Through Yonsei Eyes

Mika Osaki is a Yonsei originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, who grew up deeply involved in SF’s Japantown community. She initially relocated to Tottori city, Japan as an English teacher with the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, and currently resides in Yokohama, Japan. She can be reached at The views expressed in the preceding column are not necessarily those of the Nichi Bei News.