Manami “Maki” Okazaki
Maki is a globetrotting journalist that collects tattoos. Her travels have taken her to the villages in Tibet, the Sound Systems of Jamaica, the anarchist squats of Greece, the catwalk shows in Paris, the Playboy mansion parties to the surf gangs of Hawaii. Her work has appeared in Asian GEO, CNN traveler, Transit, and the Japan Times amongst 50 other publications. Her first book Tattoo in Japan received positive press from magazines ranging from Vogue to Maxim and is available from L’ippocampo publishing.