"I don't like English at all up until I became 20."
Naomi decided to learn English seriously right after she came back from
her first overseas trip to New Zealand when she was 20 years old. The
people who met there changed her life completely.
After graduation from university, she left for Canada to learn more English.
One year later she came back and worked in a few companies and educational
facilities using English. Gradually she moved onto Tokyo where she got
teaching position at Cyber university, Japan's first online university.
In 2010, she came back to her hometown and tried to start her child's bilingual
education, but she couldn't find ideal bilingual materials to use. It was when
recognized that Japanese lacked English education that nurtures identity as
She soon began to write stories based on Japanese mythology for her child
with. Then the Great East Japan Earthquake hit the Tohoko region. This pushed her
to make up her mind to realize what's in her minds for years.
"Supermom Japan" is Naomi's original brand that creates English-Japanese educational
materials and does such education based on themes of Japan for children.