Louise George Kittaka is a bilingual writer, university lecturer and cross-cultural specialist from New Zealand. She majored in Japanese and Economics at the University of Waikato, and has an MA in Intercultural Studies from SUNY Buffalo. She writes for various English media and contents platforms, and has contributed to numerous EFL study materials for the Japanese market. She also conducts cross-cultural training programs for families leaving or arriving in Japan on corporate assignments, and lectures at Shirayuri Women’s University. Whenever she has the chance, Louise loves going to sweet buffets, karaoke and travelling—both with her family and solo. She is obsessed with anything to do with the Aliens movies.