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How To Be Japanese

I’m coming to Vancouver, Canada!

How To Be Japanese: Your Normal Is Not Normal” will be on the road again. The next destination is Vancouver, Canada. If you’re or know somebody in Vancouver, please spread the words!

If you already watched my show, please leave a comment! Thank you for your love in advance!

Wear My Story

Wear My Story!

Each design is related to Miyo’s stories, her random thoughts, or fun facts.  We hope you will “feel” it when you wear them.

Featured Video

What would you do when you find an intruder on your property? Do you scream or call 9-1-1? Miyo takes an unconventional method to deal with the intrusion.

My Storytelling Events

I would love to see your friendly smiles in the audience.  Please come to hear my stories!


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Storytelling Stub

Resources, tools, and tips that may help you with writing and storytelling.

The Potency of Language

“Cardi B was hit on the stage!” The incident was covered by every TV station. When I saw the headline, I thought “Another one?” Recently, some artists like Harry Styles and Kelsea Ballerini were hit by an object during a concert…

Got Funny Bones?

According to the study from the University of Wurzburg, women tend to find jokes less funny than men. Also, it appears that some blokes out there are oddly cozy with sexist jokes.


Miyo’s mumbling thoughts at the moment…

Just like that…

Just like that…

Just like that, my mother is gone…it was an abrupt ending. She was totally fine a few days ago. Well, “totally fine” might not capture the full truth of the cancer patient. Her energy and oxygen levels…

Newfound Freedom

Newfound Freedom

Once upon a time, I was a nimble mover—light as a feather, going places without a care, no car needed! When I ventured into my current apartment, it was a solo, car-free expedition…

Teamwork Starts From Sharing

Teamwork Starts From Sharing

Click…Blackout! Just like that, I lost all power. As a computer programmer working remotely, my work relies on the Internet. I quickly assessed the situation. It was still daylight outside, and my devices were fully charged…

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