BT0109 Ishinomaki City

The mission to inform - the 6 day wall newspaper.

Contents/ Itinerary for BOSAI Tourism

People who worked as journalists for the Ishinomaki Hibi News at the time of the Great East Japan Earthquake explain the situation in Ishinomaki on that day using the wall newspaper and pictures taken during that time. They will also talk about the reasons for making the wall newspaper and how it was received by the disaster affected people. Furthermore, participants will receive an explanation on why this project was praised as the "core of journalism" from all angles afterward.

What we want to tell through the experiences of BOSAI Tourism Contents

We want you to know about the importance of correct information and not getting misguided by rumors in times of disaster, the local journalists who never gave up on their mission despite the circumstances, and the strong bonds with the locals who believed in them.

Minimum capacity

One person

Maximum capacity

30 persons

Fee (Per person or per activity) for BOSAI Tourism Contents

Students: 500 Yen, Adults: 1000 Yen

Required time for BOSAI Tourism Contents

Lecture: 30 - 60 minutes

Disaster Categories

Earthquake / Tsunami

Disaster phases of the contents

Aftermath of a disaster (72 hours) / Emergency restoration / Reconstruction



How to implement BOSAI Tourism Contents

Lecture / Workshop / Lecture tour / Self-guided tour

Organization Names

Ishinomaki NEWSée


TEL 0225-98-7323 Fax 0225-98-7324