Entries Tagged as '2011 Japan Earthquake'

土曜日, 10月 1st, 2011

ReSmile Tohoku tour

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ReSmile Tohoku tour

To send smiles.
This also is another outstanding volunteer aid
There is a performance group that got right back up after the Tohoku Earthquake. They are the members of ReSmile.

ReSmile project is where talented entertainers (magicians, dancers and so on) come together, and do activities.

土曜日, 5月 21st, 2011

Fukushima/Miyagi Report – One month since the Great East Japan Earthquake – Day 2

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Fukushima/Miyagi Report – One month since the Great East Japan Earthquake – Day 2

On the second day, we headed to tsunami-struck Sanriku and Ishinomaki. From watching on Television it seemed safe to assume that it was a bad situation in Ishinomaki but it was worse than we could ever have imagined. However, now that some amount of time has passed since the earthquake, we came to the town [...]

金曜日, 5月 20th, 2011

Fukushima/Miyagi Report – One month since the Great East Japan Earthquake – Day 1

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Fukushima/Miyagi Report – One month since the Great East Japan Earthquake – Day 1

It is now one and a half months since the Great East Japan Earthquake. We spent 2 days visiting the nuclear-disaster-struck Fukushima and the tsunami-struck Miyagi prefectures. We had two things to capture in mind: Miharu’s Takizakura near the nuclear reactors and the current situation in the disaster area.
Miharu’s Takizakura is a Cherry Blossom [...]

日曜日, 5月 1st, 2011

“What we are thinking of now” messages from outside Japan.

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“What we are thinking of now” messages from outside Japan.

After the 2011 Tohoku earth quake and tsunami, a video called “What we are thinking of now( Watashi tachi ga ima, omoukoto)” is being delivered on the internet; the concept of this video is based on the collection of supportive messages from outside of Japan.
This video was planned and is being managed by a [...]

土曜日, 4月 2nd, 2011

19 days from the earthquake in Urayasu

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19 days from the earthquake in Urayasu

I went to Urayasu to see how it is after 19 days from the earthquake.
Urayasu is 30 min from Tokyo Station in Chiba prefecture. Urayasu is very well known as a prefecture where Tokyo Disney Land is located. Urayasu is a city that used to be under sea but reclaimed with ground. Therefore, Urayasu is [...]

土曜日, 3月 19th, 2011

Normal Life in Tokyo comes back

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Normal Life in Tokyo comes back

A week after the earthquake, I went to Shinjuku to see what the atmosphere was like in Tokyo today.
There were as many people on the street as usual, however, some shops were closed.
Still, some press and journalists are saying rumors about radiation danger.
I have no doubt about the safety in Tokyo because of the credible [...]

金曜日, 3月 18th, 2011

Heart-warming Messages and Stories from Japan and the World Part2

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Heart-warming Messages and Stories from Japan and the World Part2

The 2011 Sendai Earthquake and Tsunami will remain in history as one of the most disastrous tragedies. Although Japan has been facing the greatest difficulties, one can catch a glimpse of “Tasukeai (mutual help)” or “Gaman (endurance)”, the senses that have almost been lost in modern Japan. Please read the following, wishing that it may [...]

木曜日, 3月 17th, 2011

A Japan photo Hamarikyu Gardens,Tokyo

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A Japan photo Hamarikyu Gardens,Tokyo

I would like to express our deepest sympathy to those who had been affected by the earthquake.
Those photo are for all victims and wishing that it may heal people.
I took those photo in Hamarikyu Gardens,Tokyo today.

水曜日, 3月 16th, 2011

Shibuya report after the 2011 Sendai Earthquake Mar 14 2011

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Shibuya report after the 2011 Sendai Earthquake Mar 14 2011

Unlike the morning Meguro Station, the congestion in public transportation was eased by the noon.
■Shibuya Station
Trains were coming less frequently to Shibuya Station on Yamanote Line due to the rolling blackout. It was crowded in train boxes, but not squeezing, and no big confusion on the platforms.

At a platform in Shibuya Station on Yamanote [...]

火曜日, 3月 15th, 2011

Heart-warming Messages and Stories from Japan and the World

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Heart-warming Messages and Stories from Japan and the World

The 2011 Sendai Earthquake and Tsunami will remain in history as one of the most disastrous tragedies. Although Japan has been facing the greatest difficulties, one can catch a glimpse of “Tasukeai (mutual help)” or “Gaman (endurance)”, the senses that have almost been lost in modern Japan. Please read the following, wishing that it may [...]