Rilakkuma, the very relaxed bear, stars in a new stop-motion series on Netflix. It’s called Rilakkuma and Kaoru and debuts next April.


Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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