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UIUC Alumnus Comedian will appear on Japanese TV!!

The Japanese TV station will broadcast the final match of "R-1 Grand Prix", which is the competition for comedians on Feb. 10th!!

In the TV program, "ATSUGIRI Jason" from UIUC will appear ! Although he is an American, he performs his repertoire in Japanese.

Surprisingly, his career as a comedian is just five months! His occupation is not a comedian, but a vice president of IT company located in Tokyo.

He graduated Michigan State University and obtained a master degree of Computer Science at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. After working as a businessman, he moved to Tokyo and studied Japanese so hard. Finally, became a comedian!!

Though in Japanese, you can enjoy his performance below!