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Japanese translation services

The Best Japanese Translation Agency

Locate Translate is a specialised translation agency providing high-quality professional Japanese translation services. Our team of in house native Japanese-speaking translators are qualified and specialised in their niche industry.

We can provide expert Japanese to English translations and English to Japanese translation services in industry niches such as legal, medical, market research, marketing, patents, software, gaming, and financial. With proven success in providing Japanese translation services for our global clients, we’ve always exceeded client expectations.

Urgent Japanese Translations

Our team of in house Japanese translators can handle large volumes of Japanese translation projects and deliver quicker results with fast turnarounds. Our competitive pricing and highest quality make us an ideal translation agency, adhering to strict deadlines.

Certified Japanese Translation

We’re an ISO certified translation agency and specialize in Certified Japanese Translation. Our strict compliance and ISO 17100:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 certifications mean that we carry out standard translations. Locate Translate prides itself on delivering consistent, reliable and accurate Japanese translation of English to our clients worldwide.

Fast, Accurate, and Quality Japanese Translations Services Everytime!

Quality Japanese Translations

Locate Translate strictly follows ISO quality procedures while translating English to Japanese and vice-versa. Some of our specialized Japanese translations include Japanese Marketing Translation, Japanese Legal Translation, Japanese Medical Translation, and more.

Our Japanese Translation Services include:


Japanese marketing translation


Japanese medical


Japanese document translation


Japanese finance

Japanese Document Translation Services 24/7

Japanese document translation services are requested a lot as it is the fourth most used language in the world. We are also able to provide the certification as well. Whether it’s Japanese to English translation or English to Japanese, Locate Translate can assist.

Our highly trained native Japanese translators are qualified and certified in niche specialities, meaning that we can offer translation in a variety of industry sectors such as tech, science, medical, legal, marketing, research, and much more.

We offer a fixed price for our certified Japanese translation service and can deliver the translation within short deadlines.

 Japanese Translation Services 24/7

Japanese is formed from three different scripts. This is because the Japanese did not have a written form before the 5th century and the adaption was made Kanji the spoken language and Hiragana and Katakana.

Japanese does not use gender nouns and it contains 48 sounds made up of 5 vowels and 11 consonants and many honorifics which are essential for etiquette and communication.

We have native Japanese speakers spanning several continents each specialised in their own dialect. If your business is looking to expand into countries such as Japan we can help with our Japanese localisation and translation services.

We also offer translation services in Japanese to individuals for a number of reasons such as legal translation services, medical translation services or Japanese interpreting for day-to-day tasks.

Our expert translators have experience working with all types of legal documents including trademarks and copyrights contracts, patent applications, merger and acquisition agreements, wills and trusts, employment and other business documents, leases, and much more.

Japanese Life Science Translation

Locate Translate delivers specialised life science translations in Japanese. We break down language barriers assisting global organizations with the development of new drugs and medical devices. We have specialised Japanese speakers from Japan to ensure texts are understood and translated correctly. Especially in life science translation services, it is vital that translations are managed by expert project managers and native speakers. This type of translation is often used by pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and (CRO) contract research organisations.

Japanese Website Translation

A professional Japanese website translation service for your organisation.

With web content being increasingly important to appear in local markets. We ensure that with our localised Japanese content your brand is seen.

With an in-house developer on hand ready to assist with technical aspects of the Japanese website translation projects, we can definitely assist. Customers in Japan now demand localised, native content and this is where the need for Japanese website translation comes into play. If your business wants to succeed in Japan, it is vital to ensure that the website is localised into Japanese and optimised to appear on Google for the keywords that your Japanese audience will be searching for.

We take into account each client’s needs before tailoring a solution that suits them. This includes understanding the tone of voice and demographic of your target audience.

Japanese Marketing Translation

Locate Translate provide Japanese marketing translations, Japanese desktop publishing and transcreation services to companies around the world.

This means that we can assist in the complete design and Japanese transcreation projects. Japanese is written right to left and designing and creating content to reflect this is very important.

Our dedicated native Japanese speakers can work on localising your marketing content to ensure your brand and message are communicated effectively towards your Japanese -speaking audience. We are also able to assist with SEO in Japanese to target Japanese consumers or businesses.

Japanese Medical Translation

Medical translations or pharma translations are among the most demanding and complex types of translations. It involves specialised information, knowledge, and challenging terminology.

A Japanese medical translator will have extensive knowledge and experience in relevant specialised fields allowing them to accurately translated text, transcribe audios, or interpret professionally.

We deliver accurate reliable Japanese medical translations to our medical clients. These translations range from documents, clinical trials, patient information leaflets, and questionnaires into or from Japanese .

We have a specific team of experienced native Japanese linguists to work solely on Japanese medical interpreting and translations.

Japanese Market Research

When conducting Japanese market research, it is important to note cultural insights. Our Japanese market research translation services include transcription, interpreting, and localizing content for the Japanese market.

Most of the requests we receive from our market research clients are for Japanese transcription services. Our market research language specialists are able to assist when conducting research in Japanese . Ensuring you get quality and reliable data from your Japanese respondents. Our mother-tongue Japanese speakers guarantee that all cultural nuances are respected when completing any translations or interpreting. In addition to this, we can also offer Japanese interviewing moderating service. This is where one of our Japanese speakers will ask the respondents questions in Japanese on the client’s behalf. This ensures that their answers are not lost in translation.

Japanese Legal Translation

Our Japanese legal translation services can be provided to legal firms, companies, and individuals. Assisting in translation and certified Japanese translation. Japanese translation services can also include interpreting or Japanese transcription of an audio or video.

Our qualified Japanese interpreters are vetted and each is skilled in a particular area of specialism. This ensures that they deliver high-quality Japanese legal interpreting services. For legal interpreting services, our Japanese interpreters hold relevant certifications such as DBS, Home Office and MoD clearance.

Skilled Japanese Translators


At Locate Translate, our team of translators and linguists complete translation projects, interpreting projects, and transcription projects daily. We can therefore respond to urgent translation requests quickly.

Our Japanese translation services offer Japanese and English translation and vice-versa.

Our promise is that all of the Japanese translation work carried out is done by a Japanese native speaker from the country that the Japanese this ensures the quality, accuracy, and most importantly means that the translations sound natural.

There are many aspects of this fascinating language that require professional native translators to carry out translations.

For example, there are different levels of formality corresponding to grammar. For example depending if you are speaking polite, casual, or formal the verbs and conjugated differently.

There are no plurals in Japanese such as “is” and “are”. In addition to this, there are no articles which means that they do not differentiate between “a”, “an” and “the”.

In addition to this intonation are required in pronunciation. The word “hashi” can be used to mean bridge or chopsticks depending on the intonation.

Translation Turnaround Times

We offer a variety of turnaround translation times, including Japanese same-day translation services, 24 hour translations service and even over the weekend service.

Our standard turnaround is 48-72 hours, and unlike other agencies where they limit the number of words that can be translated in a day. We organise and work closely with the linguist team to complete the maximum we can in a 24 hour period.

As expert Japanese translators, we assist individuals, businesses, corporations and organisations from around the world. They trust our Japanese to English translation services as well as English to Japanese translation services.

Our process is that each client is assigned a dedicated account manager to understand their business requirements and liaise with the client whenever required. You can think of it as an extension of your existing business.

We understand that time is valuable and important and that is why we adhere to strict deadlines to deliver translation work. While managing a translation project can be confusing, stressful and time-consuming. Therefore we offer a fully managed translation service, where one of our qualified project managers will be handling all of your translation needs.

Translation Process

We follow a very straightforward process with rigorous checks in place to ensure the highest translation quality possible.

Just get in touch with your requirements and one of our relationship managers will be able to give you a comprehensive quote as well as an estimated deadline.

You will then be introduced to a dedicated project manager who will understand more about your project, objectives, and goals. Once you have sent your documents to be translated or audios to be transcribed. They will assign your project to native linguists for whatever language you require. The project manager would be your point of call and they would ensure your translation project is delivered back to you within the promised deadline.

With our extremely strict data protection policy in place, you can rest assured that original or translated documents are always kept confidential and never exposed to third parties.

We are happy to sign any non-disclosure agreements and work with password-protected files for your project. Rest assured your translation project is 100% safe and secure with Locate Translate. If you need more information about our quality or data control procedures, feel free to contact us.

Japanese Translation for Business

Our services are used by public sector law firms, doctors, and government bodies.

With our Japanese translators having a wide breadth of experience and each specialized in a certain niche industry they are able to translate perfectly to or from their mother tongue.

Our translators work with your business to ensure the best translation results. With proven experience and excellent references, our translation services are second to none.

Being able to read and speak Japanese does not automatically make people translators, it requires examination, experiences, and an understanding of adapting languages.

Our professional and experienced team are able to assist as well as advise which documents, in particular, your business should have translated.

Our Japanese language service does not stop at translation, we also assist with Japanese transcription, subtitling, and voice-overs as well as Japanese interpreting.

Japanese Certified Translations

Certified translation agency for Japanese Certifications, our reliable, fast and accurate certified translations are available in all 30+ languages 

All of our Japanese certified translations are carried out by real people. Real native Japanese translators who are fluent and have extensive industry experience in English.

We never use AI – artificial intelligence – for our translations. Global businesses, governments, and organisations have learnt that for reliable translations it is best to have human translations.

We carry out thousands of Japanese certifications every month and are familiar with the forms, requirements, and official applications

Japanese document translation has experience working with all types of legal documents including patent applications, trademarks and copyrights contracts, wills and trusts, merger and acquisition agreements, employment and other business documents, leases, and much more.

Our experienced, efficient, and speedy certification team delivers work that is recognized by Israeli authorities, institutions, employers as well as UK authorities, and other countries from around the work.

We have extensive experience in the certification of passports, letters from government departments, medical histories and letters from doctors and hospitals, driving licenses, financial documents, and contracts. 

While Japanese is the official language only in Japan, there are 126 million Japanese speakers in the world.

Our native Japanese translators ensure 100% satisfaction with all Japanese language translations, whether it is website translations, business translations, legal translations or medical translations.

A bit about our Japanese translators.

Our high-quality translation, interpreting, and transcription services are completed by linguists who have extensive experience in their industry niche.

This means that your project would be completed by a professional Japanese translator who knows your industry inside out. Our USP is that our Japanese translators have the sector-specific insight to ensure translations are completed with the correct terminology and accuracy.

This means that you know your translation will be completed not only with linguist accuracy but also with industry terminology included.

Industries that we have immense experience in include legal, medical and pharmamarketing, market research, market research, financial and luxury goods.

Japanese Interpreting
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We are able to accommodate Japanese interpreting services at short notice and at competitive rates.  Japanese interpreting services are provided to individuals, the public sector, GP practices, solicitors, and businesses. Other examples of interpreting include asylum and immigration, family and children issues, crime, housing, mental health, medical issues, social services, welfare benefits, and more.

Our mother-tongue Japanese speakers guarantee that all cultural nuances are respected when completing any translations or interpreting. Locate Translate has translators from Israel in order to ensure that every spoken word is understood in the correct dialect.

We can provide different types of interpreting in Japanese including, Court Interpreters, to law firms, Japanese interpreters for businesses, and interpreters for business meetings.

We offer a variety of interpreting services include over the phone, face-to-face interpreting, or video interpreting. In addition to this there are various types of interpreting that we offer including simultaneous interpreting, consecutive interpreting, Adhoc interpreting, and even whispered interpreting.

Certified Japanese legal translators specifically trained in ‘legalese’ and practice-area-specific terminology.

We also offer a range of legal and litigation services including document management, electronic data discovery,  deposition services, virtual data rooms,  on-site document identification, Japanese court reporting, and Japanese transcription services. 

Japanese Transcription
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We offer transcription services in Japanese from audio or video files.

Our Japanese mother-tongue speakers are able to transcribe your file accurately. With linguists from Japan, we can definitely assist with Japanese transcription services.

Most people do not realise the level of accuracy needed in Japanese and if a translator is not qualified they would be unable to complete translations.
Our skilled linguistics can transcribe in Japanese or directly into English or vice versa.

We provide successful end-to-end solutions adapted for the Japanese language projects for global distribution. Within our network of specialized Japanese linguists that have extensive experience working with the highly technical subject matter and terminology.

There are various types of transcription available this includes intelligent transcription, verbatim and time-stamped also known as time coded.

With intelligent transcription, the “errms umms” are not included in the transcription. With verbatim transcription, every sound that is spoken is transcribed this would include “errmms, umms” and stutters.

Time coded also known as time-stamped is when the audio is transcribed into segments of 30 seconds. We are able to offer custom time codes as requested. 

Locate Translate is able to choose the most qualified linguists for your Japanese multicultural/multilingual communications project. We offer a wide array of solutions to meet our clients’ needs. This includes Japanese brand consulting, Japanese multicultural marketing, Japanese voiceovers and subtitling, document translation, Japanese typesetting and graphics, interpretation, staffing services, Japanese website localization, Japanese interpretation, and more.


At Locate Translate, we have worked with a number of government agencies, including federal, state, and local, to provide Japanese interpretation, staffing, Japanese document translation, Japanese transcription, typesetting and graphics, Japanese website localization, and more.

As a leading language service provider, our translations are accepted and recognised around the world.
We are able to provide certified translation services that are accepted around the world by private and public institutions.

Other Languages We Translate


Frequently Asked Questions

What countries speak Japanese ?

There are 130 million people who speak Japanese in the world. 

Japan is the only country to official use Japanese.

How much does Japanese translation cost?

We offer straight forward simple prices with no surprises.
For translation and copy typing, we charge a per-word rate.
For transcription services, we charge a rate per audio or video minute. This is also the case for subtitling or voice-overs.
Japanese Marketing services such as desktop publishing are charged at an hourly rate.

How can I translate an Japanese PDF to English?

At Locate Translate, we have a clear and straightforward pricing for translations of pdf documents. We price all translations based on the number of words, after inspecting your Japanese pdf we can give a fixed price for the Japanese translation service.

We are also able to offer a Japanese certified translation if required, which is where the translated document would receive a certification stamp from our company.

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