Bobby Hayashi or Mirai Hayashi born Bobby Russell Hayashi-Anderson (December 24, 1971 in Fort Ord, Monterey County, California) to mother, Shuko Hayashi of Tokyo, Japan and father, Russell Anderson of Baltimore, Maryland. He is a former Davis resident of 12 years. He moved to Davis during the summer of 1982 and attended Penny Allen's 4th and 5th grade class and Madeline Lott's 6th grade class at Birch Lane Elementary school.
He went on to attend O.W. Holmes Junior High School, and then Davis Senior High School where he graduated in 1990 with fellow classmen Jason Fisk of the St. Louis Rams and Anthony "Tony" Cline, who also played professional football. He went on to attend San Francisco State University, where he studied Japanese language and literature and theater arts. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese language and literature in May 1994.
Shortly after graduation, Bobby moved to Yokohama, Japan to pursue a career in translation and interpretation while working as a part time television actor. While working as an interpretor, he discovered an aptitude for working with computers and changed careers in 1997.
Bobby continues to live in Yokohama where he has a successful career in information technology, and a career as a part time TV commercial actor. He often comes back to Davis to visit old friends and the place he considers his hometown.