Tag Archives: Kamanaka HItomi

From Fukushima: To Despair Properly, To Find the Next Step via The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

We are ogres of the North “Those of you from Fukushima, please stand. Hello, everyone! I came here from Fukushima. I came today with many busloads of companions from Fukushima Prefecture and from the places where we’ve evacuated.”1 These unassuming … Continue reading

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Filmmakers Ash and Kamanaka discuss radiation, secrets and lives via The Japan Times

Dreux Richard Ian Thomas Ash and Hitomi Kamanaka are perhaps the two most widely viewed filmmakers who have produced documentaries about the effects of radioactivity in Fukushima since the March 11, 2011, disaster. Ash’s commitment to the subject arose after … Continue reading

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