Shinichiro Shozawa

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Female hunter-trapper offers Tottori lodgers wild-meat cuisine

Oct 21, 2014

Female hunter-trapper offers Tottori lodgers wild-meat cuisine

An enthusiastic female hunter-trapper in Tottori Prefecture has a tempting offer for people staying at her guesthouse: wild-animal cuisine. Satoko Umeno, 30, originally from Fukuoka, runs Ba-Bar, an inn converted from a 40-year-old house in a suburb of the city of Tottori. She cooks ...

Past quakes' survivors help Tohoku regroup

Mar 2, 2013

Past quakes' survivors help Tohoku regroup

Akira Miyasada drives his Kobe-registered car along the deserted beaches in the Ogatsu district of Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, stopping to speak with locals and listen carefully to their stories from the devastating March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. He hears accounts of loss, damage ...