Yu KatoFounder and CEO
Responsible for changing 0s to 1s. Likes reading books, and sometimes travels. Loves coming across new ideas. Passionate about writing.
Takahiro AmanoCompany Director
Working to change 1s to 10s. An enthusiastic learner. On days off, is involved at an educational NPO, and enjoys walks by the river.
Worked in apparel, and as the editor for a women’s magazine, but then made the shift from paper to online. Mainly responsible for Livhub.
Erika TomiyamaIDEAS FOR GOOD Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Worked in Hanoi, Vietnam after graduating. Loves writing and taking photos. Her motto is “At any time, right now is the most enjoyable.”
Keisuke KikuchiCompany Director
In charge of advertisement management for all media, seminar planning, sales, and general project management.
Tomoyo MatsudaCompany Director
Worked in a publisher. Raised her kids in the U.S. for 1 year, and hope to produce the contents which are helpful for foreigners.
Used her foreign language skills for international negotiations as a government official in the security field. Harch’s writer and new business developer.
Shiho MiyagiIDEAS FOR GOOD Business Design Lab Development Manager
Was involved in regional revitalization in college. A former SE. Always follows her curiosity. In charge of IDEAS FOR GOOD.
Yuka KiharaWriter, Editor
Strives to lighten up others’ hearts. A writer/editor who likes to collect fine ideas that amaze people.
More than 10 years of SEM management. He’s helped 200 companies with the web strategy execution. Oversees Harch’s all digital marketing.
Norikazu AkiyamaMy Craftbeer Editor-in-Chief
When he was a student, his game-related blog got 9 million page views every month. Edits and designs all related media.
Worked as an elementary teacher in US for 5 years. She’s been a foreign student advisor at a Japanese university. Mother of one.
Chiaki SugiyamaBack office
Worked at a web marketing corporation, as a social insurance and labor consultant. She in charge of back office and web marketing.
Believes in the good in people, and in choosing love over fear. Dreams of creating a better world for children everywhere, and his own.
KimikaIDEAS FOR GOOD Editor-in-Chief
In charge of editing IDEAS FOR GOOD. A creator fluent in 4 different languages, and a passion for adventures in unknown places.
Former job was a virus analysis for a major foreign security company. In charge of all media development and system management.
Asako YamamotoEnglish Hub Co Editor-in-Chief
Worked at a pharmaceutical company. Has lived in N.Y. Fell in love with its lively people, which motivated her to improve her English.
Rina OzakiWriter, Editor
Has experience in HR and legal work. Wants to lead people and society to a better future by using her expertise.
AsahiEnglish Hub Co Editor-in-Chief
Experienced translator and writer of a wide range of topics, from the hobby field to finance and economy. Mainly in charge of English Hub.
Spent 10 years on the west coast, now 15 years in Tokyo. Hopes to pass on joy, empathy, beauty etc. to many people.
Megumi ItoBusiness Developer
Majored in urban sociology, and worked for a comapny specialised in comercial office interior design.Loves wondering and wandering.
Midori WadaLife Hugger Editor-in-Chief
Former curriculum developer, she is passionate about language education. MA in TESOL. Ukulele & gardening lover. Mother of two.
Momoko TakitaCircular Yokohama Editor-in-Chief
Engaged in several internships and non-profit organizations as a student. Passionate to create a circular society.
Ayumi UtsumiBusiness Developer
Engaged in web marketing and business developing at her former job. Mother of one. Eager to create a sustainable world for our children’s future.
Hirohisa KojimaBusiness Developer
Working to bridge the gap between businesses and sustainability. Offers support and content to build sustainable businesses.
Ayako IizukaLivhub Editor-in-Chief
Born in the first year of Heisei period, she strives to be as a clear blue sky on a pleasant breezy sunny day.
Motomi SomaWriter, Editor
Specialized in classical music as a student. Passionate to communicate valuable information through her writing.
Tomoko ItoWriter, Editor
Has worked with refugees inside and outside of Japan. Writer who loves people, nature and adventure. Believes in laughter and being herself.
Ran NomuraWriter, Editor
Motivated to reduce everyday waste, she offers information about zero waste living on Instagram. An influencer with 160,000 followers is a mother of two.
Wants to convey the joy of investing and help beginners learn with ease by using her expertise in asset management at local banks.
Loves to read and gets inspired by books at every turning point of her life. Eager to write powerful articles that move readers.
Rina MuroiWriter, Editor
Positivity enthusiast who loves her hometown, Yokohama, and her second home, the U.S. She finds joy in making others happy through her creativity.
Worked as a web and smartphone app developer. Promotes Harch’s DX as an engineer.
Kazuto IshizukaWriter, Editor
Worked as a writer and event organizer to connect people. Interest-driven person who loves to read, write, and interact.
Worked at a sporting goods manufacturer. Loves running and reading. Passionate to share useful information about language learning.
Masato SezawaCreative director
Worked as a global sales and digital marketing lead in automotive industry. Develop and plan visual contents for SoMe.