Interview with Seiichi Daimo – US based Singer who recently released his debut EP

Interview by Mike Sullivan Please introduce yourself and your background. Where is your family originally from in Japan? Hello! My name is Seiichi Daimo. I am half Japanese, half Caucasian, American, Singer Songwriter. My father is originally from Kagoshima Japan. Most of my family is from there and the Osaka area. I recently released my […]

Interview with Hiroshi Nakayama – Stoneware Potter in the US

Interview and translation by Mike Sullivan Please introduce yourself and your background. Please tell us about your travels in the 1970s and how you started learning pottery in Argentina. I had a chance to visit Korea when I was in college, at that time I felt quite keenly that I would learn nothing simply by […]

Interview with Hideaki Miyamura – Pottery Craftsman

By Mike Sullivan Please introduce yourself and your background. Please tell us about your 5 year apprenticeship in Japan, how difficult was it? My name is Hideaki Miyamura. I am originally from Nigata province and currently live and work in the United States, in Kensington, NH. My father was an architect who owned a construction […]

Karakuri Dolls – Japanese Robots dating back Hundreds of Years

By Mike Sullivan Today Japan is very famous for robots, recently on a trip to Japan President Obama of the United States of America met ASIMO. This incredible robot from Honda can walk, go up and down stairs, and even run, and it even played football with President Obama. Japanese robotics is very advanced and […]