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Hideaki Sakamoto

Hideaki Sakamoto is a member of the Sankei Newspaper’s Osaka editorial committee for the local news division. He joined the newspaper in 1989. He has worked in local news, culture, and foreign news, and from these experiences has gained the habit of thinking across such divisions. He has headed projects that examined the identity of the modern nation state, consulted experts on issues at the core of current news, and produced series of articles on ancient Japanese texts. This series aims to experiment with new approaches in examining the spiritual history of Japanese that interact with the sea.