WHY BOTHER ?
I was born to a Japanese-Jewish"ish"(it's a long story)house hold in Shibuya, Tokyo in 1973.
Stongeleigh-Burnham School, MA/1993
It's one of those boarding schools in "New England".
It was like a fancy jail for spoiled teenagers.(at least for me)
Junior year :
AP art Level 6
Senior year :
Rhode Island School of Design Award
Pratt Institute, NYC/withdrawal
According to my mother and AP art teacher, I had "safer" options like Carnegie Mellon and RISD, but just couldn't take the idea of another 4 years in suburb.
Do I regret? No!!! Yes... a little...
I was just a kid but still did...
Film Post Production /Film Distribution/
Film Sub Licensing
New Line Cinema
and many more I guess.
These are big names, but honestly I really didn't care for the business.
I did... A lot....
Fashion Production / Importation / Exportation / MD / PR / Licensing/Distribution, blah blah, blah
Paul and Joe
I worked hard for these people and remember the struggle.
Sometimes, you got to do what you got to do.
CHIKUMA School Dev.
"School Uniform Designer"
Students, Parents, faculties and staff
Private Schools and Public Schools
in East Japan.
I can't remember how many lectures I have given. I mean, it was a lot.
"Custom Shoe Maker"
for various clients.
81.3 FMJ-wave MODAISTA
Because my ex took the job but he thought I should do the research,
PR / Accounting / Legal
NGK New Generation Kids
Kids After Scchool English Program
Kids Art workshop
Kids Summer Camp
These things are the future, I mean kids are the future.
While the gov. doesn't get the job done, we do.
Fashion and Film related stuff.
Forget "trend" and "entertainment".
Those things aren't real.