There are some pretty amazing Tokyo people that I've either met or run into on the internet and I thought it would be a nice idea to introduce you to some of them here.
These interviews are a chance to find out what other people think of Tokyo, what they like doing, and what they recommend for visitors.
If you would like to take part, drop us a line through our contact us form and let us know what you would like to talk about.
La Carmina - Gothic Lolita On Fashion And Basil Farrow
Gothic Lolita - meet La Carmina, a 24 year old law graduate from Yale who decided to follow her passions and develop her own business online .
Whether you want to follow the latest goth and lolita trends, buy your wardrobe online, find out about theme restaurants in Tokyo or follow her goth cooking show on YouTube, La Carmina has something for everyone. We're delighted La Carmina agreed to tell us a little about herself and how her life has developed for our Tokyo People section.
Tokyofoodcast - Et-Chan On Japanese Food And Sake Recommendations
Tokyofoodcast - meet Et-chan and Te-chan, a lovely married couple who want to bring you all that's great about about Japanese food and sake.
You can do your own research on their blog about specific dishes and types of sake, or you might consider contacting them to be your guides. They're busy though so it's usually a good idea to book in advance : )
Joseph Tame of Japan Podcast Fame!
Japan Podshow - our latest Tokyo people interview is with Joseph Tame, a.k.a. TameGoesWild.
Joseph has recently launched the already popular Japan Podshow with his co-presenter George Foster. Find out how he got his nickname, the inspiration for the show, as well as what the podcast is all about.
Shane Sakata from the Nihon Sun
The Nihon Sun - an interview with Shane the author and designer of The Nihon Sun.
Shane used to write for B5 Media as the Tokyo Traveler until she decided to go for it on her own with the The Nihon Sun. It was thanks to one of her posts that I managed to get tickets to see Eitetsu Hayashi play taiko - fantastic!
Billy West from 7:10 to Tokyo
Seven Ten To Tokyo - an interview with Billy West who not only is responsible for 7:10 to Tokyo, but also TokyoFilter and TokyoBlogger.
Make sure to check out the crowded train video on Tokyo Filter and if you've spent any time in Tokyo, why not try out his Where in Tokyo? challenge on 7:10 to Tokyo. Thanks Billy.
Atsushi (Ats for short) from Cycle Tokyo
Cycle Tokyo Interview - meet Atsushi Nakamura, aka Ats.
The founder of Cycle Tokyo tells us about his motivation for developing the site, shares a good tip for first time Tokyo cyclists and explains why he considers himself to be a Tokyoite.
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