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I'm seeing a lot of Japanese titles (in Japanese characters) of games being removed. This seems odd to me, especially in cases where the title only ever officially existed in Japanese. As long as the title is correctly tagged as an alternative name shouldn't these remain so the game can be searched for?

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On 4/17/2022 at 7:43 AM, kimlaughton said:

I'm seeing a lot of Japanese titles (in Japanese characters) of games being removed. This seems odd to me, especially in cases where the title only ever officially existed in Japanese. As long as the title is correctly tagged as an alternative name shouldn't these remain so the game can be searched for?

 They definitely shouldn't be removed. However, I have seen instances where the same alternate name was added twice. So make sure that the removal isn't to try and remove a duplicate entry before denying it.

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I agree. I basically only delete the ones with region tags. You don't need to region tag the alt names when the game was only released in Japan to begin with. It 

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