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    Orbulon Japanese Quiz Guide by Titney

    Version: 4.0 | Updated: 12/09/04 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

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             |   Mawaru Made in Wario    |
             | まわる メイド イン ワリオ |
    
     Orbulon Japanese Quiz Games Guide and Translation
    
        by: Titney
        e-mail:  titney AT pocketheaven DOT com
        version: 4.0
        date: 2004, December 9
    
    
    Contains Japanese in Shift-JIS format.
    To see it correctly, make sure you have Japanese support installed, then:
    Choose the "View" menu in your browser
    Choose the "Encoding"/"Character Coding" entry (or similar, depends on browser)
    Find and select "Japanese (Shift-JIS)", you may have to look through a few sub-
    menus
    Now this FAQ should display Japanese characters correctly.
    
    
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    | Updates |
    
    v4.0 - 2004, December 9
    Added Shift-JIS info
    
    v 3.0 - 2004, November 6
    Added Switch letters level 3 guide
    Thanks to Shdwrlm3 and Tatsurou!
    
    v 2.0 - 2004, November 5
    Added Switch Letters level 1 and 2 guide
    
    v 1.0 - 2004, November 4
    Initial release with What's This? guide for all levels
    
    
     _____________
    | Introduction |
    
    This is a guide and translation of the two Japanese quiz games in the Orbulon 
    level.
    What's This? where you identify a picture and Switch Letters where you make 
    letters change place to form a word.
    
    When playing, if you want to use this guide, I suggest pausing the game as 
    soon as you've seen the puzzle.
    Then look it up here, and look for the right letters in the game.
    This way is much easier than memorizing all the puzzles at once.
    
    
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    | What's This? |
    | これはなに? |
    
    Identify the word from the picture.
    In each puzzle you need to pick a certain number of letters to complete a word.
    You get five letters to choose between. They're randomly ordered every time.
    All the letters are always hiragana, so if you know a little bit of that it 
    helps a lot.
    Tilt the GBA left and right to select the letter you want, and press A to 
    choose the selected letter.
    
    This micro-game appears randomly when you play Orbulon's level in the main 
    game.
    To clear it the first time you only need to do one level 1 puzzle, when 
    replaying the levels will increase.
    
    You can also find this micro-game in the album. The icon is a green and red 
    square on blue background.
    You need to clear 15 puzzles of all three levels to earn the crown.
    
    
    In the puzzle descriptions below the structure is as follows:
    
    The English word in brackets ex. [Cat] is a description the image shown in 
    each puzzle.
    
    Japanese letters of the full word follows.
    
    The letters which are given from the beginning are marked:
    [*] given
    [ ] you fill in
    
    Below that is the pronounciation of each letter given.
    
    Within each level I've sorted the puzzles alphabetically according to the 
    English description for easy finding.
    In the actual game they appear randomly, one level after the other.
    
    
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    | Level 1 |
    
    One letter to fill in
    
    
    [Cat]
    ね  こ
    [*] [ ]
    ne  ko
    
    [Dog]
    い  ぬ
    [*] [ ]
     i  nu
    
    [Elbow]
    ひ  じ
    [*] [ ]
    hi  ji
    
    [Mosquito]
    か
    [ ]
    ka
    
    [Mouth]
    く  ち
    [*] [ ]
    ku  chi
    
    
     _________
    | Level 2 |
    
    Two letters to fill in
    
    
    [Clock]
    と  け い
    [*] [ ][ ]
    to  ke  i
    
    [Computer]
    ぱ そ  こ ん
    [*][*] [ ][ ]
    pa so  ko  n
    
    [Fish]
    さ  か な
    [*] [ ][ ]
    sa  ka na
    
    [Orange]
    お れ  ん じ
    [*][*] [ ][ ]
     o re   n ji
    
    [Phone]
    で  ん わ
    [*] [ ][ ]
    de   n  wa
    
    
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    | Level 3 |
    
    Three letters to fill in
    
    
    [Animals]
    ど  う ぶ つ
    [*] [ ][ ][ ]
    do   u bu tsu
    
    [Backpack]
    ら ん  ど せ る
    [*][*] [ ][ ][ ]
    ra  n  do se ru
    
    [Beetle]
    か ぶ  と む し
    [*][*] [ ][ ][ ]
    ka bu  to mu shi
    
    [Squid]
    あ る  め い か
    [*][*] [ ][ ][ ]
     a ru  me  i  ka
    
    [Sun]
    た  い よ う
    [*] [ ][ ][ ]
    ta   i yo  u
    
    
    
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    | Switch Letters |
    |  いれかえモジ  |
    
    Switch the letters given to form a word.
    Each puzzle gives you a certain number of letters.
    There are no images to help out here.
    The letters are both hiragana and katakana, so if you know a little of those 
    it helps.
    However, even if you don't know any Japanese you should be able to solve some 
    level 1 and level 2 puzzles simply by luck. Just keep switching like crazy!
    Tilt the GBA left and right to move the selection arrow. Press A to switch the 
    two cards it points to.
    
    This micro-game appears randomly when you play Orbulon's level in the main 
    game.
    To clear it the first time you only need to do one level 1 puzzle, when 
    replaying the levels will increase.
    
    You can also find this micro-game in the album. The icon is three blue cards 
    and a red switching arrow.
    You need to clear 10 puzzles of all three levels to earn the crown.
    
    
    In the puzzle descriptions below the structure is as follows:
    
    Japanese letters in the order of the solved word.
    
    Below that is the pronounciation of each letter.
    
    The last is an English translation of the word.
    
    
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    | Level 1 |
    
    Three letters to switch
    
    
    か ば ん
    ka ba n
    bag
    
    き っ て
    ki t  te
    see
    
    さ か な
    sa ka na
    fish
    
    で ん わ
    de n  wa
    phone
    
    
     _________
    | Level 2 |
    
    Four letters to switch
    
    
    で ん し ゃ
    de n  sh a
    train
    
    ひ こ う き
    hi ko u  ki
    airplane
    
    ラ イ オ ン
    ra i  o  n
    lion
    
    え ん ぴ つ
    e  n  pi tsu
    pencil
    
    
     _________
    | Level 3 |
    
    Five letters to switch
    
    お か あ さ ん
    o  ka a  sa n
    mother
    
    じ ど う し ゃ
    ji do u  sh a
    automobile
    
    う で ど け い
    u  de do ke i
    wrist watch
    
    し ょ く ぶ つ
    sh o  ku bu tsu
    plant
    
    
    
     _________
    | Credits |
    
    Thanks to Nintendo for this great game!
    
    Thanks to Shdwrlm3 and Tatsurou tatsurou@gmail.com for help with level 3 of 
    letter switch!
    
    Very useful dictionary:
    Jim Breen's WWWJDIC Server:
    http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/wwwjdic.html
    
    
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    | Copyright |
    
    Copyright Titney 2004
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