29 funny translation fails

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Having lived in Japan for more than a year now, I’ve been exposed to a fair amount of some of the funniest, and outrageously bad Japanese to English translations. In this post I’ll share 29 of the most hilarious ones I have encountered!

1) Taco Bell’s campaign against basket throwing

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2) Room slippers that make me uncomfortable

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3) Self-paying products available

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4) A very generous buffetbad japanese to english 1.JPG

5) No public milking allowed

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6) Never knew tea time could be so nice

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7) Not sure which is worst – that the food is drunk or it is bad?

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8) The most dangerous steam ever

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9) Domestic violence at its worst

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10) Please clear up after the skewer has finished eating

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11) Precision baking 

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12) The water is safe to drink except it tastes awful

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13) A heavily armed bowl of noodles

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14) Please don’t take the gate for granted

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15) The stairs is not allowed to sit

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16) Eating and drinking not allowed, except we don’t know where

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17) I actually know someone like that

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18) This cash register flouted some rules and received its punishment

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19) Are they selling carp food or carp?

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20) You can forget something, but you can’t put anything behind you

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21) Somehow I prefer hard on

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22) Newest addition to the menu – edible airplanes

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23) Latest trends in the hotdog industry

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24) A kooky bakery

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25) So where is the tax-free?

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26) A frail and fragile ice cream

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27) Salad hybrid

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28) Soup taking care of its vegetables

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29) Thai Restaurant that is just a front for some serious illegal activity

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