Welcome to Nishigawa Kobo

English language services and products related to drypoint etching

Nishigawa Kobo is operated by Chris Ryal and Yaemi Shigyo in Fukuoka, Japan

A range of services to help you communicate in English

English language services

Translations from Japanese


Choose this service for an English translation of a Japanese text, by a native speaker of English with cross-checking by a native speaker of Japanese.

Translation check

Confirm that your English translation is appropriate and natural, and that there are no mistakes.

Cross check

A phrase-by-phrase comparison of a Japanese source text and its English translation.

Global English services


Correcting and improving writing by native and non-native speakers of English.

Writing and rewriting

Create and improve original English-language content to suit your needs.

Drypoint etching works and original products

New in the gallery!

Nine-Tailed Fox (drypoint etching by Yaemi Shigyo)
Xiezhi (drypoint etching by Yaemi Shigyo)
Spirit Turtle (drypoint etching by Yaemi Shigyo)
Dragon (drypoint etching by Yaemi Shigyo)

New in the shop!

We have a blog, too!