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Little Tokyo Community Profiles - 2010

The Renaissance of the Rafu Shimpo after WWII

Vedette Philip

Following the events of World War II, Akira Komai, with the help of three other businessmen, helped the Rafu Shimpo newspaper restart on January 1, 1946. After the bank refused to give funding to the project, three of Komai’s friends offered their savings to restore the newspaper to its former …

A Look at the Rafu Shimpo

community history

This collection of photos gives a look into the place that keeps Little Tokyo's newspaper running. Though it may look like an ordinary office, the Rafu Shimpo has over 100 …

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