View this very special interview with Paul Matsushima, Sophie Wang, and Craig Ishii, the authors of "Thank You Very Mochi." In it we learn the authors' personal traditions and experiences that influenced the storyline and characters in this sweet children's book. Despite their various experiences, "the bottom line is just Family."
"Mochi Tsuki For All!" The brainchild of Bainbridge Islander Julie Schick, our famous tagline first made its appearance on t-shirts at Mochi Tsuki 2019. Learn about the baby mochis and who has replaced them in 2022!
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100% of BIJAC’s activities are run by community volunteers. Events like our annual Mochi Tsuki celebration and Commemoration activities are open to all and are offered at no charge to the community. Thank you for supporting BIJAC.