A game localization company based in Shibuya that will be forever remembered for its peerless work on Fire Emblem: Awakening, Imagine: Make-up Artist and Petz Hamsterz Bunch. Named after the final level in Super Mario Bros (8-4).
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Main StaffMark MacDonald
John Ricciardi (co-founder)
Hiroko Minamoto (CEO, co-founder)
Justin "JJ" Epperson
ServicesAlthough their primary service is Japanese-to-English translation and localisation, they have dabbled in other means to better re-appropriate games for Western tastes.
Gameplay/Story/Design Doc Consulting
J-to-E and E-to-J Interpretation
Editorial Content and Coordination
Event Planning and Coordination
8-4 Play PodcastThey host a fairly regular podcast where the crew primarily discusses the Japanese game industry, and culture. It is available at the official 8-4 website and was once hosted on 1UP. However since April 20, 2012, it has been hosted here on Giant Bomb.
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