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Interview series of foreigners who live in Japan

OCTOBER 2020 (VOL.156)
Story of
Jennifer Shinkai

OCTOBER 2020 (VOL.156) Jennifer Shinkai From Bury, UK Occupation: Facilitator and Leadership Coach Duration living in Japan: 20 Years Why do you live in Japan?: Now it’s my home! Why do you study in Japan? I’m an Ikigai and Inclusion Facilitator and leadership executive coach based in Tokyo, Japan.  I […]

SEPTEMBER 2020 (VOL.155)
Story of
Muthukumar K A

SEPTEMBER 2020 (VOL.155) Muthukumar K A From Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, INDIA Occupation: Student Duration living in Japan: 3 years Why do you live in Japan?: To research What do you study in Japan? I do research on AI in healthcare.  Mainly I work on fall detection and activity detection of […]

AUGUST 2020 (VOL.154)
Story of
Andrew Beckett

August 2020 (VOL.154) Andrew Beckett From Vancouver, Canada Occupation: Preschool Teacher Duration living in Japan: 3 years Why do you live in Japan?: Cheap food, cheap drinks, and hot springs What do you do in Japan? I teach at a Montessori style preschool as an English teacher, as well as […]

JULY 2020 (VOL.153)
Story of
Vivian Wong

July 2020 (VOL.153) Vivian Wong From Stockholm, Sweden Occupation: Student Duration living in Japan: 1.5 Years Why do you live in Japan?: Because I wanted to experience the Japanese culture while learning the language. Why do you like Japan? Japanese people are so polite and well mannered, the culture is […]

MAY 2020 (VOL.152)
Story of
Yann Meunier

MAY 2020 (VOL.152) Yann Meunier From Paris, France Occupation: Photographer educator / Tour guide Duration living in Japan: 9 Years Why do you live in Japan?: I fell in love with Japan during my first trip in 2008. What do you do in Japan? In 2012, I joined David Michaud, […]

MARCH 2020 (VOL.151)
Story of
Laura Shinozuka

MARCH 2020 (VOL.151) Laura Shinozuka From Riga, Latvia Occupation: Housewife / Former Model Duration living in Japan: 3 Years Why do you live in Japan?: Husband working contact in Japan. Were you hesitant to relocate to Japan? I never hesitated to move to Japan because it was a new amazing […]

FEBRUARY 2020 (VOL.150)
Story of
Jérôme Lastapis

February 2020 (vol.150) Jérôme Lastapis From Paris, France Occupation: Outdoor guide Duration living in Japan: 6 Years Why do you live in Japan?: Professional and family interests. Were you hesitant to relocate to Japan? Sure, I already had family there, but it was still a big responsibility. What do you […]

JANUARY 2020 (VOL.149)
Story of
Heather Terada

January 2020 (vol.149) Heather Terada From McMinnville, Oregon Occupation: IT Project Manager Duration living in Japan: 6.5 Years Why do you live in Japan?: I relate to the culture and customs. Did you climb Mt.Fuji? How was it? It was my first mountain to climb, so I didn’t know what […]

DECEMBER 2019 (VOL.148)
Story of
Winnie Lam

December 2019 (vol.148) Winnie Lam From San Francisco, CA Occupation: Advertiser Duration living in Japan: 10 Years Why do you live in Japan?: For Work When was your first visit to Japan? I came to Japan through a study abroad program in my junior year at UC Davis. Spending almost […]

NOVEMBER 2019 (VOL.147)
Story of
Ekaterina Chekmarev

NOVEMBER 2019 (VOL.147) Ekaterina Chekmarev From Moscow, Russia Occupation: Housewife Duration living in Japan: 10 Months My husband works for a big Japanese company. Why did you choose to live in Japan, not other countries? Frankly speaking, we have never planned to live in Japan, because we lived far from […]

OCTOBER 2019 (VOL.146)
Story of
Vibhas Sukhwani

October 2019 (vol.146) Vibhas Sukhwani From Mandia, Madhya Pradesh, India Occupation: Ph.D. Student Duration living in Japan: 1 year Why do you live in Japan? Pursuing a doctoral degree at Keio University. What do you study in Japan? My research is based on urban-rural linkages and the development planning in […]

SEPTEMBER 2019 (VOL.145)
Story of
Aranega Jonathan

SEPTEMBER 2019 (VOL.145) Aranega Jonathan From France / Aquitaine / Arcachon Occupation:Cameraman and video editor Duration living in Japan:8 months Why do you live in Japan?:To see my wife’s family, feed my website “Mon Petit Voyage à Kyoto”, and according to the work that is proposed to me on video […]

AUGUST 2019 (VOL.144)
Story of
Kelly Elizabeth

AUGUST 2019 (VOL.144) Kelly Elizabeth From American girl from Michigan living in Japan Occupation: YouTuber/influencer/content creator/English teacher Duration living in Japan: 6 years Why do you live in Japan?: Japan is the most different from my culture. Every day is beautiful and exciting here! What is the distinctive difference between […]

JULY 2019 (VOL.143)
Story of
Rob Williams

July 2019 (VOL.143) Rob Williams From Bournemouth, UK Occupation: Financial Advisor & Philanthropist Duration living in Japan: 20 years Why do you live in Japan?: Work and family Can you talk about your activities in Japan? Aside from my day job, I founded and run a group called the ‘Knights […]

JUNE 2019 (VOL.142)
Story of
Tiffany Rossdale

JUNE 2019 (VOL.142) Tiffany Rossdale From Manila, Philippines Occupation: Entrepreneur Duration living in Japan: More than 20yrs Why do you live in Japan?: Half of my family lives here in Japan What do you do in Japan? Can you talk about your job in Japan? I have a few jobs that […]

MAY 2019 (VOL.141)
Story of
Zilola Kozimova

MAY 2019 (VOL.141) Zilola Kozimova From Uzbekistan, Samarkand Occupation: Student Duration living in Japan: About 2 years Why do you live in Japan?: To study and I love food, people and nature of Japan What do you study in Japan? I am a Master’s student at Keio University.  I study […]

April 2019 (VOL.140)
Story of
Osako Tatiana

April 2019 (VOL.140) Osako Tatiana From Khabarovsk, Russia Occupation: Fashion photographer Duration living in Japan: About 13 years Why do you live in Japan?: For work Which places in Japan do you recommend that for foreigners? I recommend for the bravest people to go to Fujikyu Highlands.  It is an […]

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Minobu Kondo

Photojournalist in Tokyo, writing for Japanese and American magazines. Publishing an essay “101 of green stories” with the other Japanese artists such as Kosetsu Minami.
Languages: Japanese, English and French.

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