There are everyday translation projects, unusual translation projects, and unique translation projects. Translating a memoir by Kodo Nishimura definitely fell into the last category.
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How you conduct yourself in a business meeting with potential Japanese partners can go a long way towards making a favourable impression. Respectful conduct is… Read More »To bow or not to bow? Japan business meeting etiquette
At WeDoJapan we are often asked to help translate business letters and emails, or to communicate with Japanese companies on behalf of our UK clients.… Read More »Letters, emails, and the Japanese weather
Tokyo’s Toshima-ku district, like most metropolitan municipalities, provides an automated Japanese to English machine translation service on its website. Click on the English option, and you are warned ‘content may not be 100% accurate’.