What do you do in Japan? Can you talk about your job in Japan? I work as a winemaker for a premium winery called `Niki Hills Winery` in Hokkaido; Japan`s northernmost region. We make six wines: Kerner, Bacchus, Zweigeltrebe, Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Merlot.View More I LIVE IN JAPAN / Mariko / Winemaker
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What do you do in Japan? Right now, I have two jobs. I model as a main job, and I started a freelance tour guide activity. It’s more of a hobby than a job, but I’m trying to switch this to a proper job right now.View More I LIVE IN JAPAN / Louis / Freelancer
What is the “next goal” that YOSHIKI sees after achieving this great accomplishment?
“I will continue to pursue my art until the moment I draw my last breath.”View More Shortly After the Ceremony at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood
October 2023 (VOL.192) Lisowska Magdalena Were you hesitant to relocate to Japan? No, I dreamed of coming to Japan since I was a teenager. After moving to Japan did you have any funny or interesting experiences? When I moved to Japan, I got lost so many times. I didn’t have a map either or a sim card. I just asked for directions at convenience stores. Can you talk about your activities in Japan? I enjoy teaching children as well as traveling around and discovering delicious foods with my family and friends. Japanese kids are so cute, and it is wonderful…View More I LIVE IN JAPAN / Lisowska Magdalena / English Teacher
September 2023 (VOL.191) Betti FULANbut everyone calls me Fulan in Japan What is your occupation in Japan? Right now, I work in the entertainment business in Japan as a freelancer model and singer. I also compose music and do shows where I perform as a Singer and Pianist. In the future, I plan to work full-time as a musician, and I really would love to become a singer for anime and video games. What is the distinctive difference between the lifestyle in Italy and Japan? There are many differences, but the first thing which comes to my mind is the…View More I LIVE IN JAPAN / Betti FULAN / Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Model
YOSHIKI is a composer, pianist, rock drummer, and the leader of Japanese rock bands X JAPAN and THE LAST ROCKSTARS. Consequence calls YOSHIKI “one of the most influential musicians and composers in Japanese history,” and Billboard says he is “a musical innovator.”
In this interview, we asked him how he continues to take on challenges at a time when hope is hard to see.View More After 10 Chaotic Years, YOSHIKI’s Music and His Way of Life Became a Ray of Light for the World
Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2023View More “Kamaishi Ramen Story” by Hiroe Igeta
August 2023 (VOL.190) Nic Flynn What do you do in Japan? I work a few different jobs in Japan, including as a part-time English teacher, photographer, and media assistant, while working on my own side projects with photography and video work. What is the distinctive lifestyle difference between your country and Japan? The difference that sticks out to me the most is how the two cultures perceive their space. In America, people don’t like others getting too close to them as we see them as not only possibly a threat, but we just aren’t comfortable with that. I don’t know…View More I LIVE IN JAPAN / Nic Flynn / English Teacher and photographer
Born and raised in Little Tokyo and Arcadia. He enjoys looking for great things to eat which inspires him to cook something inspirational.View More Creating What Was Missing in Little Tokyo
Chef from Los Angeles. He began his culinary journey working in Studio City at a small Italian restaurant, Ombra, making pastas and pastries while learning the art of Japanese Yakitori in Arcadia.View More kodō’s Japanese Cuisine, a New Experience You Can’t Find in Little Tokyo
Born and raised in South Pasadena, Ryan Lee is the Director of Terasaki Budokan.View More A Community for Everyone in Little Tokyo