The Last Farmer in Fukushima’s Post-Nuclear Wasteland: VICE INTL [Japanese, English Subtitles]

From VICE International – Japan:   His name is Naoto Matsumura, and he is the last man standing in the ghost town of Tomioka.   Another farmer, Kenji Hasegawa’s town of Iidate was also evacuated due to high levels of radiation, he sought refuge in temporary housing. Faced with a post­-nuclear world both these men share brutally honest views on the state of their lives, TEPCO, government inaction and some of the hardest situations they have had to face in the midst of overwhelming radioactivity.   Recommended:

Um... yes, in slow-motion.  SOURCE:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs-q-2893uw  CLICK IMAGE TO WATCH ON YouTube

Um… yes, in slow-motion. SOURCE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs-q-2893uw CLICK IMAGE TO WATCH ON YouTube

SOURCE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gs-q-2893uw  Published on Feb 12, 2015

“Two years since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into full meltdown, and the resulting 20km evacuation zone was enforced, one farmer still remains behind braving high levels of radiation and loneliness to tend to abandoned animals.”

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