Since I’m on Oahu I figured now was a good time to have my dad show me how to write my last name in Japanese. In kanji, the Chinese character style.
I can already write my name in hiragana and katakana which are the simplified characters at the right (last name on the first line, Baron on the second line). And I cheated, my name on the right was typed on my Mac though I can write it, just not as clean looking as my penmanship is poor in both English and Japanese :) So I videoed him doing it since stroke-order is important. Hopefully we got it right. My dad’s writing is pretty nice. Click on the movie to see.
UPDATE Read the comments for some insight into the characters and the original version of Sekiya in kanji.