A day trip to Mitsumine Shrine in Chichibu, Japan

Although I went on this said day trip to Mitsumine Shrine at the beginning of the month, I thought finishing up 2017 with a mini travel post would be appropriate. Read on to see more photos of Mitsumine Shrine, one of the most famous power spots in Japan located on the summit of Mt. Mitsumine … Continue Reading

OUTFIT | Knit Dress + Vans

I always love a simple outfit, especially when it only consists of two items + accessories. I picked up this knit dress from Madewell last week. The day I took these near Sawtelle, it was warm enough to wear it by itself, but I’ve worn it with black skinnies on colder days (I’d rather not … Continue Reading

A friendship shoot

  Lisa gave me the perfect opportunity to do a friendship-themed photo shoot this past weekend at Kasai Rinkai Park, and I couldn’t think of anyone better to do it than with my good friend, Amy. We met 2 years ago when I signed to my current agency, and we hit it off really well. … Continue Reading

From LA to Tokyo

Last night, I had dinner with my friend who is vising Tokyo from LA. We took a few modeling and acting classes together in LA, but I think this is the first time we actually met up outside of classes or work. I hadn’t seen her in over a year, so imagine all the catching … Continue Reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from Amy Ota & I <3 Photos by Masahiro Nakame Makeup and hair by Yuna Oya Wardrobe by Ayaka Ito