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Asao Okada

Asao Okada, Japanese literature educator, translator. Member of Butterfly Society Japan (director), Lepidopteological Society Japan, Japanische Gesellschaft für Germanistik.

Background

  • Okada, Asao was born on November 19, 1935 in Tokyo. Son of Tetsuo and Kiyo Okada.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Gakushuin University, Tokyo, 1964. Master of Arts, Chuo University, Tokyo, 1966.

    Career

    • Teacher German Dokkyo-Gakuen High School, Tokyo, 1962. Reader Toyo University, 1963—1966, assistant professor, 1966—1976, professor, 1976—2006, emergency professor, 2006.

    Works

    • Author, editor: Führer durch die Deutsche Literatur, 1979, 2000. Author: Method of Collecting Insects, 1991, 2002. Translator: Freude am Garten (Herman Hesse), 1996, Siddhartha (H. Hesse), 2006, Das Leben der Schmatterlinge (Fr. Schmack), 1993.

    Membership

    Member of Butterfly Society Japan (director), Lepidopteological Society Japan, Japanische Gesellschaft für Germanistik.

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting insects, Go, Shogi, singing.

    Connections

    • Married Miyoko Sugawara. Children: Akiko, Eriko.
    • father: Tetsuo Okada
    • mother: Kiyo Okada
    • spouse: Miyoko Sugawara
    • children: Akiko Okada
    • Eriko Okada
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    Born November 19, 1935
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    • 1964
      Gakushuin University
    • 1966
      Chuo University
    • 1962
      Teacher, German Dokkyo-Gakuen High School
      Tokyo, Japan