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I recently bought all the Japanese volumes, and I noticed what the characters are saying have som significant differences from translated volumes. My Jp. prints are all from 2016 - 2018, so I'm wondering if the text has been changed since the first prints?

 

Here's a few examples (putting in spoilers for easier viewing):

Vol. 11, ch. 105:

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Japanese: "I'm so gonna blow your brains away..." (Thanks to Spimer from DCTP for correcting my translation!)

Norwegian: "I'm gonna kick your pants so your ponytail goes neigh, you fake casanova!"

 

 

Vol. 07, ch. 66:

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Japanese: "Powder...?" "Th-this is..." "Narcotics!!!"

Norwegian: "White powder...?" "It numbs (my) tongue!" "Cocain!"

 

 

Vol. 05, ch. 41:

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Japanese: (I don't have a proper translation for this, but it's something rather plain about Conan not liking how that guy's getting too familiar with Ran.)

Norwegian: "I'll give you "cute Ran", you bargain casanova!"

Swedish: ""Cute Ran" yourself, you bloody don Juan!"

German: "I'll give you "cute Ran", you narrow minded casanova!"

 

 

The German volume says it was translated from the Japanese version, while the Norwegian and Swedish volumes says nothing about it, and could have been translated from German (or an other language). But since they're so similar, but so different from the new Japanese versions, I'm really wondering if the Japanese versions were changed a lot.

 

If the text was changed between the old and new Japanese prints, I'd also love to know what year it was changed (or at least what year it still keeps the old text). Those translations got so much more character, and some nice extra info, so I was rather disappointed when I got those new Japanese prints.

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