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About the web series NipoBrasileiros

Silvia Lumy Akioka

When I found out that the web series NipoBrasileiros would be released on YouTube in April this year (2019), I was very curious. What approach would have been taken? Why was an independent producer interested in the topic? Immediately, I researched Pietà Filmes e Produções - previously unknown to me. …

In Company with the Happy Old Age

Silvia Lumy Akioka

I went to visit a very dear aunt who lives on the coast of Sao Paulo. I am proud of her, for even in her eighties she drives her car, cooks, and she has been living alone since her husband passed away. Oh, of course, she likes to take walks, …

Nikkei Chronicles #5—Nikkei-go: The Language of Family, Community, and Culture

Dona Terezinha’s teachings

Silvia Lumy Akioka

My mother's name was Terezinha. She left us this earthly life at the age of 59 and I consider that she lived very little. They say that good people live a short life because they needed less time to evolve spiritually. I believe this, my mother was a great person. …

10th Undokai of Kyushu Block

community history

This is the Undokai that brings together the kenjinkais of  Saga, Okinawa, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Oita, Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Kumamoto prefectures!

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

My gastronomic habits in Brazil

Silvia Lumy Akioka

In my childhood, I thought that all Brazilian families had a rice cooker at home. Not only that, I imagined that it was usual for Brazilians to eat misoshiru in the cold weather and eat tamago-gohan when there was not a side dish. Do you know what tamago-gohan is? The …

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Silvia is a Brazilian Nikkei who has been a Nima-kai member since 2009. She started sharing her experiences as an exchange student in Japan on Discover Nikkei in May 2009.

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  • historias familias
  • festivales/matsuri
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  • Japantowns

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