Fumi Abe is a Japanese-American stand-up comedian/writer based in New York City. He has written for NPR’s “Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!” and is currently a part of the 2020 Comedy Central Digital Creators Program.
Fumi has opened for Ronny Chieng from The Daily Show at Carolines on Broadway and the Comedy Cellar. In addition, he was a semi-finalist in the Stand-Up NBC competition in 2017 and 2019.
He has performed at various comedy festivals across the country such as Devil Cup Comedy Competition (placed 2nd), Laughing Devil Comedy Competition (placed 3rd), Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, HBO Showcase at Women in Comedy Festival, and the Audible.com Fresh Voices Showcase at SF Sketchfest.
He currently produces and hosts a comedy podcast titled "Asian Not Asian", which was most recently included in Vulture’s Comedy Podcast Roundup as well as The AV Club’s Podcast series highlights.
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