Author of picture book on Hiroshima A-bombing dies in Australia

Sep 22, 2017

Author of picture book on Hiroshima A-bombing dies in Australia

Junko Morimoto, known for her picture book "My Hiroshima," based on her experience of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, died Thursday, Australian media reported. She was 85. After graduating from art university and teaching art at a junior high school, Morimoto, a ...

Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Sep 16, 2017

Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanor made him a favorite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said. He was 91. Stanton, who appeared in some 70 ...

Former Vice Finance Minister Tadashi Ogawa dies at 77

Aug 25, 2017

Former Vice Finance Minister Tadashi Ogawa dies at 77

Former Vice Finance Minister and Bank of Yokohama President Tadashi Ogawa died of esophageal cancer on Monday at a Tokyo hospital, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday. He was 77. A Tokyo native, Ogawa joined the ministry in 1962 and served as vice ...