Masahiro Suzuki

For Masahiro Suzuki's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Interpreter hopes to help Japan volleyball team reach Rio

Feb 8, 2016

Interpreter hopes to help Japan volleyball team reach Rio

Megumi Kamizono, a Japanese-Brazilian interpreter who works for one of Japan’s top volleyball teams, is hoping the national team qualifies for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, seeing the event as an opportunity for her two cultures to connect. Kamizono, 43, was born ...

Film casts new spotlight on secret wartime spy facility in Kanagawa

Oct 21, 2013

Film casts new spotlight on secret wartime spy facility in Kanagawa

Memories of a long-demolished weapons laboratory are being revived to great interest as a documentary about the secret facility lets former workers give a rare glimpse into Japan’s covert actions during the war. The history of the Noborito Laboratory, formally called the 9th Army ...