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best name change

rockman to mega man
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blues/break man to proto man
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20%
dr.right to dr.light
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forte to bass
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gospel to treble
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clash man to crash man
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60%
crown man to clown man (voice only)
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rubber man to bounce man
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20%
pile man to impact man
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Total votes: 5

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best name change

Post by DSN001 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:49 pm

we know in japanese/first release games some of the characters have names that changed later in outside of japan releases. what is the best name change according to you?
(I'm surprised why yamato and tengu man's names didn't change)
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Re: best name change

Post by Brazencoronet17 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:45 am

Honestly I prefer a lot of the japanese names

Crash Man is theorized to be a localization mistake, but Crash is a way cooler word than clash.
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Re: best name change

Post by Royalguard » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:05 am

Brazencoronet17 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:45 am
Honestly I prefer a lot of the japanese names

Crash Man is theorized to be a localization mistake, but Crash is a way cooler word than clash.
Hard to say. From what I've heard, the "L" sound and the "R" sound are kind of the same thing in the Japanese language.

That is where the name localization issues like Crash Man/Clash Man and Dr. Right/Dr. Light come from.



Edit: Regardless, Crash Man does sound cooler than Clash Man, in my opinion, and its one of the cooler sounding localization changes.
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