Journalist. Born in 1968. Graduated from Sophia University, where he majored in journalism and spent time studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and at National Taiwan Normal University. Joined the Asahi Shimbun Company in 1992; served as head of the newspaper’s Singapore and Taipei bureaus and set up its Chinese-language news site. Went freelance in April 2016. His works include Rasuto batarion: Shō Kaiseki to Nihon gunjintachi (The Last Battalion: Chiang Kai-shek and Japanese Soldiers) and Ninshiki/Taiwan/Den’ei: Eiga de shiru Taiwan (Learning About Taiwan from Films).
Aug 14, 2018