Daisuke Kikuchi

Daisuke Kikuchi is a staff writer at The Japan Times. When not trying to keep up with the country’s myriad music scenes, he is tracking current political trends.

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Kumamoto Castle repairs expected to take decades

Apr 13, 2017

Kumamoto Castle repairs expected to take decades

"Warning: No trespassing due to earthquake damage," bears a sign at Kumamoto Castle, a popular tourist destination in the prefecture, while castle officials make rounds to prevent trespassers. Strong earthquakes that hit the region last April not only destroyed homes, schools and offices but also ...