Photo of “Career: Offbeat Police Chief,” premieres Monday, March 6, at 7:35 p.m.

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“Career: Offbeat Police Chief,” premieres Monday, March 6, at 7:35 p.m. Kinshiro Toyama is a 36-year-old newly appointed police chief at Kitamachi Police Station, who firmly believes his mission as a policeman is to listen to every voice of innocent citizens and protect the peace in the community. He comes off as aloof and a....
Photo of Hooge Ryu Nuuzi no Kai Nakasone Dance Academy's annual New Year's party

Nakasone Dance Academy Welcomes the New Year

Teachers and students of Hooge Ryu Nuuzi no Kai Nakasone Dance Academy held their annual New Year’s party and a mini maizome dance performance at the ‘Aiea Elementary School cafeteria on Jan. 15. The...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

Picture Bride – A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan
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Generation Gap

GENERATION GAP by Jon J. Murakami

Plastic Mania…Kids Play…Cash To Burn

By Louis Wai Plastic to da max. For a country that has so few natural resources and is so conscious about recycling, I find Japan’s overuse of plastic packaging somewhat ironic. Then again, maybe it...
NGN3 Movie of the Month: “Shokubutsu Zukan (Evergreen Love).”

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“Hibari Minyo no Tabi Beranme Nakanorisan (Feisty Edo Girl Nakanori-san),” 1961 drama, 1 hour and 26 minutes. Directed by Masamitsu Igayama. Starring Hibari Misora and Ken Takakura. Daughter of a lumber shop in Edo strives to protect her family business from the competitor. “Hizakura Daimyo (The Hectic Lord),” 1958 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 22 minutes.....

Musical About Internment Opens In New York

NEW YORK — A musical inspired by veteran actor George Takei’s childhood experiences in a World War II internment camp will open on Broadway on Nov. 8 in New York. Takei, known for his role...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

HISTORICAL FICTION By Michael G. Malaghan

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