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Latest Stories

11th Annual Imagine Little Tokyo Short Story Contest
Sustain
A day after the building manager removed the kanji from the furniture store window, I saw the lette…

Monique Hayes • June 10, 2024


Japanese Companies Active in Brazil Today
Part 16: Business Creation Trading Company GSI Creos Brazil
In the 16th installment of this series, we spoke with Issei Kawamura, director of GSI Creos Brazi…

Tomoko Oura • June 9, 2024


My Name is Neal
Journal Entry #More Like 80% Goes Into Storage: "Energy Units!"
A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese desc…

Neal Yamamoto • June 8, 2024


J. T. Sata: Immigrant Modernist
Japanese immigration to the United States began during the Meiji Restoration (1868–89), a p…

Dennis Reed • June 7, 2024

Discover Nikkei Updates

NIKKEI CHRONICLES #13
Nikkei Names 2: Grace, Graça, Graciela, Megumi?
What’s in a name? Share the story of your name with our community. Submissions now open!
NIMA VOICES
Episode 16
June 25 (US) | June 26 (Japan)
Featured Nima:
Stan Kirk
Guest Host:
Yoko Murakawa
PROJECT UPDATES
NEW SITE DESIGN
See exciting new changes to Discover Nikkei. Find out what’s new and what’s coming soon!

Featured Interviews

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Teisher,Monica

Grandfather migrating to Colombia

(b.1974) Japanese Colombian who currently resides in the United States

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Yamada,Mitsuye
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Yamada,Mitsuye

Her mother came to the U.S. with a group of picture brides

(b. 1923) Japanese American poet, activist

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Shinki,Venancio
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Shinki,Venancio

We go to America (Spanish)

(b. 1932-2016) Peruvian painter

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Kodama,Ryoichi
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Kodama,Ryoichi

Moving to Brazil wanting to see the world (Japanese)

Kasato-maru immigrants

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Real People on Video Listen to the stories of Nikkei from around the world through life history video interviews. An Issei pioneer from Brazil, a woman incarcerated in Canada during World War II, a professional taiko performer, a former U.S. state governor ...these are some of the real people who share their life experiences from the Nikkei perspective.

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