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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.

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About me[edit]

Flag of Western Australia.svg This user comes from Western Australia.
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ja-4 この利用者は母語に近いレベル日本語を使いこなせます。
Flag of Japan.svg This user has visited 18 of the 47 prefectures. 18
Basketball.jpeg This user is a basketball player
Baseball (crop).jpg This user plays baseball.
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Western Warriors
PER This user is a fan of the
Perth Heat
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Perth Glory.

My Wikipedia 'career'[edit]

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Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 5 years, 9 months and 20 days.
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Symbol question.svg This user has written or expanded 31 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
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WikiProject Baseball.
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Articles Created[edit]

I have created 104 articles so far (plus one article on the Japanese Wikipedia), mainly concerning Japanese sport and politics:

Hanshin Tigers players
Other Japanese baseball players

Toru Takahashi (baseball) - Kenichi Marumo - Yoshiyuki Fuchiwaki - Ryuya Matsumoto

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[1] - 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[1] - Yuko Sato[1] - 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[1] - Akigin Stadium

Miscellaneous

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)

Note:

  1. ^ a b c d Was previously a redirect to a different subject with a similar name

Barnstars[edit]

Civility Barnstar Hires.png The Civility Barnstar
Thank You. Priyadarshivishal23 (talk) 11:21, 6 July 2015 (UTC)
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For helping to quickly detect and help delete a hoax article! Tokyogirl79 (。◕‿◕。) 04:41, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
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Nice Work.. Johnsonkat007 (talk) 04:08, 8 October 2015 (UTC)
Asia medal.svg The Asian Month Barnstar
Thanks for your great contribution in Wikipedia Asian Month 2015! --AddisWang (talk) 14:29, 17 December 2015 (UTC)

Japanese topics

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Thank you for quality articles related to Japan, such as Fukuda, Nagasaki and Junri Namigata, for helping students new to Wikipedia and introducing users new to DYK, for supporting an admin-to-be based on a detailed diligent analysis of the opposes, - you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:50, 8 July 2016 (UTC)

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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)
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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)

DYK credits[edit]

Kosuke Kato

Kosuke Kato playing for the Hanshin Tigers in 2012

Hyōgo-ku, Kobe
James Edelman
Osaka Tōin Junior and Senior High School
Kenichi Marumo

Marumo playing for the Yomiuri Giants in May 2013

Naoya Emura

Emura with the Chiba Lotte Marines

Hideto Asamura

Asamura with the Saitama Seibu Lions

Junri Namigata

Namigata competing in the first round of the 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying Tournament

Kohei Shibata

Shibata with the Hanshin Tigers

Yokohama B-Corsairs
Ryuya Matsumoto

Matsumoto with the Yomiuri Giants

Fukuda, Nagasaki
Methane Pioneer
Makoto Hirayama
Wadamisaki Battery

Wadamisaki Battery

Oita-Ehime HeatDevils
Akashi District, Hyōgo
Merv Cowan


Updated DYK query.svg On 3 July 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article B.League, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Japan's National Basketball League and bj league have merged to create the B.League? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/B.League. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, B.League), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 09:33, 3 July 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 7 July 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Yukiko Sakamoto, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Yukiko Sakamoto was the first woman vice-governor of Shizuoka Prefecture? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Yukiko Sakamoto. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Yukiko Sakamoto), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 14:35, 7 July 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 9 July 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Akihiro Ota, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that after leading Komeito to a large defeat in 2009, including losing his own seat, Akihiro Ota returned to the National Diet in 2012 and became a cabinet minister for the first time? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Akihiro Ota. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Akihiro Ota), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 13:34, 9 July 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 14 July 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Ai Aoki (politician), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Ai Aoki was a singer-songwriter and kindergarten teacher before becoming a politician in Japan's national Diet? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Ai Aoki (politician). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Ai Aoki (politician)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

— Maile (talk) 14:22, 14 July 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 21 July 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Sankō Shrine, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Sankō Shrine may not be the location of the 17th-century Sanada Maru? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Sankō Shrine. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Sankō Shrine), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:16, 21 July 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 28 July 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Tokushima-Kōchi at-large district, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the Tokushima-Kōchi at-large district elected its first representative to the House of Councillors this month? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Tokushima-Kōchi at-large district. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Tokushima-Kōchi at-large district), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:31, 28 July 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 28 August 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Yuuki Tanaka, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Yuuki Tanaka led Waseda University women's tennis team to their fifth consecutive All-Japan championship in 2010? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Yuuki Tanaka. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Yuuki Tanaka), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Graeme Bartlett (talk) 00:01, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 15 September 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Daieishō Hayato, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Daieishō (pictured) would rather push and thrust than grip the belt? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Daieishō Hayato. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Daieishō Hayato), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:01, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 16 September 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Satoshi Mitazono, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Satoshi Mitazono, newly-elected Governor of Kagoshima Prefecture, wants operations at the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant to be suspended? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Satoshi Mitazono. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Satoshi Mitazono), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:03, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 23 September 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Tokyo Excellence, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Tokyo Excellence were National Basketball Development League champions in all three years of the league's existence? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Tokyo Excellence. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Tokyo Excellence), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:01, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 10 October 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Hiroshima Lightning, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Hiroshima Lightning was the only active team refused entry into Japanese basketball's B.League? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Hiroshima Lightning. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Hiroshima Lightning), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:01, 10 October 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 2 December 2016, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Wes McCauley, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Wes McCauley has refereed the Stanley Cup Finals for the last four years? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Wes McCauley. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Wes McCauley), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

— Maile (talk) 00:03, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 9 February 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Minami Itahashi, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that at 14 years of age, Minami Itahashi was the youngest person to win a springboard diving event at the Japanese national championships? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Minami Itahashi. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Minami Itahashi), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:03, 9 February 2017 (UTC)

ITN credits[edit]

ThaddeusB (talk) 17:02, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Gnome globe current event.svg On 16 September 2016, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article Norman May, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. Stephen 01:36, 16 September 2016 (UTC)
Gnome globe current event.svg On 29 September 2016, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article Max Walker, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. The Rambling Man (talk) 17:28, 29 September 2016 (UTC)
Gnome globe current event.svg On 2 February 2017, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article Tokitenkū Yoshiaki, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. Stephen 02:42, 2 February 2017 (UTC)

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