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#2 “Hearing disability is my characteristic” Featuring Nancho Usagi

“Don’t give up on getting to know. Don’t give up on getting to know.”
Nancho Usagi will talk about the realities of living in a world without sound and why she continues to transmit her message with MC Hikaru Takahashi and Navigator Yuji.

Guest: Nancho Usagi

  1. Nancho Usagi is an influencer who was born deaf, with congenital sensorineural hearing loss.
    She has 350,000 followers on TikTok and 130,000 on YouTube.
    She also worked for a home builder and other companies. And she is also a businessperson who founded her own company last year.


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Navigator: Yuji

  1. Yuji, originally from Miami U.S.A., is currently active as a model, actor, and TV celebrity. He is also recognized as a graphic designer and has worked on designs for CD covers, collaboration items with major corporations, and various other projects.

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MC: Hikaru Takahashi

  1. In 2014, Takahashi won the Grand Prix for the 14th Japan Bishojo Content which led to her debut and immediate success through staring in various corporate commercials. Since then, she has appeared in numerous acclaimed works such as NHK Taiga Drama Onna Joushu Naotora (2017). Other than working as an actor, Takahashi has been active in a variety of fields including radio, television, and fashion.

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