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Nikkei Chronicles #1—ITADAKIMASU! A Taste of Nikkei Culture

Brazilian Okaki and “Umeboshi

Naomi Kimura

It was around 30 years ago when my husband and I unexpectedly moved to Brazil for his new job assignment. Unlike today, soccer wasn’t as popular of a sport in Japan back then, and there was little to no information about Brazil that was available in Japan. I myself could …

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Sou de Tokyo, trabalho como guia de turismo, especialmente com turistas do Brasil e Portugal. Gosto de flores e tenho preferencia pelas lindas flores de jacaranda.
Meu grande sonho e ir novamente ao Brasil, se possivel, em 2014, para assistir a Copa do Mundo. Claro, vou torcer pelo Samurai Japan!

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns
  • taiko

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