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Legends of Localization Book 2: EarthBound | Buy-Now!

With a script by a famous Japanese writer and a game overflowing with Western pop-culture influences, EarthBound stands out as one of Nintendo’s most fascinating localization projects ever. Get ready for hundreds of pages filled with surprising revelations, inside information, obscure trivia, and universal cosmic destruction. This legend of localization doesn’t stink! 432 full-color pages, hardcover, and a free scratch-n-sniff card inside.

Foreword by Marcus Lindblom, EarthBound’s localization director.

The author, Clyde “Tomato” Mandelin, is a professional translator most known for his work on Attack on Titan, One Piece, Dragon Ball, Summer Wars, and Detective Conan/Case Closed. His notable hobby translations include MOTHER 3, Star Ocean, and Bahamut Lagoon.

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