Alexander O. Smith


Born
Vermont, The United States

Alexander O. Smith (born February 8, 1973) is a professional English/Japanese translator and author. While his output covers many areas such as adaptation of Japanese novels, manga, song lyrics, anime scripts and various academic works, he is best known for his software localizations of Japanese video games including Vagrant Story, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, and Final Fantasy XII. He currently resides in Kamakura, Japan, where he operates his own contract localization business, Kajiya Productions, and is co-founder of a translation and publishing company, Bento Books.

Average rating: 4.1 · 65,799 ratings · 7,220 reviews · 32 distinct works
The Devotion of Suspect X (...

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4.08 avg rating — 20,514 ratings — published 2005 — 69 editions
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Salvation of a Saint

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3.90 avg rating — 7,415 ratings — published 2008 — 38 editions
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Malice

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3.92 avg rating — 6,737 ratings — published 1996 — 30 editions
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Fullmetal Alchemist: The La...

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4.43 avg rating — 4,271 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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Journey Under the Midnight Sun

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4.30 avg rating — 5,120 ratings — published 1999 — 24 editions
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Fullmetal Alchemist: The Ab...

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4.56 avg rating — 2,695 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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All You Need Is Kill

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4.06 avg rating — 14,498 ratings — published 2004 — 27 editions
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The Twelve Kingdoms: Sea of...

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4.20 avg rating — 2,411 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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A Midsummer's Equation

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3.86 avg rating — 2,516 ratings — published 2011 — 23 editions
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The Twelve Kingdoms: Sea of...

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4.20 avg rating — 1,277 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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