Workshop : Japanese Anime Subtitling 101

virtual workshop

Japanese Anime Subtitling 101

Date & Time:
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
7:00pm-8:00pm (PT)

This program will be held on a virtual meeting. Free admission.

Registration Required (Click here!)

Come and join us to learn how to subtitle your favorite anime! JVTA (Japan Visualmedia Translation Academy), the experts of translating Japanese content for worldwide audience, will be your instructor. 
Using popular Japanese animated films such as Studio Ghibli’s movie “Spirited Away”, they will demonstrate how to create subtitles, have the characters speak naturally in English while remembering to make the context understandable for viewers.
All materials are provided with word-to-word translation, so don’t worry about your Japanese level (No experience, no problem!). This virtual event is open to everyone, ages 18 and up.
Learn in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with two of JVTA’s experienced instructors from Tokyo: Ishii-sensei and Bill-sensei!


About the lecturers:

kiyotake ishii

Visualmedia Translator Chief Director / Lecturer
Chief Director of the Global Communication Support division. He plays various roles in different projects regarding everything from film, television, industrial video to manga, anime and other events with multilingual needs. He works not only as a lecturer in JVTA's translation training course, but also teaches courses at Japanese high schools and universities which includes a permanent position as an adjunct professor at both Meiji and Aoyama universities. He is a guest lecturer every year regarding the "Cool Japan" campaign at Nippon Connection in Frankfurt, Germany where he also leads several workshops. He is the co-author of "Practical Training Method for Visualmedia Translation".


Bill Reilly

Planner / Lecturer
In the Global Communication Support division at JVTA, He designs curricula and delivers seminars for clients in the Japanese entertainment industry. He focuses on public speaking, presentation skills and sales/marketing that targets foreign audiences and buyers for Japanese media and intellectual properties. With over a decade of experience in education and as an advisor for the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education, Bill also designs several other programs and events with a focus on global communication.



Co-presented by JVTA

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