Hiroshima pianos that survived bombing play on

National Aug 6, 2019

Hiroshima pianos that survived bombing play on

A piano tuner from Hiroshima is spreading a message of peace with a collection of pianos that survived the bombing in August 1945. Mitsunori Yagawa, 67, fixes the pianos after receiving them from donors and takes them around the country. Born to a hibakusha family, Yagawa ...

A-bomb museum puts foreign hibakusha in spotlight

National Jun 23, 2019

A-bomb museum puts foreign hibakusha in spotlight

by Keita Nakamura

Whenever Lee Jong-keun speaks to children about his experience as a Hiroshima A-bomb survivor, he begins by showing them a picture of the mushroom cloud. Then the 90-year-old Korean explains that Japanese were not the only people who died. When it reopened in April after ...