'Gourmet' comic stokes Fukushima ire

May 12, 2014

'Gourmet' comic stokes Fukushima ire

by Reiji Yoshida

The popular manga series “Oishinbo” came under fire again Monday after a character based on a real-life former mayor refers to Fukushima Prefecture in its latest issue as unlivable because of the radiation leaking from the ruined power plant there. The Fukushima Prefectural Government ...

Sep 28, 2013

Tepco fixes silt fence at No. 1 plant

by Reiji Yoshida

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said it has finished repairing the damaged silt fence set up in front of reactors 5 and 6 at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant to stop radioactive materials escaping into the Pacific. Tepco said Friday it has taken seawater ...