The Babel Group is currently organized into three companies; Babel K.K. (Tokyo), Babel Staff Co. (Tokyo), and Babel Corporation (Hawaii, USA). Each respective company has its uniqueness; the group operationally integrates the uniqueness and offer a variety of business services to support global communication.
Babel K.K. (Babel Inc.)works in the areas of translator development, translation services, and publishing. Developing comprehensive translation service activities, it is a leader in the translation industry in Japan.
In the educational division, Babel University has pioneered its own unique translation technology known as Translation Grammar, and sends translators with highly competitive skills into the business world. The Trans-Media Center is a place where students who have completed their studies can enhance their translation skills as professional translators, thus responding to the needs of the industry. In addition, in the publishing division Babel Press continues to disseminate information through its weekly digital magazine 「The Professional Translator」 ,and other various event activities.
Date Established : April 1977 (Began Operations April, 1974)
Capital : 99,000,000 Yen
Company Executive : Miyoko Yuasa President
Company Headquarters : 1-14-5 Ark Hills Exective Tower S102 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 107-0052
Location : Tokyo/ Osaka/ Honolulu
Babel Corporation is a California corporation with its headquarters in the state of Hawaii. It opened the Babel University Professional School of Translation in January 2001, which is the first translation graduate school in the world to base its learning system on the Internet. Seizing upon the innovative concept of global communication for the 21st century, Babel PST develops new translation technologies, and nurtures the translators of a new era.
Babel’s educational programs were granted full accreditation in January 2002 by the Accrediting Commission for the Distance Education Accrediting Comission (DEAC)*.
(*)The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1926 that operates as a national accreditor of distance education institutions. Accreditation by DEAC covers all distance education activities within an institution and it provides a single source of nationally recognized accreditation from the secondary school level through professional doctoral degree-granting institutions.
Babel Corporation has developed multilingual support businesses with its translation
expertise in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian and other languages.
It has also translated quite a few books to be distributed in the international book
In August 2010, Babel Corporation opened Books and Rights Marketplace
(BRM), which is the website for selling and buying translation rights, translating
books and supplying worldwide publication information in the Book Translation
Date Established : July, 1996
Capital : $750,000.00
Company Executive : Tomoki Hotta, CEO
Company Headquarters : 1833 Klakaua Ave. PBN Bldg. #208,
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Description of Business : Education in the Professional School of Translation,
BRM Administration Office : 2-13-18 Kichijoji Minamicho, Musashinoshi,
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● DEAC( Distance Education Accrediting Comission ) Member
● ATA (American Translators Association) Member
● Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Member
● Japan America Society Hawaii Member.
BABEL Staff Co., Ltd
Babel Staff offers temporary and permanent staffing services specialized in translators and interpreters and provides various training programs for corporations. One outstanding characteristic of Babel Staff is the competency of personnel such as high-level business communication skills.
In the field of corporate training, Babel Staff offers real-life English language training for employees of global corporations by utilizing Babel Group’s experience in translation education and assessment services.
Date Established : October, 1988
Capital : 30,000,000 Yen
Company Executive : Tomoko Fukuda, President
Company Headquarters : 1-14-5 Ark Hills Exective Tower S103 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 107-0052
Description of Business : Staffing service, corporate training.
Location : Tokyo/ Osaka.