Japanese Language Pack for Magento 2

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.

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Via composer or command line

Download Japanese Language Pack for Magento 2

There are two compressed versions of Japanese Language Pack for Magento 2. If you want to install manually, just download .zip or tar.gz version to your computer, then install it on your Magento store.



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How to activate the language pack

It’s time to activate the language pack for your Magento 2 store.

  1. Step 1: From Magento 2 admin panel, navigate to Stores > Configuration > General > Locale Options
  2. Step 2: Select Japanese (Japan) and click Save Configuration

Supported Magento versions

This language pack is compatible with:

Magento Editions:
  • Magento Open Source (Community)
  • Magento Commerce (Enterprise / on-premise)
  • Magento Cloud
  • Magento MSI
  • Magento B2B
Magento Versions:
  • Magento v2.0.x
  • Magento v2.1.x
  • Magento v2.2.x
  • Magento v2.3.x

How to Install Japanese Language Pack

Method #1. Install via Composer

Install the Japanese language pack via composer is really easier.

Install Japanese pack:

composer require mageplaza/magento-2-japanese-language-pack:dev-master mageplaza/module-smtp 
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy ja_JP
php bin/magento indexer:reindex
php bin/magento cache:clean
php bin/magento cache:flush

You may get this message:

Install Magento 2 extensions from Marketplace

=> Go to Access Keys page and Create A New Access Key.

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 indexer:reindex
php bin/magento cache:clean
php bin/magento cache:flush

Method #2. Install via command line

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 language pack will be created, which contains the proper structure of language files for your installation. Copy it over to your Magento installation and the translation 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.

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