Takuma Obinata

For Takuma Obinata's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Hiroshima history, horror ingrained: ex-reporter

Aug 13, 2013

Hiroshima history, horror ingrained: ex-reporter

Mona Nakanishi, a TV celebrity from Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, believed until she moved to Tokyo that children across Japan came to school every Aug. 6 to offer prayers for victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The 37-year-old ex-news anchorwoman, formerly known as Mona ...

Hiroshima memoirs still draw readers

Jul 30, 2013

Hiroshima memoirs still draw readers

A number of survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima nearly 70 years ago have left memories of their terrifying experiences in the form of poetry and other writings that are cherished by their relatives and friends and continue to attract readers. Tamiki Hara ...