2014–2015 was the only year in my life during which I only had access to one TV channel on my dorm room’s television: NHK World TV from Japan. It was and still is the only official English language television channel aiming at telling the world everything that was great about Japan.

Growing up with Japanese graphic novels (manga), it didn’t take long for me to acquaint myself with the NHK World TV. Within a month, it became the source of my binge-watching habit.

My favorite show was The Professionals, a one-hour documentary series focusing on Japan’s best professionals from various…

Non Kla-Jn

I research urban problems through the multi-facted lenses of design, anthropology, and social psychology. I like to sing, play guitar and read books.

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