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I am from Tokyo, Japan and have been living in Los Angeles since 1990.
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#253- Time goes by fast!

As I mentioned in my last blog post, “my New Year resolution is very simple. Yes, simple is best”…

 

Yes… simple is best… I have been working working working… since I wrote my last blog post, ONE WORD… working.

 

111 HOURS worked for TBS TV (major Japanese TV staion, similar to ABC, NBC or CBS) news program ‘HODOTOKUSHU (http://www.tbs.co.jp/houtoku/ )” (similar to 20/20) regarding the U.S. sailors vs. TEPCO etc. lawsuit story (I interviewed one sailor and one lawyer on TV / aired on March 7th in Japan).

 

116.25 HOURS worked for TBS TV (same above) regarding the some murder cases (I interviewed one assistant professor, one prosecutor, one lawyer and one teen girl / will air on March 21st in Japan).

 

4 places I went to (Long Beach, Missouri, San Francisco and Oxnard).

6 people I interviewed with on TV camera.

                    

And…

 

4 articles in Senken-Shimbun (paper version, major fashion business newspsper in Japan).

 

2 columns in Senken-Shimbun (website version, major fashion business newspaper in Japan http://www.senken.co.jp/report/oversea/yf/ ).

 

15 places I visit for these articles.

48 people I interviewed with for a newspaper.






And ... more over


I translated the 96 pages into Japanese from English for a lawyer...




So… Ah… I am not able to translate all materials into English from Japanese at this time… sorry people who I interviewed with… (Please call me if you want me to translate the materials which you were involved in.)

 

By the way, time goes by fast…

 

Today is in Japan… the anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake (March 11, 2011)…

 

I really think that time goes by fast…
Time (Life) is very important more than anything…

 
I hope you are enjoying today :)

 

By Yoko Fujimoto
Los Angeles
March 10, 2015
Copyright © 2015 Yoko Fujimoto 

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Do you know about “The Slut”?I mean, “eggslut”?

If you don’t, you will enjoy my column on Senken-Shimbun (major Japanese fashion business newspaper) website.

Here is my translation of my column into English from Japanese.
Enjoy :)

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Published on July 13, 2015 (in Japan)
By Yoko Fujimoto
Writer in Los Angeles

Title of this column: From L.A. “Slut?”
(http://www.senken.co.jp/report/downtown-la-eggslut/)

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