After studying Japanese at the University of Edinburgh and spending a year in Kyoto as an exchange student, DM Murray has lived and worked in and around Osaka for over four years. Other than writing, DM translates from Japanese to English, particularly in film subtitles, and has worked as an English teacher in Osaka and other parts of the Kansai area.
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