Series : recorder311 Stories

“recorder311 Stories” are stories recorded so that the experiences of 3/11 and the day itself will never be forgotten.

recorder311 Stories 041  Another Take

recorder311 Stories 041 Another Tak

Yoshimi Akama works as a receptionist and a guide at the Miyatoko Historical Village that operates t...

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recorder311 Stories 041

On the day of the earthquake, I was at home with my mother. After the tremor stopped, I made rounds ...

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recorder311 Stories035

On that day, I was playing a live show in Los Angeles. At night, when I turned on my PC, I had recei...

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recorder311 Stories 031 Another Take

I felt such strong vertical shakes that I almost bit my tongue in the aftershock on April 7. My hous...

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recorder311 Stories 031

I was driving to the office when the earthquake struck. Roads and buildings were shaking like curtai...

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recorder311 Stories 033

I was in the office in Minato-ku, Tokyo when the earthquake struck. I immediately attempted to conta...

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recorder311 Stories 033 Another Take

We created a space called "Minna no ie" (house for everyone), with a wide verandah and eaves. We hop...

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recorder311 Stories 034

Soichi Sawachi is the owner of surf shop "Full Speed" and the Sendai Surf Shop Union chair person. "...

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recorder311 Stories 030 Another Take

As information about the damage caused by the earthquake and the tsunami, and the situation of the n...

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recorder311 Stories 030

After the earthquake, I did not think to make contact with my family and the company and was watchin...

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recorder311 Stories 029

Tomohiko Kato is a musician who organizes Art Space Wara-no-ie in Akiu, Taihaku-ku, Sendai. I have r...

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recorder311 Stories 032

I was very shocked that this was an enormous and complex disaster, with earthquake, tsunami and nucl...

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recorder311 Stories 028

I was at home when the earthquake struck. I could not move and I had no idea what was going on. All ...

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recorder311 Stories 027

The radio was already airing news about the tsunami, but it did not hit home; I was not too worried ...

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recorder311 Stories 026 Another Take

The people of Ishinomaki used to be less concerned about others, but they met, talked, and exchanged...

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recorder311 Stories 026

I was aware of the news of the approaching tsunami, but I underestimated the danger. The water level...

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recorder311 Stories 025

I am helping a citizens' workshop in Ishinomaki, which I launched in partnership with people I met t...

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recorder311 Stories 024 Another Take

Once talking to the local people and getting to know them, I get a better picture of what I can do, ...

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recorder311 Stories 024

My feelings have not changed much since the earthquake occurred. Time has flown by while identifying...

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recorder311 Stories 023

I was on the way to Onagawa, as I was worried about my fishing boat moored there. But when I saw peo...

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recorder311 Stories 022

The tsunami came up to just below my guest house. As the building was undamaged, I opened it as an e...

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recorder311 Stories 021

I was in the administration building of the Seaside Park Adventure Field when the earthquake struck....

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recorder311 Stories 020

I was at the Seaside Park Adventure Field at the time of the earthquake. For a while I was surrounde...

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recorder311 Stories 019 Another Take

Not only concerning this disaster, I am not comfortable about making date something like a code for ...

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