Ken Niimura’s English, Japanese & Spanish Fusion

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Ken Niimura is an award winning cartoonist and illustrator known for his work in many publications. Some of his well know works include I kill giants, Japanese in Mangaland and Lunático.

Based out of Tokyo, Niimura has had a Spanish and Japanese cultural upbringing and appropriately his work has been featured throughout Spanish, Japanese and English speaking outlets. Featured below are some of his earlier illustrations and some that were part of a series titled “Images of the Floating World.”

To learn more of Ken Niimura’s works, check out his website and his Facebook.

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Shawn Saleme

Shawn Saleme is a contributing writer for Visual News. A 4th generation San Franciscan, Shawn has developed an adventurous spirit that has taken him to over 55 countries. His degree in cultural anthropology shapes his perspective and thirst to socially experiment in a rapidly shifting planet. His work has been featured in the Seattle Times, The Globalist and the Daily Mail. Currently he is writing a book about the shared economy. Connect with him @shawnsaleme.

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