Luyao Huang is originally from the Jiangxi Province, China. She is currently a M.A. student majoring in Japanese Anthropology. Her research focuses on the Japanese war orphans who were left behind in Northeast China at the end of WW2. She received her B.A. in Japanese Language and Literature from Shandong University, China. She also had the opportunity to study at Hiroshima Jogakuin University, Japan as an exchange student for one year.