SIJIHIVE: our name is a combination of the Chinese word for “four seasons” and a bee’s home.
It perfectly portrays us as a hive of activity,
a lively place all year round.
Japanese native, Chinese-English transcreation specialist. During her university years, Satoko studied in Toronto, Canada, a place where many cultures coexist, and became interested in cross-cultural issues. After returning to Japan, worked as an IT engineer, she became a freelance translator in 2012 and established SIJIHIVE in 2018.
After working at Dentsu Advertising Agency, Yutaka completed his Masters of Business Administration at INSEAD (European School of Business Administration) in 2004. After returning to Japan, he worked at transcosmos and established Global Initiative in Shibuya. His company provides advisory services on consulting, market research, M&A, financing, etc., mainly for Japanese companies expanding overseas.
CTO/Chinese Market Advisor
Originally from Sichuan, China. After coming to Japan in 2007, TJ developed business systems utilizing IT technology and knowledge. He has expertise in business planning and expansion, as well as dealing with technology-related tasks. He also has experience with developing relationships with Chinese companies and as an advisor of Chinese market trends.
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Chinese Market Advisor
Originally from Xinjiang, China. Zhi worked in the Japanese food and manufacturing industries from 1998 to 2012. Currently works as an advisor, China for Japanese-Chinese translation and Chinese market entry. He has a reputation for quality translation and for flexible simultaneous interpretation in negotiation situations.
Japanese SEO Writer / Japanese-Chinese translator
Born in Japan, Kawai moved to China in 2008 to study the Chinese language in Chengdu, Sichuan province. Later, he deepened his learning in Hunan and Jiangsu provinces through close interaction with locals. He then spent a year and a half in Ghana, Africa, working to master English and the local language, Tui. Forced to return to Japan due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he now lives in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
February 7th, 2018
President and CEO
3F, Rei Flat Shinjuku-B 4-3-15
Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 1600022
Translation and content creation in Japanese, English and Chinese