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Native Japanese living in Japan!

Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Local time: 21:48 JST (GMT+9)

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English to JapaneseTranslation

JapaneseVoice Over,Transcriptionetc...

***Click here to listen to my voice demos!***

Thanks to Steve Mollman, my name and service were introduced in CNN articles!

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Native Japanese freelancer handling E>J translation, Voice Over Audio Service(Japanese only, Female voice) and Transcription(Japanese only).

Main service is E>J translation, however I am versatile, and have done
many things upon requests.

Freelancer can move around freely, and the cost is lower than agencies!

Please contact me if you have some needs like...
Translation (English into Japanese)

  • Marketing(Advertisement, Flyer, Brochure, Copywriting, Product/Service
    introduction, Web contents, Survey, etc.)

  • Tourism(Airline, Hotel, Travel guide, Restaurant, Survey, etc.)

  • Manuals(How-to guide for house hold/personal items)

  • Other(E-mail, Letter, etc.)

If you are planning to market your products or services to Japanese, then
you need READABLE/UNDERSTANDABLE translation. Not WORD-to-WORD translation,
it will not attract Japanese. Language difference is cultural difference.
Literly translation is very important but the most important thing is that
the translation carries the meaning and it should be readable and up-to-date
Japanese. Language is a life. New words are born every day. Being native
Japanese help chatching up those changes.

I aim to provide good quality English into Japanese translation by putting
my feet in your shoes. You are welcome to provide me your vision, goal...all
kinds of thoughts in your mind when you provide me with translation material.
Any type of information related to you and your company will help my work.
And of course, I love to talk to people.

Feel free to ask me about translation service other than listed above. I do handle other field as well. Above are my specialties.

Who am I? Please click one of the links to see my profile!

My profile pages: Translators Get a Language123

CV is available upon request:

Voice Over (Audio Service/Japanese only)

***Click here to listen to my voice demos!***

  • Marketing materials (Product/service/company introduction, advertisement,

  • Narrations(Tourism, environment...etc.)
  • Voice messages (for telephone, voice mail, automated messages...etc.)
  • E-learning materials
  • Reading books for private use
  • Sound bits

Projects include: Microsoft, Merrill Lynch, SAP, Planet Hollywood Resort
and Casino (Miracle Mile Shops)...etc.

My profile pages: Get a I Am a Voiceover

CV is available upon request:

Transcription (Japanese only)***Temporally not available***

Additional service of re-writing the transcript words to more readable
format is available upon request.

All materials must have legal rights.

  • Interviews
  • Classes, Seminars
  • Meeting


Setting up an appointment for business meeting in Japan, Internet Auction
and On-line Shopping, etc...upon request.

  • Typing (Japanese)
  • Setting up an appointment
  • Purchase & Shipping service(Shopping assistance)

    * I am a member of Rakuten Ichiba , the largest online market in Japan!

  • Ask questions or send message to the sellers.
  • Forum posting

    My clients are mostly outside of Japan, and I am so happy to have chance
    to talk and work with people all over the world.

    If you have something, other than the services mentioned above, just ask

    Please do not hesitate to contact me!

    My network:

    Translation service - Translation company based in London England serving businesses throughout
    the world.

    * If you would like to exchange links with this site or VO page, please contact me.


    Comments from my clients.

    Thank you all for taking your valuable time to send me your comments!

    *ROSE, ROSE72=My handle name*

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    I am highly satisfied with the translation service provided. It has all the requirements I was looking for: accuracy, context adaptation and technical adaptation. Also, the service was excellent, extremely professional and very competitively priced. Without doubt, highly recommended for those seeking a professional and qualified translation service.

    by Ana Laura, Lubona
    ( Uruguay)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Michiru has done for us an excellent job. Very fast, efficient. A fantastic quality/price ratio!

    by Cezary
    ( UK)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Thank you very much!

    by Gina Corrado, Dynamic Language Services
    ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Reliable and flexible partner. Thank you.

    by TrM Hungarian Translations
    ( Hungary)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Excellent Translator.

    by Kellie Williams, Global Communicators
    ( United Kingdom)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Michiru did an excellent job for us and delivered on time as promised. I will work with her again.

    by Robert Cohen ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Michiru did a terrific job with our aviation web site. She is very prompt and a pleasure to work with. We are looking forward to working with her again.

    by Daniel Baker, FlightAware
    ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    A devoted translator, very professional and quick. Easily establishes an
    easy comunication between both parts and it's very easy to encharge ideas
    with. Also very polite and reliable. It was a pleasure and I'd recommend
    her services.

    by Joana Pereira ( Portugal)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Very fast turnaround time. Great work!

    by David Estes ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    For our project, Michiru translated our document with amazing speed, and
    the accuracy and choice of words in the translation were perfect. She is
    very easy to work with and maintained excellent communication throughout
    the process. I highly recommend Michiru for any Japanese translation work
    and will be using her again whenever I have any Japanese translation work
    that needs to be done.

    by Kenn Delbridge, Content Creation Pte Ltd ( Singapore)

    -Provided serive: Translation-
    It is a pleasure to work with Michiru. Professional, delivers on time, good quality, good communication, customer oriented.

    by Alain P. ( France)

    -Provided serive: Translation-
    Michiru did a great job translating our iphone application into japanese.

    Besides the translation she also provided comments/insights on the japanese market for the app. This was very valuable input. The fact that she speaks perfectly english guarantees precise translation of the english source text.

    by Franz ( Germany)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Good, quick, friendly and obliging and very customer-oriented service!

    by Andreas Whittome ( Peru)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Michiru was very easy to work with and the project was done both promptly
    and expertly. We will use her again if the need arises for Japanese voice

    by Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank ( USA)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Michiru provided both perfect translation service and voice to a small
    project contracted for telephone use. I will definitely work with her in
    the future as she is accountable and skilled

    by Peak Professional Services / KatsVoice ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Michiru completed our large translation project very quickly. She gave
    us a reasonable rate and produced high quality work.

    by Cindy Teruya-SEOP Inc. ( USA)

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Thanks for the fast and professional voice-over delivery. It is a pleasure
    working with you!

    by Premium Voices-Albert( Netherlands)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Professional service!

    by Pte Ltd. ( Singapore)

    -Provided serive: Translation-
    Quick and reliable work.

    Very professional and a good translatior. It has been a pleasure to work

    We will definitely come back to Michiru.

    by MARKMÁL ehf. ( Iceland)

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Michiru, thank you very much for your excellent service. My client and
    I are very happy with your work. I'll for sure call you for the next Japanese
    "voice over" project I have. Thank you again and keep up the
    excellent work !

    by Intervoices translation & voiceover services( Brazil)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    This was a sponsorship proposal translation E>J. Fast turnaround, and
    efficient. Quick response to inquiry. Will use her services again.

    by Mark (Japanese translation Japan)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Michiru is very professional, easy to communicate with, and overall a pleasure
    to work with. I will certianly work with her again.

    by Shai Nave - Fast Text ( Israel)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Beautiful voice and quick turn-around. Prompt communication made my project an effortless one. I would highly recommend.

    by Jeff Wyatt - Signwave Digital Inc. ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    There is really not enough good words I can say about the quality of work coming from Michiru Yabu. Being an expert on online marketing in Japan I deal not only with clients from different fields but also with my own needs for the Japanese online market. This more often than not requires large amounts of translations on various topics and often the translation must not only be precise but represent a good sales copy and a material that is pleasant to read. Michiru san has excelled in all these areas. If you are looking for quality copy I reccommend Michiru san with all my enthusiasm. SEO Japan (

    by SEO Japan (Japanese translation Japan)

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Very good service. Professional quality. Will hire again.

    by François Lanctôt-Silex Creations Inc.( Canada)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    High-quality translations in the shortest time!

    by Natalia Leshchenko (Traktat) ( Russia)

     -Provided service: Other(Shopping assistance)-
    Michiru helped me with contacting a Japanese site which had an item that I was looking for all over the world. Within a couple of days I had the item here in Aruba, thanks to her follow up and quick response. If I need anything from Japan again I will contact her for sure!

    Thank you once again Michiru

    by Rufat Geerman ( Aruba)

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Michiru is an absolute pleasure to work with for our Mango language learning

    Michiru is an absolute pleasure to work with for all of our Japanese projects!

    Thanks Michiru!

    by Michael Goulas-Mango Languages( USA)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    If you're looking for a fast delivery, a beautiful voice, accurate translations
    and good advices.... Contact Michiru, I know I will.

    by C. van Leeuwen, Partner Translations ( The Netherlands)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    I'm very satisfied to work with Rose72. Translation was well done quickly.
    And moreover, she gives me some excellent advices.

    by brivazac - Speakmania ( France)

    -Provided serive: Translation-
    Thanks for the great work!

    by Le Tutor Language Services ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    This is a very good service, thank you.

    by Corey Johnson ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    I am quite pleased with the quality of your translations and the delivery
    time. I will continue to use your services in the future.


    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Fantastic provider, You can not find any better.

    by Bijan-Art Of Time ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Super professional. All the reports, proof reading, market research etc,
    that she has done were delivered on time, and in a very professional way.
    I will work with you more for sure. Thanks a lot.

    by Assaf Kostiner-Design Your Life, LTD ( Israel)

    -Proviced service: Other(Appointment setup)-
    Just excellent. I have used the services of many translators within the past 12 years but very rarely found someone this fast, efficient and easy easy to work with.

    Keep up the good work Michiru, and thank you again!

    by Michael Sellem, AMR Import Houston, TX ( USA)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Michiru did a great job. Fast and professional.

    by Orange Tree Productionsl( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Always punctual, precise, and completes what is asked of her with little
    or no problem.

    by Rob Millan - LinguaLinx ( USA)

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Michiru is an exceptional voice actor. She is fast to deliver, and meticulous with detail.

    We had an excellent experience working with her, and our client was very
    pleased with the quality of her work. Thanks, Michiru!

    by Mukul Bakshi-Tungsten Advertising ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-
    We are very happy about the service we received will surely maintain relationship for future ventures.

    keep up the good work.

    by Charles ( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Professional, Prompt on delivery, Responsd immediately. Very Helpful Indeed.
    Really enoying working with Michiru and will definetely will work with
    you again. Keep it up! Many Thanks!

    by Marvin Yap (Director)-Language Partners( Malaysia)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Good translation.

    by Eric-LocaTran Translations Ltd.( China)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    This was an excellent translation and a very fast service. I was very pleased.

    by Carl Whitley (Managing Director)-Transmediate Limited( United Kingdom)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Michiru is a reliable and pleasant translator to work with. She has provided us with quality translation service in the past. We will definitely work with her again.

    by Ping Li-GlobalListing Directories( Canada)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Thanks ROSE72 did a very good job and extremely fast worker, I highly recommend

    by Jon Nikola-Tygerstyle( Australia)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Excellent translator, very professional, very fast. We will defiantly hire
    her again for other projects.

    by uspexllc-USPEX( USA)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Very good work.

    by DaveKnell( United Kingdom)

    -Provided serive: Translation-  -Provided service: Other(Essay)-

    For English to Japanese translation, translates accurately, reads as if
    text had been originally written in Japanese. Very good editing skills
    in Japanese.

    by Inda S. Shirley-Aaron Language Services (ALS)( USA)

    -Provided service: Other(Auction assistance)-

    Michiru provided excellent service and was a pleasure to work with. She answered emails very promptly and was extremely thorough with every step of the Japanese auction process. She is friendly and reliable, and I will contact her every time I need any services in Japan. Thank you so much, Michiru!

    by Halle Amick( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    January 23, 2007

    To Whom It May Concern:

    I've been Michiru Yabu's supervisor at Property Trackers during the Global
    Home translation project.

    It is a pleasure to promote Michiru because she consistently meets and
    often exceeds her job requirements.

    Michiru is an enthusiastic, dedicated translator with reliable work habits.

    She often does not need guidance or supervision, but willingly accepts
    it when offered.

    She is consistently successful in improving her skills, and she works hard
    to do so.

    Michiru is always willing to pitch in to help the team, and she gets the
    job done right the first time.

    She is efficient in planning projects, punctual in meeting deadlines, and
    conscientiously adheres to company standards and guidelines.

    You'd be hard pressed to find an employee more dedicated than Michiru,
    and I recommend her as a professional translator. If you'd like more information,
    I'd be happy to provide it.

    Please call the phone number below and ask for me by name or visit our
    website on to see the quality of her Japanese translation.


    Sebastiaan Draaisma

    Sebastiaan Draaisma

    Director, Property Trackers

    by Sebastiaan Draaisma-Property Trackers AB ( Sweden)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Great service, very fast and polite.

    by Pritersh Parmar-Kotecha Parmar( United Kingdom)

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Michiru has helped our company recording a voice message.

    She did a very good job! She is responsible, timely and courtesy.

    We would like to keep in touch and will use her service again in future.
    Thank you Michiru.

    by Janet China)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    I would like to give my highest compliment to Michiru as she is a very
    dedicated translator for us.

    She will pass up her job on time and all her works has been done well.

    I remember that there is a time where we need her to rush a project for
    us, and she is so helpful and willing to help us to rush it up and manage
    to meet the tight deadline with flawless translation.

    This is really impressive and I would like to express my appreciation to
    her on this :)

    by Faye Ng-Pulse Group( Malaysia)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Professional service provider. It was a pleasure and I'd recommend this
    service provider to others.

    by Mike Hayward/King's Education Ltd.( New Zealand)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    The service Michiru provided was quick, proffesional and in high quality.

    All you have to do is to explain exactly what you need- and you will get

    by Tzachi Ezrati/AD-Gency(advertising)( Israel)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Reliable and good translator. I will use her services again.

    by Andrey Cherevko/Max-Logos( Ukraine)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Updated my Smith's School of English webpage which resulted in better sales

    I don't need additional advertising, now all my contacts come from internet.thanks
    will hire again!

    by Eric/Smith's School of English( USA/ Japan)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    The quality of Rose 72’s work is IMPECCABLE and the delivery of the project is right on the schedule.

    We would use her service over and over again for professional Japanese

    We highly recommend her to all service buyers in need of Japanese translation.

    Thanks Rose72 for the wonderful job!

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Rose72 did a wonderful job as a voice artist. The quality is excellent
    and the delivery is punctual.

    You can tell that Rose72 strives for perfection by the way she deals with the project.

    We get much more than we invest, way much more. Thanks again Rose72!!!

    I will work very hard to get better deals for you in the next projects.

    by Jenny/case by case( Taiwan)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Professional and reliable translator.

    by Pavel Lyakhovsky( Russia)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Quick and competent translator!

    by Fabrice-Ulybka( Belgium/ France)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Excellent service. Easy to work with and very helpfull. I highly recommend

    by Yaron-yshaool/Ka Gold Jewelry( Israel)

    -Provided service: Translation & Voice-

    Very friendly, helpful, diligent person to work with! Would love to work
    with her again!

    by Aleema/Kyoku Japan(Radio Station)( USA)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Professional, reliable, precise and accurate.

    by Ettore R. Peyrot/Ability TopTranslations( Italy)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Rose72 did it again! We keep coming back to her and this speaks for her
    quality of work and how satisfied we are!

    Highly recommended service provider!

    -Provided service: Voice-

    Rose72 did an excellent job!!! Highly recommended service provider.

    by Jenny/case by case( Taiwan)

    -Provided serive: Translation-

    Personal letter done with extra thought and consideration. Very helpful.

    by Dave Simmons( Canada)

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