Profile: Wendy Uchimura is a translator, writer, and editor who came to Japan for a year in 1997 and decided to hang around. She has an MA in Advanced Japanese Studies from the University of Sheffield and a special interest in Japanese popular culture and society. She currently lives in Yokohama with her husband and two sons. She is the translator of The Great Shu Ra Ra Boom, a novel by Manabu Makime that was recently adapted for film.
Publications for Children and Teens:
The Great Shu Ra Ra Boom
Writer: Manabu Makime
Translator: Wendy Uchimura
Publisher: Shueisha English Edition (Shueisha, Inc.)
Date: December 2013
E-Book ISBN: 978-4-08-960008-5