Welcome to Nishigawa Kobo
Nishigawa Kobo is a project by Chris Ryal and Yaemi Shigyo in Fukuoka, Japan.
Chris Ryal grew up in Manitoba, Canada, and lived in Vancouver, British Columbia for thirteen years before emigrating to Japan in February 2000. He has been working as a freelance editor since 1990, and has specialised in checking translations from Japanese since 2000. He enjoys many hobbies, with a focus on music.
Yaemi Shigyo is from Saga Prefecture. She graduated from Kyushu Zokei Art College, and worked as a graphic designer in Fukuoka. From 1994 to 2000 she lived in Vancouver, Canada. She has been focusing on drypoint etching since 2014. Her hobbies include gardening and reading.