Calligrapher Shoran Ohba was born in Japan, but educated in Australia and the U.S. She graduated from Irvine Valley College and SUNY Plattsburgh with BA degree. After working for three years as a flight attendant of All Nippon Airways in Japan, Shoran decided to become calligraphy master because she grew up in calligraohy environment and influenced by Master Calligrapher of her grand farther. She attended the Japan Calligraphy Academy (Nippon Shodo Geijutuin) in Tokyo and studied under supervision of renowned calligraphy master, Chise Ohishi. With the credential of the academy, Shoran opened her calligraphy school in Shizuoka, Japan.