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(I moved from Japan to Hong Kong on May, 2012. However, I have been still surrounded by Japanese environments for around 3 to 10 hours every day (e.g. Reading Japanese newspapers, blogs, internet forums; Watching Japanese TV shows, news; Talking to my family members and friends in Japan over the phone in Japanese; and writing Japanese text in translation professionally))
* I don't take any proofreading/editing project.
Bachelor of Arts in Commerce.What I studied there are mainly as follows:
Economics, Commerce, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Finance, Business Administration, Theory of Industrial Organization, Marketing, International Marketing, International Trade, International Finance, Public Administration, Psychology, Politics, Comparative Culture, Japanese literature, English, Business English, Philosophy, etc.
Overseas Education in America as follows:
Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Communication Theory, American Economy, Management, Argument, Politics, etc.
Additional areas of Expertise and Interest
I am interested in the fields of Consciousness, Unconsciousness (like the world Carl Gustav Jung or Sigmund Freud explains), Tao (Lao Tzu mentioned), Mind, Humanity, Life, Psychology, Social Science, Self-Development (such as "How can people become genius?" "How to maximize our brain" "Motivation" "Positive thinking" "Internal Voice") or something like that.
In addition, I love comedy and have a great sense of comedy (talk, impersonation, etc) and communication. I was a kind of class clown when I was a student from an elementary school to a university.
Reading and watching current news online through Yahoo, Google, etc. (English, Japanese, Chinese (Cantonese, Traditional)) is one of my routines.
My project history is mainly as follows:
Description of an App from a Cloud Storage Company, Video Hosting System, Strings of Customer Support App from Insurance Company, Localization of the Website, Products and Mobile Apps of a Company Producing Cloud Storage and File Hosting Service, Image (Photo) Editing Software (Image Staking, Manipulate 3D model, etc), Website Localization of an IT Company Providing Services to Build Online Portfolio, Message Strings for Telephone, Mobile Phone, Alarm, Conference, Program System, etc, Operating Instructions (Manual) for Logo Transfer Software, Software Localization and the Web Page of its Software (Accounting Software, Bulk Email Software), Product Descriptions (IT, General products), Technical Compliance Checklist of a Middleware Provider for Games, Product description (short manual, etc) for MacBook Air, Ethernet Manual, Software Program (such as String, Data, Command), Product Description of Power Bank (external battery) for iPhone / iPad /iPod and Other Mobile Devices, User Manual of Cash Flow Management Software, Localization of a Company Website Which Provides Large Databases (kind of World Data such as Countries, Industries, GDP, Various Indexes, Income, Tourism, Birth Rate, R&D, Demography, Environment, and much more), Security Solutions (IT related), Domain Provider’s Website, Descriptions of an iPhone Application, Manual for Portable hi-fi speaker dock for iPhone/iPod, Website Localization of Electronic Components Online Sourcing Platform, IT company’s brochure (company info, products info, etc), Mobile App Game (Action RPG) for iPhone, iPad, Android, Financial and Business News Articles of Global IT and Mobile Companies, Subtitle of a Video for Instructing How to Use a Mobile Advertising Network, Language Learning App, Global IT Company’s Blog Article of Product Introduction and Announcements, Social Networking Service (SNS) Website (several websites), Educational App (Math) for Elementary School Kids, Website of a Software Development Company (e.g. Descriptions of its Internet Ad Systems Development), User Instructions of a Crowd Sourcing Website, Reports (8 reports in total) of App Business with a Monetization Program, Strings and Text of a Website and Mobile App for a New Social (SNS) Platform, Website Localization and Translation of Press, Blog, etc. of an IT Company Providing Communications Solutions for The World’s Leading Brands, Website Localization of a IT Company Providing Services to Build Online Portfolio (Website) Consisting of Galleries, E-commerce, Blogs and so on., Localization of the Website and Google Play Store Descriptions of an IT Company Developing Office Software such as Word Processing, Spreadsheet Presentation Graphics, and Database Software, Marketing Brochure of Driver Safety Monitoring System, Localization of Issue Tracking and Project Management Tool, Website Localization of a Consumer Electronics Company (specialized in wireless security camera, home monitoring solution, activity tracking solution, health devices, related apps, etc), Subtitle of Webcast Series for Business Partners of a Technology and Consulting Company that Manufactures and Markets Computer Hardware and Software and Provides Infrastructure and Hosting Services, etc, Keywords and Ad Text Used in AdWords Considering SEO, Press Release of a Company Providing Global Communications Platform with an On-Demand Marketplace and Cryptocurrency Ecosystem Through App, Press Release of a Company Providing International Communications Platform with a Built-in Cryptocurrency Marketplace and Crypto Wallet, Huge Amount of Feedback of Thorough Survey About IT Products (Free/Paid, Functions, etc) and its Company (Branding, etc.) to Japanese IT Engineers (Developer/ Programmer), Product Information Guide and Quick Start Guide of Gaming Toy Robot (combined with AR), User Guide of Health Management App, Website of an IT company providing a download portal site through safe and trusted downloads, Press Release from a Company Providing a Decentralized Smart Assistant through a Unique Blockchain Technology for Hoteliers and Hospitality Professionals, Video Subtitle of a Conference Keynote from a Software Developing Company, E-Learning of Best Practices on Social Media for Employees of an Information Security Consulting Company
Private Banking Portal Website, Manuals and Descriptions for Fire Life Safety Officer and Security Administrator Training in a big Financial Group, Thorough Marketing Analysis Report on Cosmetics and Health Care products by a Business Consulting Company, Sales Page of Organic Products (snacks), An International Bank’s Newsletter, Market Analysis Presentation of an Oil-Related Country (with Japanese Pronunciation in Romaji under Japanese Translation), Due Diligence Report, Website Localization and Related Materials of a Company which Provides English Learning Online Meeting Minutes and Documents of a Dietary Supplement Company, Website about Sports Goods (related to a football team), Membership Promotion in a Real Estate Organization, Market Analysis Report of Gambling and Online Casino in Japan and Asian Markets, Industry Survey・Analysis (IT related), Surveys (Market, Employee Engagement, Asian Youth Games, Customer Satisfaction, Quantitative Survey, Screener through Telephone Interview, etc.), Business Profile, Business Proposal (in a Japanese writing form of the highest politeness), Digital TV Promotion, Press Release (OLED related company, etc.), Tour Guide & Promotion, Business Survey, Company Website Localization (service description, sales page, etc), Code of Business Conduct (Ethics, Compliance, etc.), Business Strategy, Business Planning, Marketing, Business Document, Business Mail, Business Card, Brochure of a Niagara Falls’ Boat Tour, Brochure for Duty Free Shopping in Flight, Discovery files (such as communication emails between companies), Marketing Video Subtitle About an Optics Product for Patients with a Presbyopic Eye, Descriptions of iPhone Apps of Educational Games for Kids, CEO Business Message Video Subtitle for Workers, Marketing Video Subtitle of a Medical Solution Provider, Code of Conduct of Multinational Luxury Goods Conglomerate, Business News Article from a Consulting Firm, Instructions for a Skin Resurfacing System and a Variety of Skin Solution Products, Part of the Website related Wines, Their Varieties and Histories, etc., Official Report of a Company to Its Client’s Complain Regarding a Packaging Problem, Overview of Insurance Coverage for International Travel and Short-Term Assignments, Descriptions of Artwork Leasing Company and Some of Its Artwork, Video Script of the Promotion of a Chair for Office, Notes at a Spa for Pregnant Women, Terms and Instructions for Website of a Global Oil Company, A Document for Lease/Leaseback Project by an Industrial Development Board of a Local Government in U.S., Customer Satisfaction Survey and Internal Process of the Implementation of the Survey of a Global Oil and Gas Company, Jewelry Company’s Profile, Description, Information and Introduction of a Wool Organization, SSP and DSP Services, Billing System Company’s Introduction, Background), Description and Materials of an Educational App for Preschoolers, Description of Attractions Industry Trade Show (Summary, Marketing Content, etc), Online Survey (Test Questionnaire) of Digital X Ray Device for Dentists, Standards of Ethical Conduct, Hotel Room Descriptions, Localization of Social E-Commerce Platform of Social Photo Sharing Webstore and Mobile App, Product and its Background Introduction Video Subtitle of a Clothing Company Known for Denim Jeans and so on, Description of the Display and Control Buttons of a Swiss Watch, Direct Marketing Letter, Press Release, Web Pages and e-Newsletter of a Variety of International Exhibitions such as Woodworking Machinery and Furniture Manufacturing Equipment Industries, Plastics and Rubber Industries, Electric Power & Electrical Industries and Attractions Industry, Newsletter of a Software Development Company to its Customers, e-Learning Course of Information Security Training, Website of Serviced Apartments (middle to luxury class) of a Group Which Develops, Owns and Manages a Diversified Portfolio of Retail Properties, Offices, Serviced Apartments and Car parks, Localization of Website Specific to Introduce New Products Release of IT Company Mainly Developing Office Software, etc (done via Joomla with a license given), Descriptions, Content and Localization of Games on Steam, Marketing Article of Fitness Products and Apps (to Track Calorie, Sleep, etc), Marketing Article of Fitness Products by Introducing Summer Activities (Slacklining, Climbing, Stand up paddle boarding, Gravel cycling, Canoeing), Website of a Consultancy Providing Asset Management, Investment Systems Design, etc (advanced analytical data of emerging countries’ detailed information such as population, politics, poverty, human rights and much more), Website Localization of a Company Doing Business in Many Industries Such As Finance, Travel, Entertainment, Property Investment, Property Development, Food and Beverages.
Safety Manual of Equipment for DJ, Presentation Material about Data Collection System (Radiation, etc) from Aircraft, A Speaker Dock User Manual for iPod/iPhone/iPad, Product Manuals (appliance, machine), An Operation Manual for a Particle Counter, Purchasing Specification for Sensor, Properties/Features/Scripts of Telephone/Fax/Email System, Communication Document for Design Change Related to an Automaker, Website Localization and Products’ Introductions, Website Localization of an Engineering Company (dynamometer test system, product testing system, etc), A Brochure of an Aerobatic Smoke Dyes’ Manufacturer, Earphone Specification, CAD Product Data, Machine Introduction (welding, etc.), Monthly Newsletters of an Automotive Supplier, News Release of an Automotive Supplier, News Release of a Company (industry leader) Providing Technologies Such As Surround Sound, Audio Signal, Voice Technologies, Press Release Related to a Switcher From a Semiconductor Company, Press Release Related to Automotive Systems Such as Camera Systems from Technology Companies (Semiconductor, Digital Solution, etc), Short Text for iPod Accessories, Troubleshooting, Owner’s Manual of a Swiss Watch, Prompts of a Voice Messaging System (voice mail, VoiceSMS, Voice-to-Text, etc), Website of a Manufacturer of Saw Blades, Cutters and Knifes (for mainly industries), Descriptions of Cable Products, Press Release of Hybrid Memory Companies, User’s Manual of Mobile Handset for Mobile Phone, Tablet and PC, Product Terms and Descriptions related to Bicycle, Press Release of a Major Utility Infrastructure Company, Installation Manual of Measuring Probe, Installation, Assembly Manual and Declaration of Conformity for Current Transformer, Installation Manual and its Program Software of 3D Inspection System of Tube and Wire Measurement, User Manual of Bottle Speaker, Marketing Brochure of Power Generation Company, Manual of High Power Four Channel Class D Amplifier, Quick Start Guideline of a Card Printer, Descriptions of Mini Pouch (also used as a stand) for Smartphones, Brochure and Web Content of a Company Providing Punching Technology (Feed Units, Controls, Laser, Peripherals, etc), Website Localization of a Technology Company Providing CAD Solutions, Safety Instructions, Maintenance Instructions, Safeguards, Operating Instructions of a Variety of Products (such as Digital Tire Gauge, Super Bright LED Light, Seatbelt Cutter, Window Breaker, Rechargeable Flashlight, USB Charger, Battery, etc) Used in Cars and Other Vehicles, Voice-over Script of a IT Company Providing Video Technology Solutions, Manual of Home Monitoring System and its App
Accounting Documents related to SAP, Economic Report and Analysis of a Financial Organization, Standby Letter of Credit, Shareholder Letter, Presentation Slides (Fund Review, Strategies, Portfolio Analysis, Investment Philosophy, etc ) of an Investment Firm (focusing on Asia, Greater China, ASEAN Regions Excluding Japan) for Their Clients (Institutional and Individual), Financial Documents (Stock Market Analysis, Large Shareholding Report, Orders and Sales Meeting Report, Meeting Reports (General, Technical) ), Press Release of a Binary Options Trading Software Provider to the Financial And Gaming Industry, Website Localization of a Financial Company Providing Binary Options Online, Business Report of a Japanese Manufacturer in Automotive Industry, Business Report, Consolidated Financial Statements (e.g. Consolidated Balance Sheet, Consolidated Statements of Income, Consolidated Statements of Changes in Net Assets, Supplementary Statement), Financial Reports (e.g. Balance Sheet, Statements of Income, Statements of Changes in Net Assets), Audit & Supervisory Board’s Report of a Japanese Manufacturer Providing Machine Tools, Industrial Machinery, Various Tools (heat treatment, system equipment, etc) to Many Clients Globally (especially those in Automotive Industry), Long Marketing Text of Trading Software (FX, Stocks, etc), Business News Article of an International News Agency, Presentation Slides of Active Ownership and It’s Relation to the Environment, Presentation Slides of Integration of Financial System with Sustainable Development, Client Letter (related to Feeder Fund and Final Dividend) of Global Private Banking Group
Medical Journal (Teratogenicity Study), Pharmaceutical Company’s Announcement for Product Growth Strategy (about blockbuster drugs such as an antiviral drug, etc), Pharmaceutical Company’s Letters, Website and News Release, Foot Care Products and Website, Pandemic Statement and Flu Vaccine FAQ, etc, Some pages of a medical patent related to “FTO gene, obesity, diabetes, etc.”, A Document of a Hospital for Protecting Breast Cancer, A Document of Health Benefits, Presentation Slides about Enhancing Parenting in the Special Care Nursery and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit by a Professor, Approval and Signature Form of Clinical Study Protocol, Video Subtitle of the Introduction of Medical Devices of a Company Designing Joint Replacement Technology, Medical Paper of Clinical Study (Clinical Trial) related to Comparison of Calcipotriol Monotherapy and a Combination of Calcipotriol and Betamethason Valerate in the Topical Therapy of Psoriasis Vulgaris, Medical Paper of Clinical Study (Clinical Trial) related to Mixed Treatment Comparison of a Two Compound Formulation Product Containing Calcipotriol and Betamethason Dipropionate with Other Topical Treatments in the Topical Therapy of Psoriasis Vulgaris, Script of a Medical Device (Broad Surface Coagulator with Integrated Suction) Marketing Video, Strings of Medical CAD Software,
Specification about the Method of Producing a Kind of Material Related to Serrapeptase, Specification and documents related to a medical patent (FTO gene, obesity, diabetes, etc), Specification and documents related to a medical patent (auger tool, etc) , Letters related to application, divisional application, communication, official action, etc., Survey of EPO (European Patent Office) for confirming their services, etc., Claims Related to Multi-Channel Audio Stream, Specification about a Tool for Retrieving a Fish Hook from the Mouth of a Fish, Abstract and Claims of a Patent About a Chuck for a Driver, Part of a Patent Related to Bags (especially paper valve bags)
Document (Business, Products, Process, Company Introduction and Sales, etc) and New Product Announcement and Background Introduction (Research Analysis, etc) from a Manufacturer of Phosphine Ligands, Safety Data Sheet to Handle Chemical Products, Communications to the Editor (Synthetic Studies of Vitamin D(3) Analogues, Differentiation Inducing Activity, etc), Article about Surface Modification Using Phosphonic Acids and Esters, Power Point Slides for Introducing New Products of a Chemical Solutions Company Manufacturing and Selling Chemical Products Such As Surfactants, Specialty Products, Special Ingredients, etc for the Food, Supplement and Pharmaceutical Markets, PowerPoint Slides for Security Awareness Training of a Chemical Company, Thesis of a Copper Ion-Exchanged Catalyst as a Thermostable Catalyst for Selective Reduction of NO with C3H6, Report on Commercial Formulation Development of Inhibitor of Plasmodium DHODH
Documents related to earthquakes, earthquake preparedness, earthquake education, etc, especially about California and Japan (used in a seminar for officials), Blog Post about Climate Change from an Environmental Organization, Report on Environmental Impact Assessment
Website Localization of a Global Design Practice (including detailed background and information of projects, architects, awards and so on), Report of Development Project (Site Analysis, Constraints, Design Concept, Design Code for Overall Development, Exterior Design Proposals. Entrance Design Proposals, etc) , Resource Plan, Drawings, Fee Letter and Invoice from Architect Company
Online Casino Website (Slot machine, Horse racing, etc), Localization of Casino Hold`em Game, Poker Website Localization, World Cup Football Betting Web Page
Social Networking Service (SNS) Website (several websites), English Online Learning (E-learning) Website, Business English Textbook for Japanese, Japanese Learning Textbook, Inflight Magazine Articles, Restaurant Menu of a Well-Known Hotel, Website of an International School in UK (well-known), Letter for Parents from a Preparatory School in USA (well-known), Newsletters of a Public School in U.S. for Parents/Guardians of Japanese Students, College Announcement (How to get Form I-20), Recommendation Letter, Resume, Japanese driver’s license into English, Personal Letters, Website Texts, Customs related Texts, Newspaper Articles of a Physician’s History, A part of book for Self-Development, Certificate of Death, Tour Guide Book related to Grand Canyon, Website of a District in Canada which Introduces Many Schools for International Students, Hotel Introduction (features, history, access, etc), Subtitle of Christmas Campaign Video by a Christian Organization, Descriptions of Museum and its Tour Related to US Navy, Website localization of an International Airport, iPhone App Puzzle Game Description, Manual of a Fitness App, Localization of a Webshop Selling Cotton Clothes and Products and Supplying Labels, Invoice, Driver’s License, National Health Insurance Card, Medical Information Letter of a Prep School in U.S. for Parents/Guardians of Japanese Students, Video Interview to Japanese Tourists in a Restaurant in Singapore, Subtitle of CEO Speech in a General Meeting of Shareholders, Subtitle of a Successful User Interviewer of an Advertisement System for Mobile Market, Video Subtitle for Promoting Compliance (Ethical Decisions), SNS Website Localization for Broadcasting/Sharing Pictures and Movies Live, Recording Script of a Tour of a Historic Ocean Liner Serving Currently As a Tourist Attraction with Restaurants, a Museum and Hotel, etc., Short Report about Radiation Damage from Nuclear Power Plants Damaged in Japan, News Articles about a Telecom Company, a Mobile Phone, Infrastructure and Mobile Network Company, a Multinational Electronics Company, A Letter to Universities for Hiring a Student, Subtitle of a Short Documentary Video about Pacific War, Quiz Text about a NY Tour for an App, Resume of a Foreigner Teaching English in Japan to Junior and Senior High School Students for Applying for a Teaching Position University, Quran Reciter App and its Description, Script of an Aviation Museum Audio Tour in USA (Aviation History, World War II, etc), Website Content of Various Destinations (Hawaii, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, etc) of World’s Largest Luxury Travel Retailer Offering Fashion, Accessories, Beauty, Fragrances, Watches, Jewelry, Wines, etc., Subtitle of a Retail Training Video for a Famous Brand, Textbook (written in English including stories) for Japanese (Beginners, Kids) to Learn Italian Language, Workplace/Employee Survey by a Biotechnology Company with a Consulting Company, Check List (legal requirements, consensus standards, best practices, risk, incident, emergency management, etc ), Associate Resource Guide, Incident Reporting Form, Compliance Summary, Compliance Auditing Protocol of Environment, Health and Safety Competency Model, Subtitle (poem style) of a Short Film about a Live-Action Fairy Tale with Environmental Message, Certificate of Registered Matters in Family Register (Birth Certificate), Certificate of Employment, Certificate of Graduation, Mission Statement of an Organization Providing a Long-Running American Children's Television Series (Copywriting, Creative Translation), Life Style News Article of a Daily Newspaper in USA, Instructions of Educational Toy for Kids, Audio Script of Calgary Tour (Tourist Spots and History such as Calgary Tower), Guiding Principles of a Football Boarding School (Introduction of School, Concept, Training, etc), Audio Script of Museum of Modern Art, Article Related to Car Accessories for a Web Portal, Letter to Japanese Masters of Craft for Research Purpose and Collaboration, IT Company’s Semiannual Survey, Internal Survey on Information Security of a Financial Services Company, Localization of a Multiplayer War Game on Mobile
Proofreading of a document which was translated from non-English language to Japanese purely focusing on Japanese writing. Product name analysis (not translation but analysis through cultural background and so on), Information Search (kind of market analysis for a business situation), Transcribing a Japanese marketing video and Translating it into English, Analysis (Consulting) of Names (in Pharmaceutical Industry) from linguistic and cultural perspectives, Movie (Documentary about Human Trafficking) Subtitle Review (evaluation feedback based on around 10 categories and open ended comments, not general proofreading), Proofreading of a Movie (Documentary about Human Trafficking) Subtitle, Linguistic Screening of Aircraft Names, Giving Advices (Consulting) for Writing a Resume for a Foreigner Teaching English in Japan to Junior and Senior High School Students for Applying for a Teaching Position University (This client successfully got a job in a university), Check of Voices for Voice-Over Projects
Why you feel compelled to offer projects to me:
If you can read written Japanese even a little, have you ever compared it with the English translation of original Japanese? Or, have you ever noticed some differences between English and Japanese in Japanese writing such as in Japanese books, advertisements, magazines or newspapers?
Japanese language is pretty unique in many ways with the development of its particular culture. For example, we Japanese have to use a variety of subjects in the first person up to situations although "I" is enough in English. Or, sometimes, in a so-called excellent Japanese writing, the subject itself is often not written. In this case, the context in that situation shows the subject. This is just one of the examples in the uniqueness of Japanese.
Even native Japanese do not know about their language structure consciously so much though only some of those who have strong linguistic skills will be able to feel unconsciously.
However, if a writer or translator knows the depth of Japanese writing consciously, he/she has a great advantage with which he/she can make a wonderful impression on those who read his/her writing.
Communication has been increasingly important in business fields, and it has been getting more and more important, especially, in "written communication." A tiny difference will create a HUGE difference leading to a different impression! Are you still satisfied with the rugged translation that is just replaced from one language to another? (In some cases, the translated texts do not even make sense!! This will hurt BRAND IMAGE of companies...) Or would you like to get the polished translation in which invisible flavor is considered? If you are the latter, please feel free to contact me. I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
When you send me your project, please let me know about detailed information about it as much as possible such as the number of words, file format, desired deadline of delivery, price, payment term, payment method (Please read “P.S” in the bottom), who you are. So, the probability that I can immediately work on your project will go up.
Considering above-mentioned information, I will basically follow the policy of “First Come (First File), First Served”. Thanks for your understanding in advance.
Thank you very much for visiting here. If you have any question, please feel free to contact me!! And if you would need my full CV, please kindly tell me about it as well.
Once I receive your
projects, I will work on them with genuine dedication and