our junior writers

Introducing the junior writers.

From the 36th edition we have one new junior writers on our team. Some of our original writers have moved on so there are now 20 contributors in total.

<Yuka Iguchi> new member

My hobby is playing table tennis, although I've just started practicing. As a member of the junior writers, I hope to interview lots of people and write articles that will help many readers learn more about peace.

<Seira Furukawa>

I like going to baseball games and playing basketball. I go to an international school, so I have quite a lot of confidence in my English speaking ability. I'm looking forward to contributing many interesting articles as a junior writer.

<Miyu Sakata>

I am good at drawing pictures. I won a prize at the "Children's Peace Picture Contest" in Hiroshima in 2007. I'm going to have fun trying hard to do my best.

<Manami Yamamoto>

I think I'd like to work hard with the other junior writers to let the readers know much more about peace.

<Mako Sakamoto>

As a junior writer, I want to interview all sorts of people and write articles that make many more people feel concerned about what happened to Hiroshima.

<Rika Shirakawa>

I applied to become a junior writer because I thought it would be a great chance for me to get to know lots of people. I've never written any articles before, so I'm looking forward to it.

<Nao Tatsugawa>

Now that I am a junior writer I am really looking forward to having a lot of valuable experiences, and I want to consider what peace is like through my activities.

<Takeshi Suyama>

My hobby is playing board games like Shogi, Othello and Chess. I am good at swimming. I would like to cover war-related issues. I want to find out about stuff that I didn't know before and let the readers of this newspaper know about it.

<Aoi Otomo>

I like to go to baseball games and I belong to the judo club. I hope you enjoy reading Peace Seeds.

<Masashi Muro>

I want to help with this newspaper in order to convey the tragedy of war and the importance of peace to people around the world, not just in Japan.

<Risa Kushioka>

I want people to think about peace and how it transcends national borders. I'll do my best to make good use of this opportunity to be a junior writer!

<Shotaro Takata>

I play "flag football"--it's like American football. I'll try to cover a lot of issues and I hope people enjoy reading our newspaper.

<Ryota Matsuda>

As a junior writer, I'll do my best and I hope to learn many new things!

<Moeko Takaki>

I like taiko drumming and I enjoy playing with my friends in a taiko group. As a junior writer, I want to write about many peace issues.

<Daishi Kobayashi>

I like to draw pictures. As a junior writer, I want to think deeply about the causes of war and write about my findings.

<Masahiro Mikoshi>

I play baseball in junior high school. I'll do my best to promote peace!

<Shiori Kosaka>

I'm so pleased that some new junior writers have joined us at last! I've just started my second year and I want to develop more, take in more, and deliver more than I have up to now.

<Minako Iwata>

I'll be happy if you read our newspaper and it strengthens your interest in peace. I'll work hard so please read our paper.

<Kotaro Tsuchida>

I applied to be a junior writer because I'm interested in conflict resolution and peace, and I thought it would be a good chance to learn more about peace issues.

<Reika Konno>

I want to think more about peace and share the things I learn with the world. I'll do my best to support our group.