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Scilla Alecci

Italian living in Tokyo, between March 2009 and September 2011 I was the Japanese language co-editor for Global Voices with Tomomi Sasaki.


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Latest posts by Scilla Alecci

2 September 2011

Sing Out from Japan

15 August 2011

Japan: How to Unplug Your Life and Save Electricity

People in Japan have been unplugging their lives as electricity-saving measures have been implemented to cope with power shortages. The effectiveness of the measures is yet to be proven but...

8 August 2011

Walking through Japan

3 August 2011

Japan: A Nuclear Gypsy’s Tale

Blogger Takeshi Kawakami was one of Japan's so-called ‘nuclear gypsies’, who for about 30 years made his livelihood working at the country's different nuclear plants. In his blog he has...

14 July 2011

Japan: Indie Music Rocks the Nukes

With a spreading nuclear crisis and related issues such as radiation fears, new energy policies on the horizon and an uncertain future for the operating reactors, Japanese netizens have started...

10 July 2011

Japan: A Fukushima Poet Tweets His Verses

Since the March 11 Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster, Ryoichi Wago, a poet from Fukushima city, has been experimenting with a new form of poetry. He expresses his feelings about...

23 May 2011

Japan: Video Haiku

22 May 2011

Japan: Aiding the Aid Workers

After more than two months from the earthquake around 110,000 people are still living in evacuation centers. Along with victims of the disaster, some of the volunteers, doctors and aid...

15 May 2011

Japan: No Nuke Art

5 May 2011

Japan: Sanka, Legendary Gypsies Living in the Wild

A documentary has recently revived interest in the existence of the 'Sanka', a group of people who are said to have lived in the remote mountains and plains of the...

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