Thanks for stopping by! As a brief introduction, I am an Australian who is fluent in Japanese (and currently living in Japan). My interests are wide, but my main goal is to improve articles related to sports, Australia, Japan, history or politics.
My Wikipedia 'career'
I have created 104 articles so far (plus one article on the Japanese Wikipedia), mainly concerning Japanese sport and politics:
- Hanshin Tigers players
- Kazuyuki Kaneda (my first article) - Kosuke Kato (my first DYK credit) - Hirokazu Shiranita - Osamu Hamanaka - Hiroshi Yagi - Kohei Shibata - Takashi Shimizu (baseball) - Naoto Nishida
- Other Japanese baseball players
- Japanese basketball
Hiroshima Dragonflies - National Basketball Development League (Japan) - Kanazawa Samuraiz - Nishinomiya Storks - B.League - Fukushima Firebonds - Yokohama B-Corsairs - Michael Katsuhisa - Hiroshima Lightning
- Japanese politicians, parties and elections
Party for Future Generations - Hiroshi Yamada - Initiatives from Osaka - Vision of Reform - Makoto Hirayama - Kazuyuki Hamada - Hyogo Prefectural Assembly - Hyōgo prefectural election, 2015 - Nishinomiya by-election, 2015 - Shikoku proportional representation block election, 2014 - Shikoku proportional representation block election, 2012 - Genzei Nippon - Yuko Sato - Akio Sato (politician, born 1927) - Tokyo gubernatorial election, 2016 - Mineo Kaneda - Takayuki Shimizu (politician) - Tokyo prefectural by-election, 2016 - Kazuhiko Aoki - Satoshi Mitazono - Kagoshima gubernatorial election, 2016 - Tokyo 10th district by-election, 2016
- Japanese electoral districts
Hyogo 8th - Hyogo 2nd - Hyogo - Hyogo 1st - Hyogo 1st (former) - Tottori - Shimane - Kochi - Tokushima-Kochi - Tottori-Shimane - List of House of Councillors districts - Aomori - Osaka - Ehime - Akita - Yamagata - Miyagi - Saga - Fukushima - Gifu - Ibaraki - Chiba - Niigata - Ishikawa - Toyama - Yamanashi - Fukui - Shizuoka - Hokkaido 7th (former) - Kyoto
- Other Japan-related articles
Ōka (surname) - Arakawa River (Uetsu) - Shinkon-san Irasshai (TV show in the Guiness book of world records) - Osaka Tōin Junior and Senior High School - Araki (restaurant) - Eimei High School - Fukuda, Nagasaki and the corresponding ja:福田村 (長崎県), my first Japanese wiki article - Wadamisaki Battery - Shimotakaoka, Kagawa - Hikami, Kagawa - Fukiai-ku, Kobe - Kawagoe Technical High School - Hiroshi Nakamura (disambiguation) - Tarumi, Hyōgo - Akashi District, Hyōgo - Ryukyu Broadcasting Corporation - Mikage, Hokkaido - Mikage, Yamanashi - Tanooka, Yamanashi - Hatta, Yamanashi - Akigin Stadium
SEA-ME-WE 5 (an undersea data cable) - World Milk Day - Indian Institute of Information Technology, Manipur - Aaron Black (footballer, born 1992) - Rory O'Brien (Australian rules footballer) - Peter Blaxell (an Australian judge) - Indian engineering college rankings, 2014 - List of celebrity South Korean military conscripts - National Security Council Bill 2015 - Merv Cowan (WA football hall of fame member)
- Was previously a redirect to a different subject with a similar name
|The Civility Barnstar|
|Thank You. Priyadarshivishal23 (talk) 11:21, 6 July 2015 (UTC)|
|The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar|
|For helping to quickly detect and help delete a hoax article! Tokyogirl79 (｡◕‿◕｡) 04:41, 13 July 2015 (UTC)|
|The Original Barnstar|
|Nice Work.. Johnsonkat007 (talk) 04:08, 8 October 2015 (UTC)|
|The Asian Month Barnstar|
|Thanks for your great contribution in Wikipedia Asian Month 2015! --AddisWang (talk) 14:29, 17 December 2015 (UTC)|
|The Editor's Barnstar|
|Your professionalism in editing is admirable. My husband wrote a book, and learned that editors are your friends. Thanks for helping me to clarify my ideas! Jrbwalk (talk) 13:39, 4 August 2016 (UTC)|
|The Rosetta Barnstar|
|For deciphering the banners in this picture and making it an important and usable image in the 2004 Nippon Professional Baseball realignment article. --TorsodogTalk 03:18, 5 October 2016 (UTC)|
- Kosuke Kato
- ... that Kosuke Kato was the third person to pitch a perfect game in Japanese baseball's Eastern League? 15 December 2014, 840 Visitors over three days as well as 4x increase for "perfect game" and Eastern League received 356 hits compared to its daily average of about 20!
- Hyōgo-ku, Kobe
- James Edelman
- ... that despite reports to the contrary, Justice James Edelman is not the youngest person to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia? 8 October 2015, 1,444 Visitors. Supreme Court of Western Australia also received 312 hits compared to its daily average of about 20.
- Osaka Tōin Junior and Senior High School
- ... that Osaka Tōin High School's baseball team became national champions in just their fourth year of existence? 6 November 2015, 1,520 visitors over two days. Japanese High School Baseball Championship also received 272 hits compared to its daily average of about 30.
- Kenichi Marumo
- ... that baseball player Kenichi Marumo scored a run for the Orix Buffaloes' first team despite never appearing at the plate? 12 November 2015, 3,355 visitors over two days. Orix Buffaloes received 907 hits compared to its daily average of about 85.
- Naoya Emura
- Hideto Asamura
- ... that Hideto Asamura tied the record for being the youngest person in Japanese baseball to score 100 RBIs in a season? 25 November 2015, 1,217 visitors over two days.
- Junri Namigata
- ... that Junri Namigata won her first ITF tennis tournament while still a student at Waseda University? 28 November 2015, 788 visitors over three days.
- Kohei Shibata
- ... that Kohei Shibata was billed as "Akahoshi Jr." months before he was drafted by the Hanshin Tigers? 29 November 2015, 511 visitors. Norihiro Akahoshi received 357 hits, almost as many as Shibata.
- Yokohama B-Corsairs
- ... that the Yokohama B-Corsairs won the bj league in just their second year of existence? 4 December 2015, 1,013 visitors. bj league received 1,474, even more than the main article.
- Ryuya Matsumoto
- ... that Ryuya Matsumoto's height earned him the nickname "Eimei's Randy Johnson"? 21 December 2015, 4,880 visitors. Eimei High School received 813 and Randy Johnson received 1,547.
- Fukuda, Nagasaki
- ... that by 1566, Fukuda was home to more than 1,000 Catholic Kirishitans? 1 January 2016, Nagasaki 1,287 visitors. Kirishitan received 2,271, even more than the main article.
- Methane Pioneer
- ... that Methane Pioneer was the world's first oceangoing LNG tanker? 25 January 2016, 2,744 visitors, LNG tanker received 1294 visitors
- Makoto Hirayama
- ... that Makoto Hirayama was elected to Japan's House of Councillors despite getting less than 0.02% of the vote? 20 February 2016, 1,702 visitors, House of Councillors received 417 compared to average of 110
- Wadamisaki Battery
- that the Wadamisaki Battery was the first national historic site registered in Hyōgo Prefecture? 22 February 2016, 2,584 visitors, plus 450 for Hyogo Prefecture and 188 for Monuments of Japan
- Oita-Ehime HeatDevils
- that when three American basketball players left the Oita Ehime HeatDevils after the March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, their coach was fired for failing to stop them? 7 May 2016, 1,275 visitors
- Akashi District, Hyōgo
- that Akashi District existed for another 30 years after the city of Akashi left? 18 June 2016, 1,830 visitors, plus 1,266 visitors for Akashi, compared to 90-day average of about 30.
- Merv Cowan
- that that WAFL Hall of Fame member and East Fremantle Football Club life member Merv Cowan did not want to play for the team when he returned from the war? 19 June 2016, 831 visitors, plus 302 visitors for East Fremantle Football Club (90-day average of about 40) and 242 for the WAFL Hall of Fame (90-day average of 4).
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