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Chikako Kobayashi

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Chikako Kobayashi

Chikako Kobayashi is a Japanese-to-English translator who once almost got a job as a Japanese-English interpreter for Steven Seagal. Born to peripatetic parents and brought up in Hong Kong, Japan, and the U.S., she has also spent time in mainland China teaching English. She is currently based in Tokyo.

Articles by Chikako Kobayashi

My Wife and Me in March 2011
By Suzumo Sakurai
Someday, sometime in the distant future, I wonder how my wife and I will look back on the month of March 2011. Obviously we’ll remember it as the month of the massive earthquake, but I suspect we’ll…
Translated from Japanese by Chikako Kobayashi
The Waiter
By Suzumo Sakurai
The waiter who arrives with the summer at the seaside café barely earns eight to eight and a half a week. But what’s the harm?  The café now belongs to him.  He can work…
Translated from Turkish by Chikako Kobayashi
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