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Work History / Voice Samples / Videos

In Japan (2001 ~ )


Some parties I have translated / interpreted for;

All major TV stations in Japan:

TV Asahi, “News Station” / “Hodo Station” (prime news show translator, 2009~)

NHK: Various documentary programs  “Seasoning The Seasons“, “Newsline” (subtitle / voiceover translation / interpreter for overseas artists, etc.)

NHK: Various documentary programs (subtitle / voiceover translation)

TV Tokyo

TBS

TokyoDocs (documentary pitching festival; interpreter / translator, 2013~)

K-1 World Grand Prix Series (Regular interpreter for Fuji TV. 2006~2010)

Glory World Series (international kickboxing events; interpreter / translator, 2012)

Honda Motor Corp. (translation / interpreter / PR videos English versioning / English advisor to president etc. 2001~)

Asahi Glass Company (AGC)

Waseda University

Record companies including EMI Music, Sony etc. (translation of lyrics, liner notes etc.)

Star Wars:  Various promotional translation / Celebration Japan (2009 official fan convention; interpreter for producer)

Coca Cola (regular translator 2008~)

 

Narration/Voice Over Work

Listen to my voice samples below:

Various TV ads and programs for Shibuya Television (2001~2009, English & Japanese)

IR report web-video voice over for Jupiter Telecommunications (2006-7, English)

Website intro character voiceover for www.mousa.com (2007, English)

Travel guide narration for Sky Tower, Auckland, New Zealand. (~2001, English)

 

Modeling / Acting / Reporter Work

WOWOW Drama “Operation Z” (played a Russian government bureaucrat, 2020)

Fuji TV “Nepleague” (primetime quiz show 2017-)

NHK World / NHK BS “Tomorrow” as reporter (2015-2016)

NHK BS Showtime (played father in mini drama)

Japanese films: “Vancouver Asahi” (2014),  “Judge!” (2014), “Patlabor: The Next Generation” (2014) as extra

Fuji TV “Best House 123” (dramatic re-enactment)

Reporter for Japanese TV program introducing Broadway Musicals

TV commercial extra work: Georgia Coffee (2013), Softbank

McDonalds advertisement poster etc.

 

Event MC

The JAPAN PRIZE International Contest for Educational Media hosted by NHK (Finalist screening session MC / interpreter / moderator, 2013~)

NPO Run for the Cure®/ PINK BALL & Walk for Life (charity ball and run); Bilingual MC & interpreter (2011~)

George Holokai Lei Aloha Festival (Hawaiian festival and Lei Queen pageant in Tokyo; Main MC, 2009~)

Japan Media Arts Festival (award ceremony English narrator / interpreter / moderator / translator etc. 2011~2015)

*I have also emceed numerous weddings for friends for 25 years.

In New Zealand (1994 - 2001)


In New Zealand (1994~2001)

Air New Zealand

Continental Micronesia Airlines

Frucor Produce Ltd.

Levi Strauss (NZ) ltd.

“60 Minutes” (TVNZ)

Communicado Ltd.

Royal NZ Foundation for the Blind

New Zealand Rugby Union

Shiseido NZ

Toyota Motor Corp., NZ

Martelli McKegg: Solicitors

Gekkan NZ (Japanese/NZ magazine. Law article translator [E to J] for 18 months)

Various local government and economic delegations from Japan to NZ

Auckland City Council

Manukau City Council

Ports of Auckland

APEC Small & Medium Enterprises Meeting (Christchurch April 1999)

Japanese Ministry of International Trade & Industry (large translation project)

Various New Zealand government depts. (Customs Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Ministry of Research, Science & Technology)

David Lange, former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Jenny Shipley, former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Yoshiro Mori, former Prime Minister of Japan

Videos

WOWOW Drama “Operation Z” (2020, played a Russian government bureaucrat)

 

NHK Showtime

 

Miyazaki, Roots of Japan (CanonOfficial)

 

Shibuya TV PR video