Read about the Nikkei experience from different perspectives. The Journal includes personal essays, research papers, human interest stories, fiction, opinions, and more.
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A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent.
Kaori, 26, is part of an okonomiyaki family dynasty in Hiroshima. A regional specialty, okonomiyaki, literally meaning “as you iike it,” is a savory pancake usually consisting of cabbage, pork ...
The Little Tokyo Historical Society’s third short story contest has concluded with more creative stories related to the Little Tokyo community. As in the previous year, there were winners ...
In Japanese, kizuna means strong emotional bonds. This series shares stories about Nikkei individual and/or community reaction and perspectives on the Great Tohoku Kanto earthquake on March 11, 2011 ...
Arigato, baka, sushi, benjo, and shoyu—how often have you used these words? In an informal survey conducted in 2010, we found that these were the most frequently used Japanese ...
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