There’s apparently a wave of charitable giving happening all over Japan after somebody donated some school bags under the pseudonym of “Naoto Date,” the real name of Tiger Mask, a masked wrestler that gave away his winnings to the orphanage he was once brought up in.
This might show that cartoons don’t make us all violent hoodlums after all.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to go donate some money to anti-drug and gang education centers under the name of Niko Bellic.
Tomo Hirai is a Shin-Nisei Japanese American lesbian trans woman born in San Francisco and raised in Walnut Creek, Calif., where she continues to reside. She attended the San Francisco Japanese Hoshuko (supplementary school) through high school and graduated from the University of California, Davis with degrees in Communications and Japanese, along with a minor in writing. She serves as a diversity consultant for table top games and comic books in her spare time.