February 28, 2013
TOKOROZAWA, Saitama Prefecture-–Original material for an unfinished sequel to "Barefoot Gen" has been found at the late author's home outside Tokyo.
January 18, 2013
HIROSHIMA--Copies of original material for the unfinished installation of the famed “Barefoot Gen” manga series are on display at an exhibition commemorating artist Keiji...
January 10, 2013
NAGASAKI--Nagasaki-born manga artist Izumi Marumoto had never fully engaged with the legacy of the atomic bomb that devastated her city some 20 years before she was born.
September 11, 2012
JERUSALEM--A group of survivors from the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack have held a protest in Jerusalem calling for the end of nuclear weapons.
August 10, 2012
Long before the disastrous nuclear accidents at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, physicist Yuko Fujita warned that doomsday was coming.
August 09, 2012
NAGASAKI--The last thing anybody expected was a nuclear disaster on the scale of the one that occurred in Japan last year: But not Hitoshi Motoshima, a former mayor of Nagasaki.
August 08, 2012
NAGASAKI--Hirofumi Ogawa watched the events of last year's nuclear disaster unfold with a sense of both dread and déjà vu.
August 07, 2012
HIROSHIMA--Illuminated words of prayer floated gently along the Motoyasugawa river on Aug. 6 as crowds released 8,000 paper lanterns near Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome. The...
August 04, 2012
NAGASAKI--Most of us probably cannot imagine a time when the world will be nuclear-free.
August 04, 2012
A grand piano recovered from the muck of tsunami-stricken Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, will be played by singer Kumiko in Hiroshima on Aug. 6, the 67th anniversary of the...
January 31, 2012
The skeletal Atomic Bomb Dome, an iconic symbol of Hiroshima's 1945 atomic bombing, shows no signs of structural decay, according to a periodic inspection of the site.
December 15, 2011
VIENNA--The United Nations nuclear watchdog is seeking to gain access to sites in Myanmar, which rejected allegations by an exile group last year it was trying to develop...
September 08, 2011
YAMAGUCHI -- About 500,000 origami cranes line the Dojomonzen shopping arcade in this western city in a prayer for lasting peace.
August 18, 2011
LONDON--Two documentary films featuring a Japanese who survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings, and was later described on a BBC program as "the unluckiest man ...
August 13, 2011
NAGASAKI--Diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, Tsukasa Watanabe, 79, entered a hospital here two months ago for what he thought might be the last time.
August 12, 2011
An English-language collection of vivid accounts by A-bomb victims has been released in electronic book form, in hopes of delivering a strong message to the next generation and ...
August 09, 2011
Fittingly, one of this year's "High School Student Ambassadors of Peace" selected by a citizens's group in Nagasaki is a survivor from disaster-stricken Rikuzentakata in Iwate...
August 09, 2011
NAGASAKI--The mayor of Nagasaki called for Japan to move away from nuclear power generation at a ceremony on Aug. 9 to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the dropping of the...
August 06, 2011
LOS ANGELES--A training course using Christian ethics for U.S. Air Force officers in charge of nuclear missile launches, which was suspended in July, included references that...
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