Sakura Matsuri in Brooklyn this weekend!

My favorite festival is back again!!!

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival will be held at Brooklyn Botanic Garden this weekend.

Just like the last year I will run three manga drawing workshops aside book signing.

Here’s my schedule:

1st workshop : 12:00 – 12:45
2nd workshop : 13:15 – 14:00
3rd workshop : 15:00 – 15:45

I will sell my books, posters, original artworks this time(!!) and toys from Japan at my booth.

Come and join my workshops!


play fair

Feb 13th & 14th “Play Fair” NYC!

This is the perfect family-get together-weekend-event! I am invited to have a book signing at Play Fair on Feb 13th and 14th in Javits Center!

Besides me there will be a lot of comic creators, vendors like comic book stores, toy stores and so on.

Also I am going to run a short drawing panel with Dave Roman who is a super cool comic artist on Feb 14th from 1:30pm!

I hope you can come join us!



Jan 7th NHK BS1 国際報道2016で特集されます!

(English below) 1月7日放送の、国際報道2016のコーナー”World Lounge“にて、私の事が特集されます!ちょっとしたドキュメンタリーになってます。是非見てくださいね。

I will be featured in one of Japanese TV news programs “Kokusai hodo 2016” by NHK BS1 on Jan 8th(in America). This will be a short documentary. If you have a cable that can show Japanese programs, you can definitely watch it!



Misako & NHK World Radio Japan! From Sep 6th until Sep 11th

I joined NHK World Radio “Friends around the world” to talk about how I faced to my struggles, my bullied school life in MO, how I decided and became a comic artist in U.S. etc etc..

The hosts Michelle and Jonathan welcomed me, so I could talk on and on… endless!

If you’re interested in listening to this, you can go to the NHK website or download the app.

The schedule of the show: Friends around the world Sept 6th(Sun) 14:10 – 14:30( Sept 6th 1:10 am – 1:30 am in Eastern Time U.S.)

This program is available to listen at least one week! So if you miss this time, don’t worry! You can go to the site and listen later!

今日は、NHK World Radio “Friend around the world“ 9月6日14:10-14:30に出演しまっす!