Japanese & English Translation | Editing | Technical Communication
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Translation is not just about words. Translation is about communication.

Before a translator starts translating, s/he should know the objectives of translation including its target audience, intended outcome of communication, and so forth. Otherwise, the result of the effort is just a conversion of words in one language to another. No intention, no thoughts, no values, no emotions of the original author will be communicated to the readers of the translated text. The objective of translating any piece of information is to "communicate" the information and concepts in another language. It needs to be communicated in the target language in the most proper way to achieve the intended, desired outcome. (The same is also true for the source information. It needs to be constructed in such a way that it fulfills the objectives of the communication most effectively.)

I provide high-quality English-to-Japanese and Japanese-to-English translation and editing services backed by more than 15 years of experience as a translator, translation editor, and translation project manager. Emphasis is on achieving the most appropriate and effective communication of the original information in the target language. Paying attention to details such as consistent terminology is also important to ensure the quality of the translation.

If you are looking for the translations that communicate, you've found the right source.

Professional Expertise


Translation Portfolio

Subject areas: Computer technology, software engineering/development, programming, Web and Internet technology, business, management, leadership, marketing, sales, and general topics.

Types of media: Training course materials, magazine articles, books, book summaries, Web sites, intranet sites, movie scripts, and general documentation.

Examples of translations:


Computer Skills

Professional Associations


MS in Technical Communication Management, Mercer University, Georgia
BA in Linguistics (concentration in Japanese), International Christian University, Tokyo


Professional Interest

Personal Interest


To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people
      and the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics
     and endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty,
     to find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better,
     whether by a healthy child,
     a garden patch
     or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier
     because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson