So Japan, as well as many other Asian countries, China and Korean among them, use the Eastern order of naming, with the Family Name (or last name as it's often called) listed first, and the given name(s) listed second. Therefore, would it not be more "encyclopedic" to style our naming conventions that way as well? --Spencerz (talk) 17:17, June 9, 2013 (UTC)
- While that is the case in reality, Asian naming standards are often not carried over in Western media. It all depends on how the character's name is currently depicted. Yuriko Oyama, for example, shouldn't be called "Oyama Yuriko" unless Marvel starts calling her that.
- As for real people, that needs to be taken on a case-by-case basis. It's not uncommon for people from East Asia working in entertainment to Westernize their name by putting the familial name second.
- LoveWaffle (talk) 17:40, June 9, 2013 (UTC)