Yukikazu N.

Los Angeles, CA


Editor in chief

In-person lessons
Replies in 1 day

Message Yukikazu

Send Yukikazu a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Yukikazu or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

 This tutor hasn’t set his or her schedule.
Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.
I have read and agree to the terms of use. *

Receive responses from additional tutors

If you select this option, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.

About Yukikazu

I was an editor in chief of the Los Angeles base daily Japanese newspaper for the last 23 years. Duties included training editorial stuff in writing, interviewing and etc. In Japan, I was a part time English tutor for several years, and in Los Angeles, I taught Japanese at Japanese Language School. I teach students or train stuff based on the person’s ability, necessity and potentiality.
I was an editor in chief of the Los Angeles base daily Japanese newspaper for the last 23 years. Duties included training editorial stuff in writing, interviewing and etc. In… Read more

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90032
In-person lessons
Corporate Training:

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


I worked at this Japanese Language School in Uptown Los Angeles called "Rafu Uwamachi Dai-Ni Gakuen" from 1983 to 1984. That was a school for mostly elementary school children to study Japanese on Saturdays.

I taught Japanese with text books but sometimes I had to create materials by myself to make our students feel studying Japanese was interesting and fun.

One of the materials that I created was Kanji (Chinese characters) Quiz. For example we have a kanji for tree, which is "?". Now when there are more than one trees, which becomes "?", means woods. What about three trees? It becomes "?", which means forest.

That was fun even to me to see them got excited.

After teaching at the school, I worked at Japanese Newspaper Company as a writer, editor and then editor in chief for 23 years. I left the company 2007 and freelancing for a while writing for magazines and papers.

In the meantime I have kept studying Haiku poems, and now I work as a judge for Haiku column at this Japanese Newspaper called "Nikkan Sun".

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Travel policy

Yukikazu will travel within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90032.

Background Check Status for Yukikazu N.

Yukikazu N. has not yet had a background check. After sending a message to Yukikazu, you will be able to order a background check for $7.99. The check will be processed by First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.