Name: Yukimi Matsuo
Bio: Yukimi Matsuo is a skilled cartoonist who models and dances. She dreams of teaching people all over the world how to draw cartoons and finds drawing to be a wonderful way to express herself. She admits that she was bullied as an adolescent. However, she hopes to inspire other women to embrace their beauty and independence.
Quote: “As a society, I think we need to ensure safe drinking water for all. There are 18 million children who die from illness due to unsanitary water in the world every year.”
1. Yukimi is skilled in weight training, yoga, Chinese shadow boxing, belly dance and swimming!
2. Yukimi eats miso soup everyday, her favorite native dish.
3. Yukimi’s proudest accomplishment is depicting the image character for the Milano Manga Festival.