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1. What first brought you to Tokyo? I met three illustrators living in Tokyo — Luis Mendo, Adrian Hogan and Andrew Joyce — who encouraged me to move by telling me how fun it is to live there.

2. Where do you go to escape Tokyo? I don’t usually feel the need to escape Tokyo, but if I want to be away from all the energy or am emotionally/mentally tired, I stay in my room and talk to my best friend in Long Beach (California) via FaceTime.

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