Challenging Bonsai techniques

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Well, everything was a big challenge. But, well, my biggest challenge was, well naturally, how to get by on bonsai culture. It wasn’t easy method to understand bonsai and create bonsai, you know. So, how can I create good bonsai is a challenge for me. And well, there were the others, too, but I liked the subject bonsai. So, it was a good to challenge this bonsai techniques. It was worthwhile. I struggled but I liked that challenge.

Date: February 4, 2004
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Daniel Lee
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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