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Emilia Abe

Ema Abe Managing partner Hungary Let’s get acquainted! “A miracle lasts for a maximum of three days… or let’s say another multiple of three: three months, three years…” That’s what a sceptic used to tell me when I enthusiastically talked about what Japan meant to me. Back then, I lived there, in that land seemingly…

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Cristi Diaconu

Japan Expert Let’s get acquainted! My passion for Japan began when I was young, without me even realizing it. Japanese animations captivated me, and subconsciously I began to cultivate a curiosity that only continued to grow over time. One thing that deeply characterizes me is the pursuit of new things and taking them to a…

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Mihai Anghel

Tourism Consultant Let’s get acquainted! My first interaction with what Japan means was probably in 2011-2012, when I eagerly awaited 8:00 PM to turn on the television and start watching Japanese animations on the Animax channel. That was the moment when my interest and desire to know more about Japanese culture began to grow steadily…

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Iani Sandru

Japan Expert Let’s get acquainted! I fondly remember the school garden where I tried to phonetically repeat the songs heard in Japanese cartoons. Shaped by all the beautiful things gleaned from them, I find myself enchanted by the artists of Japanese music a few years later. Only in college, after meeting countless extraordinary people who…

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Alexandra Baranyi

Alexandra Baranyi

Managing partner Romania Let’s get acquainted! It all started with a piece of paper. Origami, the art of paper folding, was what guided me on my path from the tender age of seven. Fascinated by the limitless possibilities that a simple sheet of paper offered, I spent hours every day studying everything I could. A…

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Oana Pricop

Free Spirit Inspiration Let’s get acquainted! Happiness is simple and inexpensive. Perhaps the first, simplest, and greatest secret of happiness is to do, as you grow up, exactly what you said when you were little. I wanted to become a traveller! We had an aunt who travelled a lot. Her husband worked in embassies, and…

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Ionuța Iwanaga

Tokyo Guide Let’s get acquainted! I graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Bucharest (specializing in Japanese-Hindi) and completed the master’s courses at Tokyo Gakugei University (specializing in teaching Japanese). I am passionate about travel, foreign languages, and reading. I first came to Japan in 2000 with a one-year…

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Robert Pitiș

Kansai Guide Let’s get acquainted! I have been living in Japan since 2018, having come here through a scholarship offered by the Japanese government for university studies. Ever since high school, I used to watch videos about Japanese culture and food because the exotic nature of the country attracted me a lot. I enjoy challenges…

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Sabina Yamamoto

Tokyo Guide Let’s get acquainted! Maybe I’m one of those lucky people who didn’t seek out Japan, but Japan came to me. And it happened at a rather young age, around 13, when I was already learning the first words in Japanese and showing them off at school. My first visit to Japan took place…

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Alina Teodorescu

Tokyo Guide Let’s get acquainted! I discovered Japan when I was around 14-15 years old, when I first heard the Japanese language and fell in love with it. I was fortunate to find a course on Japanese culture and language, taught by a Japanese volunteer right in my hometown. During the Japanese culture classes, I…

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