11 episodes

Everyone learning Japanese needs a senpai - this podcast is your digital senpai. Join Daniel from HowToJapanese.com and guests to learn what strategies have been effective for them as they study, live, and work in Japan and using Japanese.

How to Japanese Podcast Daniel Morales

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Everyone learning Japanese needs a senpai - this podcast is your digital senpai. Join Daniel from HowToJapanese.com and guests to learn what strategies have been effective for them as they study, live, and work in Japan and using Japanese.

    S01E10 - Adam Evanko - McDonald's in Japan, Translation Project Management, Video Game Production, Monster Hunter

    S01E10 - Adam Evanko - McDonald's in Japan, Translation Project Management, Video Game Production, Monster Hunter

    Adam Evanko is the creative mind behind the Gaijinhunter YouTube account where he's built up over 280,000 subscribers. He's also an incredibly lucid communicator and diligent student. We discuss his early time studying Japanese, his work at McDonald's and a hotel in Japan, and how a job at a translation company helped prepare him for a career in video game production.

    Feel free to reach out with any questions or 悩み事 to howtojapanese@gmail.com.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    S01E09 - Shaun McKenna - JET Program, Journalism in Japan, The Art of the Pitch

    S01E09 - Shaun McKenna - JET Program, Journalism in Japan, The Art of the Pitch

    Shaun McKenna is the Deputy Manager of the Life & Culture Division of the Japan Times. He came on the How to Japanese Podcast to talk about his experience studying Japanese while teaching on JET and the transition to journalism. He also has some great recommendations on how to pitch an editor at a publication like the JT.

    Feel free to reach out with any questions or 悩み事 to howtojapanese@gmail.com.

    You can also follow How to Japanese on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

    • 55 min
    S01E08 - Kristi Fernandez - Translation Twitter, Light Novels and Manga, Translation Process

    S01E08 - Kristi Fernandez - Translation Twitter, Light Novels and Manga, Translation Process

    Kristi Fernandez has translated a number of light novels, manga, and drama. She's also the creator of the group Japanese Translators of New York and a champion for translators on Twitter. We talked Japanese study and light novel translation.

    Feel free to reach out with any questions or 悩み事 to howtojapanese@gmail.com.

    You can also follow How to Japanese on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    S01E07 - Tamara Latham-Sprinkle - Professional Translation, Masters Programs, Translation Associations

    S01E07 - Tamara Latham-Sprinkle - Professional Translation, Masters Programs, Translation Associations

    Tamara Latham-Sprinkle has been a full-time Japanese-English freelance translator for a year. We talk about breaking into the world of translation, different translation associations, getting a masters in translation, and working as an interpreter at a manufacturing company.

    • 57 min
    S01E06 - Brian Caster - Reading in Japanese, Self Study, Legal Work in Japan

    S01E06 - Brian Caster - Reading in Japanese, Self Study, Legal Work in Japan

    Brian Caster is an attorney working in compliance in Tokyo. We met through the JET Alumni Association. I was curious to learn more about his study process, in particular how he learned to read because he is one of the most voracious readers I've ever met. We also discuss legal work in Japan.

    • 44 min
    S01E05 - Arline Lyons - JET Program, Translation Memory, Specializing as a Translator

    S01E05 - Arline Lyons - JET Program, Translation Memory, Specializing as a Translator

    Arline Lyons is a Japanese to English translator who specializes in life sciences, IT, and sake. We discuss her time on the JET Program, masters programs in translation, translation memory, and how to commit to your language study and translation practice at the same time.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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