A journal by Lisa.

  • Document 72 Hours – Bikers
  • Narration
  • I provided the English narration for this episode of NHK World’s Document 72 Hours – 10-Year Milestones in Bikers’ Life Journeys.

    The episode was broadcast on July 7, 2020, and can be viewed here:

    Document 72 Hours website

  • Culture Crossroads
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for this episode of NHK World – Culture Crossroads, broadcast on July 2nd, 2020.

    Linking Hands in Times of Crises

  • Anime Supernova – Creating a Story from a Lyric
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for this episode of NHK World – Anime Supernova: Creating a Story from a Lyric. This episode features the work of artist Sugimoto Kosuke.

  • Where We Call Home – Working Under the Outbreak
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for this episode of NHK World’s Where We Call Home – Working Under the Outbreak. This episode interviews foreigners working in Japan on how the coronavirus has affected their lives. As a foreigner working in Japan myself, I appreciated being able to work on this program.

  • Asia Insight – Documenting Home: Myanmar
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for this episode of NHK World Asia Insight – Documenting Home: Myanmar.

  • Anime Supernova – Drawing the Light of Life by Hand
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for this episode of NHK World – Anime Supernova: Drawing the Light of Life by Hand. This episode features the work of artist Sukikara Makiko.

  • Document 72 Hours – Home for the Holidays
  • Narration
  • I provided the English narration for NHK World Document 72 Hours – Home for the Holidays: A Supermarket in Fukushima.

    英語ナレーターとして、ドキュメント72時間「福島・浪江 年の瀬、ふるさとのスーパーで」に参加させて頂きました。

  • Zen: Breaking through the 21st Century Mindset
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for this NHK World documentary on Zen. The video can be viewed here.

  • Design Talks Plus – Mourning
  • Voiceover
  • I provided the voiceover for architect and designer Ran Sekino in this episode of NHK World Design Talks Plus, on the theme of mourning.

    The video can be viewed here.

  • Catch Japan – February 2020
  • Narration
  • I provided narration for two sections of the February 2020 episode of NHK World / JIB TV’s “Catch Japan” – J-Food and J-Biz.

    The video can be viewed here.

  • NHK World #Tokyo – Omotesando
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for the NHK World program #Tokyo, on this episode featuring the area of Omotesando.

    The video can be viewed here.

  • NHK World #Tokyo – Shibuya Part 3
  • Narration
  • I provided the narration for the NHK World program #Tokyo, on this episode featuring Shibuya Part 3 (Creating Shibuya Culture).

    The video can be viewed here.

  • Catch Japan – November 2019
  • Narration
  • I provided narration for two sections of this November episode of NHK World / JIB TV’s “Catch Japan” – J-Village and J-Art.

    The video can be viewed here.

  • Document 72 Hours – A Rotary in a Student Town
  • Narration
  • I provided the English narration for NHK World Document 72 Hours – A Rotary in a Student Town: Meeting Spot, Melting Pot.

    英語ナレーターとして、ドキュメント72時間「学生街・高田馬場 いつかの“青春ロータリー”で」に参加させて頂きました。

  • Document 72 Hours – Jumokuso: Resting Beneath a Cherry Tree
  • Narration
  • I provided the English narration for NHK World Document 72 Hours – Jumokuso: Resting Beneath a Cherry Tree.

    英語ナレーターとして、ドキュメント72時間「樹木葬 桜の下のあなたへ」に参加させて頂きました。

  • Direct Talk – Viola Cheng
  • Voiceover
  • I provided the English voiceover for this NHK World Direct Talk episode about entrepreneur Viola Cheng. This episode airs on April 12th, 2019.

    Helping the Socially Vulnerable: Viola Cheng

    NHK World Direct Talkの英語ボイスオーバーをさせて頂きました。

  • Haiku Masters in Tokyo
  • Narration
  • I provided the English narration for NHK World Haiku Masters special episode in Tokyo, airing March 4th! It was a pleasure to work on this program and read all of the beautiful haiku from everyone, as always. Haiku Masters will be ending with the next episode later this month! In this program, the cast traveled to and introduced many locations around Japan, and I had the privilege of reading, as narrator, so many haiku from haiku masters around the world who submitted their work. Through this show, I could really feel the beauty of Japan’s nature and words.

    Details on the Tokyo episode here

    NHKワールドの「Haiku Masters」は、次回の放送で最終回を迎えます。
    英語ナレーターとして長らく参加させていただいた分、放送終了はさみしい限りです。
    毎回の収録では、日本のさまざまな場所の紹介にあわせ、世界中の俳句マスターから届いた素晴らしい俳句の数々を英語ナレーションによる朗読でご紹介させていただきました。
    日本の自然や言葉の美を感じるとても素敵な番組でした。

  • Biz Buzz Japan: Exploring Textiles
  • Narration
  • I did the narration for this NHK World Biz Buzz Japan episode about Japanese textiles.

    Exploring Textiles: Quality and Function

    NHK World Biz Buzz Japanの英語ナレーションをさせて頂きました。