Radwimps Releases Album Honoring Victims of 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

While listening to my work playlist today, I noticed a new Radwimps song in my recommendations. It was released on March 10th, 10 years after The Great Tohoku Earthquake that took countless lives. The song is called あいたい (aitai) which means I want to see you or I miss you in Japanese. It's simple but beautiful. I recommend you listen … Continue reading Radwimps Releases Album Honoring Victims of 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

The State of Coronavirus in Japan from an Everyday Citizen’s Perspective

"Within a year there was fire on the ridges and deranged chanting. There has been cannibalism. Cannibalism is the great fear. Mostly I worry about food. Always food. Food and the cold and our shoes." - The Road (2009) So I've been wrestling with the idea of doing this article for awhile. Firstly, because there … Continue reading The State of Coronavirus in Japan from an Everyday Citizen’s Perspective

The Town That Was Washed Away: 8 Years After The Great Tohoku Earthquake (a photo essay)

In the North-Eastern part of Honshu (Japan’s largest main island) lies Miyagi, a prefecture that was devastated by the Great Tohoku Earthquake of March, 2011.  March 11th, 2011 2:46 pm JST I was in the office. In the afternoon, the earthquake hit us and it was the strongest I’d ever felt in my life. We … Continue reading The Town That Was Washed Away: 8 Years After The Great Tohoku Earthquake (a photo essay)