Our Staff

Production and coverage staff of “YOKOSO Shinjuku” (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean edition) varied in different nationalities and age. We daily walk around Shinjuku, look for delicious shops, collect various HOT information and post it. Please look forward to it!

YOKOSO Shinjuku Editor Department


Chief Editor/Writer Mami Matsuo
Hello! It’s me, Chief Editor Mami Matsuo. I was born in Tokyo. My hobbies are travelling, hot springs, yoga, eating exquisite foods and exploring exciting new places♪ I also frequently take part in the Shinjuku Hanazono Shrine grand festival carrying the Mikoshi. It was in Shinjuku that I often went out with my friends and this has happened since I was a young child. Back then I would always visit the Shinjuku department store with my mother. My current day office is also located in the same area, since a long time. That is why I love the town of Shinjuku! It is very much where I have grown up and it is a part of Tokyo I know very well.I will try my best to introduce you the charm of such place, known as Shinjuku!


English Edition Sunita Waiba
Hello, Everyone! My name is Sunita and I am from Nepal. When I came to Japan, I was living in the Gifu Prefecture. After graduating at Japanese language school, I decided to enter a vocational school and that’s when I moved to Tokyo. When I came to Tokyo, my first job placement was Shinjuku. Shinjuku is a city that never sleeps and always bright even at night. So, I would like to introduce you to some much more information that is overflowing from this town, known as Shinjuku. I hope this will help you to discover the charm of Shinjuku. Thank-you!


Chinese Edition Reigyoku Lee
Nihau! It’s Reigyoku Lee from China! Since I came to Japan, Shinjuku is the city where I have lived for much of my time here. Shinjuku is an interesting town, which shows it’s self always as a modern and energetic place. I would like to give you more information on Shinjuku and from now on I will be posting a lot of pictures and articles, so please look forward to whats to come!


Korean edition Eunji Cheon
Hello! I am Cheon from Korea. Right now, I am working in Ichii Ltd. International Service Office as a room advisor for Korean people. It already been 10 years since I came to Japan. At first, I was a student of Japanese language school but, now I am a mother of two children. Shinjuku, which I often visit with my children, is a fun town filled with energy. Why don’t you also visit and find the more unknown charm of Shinjuku in this site “Yokoso Shinjuku”?


English Edition Hafed
Hi, my name is Hafed, I am a British Architect living in London. I help Yokoso Shinjuku by proofreading and supporting them with English sentence corrections. I have a large interest in Japanese culture and it is my dream to live Japan. I hope to visit again soon.


Chinese Edition Chunji Kyo
My name is Kyo Chunji. It has been nearly 30 years since I came to Japan. When I was in China I saw a Japanese movie called “Kimi yo Funnu no Kawa o Watare” and I longed since then to visit Shinjuku. It is now 3 years since I opened a Tokyo Chinese Language School in Shinjuku. Shinjuku is always crowded with many foreigners and is a consistently a very lively place. Shinjuku is a powerful source for me and so I would like to share my experience and knowledge of Shinjuku with everyone.


Assistant Duong Thi Huong
XIN CHAO! I am Huong from Vietnam. Its been 4 years since I came to Japan and since that time I lived in Tokyo and I used to visit Shinjuku for shopping and hanging out. I love Shinjuku because here you can find goods from high grade to ordinary, very convenient. I would like to convey you more fun information on Shinjuku.


Japanese Edition Writer Madoka Komado
Beside the writer industry, I am fascinated by Shinjuku Golden Street and work twice a week. I was so attracted to the charm-filled city Shinjuku, that right now I live in Shinjuku too. I love meat, ice-cream and wine. My hobby is to make a accessory. I would like to dispatch the charm of Shinjuku including gourmet and event information.


Japanese Edition Writer Kana Hisamoto
I love walking. It is my dream to be invited to the Silicon Valley headquarters party someday, using the local guide of Google Map. I like this place because it has various ambience in the same ward. I have an image that Shinjuku is a place where you will get addicted to go even without any reason. I would like introduce you more about such a fascinating town of Shinjuku.


Japanese Edition Writer Kyoko Fukuda
My name is Kyoko Fukuda. Since I was in college, I have been visiting Shinjuku with my friends. My work place office is also located in this town. For shopping, I mostly visit Shinjuku. Looking back, I cannot tell my life story without introducing Shinjuku. It is the attraction of the town that brings me here, where there are several types of restaurants and many varieties of shops. I would be pleased if I can help discover more depth to Shinjuku. By the way, the one I like the most is Shinjuku 3-chome. Thank-you!


Movie Writer Yasue Miwa
At childhood days I loved to watch movie and when I saw the logo of distribution company on the cinema screen, I had a dream that “I want to enter this company”. It was a reckless dream but miraculously I was able to fulfill that ambition. After burning passion for the promotion of Hollywood movie software, I start my own business. I was fascinated by the Asian movie and follow the path of movie writer. I also love Korean movie. I am also the member of ‘Japan Film pen Club’.


Writer Yukimi Tanimura
A few years ago, I came to Tokyo from Iwate Prefecture, to join University. When I was freshly in Tokyo, I had an image that Shinjuku is a bit scary. But, after my graduation I started to live in Shinjuku Ward because I got so attracted to this town where various culture are merged. I would like to introduce you more about Shinjuku culture and charm that will make you feel that ‘Shinjuku is a fun place’. My hobbies are Tanka and Hiku.


Japanese Edition Mihoko Mori
It’s me Mihoko Mori, I am incharge for the illustration side of YOKOSO Shinjuku. During high school, I was inspired by Shinjuku, especially West Shinjuku, which was my place of learning. West Shinjuku is a music area where you can find many rare record shops. The city of Shinjuku is the crucible of culture. Shinjuku is the best place for both hanging out and learning even! It is a city where you can meet various people. If you get tired of the crowd, then you can go to the 5-6 chome area of Shinjuku! It is such great place!


Japanese Edition Go Kadowaki
Shinjuku is a place where I had a man-to-man talk with my musical friend. There is abundant coffee shop and the bread of La Baguette is also delicious. It is a best place to collect records at the disc union. I can’t believe that I live in such a place and also bought the annual pass of Shinjuku Gyoen. Now I also became familiar to Shinjuku Sanchome area. I would like to devote myself to be one of the lights that make up Shinjuku by my creativity.


Rie Hata
I love mountains and alcohol and my hobby is to go shopping street and public bath. The most favourite of writer’s work is the coverage! I can walk by my own and can listen to lots of people voice watching with your own eyes. I would like to convey the charm of Shinjuku town and its people. Here you can enjoy drink alone, can have a date in a bar with a beautiful night view, have fun with friends in a beer garden, enjoy cake buffet with parents and much more. That’s why I love Shinjuku a lot.


Yoshiro Aka
I think that the good point of Shinjuku is a generous place where all cultures are mixed. It is a town that create all type of people from young to old, business man to tourists. I would like to convey you much more about this charming Shinjuku where you can feel the history and ultra-fine.


Miho Katayama
I like to write, but I didn’t get enough only with writer so, now I am doing a painting too. My hobby is to watch movies. When I moved to Shinjuku-ku, the happiest thing is that there are abundant of movie theaters! There are movie theaters that can be enjoyed on a large screen and mini theater movie. Movie lovers will absolutely love it. I do not know much about Shinjuku history, but I would like to introduce some much more charm of Shinjuku where a large urban area and a massive area are mixed.

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