Fumi Abe is a Japanese-American stand-up comedian based in New York City. His comedy has been featured on MTV, Vulture, and Comedy Central.
Fumi recently opened for Ronny Chieng from The Daily Show at Carolines on Broadway and the Comedy Cellar. In addition, he was part of the Stand-Up NBC line-up in 2017 and in 2018 as part of the Brooklyn Comedy Festival.
He has performed at various comedy festivals across the country such as Devil Cup Comedy Competition (placed 2nd), Laughing Devil Comedy Competition (placed 3rd), 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 centered around the Asian-American identity 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.