gardena bowl

coffee shop

Sharing my experience at the Gardena Bowl Coffee Shop. A hole in the wall spot in the South Bay serving up comfort food by friendly people.


manzanar pilgrimage 2018

The annual pilgrimage is held every year on the last Saturday of April to honor the Japanese Americans who were forced to relocate to Manzanar during World War II.  Join Hideki as he explores Manzanar for the first time.


sanctuary fitness

Watch as the Kizuna staff works out at Sanctuary Fitness with Jerry Fukui and Michael Richards.  Big thanks to Brandon and Sanctuary Fitness for pushing us to the limit!


go for broke monument anniversary

On June 2, 2018 the Go For Broke Monument celebrated its 19th anniversary with a tribute to the veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion and the Military Intelligence Service.  Join us as we explore the rich histories of Japanese American veterans through the stories told by their children and grandchildren.  We challenge you to ask yourself: “How I will keep the Nisei veterans’ stories alive?”


little tokyo sparkle

On May 12th, 2018, hundreds of people from across Southern California joined in to help clean up Little Tokyo.  Find out more about why they choose to volunteer and make Little Tokyo Sparkle.



The Kizuna staff and friends were invited to a super secret karaoke session in the heart of Little Tokyo despite having no singing experience. Find out what happens in this weeks video!


recent diy

So clean you could eat off it!

ASMR Little Tokyo Episode 1: Fugetsu-Do

See how Kizuna celebrates Hinamatsuri!

We're preparing for Allegiance: A New Musical Inspired By a True Story coming to Little Tokyo!

Hugs and kisses for the Kizuna office!

Can't afford to get sick? These remedies are here to the rescue!

Set those automatic mochi machines aside...

Perfect for your Oshogatsu potluck!

A refreshing holiday treat!

A skill passed down to the next generation...

Make this multilayered cake for your loved one!

Want to make mochi but don't have a mochi machine?

An recipe to ring in the New Year!

A layered jello that self-layers? Woah!