#StackBounty: #youtube #username #youtube-channel How can a YouTube channel have different names depending on where the name is shown?

Bounty: 50

There’s a Japanese channel I’m following, which is showing a different name depending on where the name is displayed. When their videos are shown in the subscription box, recommended videos, or next to a comment they made, a Japanese variant of the name is shown, “圧倒的不審者の極み!”

Kiwami Japanese name screenshot

However, when watching a video or looking at their channel page, an English version of the channel name is shown, “kiwami japan”.

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The names are not equivalent when translated, so it’s likely not an automatic translation. These two names have existed as long as I can remember following this channel, so it’s not likely to be a matter of a name that was recently changed and not yet updated everywhere.

Is this name duality just a glitch, or is it a feature offered by YouTube? What are the criteria for using this feature as a creator? Is it for example only available to creators in certain regions, or above a certain number of subscribers?

Get this bounty!!!

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