You've come a long way, Chippy

Chisa Maruyama is a 26-year-old model and race queen, who likes manga, anime, and playing with her cats (nickname taken from her twitter account).

Chisa Maruyama at 26

She looks healthy, happy, and well-adjusted, which is a lot better than the first picture I saw of her…

Y’see, she debuted as a U-12 model.

Chisa Maruyama at 12

I’m pleased to report that twelve years later, she overcame the bad memories associated with teddy bears.

Chisa maruyama at 24