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I was born in Havana City. My paternal grandfathers emigrated from Japan to Cuba in the mid 20th century. I live in Canada since 2005, where I came to pursue an academic career (Master and PhD degrees on Latin American cinema, literature and history). I created a website about Japanese immigration to Cuba, cubanonikkei.com. It has allowed me to connect with many nikkei in and outside Cuba, and share their stories.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Cinema

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