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Mar 6, 2020

On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: What was it like in Fukushima during the Tohoku earthquake?

Note: This is part two of a two part series. If you have not listened to part one, you should go back and listen to it first.

Topics Discussed

  • What it was like being in Iwaki City, Fukushima in the days following the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
  • Evacuating from Iwaki to Sapporo
  • The experience of volunteering along the Tohoku coast
  • The long term effects of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster on the region Tohoku region
  • And more!

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Ichimon Japan cover art: Produced by Erik R.

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