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Macedonia, Japan: Anime vs. Reality

Categories: East Asia, Eastern & Central Europe, Japan, North Macedonia, Arts & Culture, Disaster, Film

poljaff [1], a contributor to Japan@MK blog, compared [2] [MKD] the experiences of learning about Japanese culture and disaster response by watching the award-winning anime Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 [3] a year ago, and intensely following the aftermath of the March 11 catastrophe. According to her, reality is much scarier, but the Japanese people have taught the world a lesson on how to improve their behavior, “towards ourselves and the people around us.”