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German Translation

German Translation Price (Prices vary according to difficulty.)

Japanese translation German (100 words) to Japanese 1,800JPY~2,500JPY (without Tax)
German translation Japanese (100 characters) to German 1,000JPY~1,800JPY (without Tax)
English translation German (100 words) to English 1,800JPY~2,500JPY (without Tax)
German translation English (100 words) to German 1,600JPY~2,200JPY (without Tax)

Translation Price

*A consumption tax of 8% is charged when requesting services in Japan.
*The German language has a lot of compound nouns and sometimes very long words are created which are not listed in the dictionary. Therefore, translation prices per word are set higher than English prices.

[Price Calculation] Translation prices are calculated in units of 100 words (units of 100 are rounded up so 583 characters comes to 6 units). The number of characters or words can be counted using word processing software making the counting process simple. Prices per 100 characters differ depending on the difficulty level in the number ranges listed on the table. Estimates are given free of charge.
[Minimum Fees] Our minimum fee for each translation job is 8000JPY.
[Large Quantity Discount] We offer discounts based on quantity with 5% off for services 30,000JPY or higher, 10% off for services 100,000JPY or higher and 15% for services 200,000JPY or higher (prices do not include tax).
[Audio Translation] Refer to the Audio/Video Translation and Prices section of the Translation Prices page for prices on video and recorded audio translation.
[Payment] Refer to the Payment Methods section listed below.
*Refer to the pages of other languages for their respective translation rate.

Translation Fields

Letter, regular report, speech manuscript, homepage, and manual, document, booklet, contract, medical certificate, application document, company copy, diploma, and all fields.


E-mail us the document(s) to be translated during our business hours and we will provide you with an estimate. Estimate Forms are also available.

Translation Certificates

**For an additional 5,000JPY (tax excluded), we will issue a Translation Certification.
 These can be used for official documents such as graduation diplomas, official copies of family registers and official records.

Tidbits about the German Language

 Around 6% of all web pages on the Internet are said to be in German which is third behind English and Russian. Germany is known for its arts and literature publishing around 90,000 books every year.

 German is the most utilized language in the European Union and second to English in number of speakers. There are numerous variations of German including regional dialects and everyday words used in a broader range.

 The German language has 30 letters including the Latin alphabet used in English, umlauts (Ä, Ü, Ö) and the eszet (ß). Nouns are divided into masculine, feminine and gender neutral nouns and verbs are conjugated 4-5 different ways depending on the subject.

 Some German terms used in English include food such as bratwurst, hamburger and strudel, chemical elements such as cobalt and nickel as well as other terms such as kindergarten, poltergeist, aspirin and diesel.

Schedule and express additional charge

I will deliver goods to the third business days from the next day of the order date for the original of a standard amount within 2,000 words or 4,000 characters usually.
When the amounts are larger than these, I get the schedule of corresponding.
Consult us when you hurry up. We might be able to translate by the following extra charges.

Translation speed Regular Express Super Express
Standard amount
(Under 2,000 words
or 4,000 character)
3 Working days 2 Working days 24H (Confirm it to us)
Additional charge None
(Only a basic charge)
25% increase of basic charge Negotiable

Payment Method

For orders, we require payment in full in advance.

[Overseas Remittance] There is a 4,000JPY incoming remittance transaction fee when making bank transfers. Remittance charges are also the responsibility of the client. It is recommended to use a credit card for small amounts.

Payment by Credit Card

Type of card VISA Master JCB AMEX DINS
Pay by card
Price JPY

Enter the amount due in the box, and press "Pay by card". Then, it jumps to the other page. Follow the screen guidance.

Bank Transfer

Account name Bank Branch Account Number
Swift Cord: RAKTJPJT
HEAD OFFICE 251-7558012


JOHO offers after service support including
revisions free of charge within one month
after the translation is delivered.
(Charges incur when there are changes
to the original source text.)

Translation Manager : Nishi
ONE PLANET, Inc.       4-20-3 Touei Jingu-gaien BLDG.
Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151-0051 Japan
E-mail : eng(a)
*Please replace "(a)" with “@“.
Tel +81-3-6447-0298, Fax +81-3-4330-1117

4-20-3 Touei Jingu-gaien BLDG. Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 151-0051 Japan

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10:00 - 18:00  ( J a p a n  t i m e )

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