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Mayu Shimizu

Japan Entry: Marketing & Localization Specialist


help startup companies break into the Japan market by providing localization, content marketing, social media marketing, community management, and project management services.

speak their language


What I do is much more than translation, but rather copyrighting, transcreation and cultural adaptation. I will work with you to not only convey the original message in an appropriate tone and voice, but also provide additional services and tweaks as needed.

grow fans


I have been creating successful contents and promos, help organize events, grown and managed user/developer communities around apps & services for over 15 years. 

I will help you attract and nurture your user base, whether in person, on your blog, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Line and Snapchat.

companies I've worked with

Past Clients

I’m well-versed in software localization, Web site development, and search engine optimization. Here are few of the companies I’ve provided services for in the past:

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Hire me

If you are looking to enter into Japan market, let me help!

I work remotely and travel between San Francisco and Tokyo regularly.