Japanese Name Converter

Convert Your Name to Japanese

This is another one of those romaji to Katakana converters.

  • in katakana is . This is the conventional way to represent foreign names in Japanese.
  • in romaji is This is how you would pronounce it using the roman alphabet.

If you are looking for Japanese names, you can search our list of Japanese names.

Not another romaji to katakana converter...?

...Not exactly. This one is different. It attempts to transliterate real natural English to katakana more accurately than most of the other transliterators out there.

It does this by using a combination of dictionary lookup (from a database of more than 4,000 common names), substitution rules and machine learning.

Nolan Lawson describes in detail here how he developed the engine. I extend mountains of gratitude to Nolan for allowing me to use this on Japanga.com