Cherry Blossom


(Fantasy/Love Story)

Amidst a crisis of faith and having lost his parents, a young British botanist joins the first British ship to visit Japan in 1613. He falls in love with the beautiful spirit of the Cherry Blossom tree. He embraces this mystical world with her and witnesses the wonder of Japanese gods. However, the Christian townspeople believe she is a devil. To protect the spirit and save their love, he takes a leap of faith that challenges everything about his old way of beliefs.

American POW


An American POW captured by the Japanese in WWII, and despondent over the recent loss of his wife, is now faced with having to live with a Japanese foreign exchange student in his son’s home in Fresno, California. 


Akiko has an impeccable character. Her dedication to her work is simply outstanding. Her drive and vision are equally on par, keeping her crew and talent in the moment and on point. As for experience, Akiko brings plenty to the table, directing in multiple genres.


                                                                        - Jason Hampton - Freelance Filmmaker Group Owner


Akiko is not only her great talent as a director, but also her work ethic, professionalism and dedication with which she is pursuing her career. She is passionately committed to bringing her voice and style to the big screen.

-James Yi - Producer



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