• Yanagi, Kanagawa


Regarding the Jan. 16 article “Frenchwoman fired for leaving Japan during nuclear crisis sues NHK“: I know this will upset a lot of foreigners in Japan, but I fully agree with NHK’s terminating the employment of Emmanuelle Bodin after she fled Japan during the Fukushima nuclear plant crisis in March 2011.

You can tell which people are in Japan for the money from the ones who love the country. So many foreigners fled Japan like rats leaving a sinking ship just after the 3/11 earthquake. It was beyond funny: Married men ran home like cowards, people took off for home without telling their employers, and a lot of companies had to scramble to find replacement staff on short notice.

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