The Author

William Andrews is a writer and translator in Tokyo. He studied at King’s College London and moved to Japan in 2004.

He has written for ArtAsiaPacific, Jacobin, CounterPunch, The Japan Times, Japan Focus: The Asia-Pacific Journal, Baku, CounterFire, Tokyo Art Beat and more.

He also works widely in the arts in Japan and has translated many stage plays, and was the co-translator of Tokyo Theatre Today – Conversations with Eight Emerging Theatre Artists (Hublet Publishing, 2011).

He is currently writing a biography of the film-maker Masao Adachi.

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