Garfield becomes quite existential when translated into Japanese and then back into English. Based off of this website.

A few people have asked for the originals; they are of course at

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Garfield: Lost in Translation (5/21/09)


  1. EXACTLY, Garfield! "What IS many? WHAT IS DONE? Well, because...there is the stone..." This should be embroidered on a pillow.

  2. The pillow idea is excellent, Ray. Also, it's fascinating how the last panel, which in the original is a seemingly simple (though already a little thought-provoking) joke, turns into a cryptic confirmation of/warning about a glacier's imminent arrival.

  3. This is simply brilliant.