Misako Kitaoka

Misako Kitaoka was born in Los Angeles, raised in Japan and in Australia, and currently resides in San Francisco. She holds a Bachelors degree in economics from Stanford University, and has recently completed her Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies at Columbia University, with her research focus on the discursive representations of Japanese culture in American anthropological literature. Misako currently works at a US-Japan entertainment company, working on the exportation of American entertainment properties in Japan and vice versa.