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My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #50% Interest: "The Usury Tree..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “After years of selfless generosity, the Giving Tree finally wises up...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #212° F: "I'm Melting!..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “The hottest places by far...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #Only 2 Responses: "There's No Maybe..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “How to definitely say ‘No’ to any and all requests* (*not for use by the kind-hearted)”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #18 Years or Older: "Please be Rational..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “5 Kinds of Voters”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #2, 4, 6 Year Terms: "Politically Incorrect..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “5 Types of Politicians”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #9am Small Talk: "Words, Just Words..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Best* Responses to ‘How are you?’”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #8/29/97 Skynet Awakens: "AI Takeover..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Signs the Robot Apocalypse is Upon Us...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #35-38% of Americans: *Heavy Sigh*

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Loopy-Ass Beliefs—Unusual notions that (some) people cling to...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #Mine is from 19XX: "Glory Days...Not..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Yearbook Photos—if school pictures and predictions were truly accurate...”

My Name is Neal

Journal Entry #Searching Since '87: "Simple Play..."

Neal Yamamoto

A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, “Guaranteed Victories - simplified games for when you really need a win...”

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About

As a Freelance (i.e., unemployed) Artist, Neal Yamamoto has spewed forth a wide variety of scribblin's and scrivenin's, including humorous illustrations, gag cartoons and comic/sequential art for over a hundred books, comics, magazines and educational publications nationwide. Mr. Yamamoto has also been caught conducting cartooning and comic book illustration workshops at unsuspecting institutions like CSULA, Pasadena City College, Glendale Adult Education and Santa Monica City College. His fevered meanderings can also be seen in a weekly cartoon called "My Name is Neal, which he has been illegally posting on the Discover Nikkei website for the past couple of years.

As yet, he has not been successfully prosecuted.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns
  • taiko

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