About the Author
GILES MURRAY lives in Tokyo where he works as a writer, translator, editor, and copywriter. He is the author of Kodansha International's best-selling "anti-textbook," 13 Secrets for Speaking Fluent Japanese
, and appears as Jeremy Hilditch in the Japanese for Busy People: The Video series
. Among his translations are Master Modeler: Creating the Tamiya Style
(the autobiography of Shunsaku Tamiya, president of Tamiya Inc.) and Love Hina
, a manga series about a bespectacled youth who becomes the janitor of a girls' dormitory.