Originally from California, Rachael has lived in Japan for 13 of the last 15 years. Currently a resident of Kanagawa Prefecture, she loves the museums of Tokyo. She also visits Tokyo to take many dance classes. An animal lover, Rachael writes for "Is it Vegan? (Japan)" and is a founding member of Vegan Consumer Japan, where she often writes about cruelty-free and animal-ingredient-free products.