Kanda comes out… in Japan. In 2013.

A back story which reaffirmed the more critical lens I needed to view Japan as I left, as well as a ramble on what that story and minority inclusion means to me.

Kanda Translates: Ishida Ayumi’s interview with Tokyo Sports

The following is a translation of Ishida Ayumi’s pregame interview for ROCK IN JAPAN on Tokyo Sports, as published from August 1st-4th. This is the extended version of a previous article I translated via Twitter. The end may sound a bit rushed, but I didn’t realize Morning Musume was due to perform in an hour…