Risa Yanaga is the coolest human you could hope to meet. The fashion model calls Tokyo home, and was kind enough to play tour guide for us when we dropped by recently. Oh boy, was it a kawaii time!
Dripping in Romance Was Born, she took us to all the hotspots in the neon-lit city, which are listed out for your perusal below. Get acquainted with the honey pie in the gallery above, and via our interview with her below (in both English and Japanese). (✪‿✪)ノ.
Name: Risa Yanaga 弥永 理佐
Nickname: Risa りさ
Star sign: Sagittarius 射手座
Spirit Animal: K-pop idols アイドル
Favourite season: Winter 冬
What five words best sum you up?
Individual, gentle, honest, calm, tough.
What did you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be a fashion model.
What does your ideal day in Tokyo look like?
My ideal day in Tokyo is to shop and walk around.
Best place in Tokyo to grab a coffee: Blue Bottle Coffee ブルーボトルコーヒー
People watch: Tokyo Tower 東京タワー
Go dancing: Night club at Shibuya 渋谷のクラブ
Have a drink with friends: Shibuya 渋谷
Shop vintage at: Yaiya
Have a picnic at: Yoyogi Park 代々木公園
Spend the day walking around: Shimokitazawa 下北沢
Eat on a shoestring: Gusto ガスト
Unwind: Book and Bed Tokyo
Shot on location in Tokyo