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DRIVING WITH YUKO-SAN

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I’m in a car with Odaka resident Yuko Hirohato driving across a low lying area of her hometown. She is taking us to the place of safety she ran to on March 11th 2011 to escape the Great East Japan Earthquake tsunami, up a low hill to near where an old shrine overlooks the ocean. […]

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Sobering trip

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We had the great honor of being a guest in Minami-soma, Fukushima. We stayed with the lovely Taira-san and had the privilege of meeting Sasaki-san who taught and showed us not only about the revitalizing area but also the exclusion zone, which is still highly contaminated and not open for residency. He also showed us […]

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Bike Cat in Fukushima

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Though the cat looks scared, actually it likes biking. The cat lives in Odaka with his owner. Mr Tomie Idogawa returned his home in Odaka after 5 year evacuation. Since he doesn’t have a car, he rides bike for shopping to Odaka town center 3 km away from his home with a cat on it. […]

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Fukushima Daiichi NPP Tour January 12, 2018

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We are planning a visit to the area surrounding Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on January 12th to 13th, 2018 for 25 JET participants in Fukushima Prefecture. Friday January 12, 2018 Assemble point and time (1)Fukushima station at 07:00, Friday, 12 January, 2018 Participants from Fukushima city, Motomiya city, Nihonmatsu city. (2)Koriyama station at 06:50, Friday, 12 […]

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Fukushima Daiichi Tour on November 17, 2017

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We plan a visit to Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on November 17 for five JET participants. Why five? We just has five seats. November 17 8:00 Meet us at JR Iwaki Station 9:00 Fukushima Daiichi 14:00 Ogawara area in Okuma town 15:00 Suwa Shrine and Ukedo Elementary School in Namie town 16:00 Odaka Lantern […]