Naoki Kato

Born in 1967 in Tokyo, Naoki Kato is a writer and an editor. He studied at Hosei University.

I was raised in Shin-Okubo until I was 20. Last year, I participated in 10 or so counterdemonstrations against hate speech from March to June. In broad daylight on the streets, they screamed, “Kill the Koreans!” Did such protests even happen in the 90 years since the Great Kanto Earthquake?

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INTERVIEW/ Naoki Kato: Hate speech sparks memories of post-quake massacres in 1923

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