If you’re trying to change something out of you, you spend your whole life on it. So it’s easier to change yourself.

Interviewed & written by Isao Tokuhashi Mail to: itokuhashi@myeyestokyo.com   Shoko Matsuda Export sales manager of a vegetable company (She’s been in the US since 2000) She looks very funny, doesn’t she? Shoko Matsuda is originally from Osaka Prefecture, western Japan. Generally speaking, Osaka people try to outdo each other with how much they can make others laugh. She went across the ocean and joined the vegetable trading company in Salinas, California as an intern about 7 years ago. Since then, she has been working as a “bridge” between Japan and the US. What has she seen and what has she