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La Carmina (http://www.lacarmina.com) is a professional Japan/Goth/alternative culture, makeup and fashion blogger. She has worked with h.NAOTO, Marui One, Miyavi, X Japan, Dir en Grey, Versailles and more.
La Carmina is also a TV host & arranger, coolhunter, author of 3 books (Penguin USA and Random House), and journalist for CNNGo.com, LA Weekly and Huffington Post Travel. Her popular blog - http://www.lacarmina.com/blog - has been featured in major publications (The New Yorker, Washington Post, WWD, Cosmopolitan, Village Voice, Time Out New York, LA Times). She has appeared on The Today Show and co-hosted an episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel, which airs in 75 countries. NHK Japan filmed a documentary about her work; recent TV hosting and arranging credits include Food Network, Kawaii TV, Fuel TV, National Geographic /, Sony Australia, Pepsi Netherlands, Canal Plus France, Norway TV and CNN International in Tokyo.
Im represented by NYC literary agency Levine Greenberg, It features four-color photos and my adorable anime drawings, I’m currently working on books about kooky Japanese cuisine for Perigee/Penguin Group USA and Mark Batty Publisher, Mar 09) is an eye-popping tour of Tokyo and Taipeis kitschiest theme restaurants, My first book, My work is united by my love of Tokyo subcultures and wild fashion, Nov 06), TOKYO THEME RESTAURANTS (Mark Batty, This hardcover will be packed with my color photography, Tim Burton films, Victorian mourning, and Rococo/Versailles, especially the morbid-meets-adorable style known as Gothic Lolita, readings/signings at major bookstores, www.lacarmina.com., † AUTHOR (illustrator † photographer)