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Guide Profile - Manami TAKAHARA



English Interpreter-Guide

Guiding Area: Tokyo


Born and raised in Saitama, on the north part of Tokyo. Majored in English and linguistics in a university in Tokyo. As a university student, joined an NPO activity for foreign tourists mainly at Asakusa station. Acquired the national license of interpreter-guide in English in 2011. Worked as an English-speaking staff member in Tokyo Skytree Town since its grand-opening.

Specialties and Hobbies

  • Love Ghibli anime
  • Interested in Japanese myths and Shinto shrines
  • Have been on a cruise around the world visiting 18 ports in 16 countries


Hello! I've always been happy to help foreign tourists in Japan enjoy their stays, as I've been helped by kind local people overseas so many times. Tokyo is a place where you can encounter something traditional and something cutting-edge coexisting in perfect harmony. I'm looking forward to welcoming you to the wonderful, fascinating city, Tokyo. It will be an unforgettable moment for you.