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Guide Profile - Kazuko MIYAKE



English Interpreter-Guide

Guiding Area: Tokyo


Born in Kyoto. Majored in Law at Kyoto University. Lived in Los Angeles from 1973 to 1980, and lived in New York from 1984 to 1987. Graduated a high school in NY. Worked in an insurance company and a consulting firm for 10 years, now working as an English teacher for both children and adults. Acquired the national license of interpreter-guide in English in 2016.

Specialties and Hobbies

  • Love reading History books. Favorite Samurai is Hideyoshi Toyotomi.
  • Love the Bushido spirt and Samurai.
  • Adore French cuisine.
  • Love dancing Ballet (not a good dancer though)
  • Big fan of US TV Dramas and Hollywood movies.


Tokyo, the capital city of Japan has a lot to offer, from old to new, from handicrafts to high tech, from traditional art to anime and pop culture in just one city! Upon, visiting, you will be fascinated by how a city can have so many-sidedness. I, a Tokyoite who loves Tokyo, will help you get the most out of your visit because your time is precious. Your tour would not only be a memorable sight-seeing trip but also a splendid experience as well, through understanding the Japanese culture and Japanese spirits by the assistance of a local guide. Allow me to guide you and make you into a ‘Tokyo Fan’ just like me. I hope you have a great trip. Thank you!