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Tobias Stahl 
Localization Project Manager, Localization Division, Square Enix Co., Ltd.
1997 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (International Relations)

Important to Understand Distinguishing Features and Values of Each Country

Tobias Stahl was born in the United Kingdom to German parents and attended elementary school in France, and junior and senior high school in Germany. He'd had an interest in Japan since childhood, and began studying Japanese as a senior high school student. After graduating high school, he decided to study at a university outside Europe, and enrolled in the (former) Division of International Relations, College of Liberal Arts at International Christian University. He improved his Japanese language skills through the Japanese Language Programs (JLP) and studied physics, interpreting, archeology, and other subjects while majoring in economics.

After graduating from ICU, he found employment at a personal computer manufacturer. Then, he moved on to the gaming industry, was hired by Square Enix Co., Ltd. in 2006, and has been involved in game localization ever since.