Margaret Lillian Adams was born in Florida , but has lived in Pennsylvania as of She is not fluent in Japanese. As of the end of , Magibon had uploaded nearly videos onto her YouTube channel since July Almost all her videos are in the form of video blogs, or vlogs , lasting under one minute,  with most of them just showing her smiling silently into the camera. In a few of her videos, Magibon speaks or sings in broken Japanese.
While women in Japan were recognized as having equal legal rights to men after World War II , economic conditions for women remain unbalanced. Women in Japan obtained the right to vote in While Japanese women's status has improved in the last decades, traditional expectations for married women and mothers are cited as a barrier to full economic equality. The extent to which women could participate in Japanese society has varied over time and social classes. In the 8th century, Japan had women emperors, and in the 12th century during the Heian period , women in Japan could inherit property in their own names and manage it by themselves: "Women could own property, be educated, and were allowed, if discrete sic , to take lovers. From the late Edo period , the status of women declined. In the 17th century, the " Onna Daigaku ", or "Learning for Women", by Confucianist author Kaibara Ekken , spelled out expectations for Japanese women, stating that "such is the stupidity of her character that it is incumbent on her, in every particular, to distrust herself and to obey her husband".