I'm Sue, Japanese. I'm the person like this :D

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sue Hi there! I'm Sue, Japanese.
Illustrator, writer, web designer, traveler, masseuse, creator, the best mayonnaise collector in the world and very weird/individuality person =D
I'm looking for an agency/licensee for my pop and cute characters.
And also if you looking for a writer/illustrator/designer to your product, please contact me at any time by E-mail!
I will go to anywhere in the world if you pay for flight ticket :D
I also do Thai massage anywhere, so if you need a good masseuse on your tour, I can join you too!

If you find any mistakes of my English, please tell me secretly as well ;)
Thank you for coming here, cheers!!!

Nickname

Sue - My real name is Mariko Suzuki. "Sue" came from Suzuki, family name though, that's not unusual that a nickname come from family name in Japan. Sometimes my friend used to call me as "Suzan" or "Maririn" as well. However, most of my friend call me as "Sue" now and I also like it :)

Birth date and time

6:18am 28/April/1976 in Japan - Sign: Taurus, Chinese year: Dragon, Blood type: A

Hometown

Fukui prefecture - Fukui is located in main island of Japan, north west from Tokyo.
Very countryside, quiet and not famous though, I like my hometown very much :)

Language that I can use

Japanese - Native(Reading, Writing, Speaking)
English - Intermediate(Reading, Writing, Speaking)
Chinese - Beginner(Reading, Writing, Speaking)
Thai - Beginner(Speaking)
Others - Greetings(Speaking)

The book that I wrote

Sue's book This is the kind of guide book about Newzealand.
The contents are my funny/useful travel stories and a lot of travel tips, how can we save our money cleverly.
I made design, drawed illustrations and wrote stories by myself, almost everything I did.
I published it December of 2008.
I'm afraid but this book is just for Japanese now.
If your country's publisher interested in my book, please contact me at any time =)


ひょっこり東南アジア This is my second book and my first digital book.
At first time, it was for paper book but turned to digital book.
I drawed many pictures, used photos and designed by myself.
There are many my funny travel story on the book about South East Asia.


Articles about Me

Sue on newsweek "Newsweek" December 23, 2002

P52 - "Don’t Hold the Mayo!"
They interviewed me and wrote about Mayonnaise XD
The same article was on their website as well on 10th Dec. 2002

Sue on Shape "SHAPE" JULY 2010

P111 - It's "SHAPE Thailand", the best beauty and health magazin in Thailand.
They interviewed and took photos about me when I was in Ju-Jitsu class in Thailand.


You can know other medias that I was on >> Medias I was on

I love traveling!

2014 Jun. to Feb.- 25 places in 6 countries South East Asia.
2013 Oct. to Nov.- 6 world haritage sites and 5 islands in Okinawa.
2013 Sep.- 5 world haritage sites and 3 places in South Korea.
2013 Mar.- Traveled around Taiwan.
2012 Aug.- 3 places in South Korea with mom.
2012 Apr. to May.- 19 places in Australia by Couch Surfing.
2011 Sep. to Nov.- 15 places in USA, 8 in Mexico and 2 in Canada
2011 May to Jul.- Nigata to Hokkaido by walking and Hitch-hiking
2010 Jul. to Oct.- 58 places in 23 countries in Europe by CS.
2010 Mar. to May- Joined Ju-Jitsu training in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
2010 Feb. to Mar.- Traveled around Indonesia.
2009 Nov. to Feb.- Took a sewing school in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
2009 Oct. to Nov.- Traveled around India.
2009 Jun. to Sep.- Took some Massage school in Chiang Mai.
2008 Dec.- I published the book about New Zealand.
2007 Dec. to Jan.- Traveled by Malay railway.
2007 Jan. to Nov.- Traveled around New Zealand by car.
In other times- Please check Sue's Travel Diary =D

What I learnt

2009 - Thai massage and Herbal massage at Wandee Ancient Thai massage.
Then Assistant and Teaching helper for 2months.
2009~2010 - Foot Reflexology, Herbal Massage, Aroma Oil Massage, Tok Sen, Thai Yoga and Herbal Product making at Timmy's massage Traning Center.
Then Assistant and Teaching helper for sometimes.
2009 - Therapy Massage at Sinchai Sukparsert Massage.
2009 - Chinese style Foot Massage from Mr.Poo
2010 - Advanced Thai massage at Nerve Touch Massage.
2009~2010 - Clothes making at Uangdoi Design Dressmaking School.
2010 - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Self defense at "MMA Chiang Mai".

I have been to

New Zealand - Almost Everywhere

2007 - Chirist Church, Akaroa, Timaru, Oamaru, Dunedin, Milton, Gore, Invercargill, Te Anau, Queenstown, Arrowtown, Wanaka, Cromwell, Mt. Cook, Haast, Arthur's Pass, Greymouth, Westport, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Blenheim, Picton, Nelson, Wellington, Pelmerston North, Wanganui, New Plymouth, Taupo, Hamilton, Whangarei, Kaitaia, Whitianga, Paeroa, Tauranga, Rotorua, Gisborne, Napier, Hastings, etc...

Taiwan - 22 places

2013 - Taipei, Yangmingshan, Shenkeng, Hukou, Hsinchu, Yingge, Taichung, Jiji, Checheng, Riyuetan, Puli, Lukang, Chiayi, Alishan, Tainan, Anpin, Kaohsiung, Taitung, Ruisui, Hualien, Taroko
2006 - Taipei, Jiufen

Australia - 19 places

2012 - Cairns, Melbourne, Perth, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Penguin Island, Mandurah, Adelaide, Sydney, Katoomba, Watsons Bay, Manly, Surfers Paradise, Springbrook National Park, Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Daintree National Park, Mossman Gorge
2005 - Cairns

United States - 19 places

2011 - Los Angele, San Diego, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon, Sedona, Las Vegas, San Mateo, Monterey, Stanford, Oakland, Barkerey, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, New York, Washington DC
2001 - Hawai
1999 - Guam
1998 - Alaska

Thailand - 15 places

2014 - Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, Koh Tao, Hat Yai
2010 - Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, Chaam, Prachuabkirikhan
2009 - Bangkok, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai, Mae hong son, Pai
2007 - Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi
2004 - Phuket
2000 - Bangkok

India - 11 places

2009 - Kolkata, Varanasi, Agra, Hardwar, Rishikesh, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Chennai

Italy - 11 places

2010 - Roma, Siena, Orvieto, Firenze, Pisa, Venezia, Verona, Milano, Napoli, Capri, Pompei

Malaysia - 9 places

2014 - Kota Kinabalu, Sapi Island, Labuan Island, Sandakan, Sepilok, Kuala Lumpur
2010 - Penang island, Kuala Lumpur, Cameron highland
2008 - Penang island, Kuala Lumpur
2005 - Johor Bahru

Mexico - 8 places

2011 - Cancun, Chichen Itza, Merida, Uxmal, Isra Mujeres, Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Guanajuato

South Korea - 7 places

2013 - Gyeongju, Yandong Village, Andong, Hahue Village, Busan
2012 - Seoul, Busan, Jeju

Viet Nam - 6 places

2014 - Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An, My Son, Hue, Da Nang, Hanoi

Laos - 5 places

2014 - Vientiane
2009 - Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Phabang, Pakbeng, Huay Xai

Indonesia - 5 places

2010 - Ubud, Kintamani, Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, Yogyakarta

Spain - 5 places

2010 - Madrid, Barcelona, Vic, Montserrat, Isla de Menorca

Morocco - 4 places

2010 - Marrakech, Sahara desert, Rabat, Casablanca

Swiss - 4 places

2010 - Interlaken, Grindelwald, Luzern, Zurich

Canada - 3 places

2011 - Montreal, Quebec City
2006 - Toront

Austria - 3 places

2010 - Innsbruck, Salzburg, Wien

Germany - 3 places

2010 - München(Munich), Berlin, Burghausen

France - 3 places

2010 - Paris, Mont St-Michel, Versailles

Montenegro - 3 places

2010 - Kotor, Budva, Cetinje

Czech - 3 places

2010 - Praha(Prague), Cesky Krumlov, Karlstejn

Croatia - 2 places

2010 - Dubrovnik, Zagreb

Turkey - 2 places

2010 - Istanbul, Prins Island

Greece - 2 places

2010 - Athens, Thessaloniki

Slovenia - 2 places

2010 - Ljubljana, Postojna

Belgium - 2 places

2010 - Brussel, Brugge

China - 2 places

2010 - Hong Kong
2005, 2008, 2009 - Shanghai

Cambodia - 2 places

2014 - Phnom Penh
2007 - Siem Reap

Brunei

2014 - Bandar Seri Begawan

Singapore

2005, 2008 - Singapore

Vatican

2010 - Vatican

Slovakia

2010 - Bratislava

Hungary

2010 - Budapest

Servia

2010 - Beograd(Belgrade)

Bulgaria

2010 - Sofia

Makedonia

2010 - Skopje

Netherland

2010 - Amsterdam

England

2010 - London

Portugal

2010 - Lisboa

Favorite thing

Making something, Learning something, traveling, Meeting new friend, Watching Movie, Reading Fortune-telling, Cleaning, Anything interesting

Favorite food

Ice cream(Vanilla), Cake, Yogurt, Curry and rice, Nabe, Seafoods, Mayonnaise, Umaibo

Favorite sport

Swimming, Ping-pong, Badminton, Snowboarding

Favorite color

Pink, Purple, Yellow, Orange, Green, Aqua

Favorite movie

Gone with the wind, Shakespeare in love, Moulin rouge, Great expectations, Dead poets society, Charlie's angels, Spiderman

Favorite drama

Beverly Hills 90210, Roswell, Dharma and Greg, Desperate Housewives

Favorite NES

Ice Climber, Spelunker

Favorite Manga

Houshin Engi, Karakuri Circus, Madara, 20th Century boy, Ranma1/2 and every manga by Amin Okada.

Favorite Word

Individuality, Freedom

Aim

Publishing next book.

I have experience of

Web designer, Game debugger, Writer, Illustrator, Masseuse, Cameraman, Sample dealer, PC instructor, Accomodation helper, Selling coffee helper, Assistant of QC, Office worker, Food transport helper wearing kimono, Adviser of yarn, House keeper, Counting bicycle, Garden helper, Stock counting, Temporary worker in city hall, Cutting cloth helper, Joinned TV program, Factory worker, or something.

Motto

There is no time like the present.
I have just one life.
Enjoy my life as much as possible.
Do something, not just thinking.
Now or Never.
Follow my intuition.

2014-03-14