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Leonard Woo


Leo doesn't seem to want to make a bio.

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Richard Pacheco


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Brandon Tseng


Hello everynyan. I am Brandon, a first year CS major and the club's Scheduler! I started learning Japanese towards the end of summer in 2023 because of Japanese music. Since then, I've been "very consistently" studying Japanese...haha. Some artists that I like are Kessoku Band, AKFG, Minami, TUYU, Hoshimachi Suisei, sakanaction, and Galileo Galilei! I also LOVEE Bocchi the Rock!!! At JLL, I hope to help provide a fun space for people to learn Japanese and share their passion for the language with others! ٩(^ᗜ^ )و

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Diego Lojero

Social Media Manager

I’m a second year Computer Information Systems Major. I’ve been learning Japanese for a few months. My hobbies consist of cooking and trying out new foods! Japanese food is my favorite! Specifically Tonkatsu Ramen!

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Gerard Cruz


Hi! I'm Gerard, and I am a fourth year Electrical Engineering major and the club's treasurer. I've been studying Japanese since high school and I started mainly due to Japanese music and wanting to actually understand it (as well as sing along www). I like Jpop, Vocaloid, and utaites (Mafumafu !!!!!). I also like Vtubers for the same reason (Suisei !!). I am always down for some karaoke too! Other than music, I also like Japanese food, playing games, and technology!

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Krysten Tao


My name’s Kyrsten and I studied Japanese in high school for two years and decided to continue in college. I like baking and studying Japanese culture in my free time. That’s all.

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Renqi Wu

Historical Advisor

I started learning Japanese in HS. My hobbies are eastern theology, mythology, history, culture, and linguistics. I like Touhou.

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Taehyuan Yoon

Event Organizer

Hello, my name is Taehyuan, a fourth year computer engineering major and the club's event organizer. I've been studying Japanese through anime, Japanese music and shows for almost 17 years but still need practice with reading and writing. Some of my favorite animes are Sword Art Online, Inuyasha, Love Live, just to name a few. Some of my other hobbies include composing music, playing games, and compete in kendo. Feel free to reach out to me if you want to have any discussions about anime or anything else!

Past Board

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Alan Le


Fall 2023 - Spring 2024

Hello! My name is Alan, I'm a CS major alumni, and formerly the club's president! I've been studying Japanese mostly through watching anime and reading books and VN's. I started learning it because I like anime and thought it would be cool to just understand it one day. Some of my favorites are Bloom into You, Bocchi the Rock, and Oddtaxi. My hobbies outside of Japanese include coffee and programming. Feel free to reach out if you wanna chat about something!

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Marissa Lizardo


Fall 2023 - Spring 2024