Women's Personalised Japanese T Shirt

by Primitive State

£18.50$35.2924.35$30.97
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If you love all things Japanese, you'll love our Japanese Katakana T Shirts.

Just choose any simple short phrase or name you like and our clever(ish) translator will automagically convert it into Katakana before you can say "Super Hyper Mega Ultra Katakana T Shirt Turbo".

Our katakana t-shirts make perfect gifts for any japan obsessed Otaku and with a choice of eleven t-shirt colours, ten design colours and any short japanese phrase, the sky really is the limit.

We allow a maximum of 80 characters (a - z) and you can choose to have the phonetic translation printed on the back for an extra £4.

All our t-shirts are high quality one hundred percent pre-shrunk cotton and the print is a highly-durable, soft-touch flock effect.

Please see the images for our sizing and colour guides.

Eleven colours available azalea, black, charcoal, chocolate, Irish green, light blue, light pink, purple, red, royal blue and white.

Available sizes S (UK8/10), M (UK10/12), L (UK12/14), XL (UK14/16) and XXL (UK16/18).

Care: Wash inside out using a mild, colour-safe detergent at 40 degrees C. Hang-dry away from direct sunlight. Iron inside out.

Please note: we cannot guarantee accurate english-to-katakana translations (please see below for further information).

Katakana is one of four character sets used in Japanese. The other three being: Hiragana, Kanji and Romaji. It is used primarily by the Japanese for pronouncing foreign words or phrases such as the titles of films or books or names which do not have a literal translation in one of the other alphabets.

Japanese Katakana consists of 73 characters, each with a distinct sound. The Katakana alphabet can be seen in the images above alongside the sounds they represent.

The problem with translating english into katakana is that the english language consists of far more possible sounds than the katakana alphabet can reproduce. The two most notable omissions are the "V" and "L" sounds. When translated into katakana, these sounds become "be" and "re" respectively.

There are however many more subtle english sounds which cannot be pronounced using katakana. This makes accurate automatic translation of english into katakana almost impossible.

Our translation algorithm seeks to find an aproximate representation of an english phrase in katakana by converting it into phonetic sounds which are supported by the katakana character set.

The process is by no means infallible but we feel that some of the resultant mis-pronunciations are quite amusing and only add to it's charm. None of the resultant translations should be taken as wholly accurate, it's just for fun folks!

product code:

132961

3 customer reviews

  • Fri 10 Oct 2014

    A bit on the small side

  • Fri 18 Jan 2013

    Good quality t-shirt. Perfect Christmas present

  • Sat 26 May 2012

    Good size and quality .

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