On the Brink: The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi

Dec 13, 2014

On the Brink: The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi

by Catherina Depaz

On the Brink, by Ryusho Kadota, Translated by Simon Varnam.Kurodahan Press, Nonfiction. The personal testimonials from “On the Brink: The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi” are riveting and heartbreaking. Compiled by Ryusho Kadota, each chapter recounts the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake ...

Pair missing after fishing boat catches fire

Aug 19, 2014

Pair missing after fishing boat catches fire

A fire broke out Monday night on a fishing boat about 20 km off the coast of Otsuchi Bay, Iwate Prefecture, and two members of the crew are missing. One of the other 14 rescued members was injured. The Japan Coast Guard is searching ...

Jan 24, 2013

Besieged Futaba mayor to resign

Katsutaka Idogawa, mayor of Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, one of the two host towns of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, is stepping down. Idogawa said Wednesday at a meeting of senior town officials he intends to quit and then submitted his letter of ...