A student at Clinton University, participating in study abroad at Fukuzawa University, having a home stay with the Shirai family in Saitama.
Web series appearances: Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7, Episode 9
白井一郎 Ichiro Shirai (16)
Brian’s host brother. A high school student, he goes to the community Aikido Club with Brian.
坂本優子先生 Yuko Sakamoto-sensei (47)
Professor of Japanese at Fukuzawa University, Brian’s Japanese language teacher. She was also Eri’s advisor when Eri was an undergraduate.
川村博 Hiroshi Kawamura (21)
A junior at Fukuzawa University. He is a volunteer language partner with Brian. Also a member of the university swimming club.
鈴木綾乃 Ayano Suzuki (27)
A recently promoted black belt at the Aikido club where Brian and Ichiro train. She is a biology teacher at a local high school.
|Episode 1||Episode 7|
|Episode 2||Episode 8|
|Episode 3||Episode 9|
|Episode 4||Episode 10|
|Episode 5||Episode 11|
|Episode 6||Episode 12|
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ACT Scenes by Location
Fukuzawa Univeristy Classroom
1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 5-2, 5-6
Shirai family living room
Restaurant (with Suzuki-san)
Fukuzawa University Lobby
Brian and Ichiro’s room
Kawamura-san’s favorite restaurant
Neighbor’s living room
Farewell Party Room
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