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Word or two about our translation tool

Our Japanese to English Translation Tool is powered by Google Translation API. You can start typing on the left-hand text area and then click on the "Translate" button. Our app then translates your Japanese word, phrase, or sentence into English.

The translation only takes a few seconds and allows up to 500 characters to be translated in one request. Although this translation is not 100% accurate, you can get a basic idea and with few modifications, it can be pretty accurate. This translation software is evolving day by day and Google Engineers are working on it to make Japanese to English translation more intelligent and accurate. Hopefully, one day it will produce near to perfect translation!

Japanese language is widely spoken. Japanese is the 9th most-spoken language worldwide. But it is the third-largest language on the Internet, behind English and Spanish. More than 128 million people around the world speak this language. For those Japanese Speaker whose English is not strong, translating Japanese to English could be quite difficult. Many websites provide services to translate English for a few dollars. While it is a good idea to pay for translating lots of text (such as books, articles) and for professional service, there is no point paying for commonly used sentences, greeting messages, and other informal use. For these purposes, this tool can be used.

You can copy the translated text and then share them either on social media such as Facebook, Twitter or email it to your friends or family. They may think you are English speaking cool kids.

If you have any suggestions, and the translated sentence is way too funny then please share with us on our Facebook page. Finally, don't forget to give us a like and share it on Facebook with your loved one.

Features you should know:

Japanese sentence and phrase will be translated into English.

For e.g. typing "インターネットユーザーのほぼ10%が日本語を話します" will be translated into "Almost 10% of Internet users speak Japanese"

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Up to 500 characters can be translated into one request.

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Commonly Spoken Japanese to English Phrases

愛してます - (Aishitemasu)
I Love you
いらっしゃいませ - (Irasshaimase)
こんにちは - (Kon'nichiwa)
元気ですか? - (Genkidesu ka?)
How are you?
私は元気です、あなたは? - (Watashi wa genkidesu, anata wa?)
I’m fine and you?
名前は何 - (Namae wa nani?)
What is your name?
私の名前は千代子です - (Watashinonamaeha Chiyokodesu)
My name is Chiyoko
会えてうれしいよ - (Aete ureshī yo)
Pleased to meet you
ありがとうございました - (Arigatōgozaimashita)
Thank you
すみません' - (Sumimasen')
Excuse me / Sorry
英語を話せますか? - (Eigo o hanasemasu ka?)
Do you speak English?
私は日本語が上手ではありません - (Watashi wa nihongo ga jōzude wa arimasen)
I don’t speak Japanese well
わかりません - (Wakarimasen)
I don’t understand
ゆっくり話してください - (Yukkurihanashitekudasai)
Please speak slowly
お手洗いはどこですか? - (O tearai wa dokodesu ka?)
Where are the restrooms?
両替できますか? - (Ryōgae dekimasu ka?)
Can I change money?
これはいくらですか? - (Kore wa ikuradesu ka?)
How much is this?
これは高すぎる! - (Kore wa taka sugiru!)
It’s too expensive!
もう一度言ってください - (Mōichidoittekudasai)
Please say it again
左/右/ストレート - (Hidari/ migi/ sutorēto)
Left / Right / Straight

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How does Japanese To English text translation works?

Our translation service either use Google or Microsoft to translate the text you have typed in japanese.

Whenever you type a word, sentence or phrase in japanese - we send API requests to either Google or Microsoft for a translation. In return, they send back a response with a translated text in english.

Their system use machine-language technologies to bring together some cutting edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (deep learning), big data, Web APIs, cloud computing etc to perform higher quality translations.

Can we download this translation service?

No. At a moment you can only use our japanese translation online.

However, you can install the Chrome extension tool called Google Translate Chrome Extension.

Once this translation tool is installed, you can highlight and right-click section of text and click on "Translate" icon to translate it to the language of your choice. Furthermore, you can translate entire web page by clicking on the "Translate" icon on the browser toolbar.

It support over 100 languages.

What other tools do you have for japanese typing and Translation?

We have the following tools:

  1. Japanese Typing Input Tool:

    With this tool you can type in English and Get in japanese. Typing japanese is natural, and you don’t need to remember the complex japanese keyboard. Please visit: to use this tool.

  2. Japanese Speech Translator:

    Japanese speech translation service is provided by both Microsoft and Google. They both use their own cognitive services to translate spoken words and phrases into a language of your choice. For some languages, you will hear the translation spoken aloud.

    Microsoft Translator in particular powers speech translation feature across its products which can be used for Live Presentation, In-Person or Remote Translated Communication (such as Skype), Media Subtitling, Customer support and Business Intelligence.

Is this translation FREE?

Yes. This Japanese to Eng. text translation is absolutely FREE. You can use our translation tool for both personal and commercial use.

However, we have the following restrictions:

  1. Per Request Limit: At any time you can translate up to maximum of 500 per request. However, there is no restriction on the number of request you can send.

  2. Daily Limit : While you can make a number of requests for translation, you won’t be able to translate if we run out of a daily quota.

These restrictions are placed to ensure that robots or automated software are not abusing this facilities.

Can I translate from English To Japanese?

Yes. To translate from English to Japanese visit this link.

Why the translated text is not accurate?

As explained earlier, the machine-language technology is used to perform the translation. This translation software is evolving every day and as a time goes by the translation is going to be pretty accurate - especially for commonly used phrase and sentences.

At a moment, it is not perfect but our translation software is useful for those who needs help framing the sentence and get general idea on what the sentence or phrase is conveying the message.