Found in Translation

About the Project

Found in Translation is a collection of classic Japanese songs reinterpreted by Western artists from various genres. The first project in this collection focuses on the works of Kazuo Zaitsu, an iconic singer and composer who has captivated Japanese audiences since the 1970s.

About the Producer

Dave Liang is the creator of the electronic group The Shanghai Restoration Project. He has worked with numerous artists in Japan including Miu Sakamoto (Yamaha), MEG (Universal), and Emi Meyer (Plankton). His projects have reached #1 on the iTunes Japan charts in several genres including Electronic, Jazz, and Vocal.

About the Sponsor

Nichion, Inc. is one of Japan's largest and most successful music publishing companies. Established in 1963, Nichion is a subsidiary company of TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System), one of Japan's leading television networks. As a music publisher, Nichion administers or controls both Domestic and International copyrights, with a domestic catalog of nearly 40,000 titles and an International catalog of over one million songs.