Tak Toyoshima

Since 1999, Tak Toyoshima has been creating the comic strip Secret Asian Man which has been printed as a monthly, a weekly and a daily syndicated strip. SAM focuses on the dynamics between groups such as race, religion, politics, dog people vs. cat people and any other group we find ourselves associated with. Keep up with SAM at http://www.secretasianmancomics.blogspot.com/

Updated March 18, 2011

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Kizuna: Nikkei Stories from the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

Secret Asian Man: Far away thoughts

Tak Toyoshima reflects on his feelings after the March 11, 2011 earthquake in Japan and its continuing aftermath through his comic Secret Asian Man.

I have to say that I’ve been especially touched by how people (neighbors, bank teller, school bus driver...) have been asking if I had family in Japan and if everyone was OK. It’s a nice balance to the ridiculous nastiness and public displays of ignorance.

*This comic was originally published on the Secret Asian Man blog on March 17, 2011.

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