Paul Matsushima

Cultural Projects

Kizuna’s Summer Camp

Director, Chief Content Creator. © 2012 Kizuna. Developed for the nonprofit organization Kizuna, Summer Camp is a program for students entering 2nd to 8th grade, centered on building a foundation of Japanese American culture & heritage.

JA Cranium

Author. ©2020 Yo! Magazine. Test out your knowledge of the Japanese American community with this unique take on the beloved game Cranium.

When I’m in J-Town

Co-Author, Project Lead, Artistic Co-Director. Unpublished (2018). Join little Shiro as he visits his favorite place in the whole wide world: J-Town (or Japantown)!

Merry Mochi Makers

Republished from Rafu Shimpo. The children’s book “Thank You Very Mochi,” is a tribute to those family gatherings and offers important lessons learned through their youth training workshops.

Thank You Very Mochi

Lead Author, Project Lead, Artistic Co-Director. ©2016 Kizuna. Full of tradition and culture, this imaginative children’s book will “pound” into children’s hearts the importance of family relationships and cultural traditions.