Kevin Glenz ケビン・グレンツ


Graduate of Columbia University's Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Long-time Japan resident with wide-ranging experience.


Accurate, natural, and effective Japanese to English (and sometimes vice-versa) translation.


Newspaper and magazine articles, corporate websites, educational texts, advertising copy, and more.


A clear, natural tone for corporate, educational and entertainment needs.

Other Work

Consulting, research, events.

日本語 (工事中)

Voiceover and Narration Work

Corporate Communications

Kevin's voice has been used on TV commercials, promotional videos, and numerous other communications tools. He has been heard nationally in TV campaigns for Toyota, ECC, Sega Sammy, TEPCO, American Express, Honda, and other companies.  

Education and English Instruction

Since the early 2000s, Kevin has lent his voice to hundreds of published, online and in-school learning materials. He was the voice of a multi-issue project in the digital edition of Newsweek Japan and for IBM's in-house TOEIC instruction program. He can currently be heard online as part of a project called Eigo no Chikara by .

Voice Acting and Entertainment

Kevin's voice was used by arcade game maker Konami and featured in films such as Sonic: Night of the Wherehog.

Listen to samples of Kevin's narration work:

Voice demo 1 (narration)
Voice demo 2 (voices, characters, and more)