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Old 2011-12-26, 19:42   Link #27
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Originally Posted by Rennir View Post
The origin of the name Son Goku comes from 孙悟空 (phonetically Sun Wu Kong), a character in Journey to the West as some people have pointed out. So one can use any translation technique he/she desires, and I don't see why it necessarily has to be "Son Goku" in this situation.
The "Son Goku" was form the eng scanlator, in the Chinese Trans, Kishi did use 孙悟空. You can blame using Son Goku over Sun Wu Kong on the translator.
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