A version of this column first appeared in the Boston Globe 20 years ago.
Miyuki Hatoyama appeared as a regular guest on Mikumo's popular afternoon variety show.
His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The New York Times, Details, The Advocate, The New York Post, and other venues.
late 13c., "to come into view," from stem of Old French aparoir (12c., Modern French apparoir) "appear, come to light, come forth," from Latin apparere "to appear, come in sight, make an appearance," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + parere "to come forth, be visible," from PIE root *per- "to bring forth" (see pare). Of persons, "present oneself," late 14c. Meaning "seem, have a certain appearance" is late 14c. Related: Appeared; appearing.