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Why do all the gods refer to themselves as "we"?
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Hivemind
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It's a godly thing, you won't understand.
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Because shitty translations.
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>>101414273
They're mostly consistent though, regular people call themselves "I"
I thought it was on purpose
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it's the royal We
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>>101414574
Because you know, there are 300 different ways to saying "I" in Japanese, and only one in English.
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>>101414795
Are the plural and singular for first person all mixed up?
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>>101413571
Pluralia Maestatis
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>>101413571
>all the gods
Speak for your own gods.
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We just do.
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>>101414896
talking about just this episode with the funi translation
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The "I" they use is an extremely formal "I" that connotates that they are a person of a high-ranking position. The closest english equivalent is the royal "We", even if that adds in a plurality that isn't present in the original.
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>>101414574

It is on purpose, that doesn't mean it is correct. The translators are trying to insert meaning that isn't there. There are forms of "I" in Japanese that translate well to royal we, but she uses the most normal way you could refer to yourself.
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>>101414983
so... shit subs?
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>>101414983
>>101415010
Ok, I see
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>>101415035
No, as accurate subs. It's the closest possible translation and they can't just leave the word "I" untranslated and have a TL note every time it pops up. If you want shit subs look at Nourin
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>>101414983

She literally says watashi 私, you are completely off base.



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