2011 Tohoku earthquake

Send the Legendary Japanese Actor, Ken Watanabe Plenty of Positive Vibes!

Few Japanese actors have transcended both domestic and international film as have Ken Watanabe (渡辺謙). Known for his unique voice, incredible acting skills, and range of performances he is definitely one of the most recognisable faces of Japanese acting. He has prevailed in the land of domestic and international show business, all while facing some…

Memorial Monuments in Sendai of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Sendai (仙台) is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It is the largest in the Tohoku region and the second largest north of Tokyo. Sendai is also synonymous with resilience to disasters for its remarkable recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami that hit this city on March 11, 2011. With the…

Natural Disasters: 3 of the Largest Earthquakes in Japan

Japan features on the list of the Top Ten Countries in the World which have the most earthquakes. In fact, in some categories Japan is at the top of the list. The whole country is a very seismic area and as such many earthquakes are recorded in Japan. However, as a developed country with a…