Mizuho Aoki

Mizuho Aoki is a staff writer covering local news, including the current Tokyo gubernatorial race, education and aviation-related stories. She graduated from Hitotsubashi Universty with a degree in social science.

For Mizuho Aoki's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

In Tokyo gubernatorial poll, more color than most know

Jul 26, 2016

In Tokyo gubernatorial poll, more color than most know

What do a onetime Arabic translator, an advocate of decentralization and a former Tehran correspondent have in common? They’re all the leading candidates in Sunday’s Tokyo gubernatorial election. Yuriko Koike, Hiroya Masuda and Shuntaro Torigoe are the front-runners in a race that features a ...

Jul 13, 2016

Tokyo to host 'Davos for women' in 2017

A leading global business and economic forum for women will come to Tokyo for the first time next year, founder Irene Natividad announced Wednesday, saying she hopes the event will empower women in Japan. The annual Global Summit of Women, organized by Washington-based nonprofit ...