If you notice issues with Japanese bold characters from Google Slides, we recommend trying the following options:

Option 1: Set the font to "M PLUS 1p" before exporting to PDF.

Option 2: You can also see an alternative solution in this blog post:


Option 3: Before uploading to Speaker Deck, download and open the presentation with Keynote instead of downloading the PDF from Google Presentations. Convert the presentation to a PDF from Keynote.

We hope to work on improving this in the future.