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Kent Marume

Kent is a half Yonsei & Shin-Nisei mochi, fishing, and all things outdoor enthusiast. When not traversing the outdoors his day-to-day involves community-based work in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo.

Kent Marume

Kent is a half Yonsei & Shin-Nisei mochi, fishing, and all things outdoor enthusiast. When not traversing the outdoors his day-to-day involves community-based work in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo.

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Did Tom Cruise Teach Us How to Be “Japanese?”

Issue:
May 17, 2022

There are three movies/TV shows I watch annually: The Last Samurai, Lost In Translation, and Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown (specifically season 8, episode 6 entitled “Japan with Masa”).

Has Asian/Asian American Masculinity Been Redefined?

Issue:
February 14, 2022

Henry Golding, Sung Kang, Simu Liu, and Jimmy O. Yang are the next wave of optics/progression with representation for Asian American/Asian men. Their charm, humble mindset, fists, and not to mention six-packs are awe-inspiring and perhaps even redefining Asian male masculinity.

Have You Been to a Traditional Mochitsuki?

Issue:
December 13, 2021

Traditional mochitsuki is a long-time tradition of the Yasukochi Family. Here's a family members perspective of the annual event.