Talk:Chihyaa

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Regarding Chihyaa vs. Chihya-, older articles on the wiki have it spelled that way and Puchimas likes to write things in hiragana and use non-traditional elongations (for example, on the main site news is written にゅーす instead of にゅうす or ニュース). But I'm open to suggestions! I didn't know that there was a canon spelling from the creators. Any input is appreciated! Sakuya (talk) 21:23, 28 May 2014 (CEST)

I personally think it'd be best to stick with the given "Chihya-" and "Makochi-" spelling, just because it's the only "official" English spelling I've seen. It's kind of like the "Ryo" vs. "Ryou" spellings. Ryo is how it has always been in the official spelling, but fans still sometimes refer to him as Ryou. I know Puchim@su! subs from Funimation uses Chihyah and Makochii, but the official Puchimasu! website is simply a more direct connection to the original broadcasts. But that's just my opinion... --Chance4U (talk) 21:37, 28 May 2014 (CEST)
I mean, most fans will be looking for Makochii instead of Makochi-, and the offical subs were made for English speakers as opposed to official art that was made for Japanese speakers. I think it's just a matter of taste in the end, for example Nemurihime vs Nemuri Hime and Gemmy vs Jemmy. That's my take on it, at least. (Also, I probably should have sought advice before switching them... Sorry about that.) Sakuya (talk) 23:43, 28 May 2014 (CEST)
Quick update, the Romanization Standardization and Clarifications does talk about official romanizations taking precedence, but it doesn't talk about what happens if there are two official romanizations, like in this case. Sakuya (talk) 23:46, 28 May 2014 (CEST)
Well, at the very least, whatever we decide needs to be added to the Romanization Clarifications. This is apparently a reoccurring topic... Such as Nana Iro Button (which was spoken as Nanairo Button in the 7th live and TGS concerts), and the names of radio shows (we have iM@S SHOW, iM@SHOW, Ima Show...).--Chance4U (talk) 13:48, 29 May 2014 (CEST)