Magento 2 Japanese Language Pack is totally free translation guide for every eCommerce stores. The language package is a critical documentation if you want to translate from English to Japanese. As you can see, although English has been becoming the most popular language in the world, presenting native language in each country is still a must. Not only does this create good impression from the audience but you will not have any difficulty in the exchange.
Other language packages are available at language packs page
Below are two active buttons which are required operations before installing the language package. Let’s hit them to download and contribute Magento 2 Japanese Language Pack immediately!
Install the Japanese language pack via composer is really easier.
Install Japanese pack:
composer require mageplaza/magento-2-japanese-language-pack:dev-master php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy ja_JP php bin/magento cache:flush
Update Japanese pack:
composer update mageplaza/magento-2-japanese-language-pack:dev-master php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy ja_JP php bin/magento cache:flush
Install the Japanese language pack via command line.
Download the language file to your installation root directory. Now run the following command:
wget https://github.com/mageplaza/magento-2-japanese-language-pack/raw/master/ja_JP.csv php bin/magento i18n:pack -m replace ja_JP.csv ja_JP php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy ja_JP php bin/magento cache:flush
As a result, a directory langpack will be created that contains proper structure of language files for your installation. Copy it over to your Magento installation and the translations should be visible.
Note: additional directory i18n contains strings for which the module could not be found in your installation. This file can be skipped.
Now time to activate the language pack for your Magento 2 store. From Magento 2 admin panel, navigate to
Stores > Configuration > General > Locale Options
Select Japanese (Japan) and click
It comes to the end of tutorial: Magento 2 Japanese Language Pack.