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DVDs and Hiroshima

I had a chance today to talk with Minoru Maeda, an animation director and teacher who did a beautiful movie on the atomic bombing. He was born in 1970, but recalls family stories of the bombing and its aftermath as…

Listening in Japanese

At the Seattle Language Academy this year, my excellent Japanese teacher, Yuka Kobane, would speak full speed during conversation sessions. I’d catch a lot, and miss a lot. It turns out listening to an hour-long talk about the atomic bombing…