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My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #78.79 Years: "This Mortal Coil..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Life Between Breaths — a Primer —”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #At Least 195 Degrees...: "Unusual Tastes..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Only in Japan (so far...) Ramen Edition”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #About 3.4 Million in 2021: "SCARY!..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Unforseen Deaths: unexpected things that kill Americans each year...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #2023: "I Resolve to Win the Lotto..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “My History of New Year's Resolutions”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #70 MM, B.C.: "Santa Claus is coming to town!"

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “A little known holiday fact...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #5 Great Powers: "I'm Telling You Why..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Why Santa is the ultimate Superhero”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #2000-Plus Years: "Ya Better Not Cry..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “If mythical creatures Really Existed...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #Gimme $1,000: "Ya Better Not Pout..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Super-hero (and villain) side hustles”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #4 Definitive Signs: "Ya Better Watch Out..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “‘Tis the Season!”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #6 Little Truths: " Pithy Observations..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “More t-shirts I’d like to see...”

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About

As a Freelance (i.e., unemployed) Artist, Neal Yamamoto has spewed forth a wide variety of scribblin's and scrivenin's, including humorous illustrations, gag cartoons and comic/sequential art for over a hundred books, comics, magazines and educational publications nationwide. Mr. Yamamoto has also been caught conducting cartooning and comic book illustration workshops at unsuspecting institutions like CSULA, Pasadena City College, Glendale Adult Education and Santa Monica City College. His fevered meanderings can also be seen in a weekly cartoon called "My Name is Neal, which he has been illegally posting on the Discover Nikkei website for the past couple of years.

As yet, he has not been successfully prosecuted.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns
  • taiko

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