Gil Asakawa's Nikkei View | About
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My name is Gil Asakawa. I write this stuff.



Nikkei View” started out as a weekly online column — well, it used to be weekly— about popular culture and politics from my Japanese American perspective.


I began writing it in 1998 for a bilingual Japanese community newspaper (now long gone) in Denver, but from the start I posted the columns online. In 2006, Nikkei View evolved into the blog you’re reading, where I can write long or short pieces, post videos, rant, rave, whatever and take advantage of the blog format and built-in archiving. You can still read my old Nikkei View columns in the column archives.

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