Raymond Nakamura

Raymond Nakamura mora em Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadá. Quando não é assistente pessoal de sua filha, escreve poesia vogon, desenha caricaturas rejeitadas pela New Yorker e oferece passeios turísticos em Powell Street, a comunidade japonesa onde sua mãe cresceu antes da Segunda Guerra Mundial. Ele tem um poema sobre ser goleiro de hóquei no gelo na antologia de poesia esportiva infantil chamado And the Crowd Goes Wild. www.raymondsbrain.com.

Atualizado em outubro de 2012

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Adventures of a Nikkei Fan Boy

Thomas Shoyama — A Great Canadian

Tom Shoyama (1915-2006), a great Canadian who happened to be of Japanese descent.

* This comic was originally published in the Nikkei Voice in November 2013.

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The New Digs

Before me, a foreign couple with a young son lived in the house. Evidently, they let the boy trash the place. The marine station replaced the straw mat flooring and the sliding doors, but left the holes in the plaster walls for me to fix. I tried a wire mesh and smooth plaster combination, but as the plaster hardened, the wire popped out. I tried another kind of plaster with fibres in it that worked well. I covered the flesh-toned walls with white paint and it looked clean and new. The dark wood beams gave it a rustic feel.

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Gokiburi (cockroach)

First evening in new digs...

 

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A Bloomin' Idiot

A beautiful dream...

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Not Made in Japan

Traveling experiences in Japan from a Canadian Nikkei...

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