Just Japan Podcast 87: Cartooning in Japan (with a Texan in Tokyo)

In Episode 87 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea chats with returning guest Grace Mineta. Also known as a Texan in Tokyo on YouTube, Grace is an accomplished cartoonist, blogger and jvlogger (Japan YouTuber). Grace talks about her origins as a cartoonist, the cartoons she draws here in Japan and how she has published her work over the years. Grace talks about her web published work as well as how she was able to publish her cartoons in paperback form.

In this episode you’ll hear an inspiring story of self-publishing success.

Kevin also answers listener questions in the Just Japan Podcast “mail bag” section and talks about growing facial hair in the Movember challenge to raise awareness and funds to combat prostate and testicular cancer.


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This week’s guest is Grace Mineta:

Check out Grace’s website “How I Became a Texan”

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