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Blue Sea Press is a company located in Portland, Oregon, USA. The primary purpose of the company is to provide Japanese learning materials. The company is owned and operated by Todd Adkisson.

Todd Adkisson

Todd Adkisson owns and operates Blue Sea Press. He has created the products that the company offers, specifically, Kanji Learning Today (Online and Workbooks), Japanese Accent: Penult Standard, and the Kanjifind Advanced Character Dictionary.

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Todd graduated from the University of California—Davis in 1985 with a major in English Writing and a minor in Classical Greek. He completed the teacher certification program at Central Washington University in 1989 and studied Japanese at the University of Washington in 1990. He went to Japan in 1990 and stayed as a resident until 1995.

He began creating Japanese language learning materials while living in Japan and has continued to improve the products and add new items since that time.

In addition, Todd has worked as a professional translator for over 20 years and he is certified by the American Translators Association. He has an active State of Washington Education Certificate and continues to teach at public schools on an occasional basis.

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The Tag Line

Blue Sea Press has the tag line "Japanese Learning Systems" because Kanji Learning Today is a system for learning kanji and Japanese Accent is a system for learning accent. Kanjifind is an electronic dictionary, which has a systematic approach to program operation and information presentation.

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