A software engineer in Tokyo. Lived in Miyagi for 3 month in 2011, worked for renovating local shops and restaurants, and fell in love with this town.
Seeds of Growth in Tohoku
BY MAI AKIYOSHI
@ VOL 114
ON MAY 28, 2014
Mai Akiyoshi describes her time in the city of Ishinomaki in Miyagi after it was devastated by the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Through helping the locals renovate and revitalize their shops and businesses, she fell in love with the relentless strength of the city's community.