I am a skilled narrator, actor, translator (mainly Japanese to English JLPT N1) and writer.
- Acoustically treated home studio with professional equipment
- Regular work for Japan's national broadcaster, NHK, as both voice artist and script translator/ advisor
- Since 2005, worked as a freelance actor, narrator, and translator.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 in stadium announcer, Los Angelas Angels Stadium ad for Kose featuring Shohei Ohtani, Nisshin Cup Noodle commercial, Asahi Zeitaku Shibori CM VO, Pokémon Sleep Trailer PV VO, KIRIN Tropicana Essentials WEB/SNS CM VO, Bertolli CM VO, MRJ PV VO, Yamaha Engine Oil PV VO, SONY SXSW PV VO, NHK WORLD Kenji Miyazawa Special Main Narrator VO, Tokyo Eye 2020 Regular Voice Over, Life Card “Here, My Life” VO, NEC corporate PV VO, Bandai CM VO, Kanagawa University introduction PV (including translation) VO, Foodex Japan introduction PV 2014~16 (including translation) VO, Line CM VO, NHK World J-Architect VO, Benesse, National Science Museum PV VO, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) PV VO, Fuji Film exhibition PV VO, Honda Souichiro Story VO, Ministry of Education & Gakken English teaching materials for elementary schools DVD Actor and VO, Nikkei Business News VO, MODEC 50th Anniversary PV VO
MC and Announcer
Fuji Boxing Nationwide Broadcast Announcer Dec. 23, 2019, Kyokushin Karate Tournament English announcements from 2012 to 2020, Shiseido Summit 2020, DIOR Travel Retail Asia Pacific BC Gala Dinner 2019 MC
- Attended University of Missouri for 3 years, then transferred and graduated from Sophia University in Tokyo
Left Alive (2019) (Motion Capture Cast)
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (2017) (Actor) Facial Motion Capture for all Male characters
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (2015) (Motion Capture Cast)
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 - Episode One: Penal ... (2015) (Motion Capture Cast)
SoulCalibur V (2012) (Motion Capture Actors)
The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories (2018) (Jackie Jameson Macfield)
-Other Training: Attended acting workshops 2004/10~2005/4, two semesters of theatre at Sophia University. Studied Method Acting with Yuriko Takahashi, a student of Zen Hirano, and attended Chubbuck Method workshops regularly from 2015- present, and in person in 2020. On Udemy, Peter Baker's Voiceover Masterclass and VOICE OVER ACTING -Instruction in Commercials Animation & more with Michael Christopher.
BIO: Born in Charleston, South Carolina and moved to St. Louis, Missouri at age 8. Studied Japanese for three years in high school and did a six-week homestay in Nagano. After a one year study abroad to Sophia University during junior year, transferred there and graduated in 2005 with a liberal arts degree in Japanese Language and Culture. Since then I've immersed myself in the world of entertainment, centering on acting and narration, while also working as a professional translator. As of 2020, I've translated about 20 full-length movies, and a considerable volume and breadth of corporate, governmental, cultural, and educational work.