You guys, this made me cry. In fact, I’m tearing up as I write this because I’m either such a nerd or such a wimp. But there be tears welling up. The actors who portray Tokusatsu heroes like Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and Super Sentai Rangers are all very aware of their place in Japanese pop [...]
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I don’t know if its just an awesome coincidence that Hideaki Akaiwa and the Kamen Rider 1 statue are both in Ishinomaki, but it seems like this is a town for heroes. Akaiwa was at work when the tsunami hit. He ran home to find his entire neighborhood flooded. With no regard for his own [...]
I seriously cried when I saw this. This is a statue of Ichigo, Kamen Rider One, standing tall among the devastation in the city of Ishinomaki in Miyagi which was hit by the tsunami. Ishinomaki is home to the Ishinomori Shotaro Museum. Various statues commemorating some of Ishinomori’s greatest creations welcome you along your journey [...]
My friend Grandmaster Chu and his Model Minority brothers put together this track to let Japan know that they’re not alone, that the world is there for them, and that they will get through this.
Today we are all Japanese. Give $10 to help. Text REDCROSS to 90999, or click http://ow.ly/4ctzx Pls RT!less than a minute ago via HootSuiteGeorge TakeiGeorgeTakei If you need assistance in finding friends or family in Japan, you can head over to Japan Person Finder. Finally, Huffington Post has a live update page with the latest [...]