Our staff

Yukari Hamano

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CEO and Lecturer

Hamano was born and raised in a small medieval city in Kyushu Island where Samurai mind is still remaining.

After graduating in journalism from Sophia Univ in Tokyo which is the oldest Catholic univ. in Japan.
Like this She has a cross-cultural background.
she worked for Japan International Cooperation Agency which belongs to Ministry of Foreign Affairs
as a translator. Interested in technical translation in computer field she devoted the following 10years to become a professional translator who was rare 40years ago in Japan.

After having a daughter, she devoted the following 15years to teach her excellent Japanese and English.
Also, she was a professional home tutor of English supporting many young Japanese who want to enter good schools.

Now she has been teaching Japanese on italki for 5years. Her lifetime research theme is
how efficiently and joyfully people can master foreign languages.

During this Tourist Experience, she is a lecturer and a coordinator who attends your activities.

Hiroshi Ohno

Liaison Manager
Hiroshi was born and raised in Sapporo.

After graduating in Economics from Hitotubashi Univ. in Tokyo,
he entered the financial industry in Japan. Also, studied and worked outside Japan
such as Paris, Zurich and Istanbul.
He later shifted to the tourism business in Japan in Hakone and Odawara area.
He was granted National Guide license from Japanese government for guiding in English and French.
During this Tourist Experience he will attend you as a liaison manager and a guide.

Now, we are going to train Japanese instructors to suit our purpose.