Misako Oba is a former newscaster and talk show host, turned visual artist and writer/author. She continues in her artistic practice in mixed media painting, writing and photography. She also contributes to Japanese publications.
Misako fully enjoys listening to music and dancing. She was raised in a musically rich environment, Hamamatsu, Japan where YAMAHA has its headquarter. She used to play the piano, electrical organ, guitar and occasionally enjoyed composing music.