You Too, Could Speak Space Dandy With This Cipher
posted on by Bamboo Dong
Curious what all the signs say in Space Dandy? Writer "bitmap" over at Altair & Vega and his pal @neozeed have figured out the alphabet used in the series, with a bit of old-fashioned code cracking. Using the various signs in Space Dandy, they discovered that the alphabet was just a simple substitution cipher, with the following symbols corresponding to letters in the Roman alphabet:
Although the Space Dandy written language relies on the alphabet, the words themselves are not in English, but in romanized Japanese. For instance, the magazine that Dandy reads has the title Yanmaga, an abbreviation for Space Young Magazine, also in the title.
Check out more at the writer's blog.
[Via @animaxasiatv Twitter]