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Composing and Orchestrating Places and Spaces

Creating Epic Scenes | Hiroto TanabeRead

From Hiroshima to Hollywood

Makeup Artist to the Stars | Hinako Nishiguchiread

Redefining the Classics

Blending High Fashion and Street Culture | Kozaburo AkasakaRead

Creating a Successful Career in the Digital Beauty Space

Branding the Beauty Brands | Kana OtomoRead

Evolving Embroidery

Craftsman or Artist? | Pom Zyquitaread

Japanese Connections

Creating Iroha | Kikka Hanazawaread

Harnessing the Power of AI to Redefine Medicine and Beyond

AI Innovator | Masaki Nakadaread

Where Fundamental Physics meets Diversity

A Physicist for Our Future | Dr. Hirosi Ooguriread

Ikebana, Art Theory, and Design

Floral Design | Eriko Nagataread

Treating Obesity and Disease through Unique Personal Interests

The Research Warrior | Dr. Sei Higuchiread

Modern Matcha

Fresh, Organic, and Nutritious Tea | Eijiro Tsukadaread

The Importance of Musicality and Fluidity

Dancing Delights | Ayaka Kameiread

Seizing Opportunities to Build Businesses

The Fashionable Foodie | Yudai Kanayamaread

Empowering the Next Generation

The Philosophy of Online Education | Tomohiro Hoshiread

Championing Japanese Artists in NYC

Gracious Gallerist | Kentaro Totsukaread

Making Magical Connections and Celebrating Culture

Creating Community | Reika Alexanderread

The Fusion of Art and Food

Modern Take on Traditional Japanese Cuisine | Hiroki OdoRead

Creating Functional Artistic Spaces

Splendid Architecture | Shohei ShigematsuRead

Beating into the Future

Percussion Prodigy | YoyokaRead

Performing Arts

Percussion Prodigy // Yoyoka Beating into the Future Yoyoka was born in Hokkaido, Japan. Her parents, Aki (father) and...
Aug 20, 2023
Magical Musicality // Masa Takumi Enchanting Through Sound Grammy winner Masa Takumi (also known as Masanori Takumi) is a Japanese...
Jun 22, 2023
Dancing Ahead // Kentaro Kikuchi Act Shamelessly and Seek Endless Possibilities Kentaro Kikuchi has been a dancer with the Metropolitan Opera...
May 15, 2022
Dancing Delights // Ayaka Kamei The Importance of Musicality and Fluidity Hailing from Ehime, Japan, Ayaka Kamei is a dancer and...
May 12, 2022
Musical Elegance // Yoko Reikano Kimura Consensus Through Music Yoko Reikano Kimura is one of the most captivating artistic voices of Japanese...
May 09, 2022
Violins and Activism // Keiko Tokunaga Battling Discrimination Through Musical Performance Keiko Tokunaga is a globally performing violin soloist and chamber...
Apr 08, 2022


Creating Epic Scenes // Hiroto Tanabe Composing and Orchestrating Places and Spaces Born in Osaka in January 1992, Hiroto Tanabe holds a Master's...
Jun 23, 2024
Boundless Architecture // Masayuki Sono Imagination, Innovation, and Creation Masayuki Sono is a founding partner of Clouds Architecture Office, an...
Dec 29, 2022
Architecture and the Future // Hitoshi Abe Aiding in the Shift from Teaching to Collaborating Hitoshi Abe is a professor and former...
Nov 16, 2022
Splendid Architecture // Shohei Shigematsu Creating Functional Artistic Spaces Shohei Shigematsu is a partner of the OMA architecture office and...
Jul 29, 2022


Fresh, Organic, and Nutritious Tea // Eijiro Tsukada Modern Matcha Eijiro Tsukada was born and raised in Tokyo. He studied at the University...
Apr 04, 2024
The Fashionable Foodie // Yudai Kanayama Seizing Opportunities to Build Businesses Born in Sapporo in 1990, Yudai Kanayama was interested in...
Jan 01, 2024
The Vision of a Female Tea CEO // Nami Yamamoto From Tradition to Innovation As a member of the 11th generation of Yamamotoyama, one of...
May 29, 2023
Culinary Innovation // Gemma Matsuyama Finding Inspiration in Diversity and Locality Gemma Matsuyama was born in Chiba, Japan but grew...
Apr 02, 2023


Jun 05, 2024
Blending High Fashion and Street Culture // Kozaburo Akasaka Redefining the Classics Winner of the 2017 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers and a finalist...
Oct 16, 2023
Creative Community Builder // Maika Nakaoka Nurturing Sustainable Communities Maika Nakaoka is a community builder who believes in the power of...
May 08, 2023
Fashion with Intention // Ryuhei Oomaru From Design to Reality Born in Fukuoka Japan to a family-owned woodshop, Ryuhei Oomaru’s childhood...
Mar 23, 2023
The Future of Fashion // Juri Sasaki Fashion is Going Digital Juri Sasaki was born in Hong Kong in 1977 to a family...


Nov 16, 2023
The Dignified Diplomat // Yuko Kaifu Nurturing a Deeper Appreciation of Japan A graduate of Nara Women’s University, Yuko Kaifu started...
Oct 27, 2023
Gracious Gallerist // Kentaro Totsuka Championing Japanese Artists in NYC Born in Sapporo, Japan, in 1974, Kentaro Totsuka pursued his...
Apr 20, 2023
Contemporary Art and Street Culture // Enrico Isamu Oyama Modern Artistry Inspired by Aerosol Writing* Enrico Isamu Oyama creates visual art in various mediums...
Apr 13, 2023
Contemporary Art Business // Masako Shiba   The Commercialization of Concept Art Masako Shiba is a seasoned professional in the art...


AI Innovator / / Masaki Nakada Harnessing the Power of AI to Redefine Medicine and Beyond With a master's in physics...
May 08, 2024
Emerging Markets Equities // Sammy Suzuki Risks Pay Off Sammy Suzuki grew up in Japan where he attended an international school in...
Dec 13, 2023
Shattering the Asian Glass Ceiling // May Yamada-Lifton Improving Health Through Technology Over the last 20 years, May Yamada-Lifton has been able to...
Nov 30, 2023
From Law to Entrepreneurship // Yuki Shirato Trailblazing Startups Yuki Shirato is a New York lawyer-turned-entrepreneur. As a startup enthusiast, he organizes an...
Aug 17, 2023