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Education: MA, Japanese Language, Translation San Francisco State University, California Education: MA, Japanese, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, US. Ministry of Education Research Scholar, Oita University, Oita, Japan. Japanese Language study, Keio University, Tokyo. BA, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, US. Other Japan-related experience: Board Member, Sausalito-Sakaide Sister City Exchange Program. Guest speaker, Monterey Institute of International Studies, November, 2007. Published translations: Manga: Project Arms (complete series), Hamtaro (various manga related titles), Medabots 2 (complete series), Inuyasha Ani-manga (vols. 1-30) and other projects. Light novels: The Red Crystal (The Pirate and the Princess) vol. 2, Psycho Busters the novel vols 1, 2 and 3, Genshiken Return of the Otaku, (light novel). Games: Resident Evil 2, Rival Schools, Metal Gear Solid Snake and other projects. To be published works: Alive: The Final Evolution (manga) volumes 13, 14, 15. Pirate Girl Yuri (The Pirate and the Princess) (light novel) series volume 3.