By Andrew Hasegawa: When Setsutaro died on 4 October 1952, the Hasegawa family’s relationship with Japan became paper thin.
By Christine Piper: There’s a photo of Dad taken during that period, which I love: standing on the docks in front of a Japanese shipping container, dressed in Reservoir Dogs-style sunglasses, shirt and trousers, his tie flying in the wind.
Watch Nikkei Australia’s Timothy Steains interview artist, writer, researcher Reina Takeuchi
Watch Nikkei Australia’s Timothy Steains interview Iori Forsyth, from hit 大家族フォーサイス家 youtube channel!
By Shey Dimon: My grandfather Tom (Tomo) was a larrikin; the self confessed black sheep of the family. He liked to ‘stir the pot’.
Watch Nikkei Australia’s Keiko Tamura’s lecture about War Brides in Australia.
By Yuri Furuno: My father, Eric Masakazu Shimada came to Brisbane in December 1998 at the age of 86. But he had been deeply connected to Australia since his first encounter with the Australian army at the end of the Pacific War, and his experience then left an impact on his three children.
By Iseko Williams: My maiden name is Iwasaki Iseko and I was born on the 29 September 1921.
By Christine Piper: The Nippon Foundation announced the results of its Global Nikkei Young Adult Identity Project.
By Pearl Hamaguchi: My name is Pearl Hamaguchi. I was born in Broome in 1940. I live in Broome. I’ve lived nowhere else.