An illustrator/writer based in Brooklyn, NY, and Kyoto, Japan. Born and raised in Kyoto and moved to NY to study illustration at Parsons. Worked as a designer at a children's books imprint before eventually moving on to pursue illustration independently. Wrote and illustrated a beer dictionary that was published in Japan in 2016. Today is exploring illustration and storytelling, examining external and internal cultural intersections, and living life as a food, drinks, and travel enthusiast. Please check here to read about translation work.