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Shizuka

Instagram xshizzyx
Shizuka Anderson is a half-Japanese, half-Canadian TV & YouTube presenter. She grew up in Edmonton, Canada, and moved to Japan when she was 18 to attend university and pursue a career in entertainment. She started hosting and emceeing all kinds of TV programs, YouTube videos, and events that aim to share Japan with the rest of the world. Although she originally expected to go back to Canada one day, she’s not finished exploring Japan.
GET TO KNOW Shizuka
favorite food
Favorite Japanese Food:
Tamagoyaki
favorite city
Favorite City:
Ine city and Naoshima
favorite activity
Favorite Activity:
Singing
fun fact
Fun Fact:
I grew up on a farm in rural Canada and had three horses!
Shizuka’S REVIEW
ql What I love about the Eat! Meet! Japan experiences: they are not only fun, but they give you such an immersive dive into Japanese culture. Learning how to make traditional foods or crafts from scratch from local teachers and artisans, discovering the tastiest hidden gems in the city on a food tour, while picking up some local history along the way— there’s just so much to experience and discover!
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Bunny

Instagram bunnytokyo
Bunny Tokyo is a five-year Japan resident and full-time Tokyo Explorer. She is a Spanish content creator sharing Tokyo and Japan on her different social media platforms. Bunny’s learned that there's an endless opportunity for new experiences living in Japan. She enjoys the excitement of the ever-changing city life, as well as the depth of cultural experiences she’s had in Japan. She’s convinced that there’s always something new to see, try, and learn here.
GET TO KNOW Bunny
favorite food
Favorite Japanese Food:
Sushi and miso soup
favorite city
Favorite City:
Tokyo
favorite activity
Favorite Activity:
Gaming and playing with pups
fun fact
Fun Fact:
When I was little I wanted to be a rockstar (lowkey still want to, maybe in my next life)
Bunny’S REVIEW
ql I traveled to Japan many times and then moved here, but it was only recently as an ambassador for Eat! Meet! Japan that I discovered various Japanese cultural activities! I’m sure it will elevate your Japan trip and you’ll make the best memories. Thank you to the Eat! Meet! Japan team, the other awesome ambassadors, and you for reading all this (laughs)! To many more Japan adventures together!
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Micaela

Instagram mikaeradesu
Micaela is from Canada but has been living in Fukuoka, Japan for 16 years. She first came to Japan as a high school exchange student and enjoyed it so much she decided to stay. She enjoys the laid-back lifestyle in Kyushu, the kindness of the people, and most importantly, the delicious food! Micaela enjoys exploring the country and trying the different specialty foods in the places she visits.
GET TO KNOW Micaela
favorite food
Favorite Japanese Food:
Chazuke
favorite city
Favorite City:
Fukuoka
favorite activity
Favorite Activity:
Food Photography
fun fact
Fun Fact:
I love food and I eat everything, but I secretly don't like tomatoes!
Micaela’S REVIEW
ql Even as a resident in Japan, I had a lot of fun participating in the Eat! Meet! Japan experiences. They took me far away to corners of Japan that I wouldn't have been able to explore on my own, and allowed me to get hands-on experience with the different aspects of Japanese food culture that I love so much! If you want to explore Japan on a more intimate level this is an amazing experience.
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Donny

Instagram donnyjkimball
Donny is a freelance digital marketer who started making content about Japan's hidden gems as a way of showing off his skill set to the world. He built up his brand by sharing about great but unknown places in Japan. Over time, he fell in love with promoting Japan. He’s passionate about sharing his love for the country and works hard to promote tourism and local business to support Japan.
GET TO KNOW Donny
favorite food
Favorite Japanese Food:
Wagyu Beef
favorite city
Favorite City:
I love them all!
favorite activity
Favorite Activity:
Bringing awareness to Japan's off the beaten path destinations
fun fact
Fun Fact:
I fast all the time and rarely eat more than once per day.
Donny’S REVIEW
ql Out of the several experiences I joined, I particularly enjoyed Frank’s ramen tour because of the history included. While I certainly enjoyed the taste, it was this additional story that really brought the experience of learning about ramen to life for me. All in all, being an Eat! Meet! Japan ambassador was great as it allowed me to introduce a side of Japan that I don’t often feature.