Places & Travel
08/30, Arts Culture Tourism from Tokyo
As the Federal Reserve continues to raise interest rates and the Japanese currency falls to 138JPY against the US dollar in response, a police box in the town closest to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant reopens for the first time in more than 11 years. Futaba town is also welcoming back residents despite still being declared a difficult-to-return zone. In Tokyo, cinematographer Seizo Sengen is remembered in a season a films being screened at Cinema Vera in Shibuya, having worked on classics like "Sailor Suit and Machine Gun" by Shinji Somai and “Satusjin Yugi” (The Murder Game) also by Tōru Murakawa, featuring the late and great Yutaka Matsuda.