I went to the LA grand opening of Japan’s largest Anime retailer Animate! Animate is the largest Anime retailer that first opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo in 1983.View More I went to the LA grand opening of Japan’s largest Anime retailer Animate!
I performed my original Jpop/City Pop music as well as famous Anime covers from my favorites Neon Genesis Evangelion, Sailor Moon, and Kiki’s Delivery Service.View More I was a music guest at the HONDA-YA 30th Anniversary Charity Event!
GIVEAWAY entry due is Wednesday, September 20th, 2023!!!View More GIVEAWAY | Enter to Win Japanese Classic Car Show Tickets
HONDA-YA is having a 30th Anniversary Charity event on Sept. 17th! Can you believe they are celebrating their 30th anniversary?View More HONDA-YA will celebrate their 30th Anniversary with a Charity Event!
I fell in love with Ito’s detailed horrifying and at times comedic art and had to find other ways to read his manga before it was ever released in the US. The first time I met Junji Ito was in Japan at Tower Records and I was the only foreigner at the event.View More The International rise of Junji Ito
I have performed at many festivals in Little Tokyo before but I felt Kazoku was very unique because of their focus on Jazz Hip Hop and Soul.View More Jazz Hip Hop Festival Kazoku in Little Tokyo!
I was a special guest at the Nova Vita Festival at Tanaka Farms! The Nova Vita Foundation is a Non-profit organization that focuses on creating solutions and leaders for a brighter future.View More I was a Special Guest at the Nova Vita Festival at Tanaka Farms!
This 500-year-old festival was the favorite festival of samurai and Oda Nobunaga, a Japanese daimyō, of the Sengoku period.View More Owari Tsushima Tenno Festival
I had two concerts at this year’s Anime Expo. Being an industry music artist you get to see a lot of what goes on behind the scenes at AX. And I just want to say I have a huge respect for the staff running the biggest Anime convention in the US.View More Backstage with Jpop/Anime Music Artist Stephanie Yanez at Anime Expo
The birth of Gion matsuri dates back to 869, when the plague decimated a large part of the population.View More History of Gion Matsuri
The Taste of Japan Festival returned to Anaheim STC Gardenwalk on Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17.View More Taste of Japan and the growing popularity of Japanese Culture!
Kamishibai means paper play in Japanese and is a traditional storytelling art that was popular during the 1930s and post-war period in Japan but is still performed today.View More A traditional Japanese Storytelling art Kamishibai