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Freelancing in Tokyo: Voiceover Job Tips/Advice

Posted by David Chester on 7 September 2010

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The question in today's blog is: Should you spend your precious time correcting mistakes in scripts that you are going to record, mistakes made by translators when translating from Japanese to English?

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Freelancing in Tokyo-It's All Up To You

Posted by David Chester on 6 September 2010

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Go with me! Umbrella on the beach
Hey everyone! Perhaps... just perhaps... summer is beginning to fade? Let's hope so; this heat has been deadly!

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Freelancing in Tokyo: Make Your Mark

Posted by David Chester on 30 August 2010

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Goldfish posing
This has been a tough summer for me and most of my colleagues. Budgets have been slashed, jobs have been cut, things have definitely changed. And yet I still believe Tokyo is a great place to "reinvent" yourself. It may take more work and time because of language and cultural "adjustments." But it is possible to thrive here if you are willing to put the effort into carving out your own unique niche.

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Freelancing in Tokyo: Networking Opportunities!

Posted by David Chester on 10 April 2010

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Kyoto FansHello All!

I hope you are embracing spring in Tokyo... it's really taken a while for the sun to peek out from behind the clouds, but soon enough it will be here in "full swing" (one of the phrases I constantly encountered during my many FIT proofreading jobs), so, enjoy it while you can.

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Gearing Up for Freelancing in Tokyo

Posted by David Chester on 30 March 2010

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Japanese ceremonial dolls April 1 is almost upon us and what that means in Japan is: good weather, lighter clothing, companies opening, employees needed. That is a very brief description of how each April has unfolded for me for the last 17 years in Tokyo. In fact for the months of January and February I was again hit by that feeling of: all the jobs have dried up and it's time to pack it all in. 

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