Yuko Tani

Yuko Tani is a graduate student at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan studying about Japanese American Identity. She was an exchange student at the University of California at Davis in 2004 where she also volunteered as a tutor for a Japanese class. She is interested in Nikkei people's interest in Japanese pop culture.

Updated January 2008

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A Japanese Perspective on Oshogatsu

Discover Nikkei received this message from Yuko Tani in Japan. Tani is responding to an article about how one Nikkei family celebrates New Year’s. She writes to inform us that Japanese traditions aren’t just changing outside of Japan, even Japanese people have trouble holding on to the old ways. -ed.

I’m Yuko, a member of Discover Nikkei. I’m a Japanese who lives in Kyoto and study about Japanese American Identity at the graduate school. I just wanted to comment on the article, "A Yonsei’s Reflections...on a New Year and New Beginnings" by Vicky Murakami-Tsuda ...

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