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18th Mar '17 6:57:55 PM SparkPlugTheTroper
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** The show is known as Oblutak in Croatia.
16th Mar '17 9:45:27 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* The fifth non-UpdatedRerelease installment of ''VideoGame/WanganMidnight Maximum Tune'', referred to as ''Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5'', is simply titled ''Maximum Tune 5'' in the North American localization. Part of it is licensing costs to use the name, and part of it is because [[PlayTheGameSkipTheStory the playerbase doesn't care about the source material]], which is [[NoExportForYou Japan-only]] anyway.
16th Mar '17 4:43:19 PM DragonRanger
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* The Japanese show ''Money no Tora'' ("Money Tigers") [[MultiNationalShows had its format exported internationally]] as ''Series/DragonsDen''. When it reached the United States, it was renamed again to ''Shark Tank'' (presumably as a reference to "{{Loan Shark}}s").
15th Mar '17 6:33:12 PM nombretomado
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* The arcade version of the original ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', as well as the three {{MSX}} games in the series, were released under the ''Nemesis'' title outside Japan. In a form of RecursiveImport, the ''Nemesis'' name was used in Japan for the two GameBoy games (the second which came out as ''Gradius: The Interstellar Assault'' in North America) and ''Nemesis '90 Kai'' for the UsefulNotes/SharpX68000 (an enhanced remake of the {{MSX}} version of ''Gradius 2''). The arcade version of ''Gradius II'' was also released as ''Vulcan Venture'' in Europe. And ''Salamander'' became ''Life Force'' in the U.S., though the arcade versions differed a bit more than in name.

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* The arcade version of the original ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', as well as the three {{MSX}} {{UsefulNotes/MSX}} games in the series, were released under the ''Nemesis'' title outside Japan. In a form of RecursiveImport, the ''Nemesis'' name was used in Japan for the two GameBoy games (the second which came out as ''Gradius: The Interstellar Assault'' in North America) and ''Nemesis '90 Kai'' for the UsefulNotes/SharpX68000 (an enhanced remake of the {{MSX}} {{UsefulNotes/MSX}} version of ''Gradius 2''). The arcade version of ''Gradius II'' was also released as ''Vulcan Venture'' in Europe. And ''Salamander'' became ''Life Force'' in the U.S., though the arcade versions differed a bit more than in name.
5th Mar '17 2:40:40 PM Psyclone
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* ''Film/{{Tomorrowland}}'' was renamed ''Project T'' in the Netherlands and Belgium to avoid confusion with the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomorrowland_(festival) music festival of the same name]].
1st Mar '17 4:28:17 PM Pinokio
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** Also, ''TransformersGeneration1'' for some reason became ''Fight! Super Robot Life Form Transformer'' when it was released in Japan. Later, ''Transformers: Car Robots'' would become ''Anime/TransformersRobotsInDisguise'' when it was released in America.

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** Also, ''TransformersGeneration1'' for some reason became ''Fight! Super Robot Life Form Transformer'' when it was released in Japan.Japan, with the third season released as ''Fight! Super Robot Lifeform Transformer 2010''. Later, ''Transformers: Car Robots'' would become ''Anime/TransformersRobotsInDisguise'' when it was released in America.


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** ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'' was released in Japan as ''Super Robot Lifeform Transformers: Prime''.
** ''WesternAnimation/TransformersRobotsInDisguise2015'' was released in Japan as ''Transformers Adventure'' for its first season, and ''Transformers Adventure -Prime of Micron-'' or ''Micron Chapter'' for its second season and miniseries.
27th Feb '17 5:58:45 PM Pinokio
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* ''Kirby of the Stars'' was localized as ''Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa''.


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* ''Battle Network Rockman.EXE'', or ''Rockman.EXE'', was localized as ''Anime/MegaManNTWarrior''. The second series, ''Rockman EXE Axess'', was localized as ''[=MegaMan NT Warrior Axess=]''.
27th Feb '17 10:15:55 AM Pinokio
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* The ''VideoGame/ActRaiser'' sequel ''[=ActRaiser 2: Crusade to Silence=]'' was released in North America and Europe as ''[=ActRaiser 2=]''.



* ''VideoGame/IllusionOfGaia'' is known as ''Illusion of Time'' in Europe, though the European localization of ''VideoGame/{{Terranigma}}'' still refers to ''Illusion of Gaia 2''.

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* ''Soul Blader'' was released outside of Japan as ''VideoGame/SoulBlazer''. ''Gaia Gensōki'' (''The Gaia Fantasy Chronicles'') was released as ''VideoGame/IllusionOfGaia'' in North America, and is known as ''Illusion of Time'' in Europe, though the Europe. The European localization of ''VideoGame/{{Terranigma}}'' still refers to ''Tenchi Sōzō'' (''The Creation of Heaven and Earth''), known as ''VideoGame/{{Terranigma}}'', references itself as ''Illusion of Gaia 2''.



* ''VideoGame/{{Robotrek}}'' was originally ''Slapstick'' in Japan.



* MobilePhoneGame ''Sword of Chaos'' is ''Art of Sword'' in Thailand.

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* MobilePhoneGame ''Sword of Chaos'' is ''Art of Sword'' in some markets, including Thailand.


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* The ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'' spinoff ''Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation: Ambition of the Judgement Six'' was released in North America as ''Virtua Quest''.
26th Feb '17 2:37:26 PM nombretomado
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* ''Tokushu Butai Jackal'', {{Konami}}'s overhead jeep shoot-em-up for the arcades, is known simply as ''VideoGame/{{Jackal}}'' worldwide and ''Top Gunner'' in the states. Strangely, the Famicom Disk System version was released under the completely different title of ''Final Command: Akai Yōsai'' ("The Red Fortress"), while its NES counterpart was titled ''Jackal'' in the states (yet, it never came out in Europe).

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* ''Tokushu Butai Jackal'', {{Konami}}'s {{Creator/Konami}}'s overhead jeep shoot-em-up for the arcades, is known simply as ''VideoGame/{{Jackal}}'' worldwide and ''Top Gunner'' in the states. Strangely, the Famicom Disk System version was released under the completely different title of ''Final Command: Akai Yōsai'' ("The Red Fortress"), while its NES counterpart was titled ''Jackal'' in the states (yet, it never came out in Europe).



* Various {{Compilation Rerelease}}s of {{Konami}} games have renamed ''VideoGame/{{Tutankham}}'' to ''Horror Maze'', ''Quarth'' to ''Block Game'', and ''VideoGame/TwinBee'' to ''Rainbow Bell''.

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* Various {{Compilation Rerelease}}s of {{Konami}} {{Creator/Konami}} games have renamed ''VideoGame/{{Tutankham}}'' to ''Horror Maze'', ''Quarth'' to ''Block Game'', and ''VideoGame/TwinBee'' to ''Rainbow Bell''.
25th Feb '17 11:24:04 AM nombretomado
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* For no fathomable reason, the three [=PS2=] ''AceCombat'' games all had their titles changed in Europe.

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* For no fathomable reason, the three [=PS2=] ''AceCombat'' ''VideoGame/AceCombat'' games all had their titles changed in Europe.
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