We are a team of bilingual and published authors and editors who work for leading Japanese publications. We like to start by helping you create your Brand Localization Guidelines, complete with a style guide, tone of voice, and glossary. This ensures that from the very first stage of your market entry, your brand is communicated consistently. Because language changes, we update your Brand Localization Guidelines annually, adding fresh terms and tools as appropriate.
Our knowledge of Japanese culture combined with our language expertise allows us to help you connect effectively with your target consumers.
Ms. Fu is a highly accomplished individual who graduated with distinction from the Japanese Language Department at Shanghai Fudan University. She furthered her academic pursuits by earning an M.A. from the prestigious Graduate School of Japanese Literature at Waseda University. During her master's studies, Ms. Fu made a notable debut as a translator, embarking on a successful career in literary translation. Over the years, she has consistently published Chinese translations of acclaimed authors' novels, including works by Ogawa Yoko, Kakuta Mitsuyo, Abe Kobo, Tsutsui Yasutaka, Arikawa Hiroshi, Tanaka Yoshiki, and Yoshida Shuichi, and more.
In addition to her accomplishments in literary translation, Ms. Fu has made valuable contributions to NHK International Broadcasting Corporation for over 15 years. Within the corporation, she has excelled as a Chinese-Japanese translator and announcer. Demonstrating her versatility, Ms. Fu has also showcased her talents as a freelance narrator and copywriter, lending her expertise to advertising copy and promotional videos for prominent corporations such as All Nippon Airways, Mikimoto, Mitsubishi Electric, Panasonic, Hitachi, and Murata Manufacturing.
Ms. Fu's proficiency extends beyond translation and broadcasting. Her services have been sought after by esteemed institutions including the Kyoto National Museum, the Kyushu National Museum, and the Artizon Museum, where she adeptly translated exhibits, displaying her diverse range of abilities.Outside of her professional endeavors, Ms. Fu finds delight in exploring the captivating landscapes of Japan, having visited nearly all of the country's 47 prefectures. She also nurtures a deep passion for the world of musical theater.In her personal life, Ms. Fu shares her home with two beloved cats, each with their own distinct personalities.
We are delighted to introduce our accomplished illustrator, Shino, who has created the captivating animation featured on this website. With extensive experience as the head of magazine media at Suntory's advertising department, Shino has honed her skills as a freelance illustrator for magazines, books, web media, and tie-up advertisements.
One of her most noteworthy achievements is the invention of a unique animation style that blends illustrations with multiple application photo processing. Unlike traditional animations that are designed to showcase explanations and stories, Shino's work stands out for its ability to "bring pictures to life." Her moving illustrations are created quickly and leave a lasting impact, making them ideal for websites and social networking services. Moreover, she simultaneously creates original still images that can be used in print media as well.
Shino specializes in various art styles, including Izumi-style Kyogen, water skiing, and Paris. If you are interested in working with her, please do not hesitate to contact us.