about this haha I’m looking forward to being able to read new, more challenging things.

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So proud. :>

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Congrats! I’m working my way through 大逆転裁判 (だいぎゃくてんさいばん) right now, and having very much the same experience. I would never have made it past the opening dialogue without WaniKani! I have most of the other games in Japanese too, so I need to get after them!

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Thank you both!

Unfortunately I can’t play that on my 3DS due to region locking, but I want to try playing it sometime in the future :slight_smile:

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I totally get it. I splurged on a used 3DS last time I was in Japan just so I could play 逆転裁判 in Japanese (as well as a bunch of others I’d been wanting). I hope you can play it eventually! It’s definitely a fun game!

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Do you play on PC by any chance ? Ace attorney is on steam and I’m interested in it, but I couldn’t find information if there is a way to switch language easily during gameplay.

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Objection!!!

:nerd_face:

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I’m currently playing through the series on PC. You can’t switch during gameplay, you can only do it through the settings on Steam by switching the Language in local files.

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I play it on 3DS. I have an NA 3DS and bought it the trilogy on the eshop. You can switch the language settings on the title screen from English to Japanese :3

Ah too bad. It’s so amazing to play games in which the language can be switched on the fly, just by one keypress… Anyway, thanks for the information !

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