Risa Nikaido

Risa Nikaido

Arts Program Coordinator
Animation Producer


After living in Japan, Australia, Bulgaria, Iran, and the United States, Risa Nikaido studied contemporary art and filmmaking as a full-tuition scholarship student at Cooper Union. After graduating and returning to Japan, Risa joined Toei Animation Co., where she worked as a producer of TV and feature film programs. Currently freelance in producing and coordinating international collaborations in the arts and entertainment field. Risa has been an arts program coordinator of the U.S-Japan Creative Artists Fellowship Program since 2019. A participant of Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators V.


Art and design/ Media / International Collaborations

International House of Japan

Asia Pacific Initiative