"Nima Voices": Episode 7—Ryusuke Kawai

The first Japanese episode! Guest host Masako Miki, Japanese External Relations Officer at JANM, will be talking with Ryusuke Kawai, a Japanese journalist and writer.

Watch live on the Discover Nikkei YouTube channel and Facebook on December 8 at 7 pm (PST)/December 9 • 12 p.m. (Japan)

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Album of the Week

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Kawafuku Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA

This is a collection of images related to the Kawafuku Restaurant in L.A.'s Little Tokyo. The restaurant was opened on Weller Street in 1923 by Takichi and Hana Kato. It later moved to 204 East First Street. Following World War II, Tokijiro Nakajima took over the restaurant. However, the Kato's …

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Nima of the Month

ednaih (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Edna Horiuchi is a retired third grade teacher. She enjoys traveling and is trying to learn Japanese. She has been contributing articles to Discover Nikkei since 2017, submitting stories for four Nikkei Chronicles series.

Edna recently became a volunteer writer for Discover Nikkei. She has already written an article about artist Miné Okubo, and is currently working on an interview with performing artist and activist Nobuko Miyamoto. We look forward to working with her more in the future!

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