Hello, my name is

Hitoshi Arakawa.

'I have taken to living by my wits.' - SH

A freelance writer.
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About Me

Hitoshi Arakawa: Born in 1982 in Hiroshima, currenty live in Nagoya. After being employed at a university as a clerical staff, I’ve been working for myself as a writer, a translator, and a software engineer. Also, I was a host of a book club about Sherlock Holmes.

Skills and Certificates:
  • Kendama
  • Rubik’s Cube
  • media translation
  • DTP (InDesign・Photoshop・Illustrator)
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Claris FileMaker
  • website building
  • home-built computers
  • Lord of the Principality of Sealand


2008 - 2011
Master of Arts in Linguistics at University of Tokyo
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2004 - 2005
University of Nottingham
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2003 - 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics at Doshisha University
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1998 - 2001
Hiroshima Prefectual Yasufuruichi High School
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LEGO 'The Hound of the Baskerbilles'
Translation Sherlock Holmes
LEGO 'The Hound of the Baskerbilles'
I contributed my Japanese subtitles to the film 'The Hound of the Baskerbilles'.


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