Shunichi Miyamoto

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Appears in: No Fear, Keys to Love, Finding a Dream, Black Heart Down, Feeling the Rhythm


Full name: Shunichi Miyamoto. Goes by “Shun” to friends and family. Per Japanese tradition, he doesn’t have a middle name.


Spouse/Partner: Brandon Alexander


Family: Younger sister, Ayame Miyamoto


Born in: Chicago, Illinois. Resides in: Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois.


Birthday: April 20th


Anniversary: Not married…yet.


Age: 28 in No Fear, 28 in Keys to Love, 28 in Finding a Dream, 28 in Black Heart Down (this book’s timeline overlaps slightly with Keys to Love), 29 in Feeling the Rhythm.


Ethnicity: Japanese-American


Height: 5′ 10″


Build: Slender, athletic, well muscled


Hair color: Black.


Hair style: Medium length, layered.


Eye color: Very dark brown.


Jewelry/Tattoos: None.


Profession: Karate instructor. Owns the Miyamoto Dojo.


Voice: Baritone


Hobbies: Spending time with Brandon. Karate. Watching anime. Meditating. Reading – enjoys classic Japanese works, and that of other Asian cultures, and also philosophical texts. He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy. Moved to Japan immediately after college, lived there for nearly five years. Speaks, writes, reads Japanese fluently.


Favorite sports teams: Pro-Football – Chicago Bears. College Football – Northwestern Wildcats. Baseball – Chicago White Sox.


Pets: None..


Favorite foods: Not picky about his food. Likes almost anything, but does enjoy traditional Japanese food.


Favorite drinks: Drinks mostly water, but also enjoys beer and sake cocktails.