About SunFlare

Corporate Data

Global Interface & Solutions Communicating Dreams and Emotions by Leveraging the Power of Words

Having established a strong track record as a translation agency over many years, SunFlare remains committed to being a reliable intellectual partner for its clients.
We provide comprehensive services that are tailored to meet the documentation needs of companies in all business fields.
We are able to provide our clients with optimal solutions by identifying and resolving documentation-related challenges quickly and accurately.

Corporate Name

SunFlare Co., Ltd.


August 1, 1971


Shinjuku Hirose Bldg., 4-7 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0004, Japan

Representative Director

Hiroyuki Sasai


95 million yen


350 (as of April, 2024)


Translation and Documentation Business

  • Pro-translation and Document Soken®
  • Writing (technical and medical)
  • Creative Services


  • Consultancies
  • Research (country-specific laws, regulations, standards and patents)
  • Filling and application support (pharmaceutical affairs, various business licenses and overseas market entry)

Education and training

  • SunFlare Academy®
  • Translator Qualifying Examination (TQE)®
  • Corporate Language Training
  • Holding various seminars


ISO 27001, ISO 9001, ISO 17100 and Privacy Mark (JIPDEC)
Type II Marketing Authorization Holder License for Medical Devices

Employment Agency Registration Number



Tokyo Head Office

Shinjuku Hirose Bldg., 4-7 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0004, Japan
Tel: +81-3-3355-1168 Fax: +81-3-3355-1204

West Japan Branch

Yodoyabashi Yamamoto Bldg. 10F, 4-3-22 Imabashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 541-0042, Japan
Tel: +81-6-6233-6700 Fax: +81-6-6233-6701

North Japan Branch

Hachinohe Intelligent Plaza, 1-4-43 Kita-Inter Kogyodanchi, Hachinohe-shi, Aomori, 039-2245, Japan
Tel: +81-178-21-2228 Fax: +81-178-21-2170

Fukuoka Business Office

JRJP Hakata Bldg. 3F, 8-1 Hakataeki Chuo-gai, Hakata-ku,
Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 812-0012, Japan
Tel: +81-92-686-8717 Fax: +81-92-686-8761

Overseas branches

Dalian and Paris

Affiliations (in alphabetical order)

  • Agricultural Data Cooperative Foundation Council: WAGRI
  • Aomori Industrial Association
  • Aomori ITER Project Promotion Council
  • Asia-Pacific Association for Machine Translation
  • Association for Natural Language Processing
  • Association of Technical Information Services
  • Carbon Recycling Fund Institute
  • Council of Hiroshima for a Carbon Circular Economy
  • DITA Consortium Japan
  • Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine
  • Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Fukuoka Foreign Trade Association
  • Hachinohe International Relations Associations
  • Hachinohe IP Club
  • Hydrogen Energy Systems Society of Japan
  • Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
  • Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations
  • Japan Hospital Association
  • Japan Intellectual Property Association
  • Japan International Medical Technology Foundation
  • Japan Investor Relations Association
  • Japan Medical and Scientific Communicators Association
  • Japan Patent Attorneys Association (as a certified extenal institute for continuing education)
  • Japan Technical Communicators Association
  • Japan Translation Federation
  • Japanese Socitety of Medical Instrumentation
  • Kansai Pharmaceutical Industries Association
  • Kansai Pharmaceutical Licensing Association
  • Kansai Regenerative Medicine Industrial Consortium
  • Kinki Bio-Industry Development Organization
  • Kitakyushu Foreign Trade Association
  • Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Northern Advancement Center for Science & Technology
  • Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Osaka Institute of Invention and Innovation
  • Overseas Construction Association of Japan, Inc.
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Regulatory Science Society of Japan
  • Saitama Industrial Promotion Public Corporation
  • SEMI
  • Shonan Health Innovation Park
  • The Japanese Socitety for Artificial Intelligence
  • Tohoku ILC Promotion Council
  • Universal Communication Design Association

Affiliated Companies

Corporate Name
Representative Director
Shinichi Maeda
System development, operation and security management focused on translation and documentation
Shinjuku Hirose Bldg. 5F, 4-7 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0004, Japan


  • 1971
    • Aug.

      Founded the International Translation Institute of Technology, Science, and Culture (INTESC)

  • 1974
    • Dec.

      Established INTESC Co., Ltd.

  • 1975
    • Apr.

      Established the Science and Technology Translator Qualifying Examination System (the predecessor of SunFlare"s Translator Qualifying Examinations (TQE))

  • 1981
    • Aug.

      Established Honyaku Jitsumu Kyouiku Gakuin (the predecessor of SunFlare Academy)
      Established ANDROMETEC

  • 1990
    • Sep.

      Established ANDROMETEC Co., Ltd. as a limited company

  • 1997
    • Apr.

      Established the Hachinohe Institute

    • July

      Changed our corporate name to SunFlare Co., Ltd.

  • 2004
    • May

      Renamed the Hachinohe Institute as the North Japan Branch

  • 2006
    • May

      Established the West Japan Branch

  • 2008
    • Mar.

      Acquired ISO 9001 certification (Head Office)

  • 2009
    • Jun.

      Acquired the Document CRO trademark (trademark No. 5309885)

  • 2010
    • Sep.

      Forged a strategic partnership with the China Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer Center

  • 2011
  • 2013
    • Dec.

      Acquired ISO 27001 certification (Head Office)

  • 2014
    • Aug.

      Acquired the "Pro翻訳" (Pro-translation) trademark (trademark No. 5689778)

    • Dec.

      Privacy mark acquisition

  • 2016
    • Mar.

      Acquired ISO 17100 certification (Head Office)

  • 2017
  • 2019
    • Dec.

      Acquired the Honyaku Jitsumushi (Qualified Translator) trademark (trademark No. 6201120)

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