Member since Feb '14

Working languages:
English to Japanese
German to Japanese
Japanese to English
Japanese to German

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Local time: 07:38 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese (Variant: Hiroshima) Native in Japanese
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This person has translated 884 words for Translators without Borders
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Training, Project management, Transcreation, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
ManagementGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)
Advertising / Public RelationsAccounting
EconomicsTourism & Travel
Media / MultimediaMarketing / Market Research

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Words translated: 884
English to Japanese - Rates: 0.13 - 0.20 EUR per word / 40 - 50 EUR per hour
German to Japanese - Rates: 0.14 - 0.23 EUR per word / 45 - 60 EUR per hour
Japanese to English - Rates: 0.10 - 0.15 EUR per character / 30 - 40 EUR per hour
Japanese to German - Rates: 0.12 - 0.17 EUR per character / 35 - 45 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 100, Questions answered: 50
Blue Board entries made by this user  14 entries

Payment methods accepted Visa, Wire transfer, MasterCard, Payoneer, Veem
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Nov 2012. Became a member: Feb 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s)
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Memberships JTF, JAT, DVÜD
TeamsEnglish and Japanese translation
Software Across, MateCat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Takeshi MIYAHARA endorses's Professional Guidelines.


Takeshi Miyahara received his B.A. degree in Economics from Hiroshima University of Economics (HUE), Japan, and a certificate in International Management from Pforzheim University, Germany. After graduating, he had worked as an in-house translator-interpreter in the quality control department of optical devices at Sony EMCS, and in the aerospace division at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for about 3 years in total. Thereafter, he gained experience in International Education Exchange at HUE, and supported inbound and outbound international students between 2010 and 2019. He was assigned as Hiroshima Messenger in 2013 and 2014, and volunteered in supporting Hiroshima City for their long-lasting international cooperation with Hannover city, Germany. With his wide variety of international experiences at the companies, he offers professional translation services in English, German and Japanese, collaborating with his former peer translators. He also manages general affairs and finances of a facility maintenance company that his brother runs. He is a member of Japan Translation Federation, Japan Association of Translators and DVÜD e.V..

Japanese cultures and traditions; General Business and Education; Manufacturing and Engineering; IT and E-Commerce; Medical services and cares; IFRS; Accounting and Financing; Marketing; Literature

[History of (major) Translations] as of March 2, 2020

German to Japanese
- Website of distance selling products; ca. 13,000 wds
- Company website of precision braking torque; ca. 3,500 wds
- Instructions and Manual of an iPhone App; ca. 100 wds
- Adwords of Google website; ca. 50,000 wds
- Business letters; ca. 800 wds
- Ads of Facebook App; ca. 500 wds
- Service Menu of a Hotel; ca. 1,500 wds
- Instruction Guide of Fueling Equipment; ca. 200 wds
- brief introduction leaflet of a city in Germany; ca. 1,000 wds
- a fantasy novel; ca. 50,000 wds
- Tourism Information of a city in Germany; ca. 4,000 wds seasonal
- Letter from a city in Germany to visitors; ca. 1,300 wds
- Certificate of product's reliability test result; ca. 500 wds
- Brochure of museums in Germany; ca. 50,000 wds in total
- presentation/manual of automobiles; constantly ca. 20,000 wds every month

English to Japanese
- Manual of Furniture CAD software; ca. 7,000 wds
- Business letters; over 100,000 wds
- Failure report of products; over 100,000 wds
- Ads of iPhone App; ca. 500 wds
- Materials and documents of companies; over 30,000 wds
- Quality assurance specifications; over 100,000 wds
- E-mail correspondence; over 100,000 wds
- Educational Materials: over 100,000 wds
- Online Game Apps: over 100,000 wds
- letter from an educational institute; ca. 1,000 wds
- EC Declaration of Conformity; ca. 1500 wds
- Manual of energy related devices; ca. 5000 wds every month
- IT Marketing/blogs; constantly ca. 20,000 wds every month
- Products marketing; ca. 3,000 wds every month
- privacy policy/terms & conditions/other legal documents; 4,000 wds seasonal

Japanese to English
(Sony, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hiroshima University of Economics)
- Corporate profile; ca. 5,000 letters
- Presentation material of products; ca. 4,000 letters
- Failure report of products; over 1,000,000 letters
- Quality assurance specifications; over 30,000 letters
- E-mail correspondence; over 1,000,000 letters

Study Abroad and Schools:

1. Goethe Institut Tokio, Japan (German, 2009/2-8)
2. Pforzheim University of Applied Science, Pforzheim, Germany (2006/9-2007/2)
  I have been to Germany for exchange. Since I was majoring in Accounting
  at the home university, I mainly studied International Accounting during my
  study abroad.
3. English Language Academy, Auckland, NZ (English, 2006/2-3)


1. TOEIC 975 (2016); and
2. Goethe Zertifikat C1(2009)

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Total pts earned: 126
PRO-level pts: 100

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English to Japanese44
Japanese to English40
German to Japanese8
Japanese to German8
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