Aomori Nebuta Festival, Tohoku's legendary summer event, is finally back with 23 massive floats, lively dance, and plenty of music.
Takeshi Fukunaga discusses Japanese culture beyond predictable tropes and rediscovering his home country after studying film in the United States.
The manga museum became a temporary shelter when Tohoku was hit by the tsunami. Then, once the waters receded, the museum helped rebuild a devastated community.
Twelve years on from the Tohoku earthquake, discover how the Ishinomori Manga Museum brought hope to Ishinomaki in the wake of the March 2011 tsunami.
Pio d'Emilia was a foreign correspondent and cultural ambassador for both his native Italy and his adopted country. Endlessly exploring, he was one of a kind.
Masahiro Shimba’s inspiring determination and his audience’s reaction to the fundraising concerts are reminders of how the earthquake survivors long for art.
Two years into the pandemic, Tohoku employers are welcoming their new staff members with building-wide broadcasts, large group ceremonies and other special events.
The magnitude 7.4 quake just before midnight on March 16, was accompanied by power outages, train derailments, and warnings to be prepared for aftershocks that often...
The brunt of the powerful shaking hit the same area affected by the March 2011 Great North East Japan Earthquake, leading to power outages and disruptions...
Listen in as Galileo reconnects with former Fukushima JET Programme colleagues to talk about some of their experiences during the Great East Japan Earthquake.
The region’s recovery from the 3.11 disasters is deeply connected to its residents’ leisure activities and their fervent support of individual athletes and teams.
Tohoku was pinned on the global map by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, and now one festival celebrates their rebuilding, bringing together the traditions...