Sharla of Sharla in Japan is a 29-year-old, Canadian-born, Tokyo-based “YouTuber” (“That's what they call it here,” she says). With over 200,000 subscribers to her channel, she documents her life.

After regular trips to Japan in her teens and early 20s, Sharla finally settled in Tokyo and became a video producer by day and vlogger by night. Her channel is embraced both by overseas and local viewers seeking a look into life as a foreigner in Japan.

Having blogged for almost four years, her channel reflects a strong work ethic and dedication on Sharla's part, occasionally marred by encounters with stalkers.