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March News

Nagazasshi 7.5

Despite spring proving to be rather elusive, our March/April issue is here to keep your mind off the chill in the air.

Staff Openings

Web Designer

  • Future website optimization/layout overhaul
  • Website updates and maintenance
  • Consolidation of web assets

Media Coordinator

  • Social media management
  • Online advertising
  • Event promotion

Director of Photography

  • Contacting photographers
  • Searching for usable images
  • Managing photo submissions

Interested in joining the Nagazasshi team? Contact us today!… Continue reading »

Interested in Joining the Nagazasshi Team?

The Nagazasshi is currently looking for a web designer, writers, photographers and sponsors. If interested in any of these positions, please email us at (email address hidden – JavaScript is required)
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Happy New Year!

The New Year is in full swing and I hope you haven’t given up on those New Year’s resolutions quite yet! Looking back on 2012, we want to thank all the Nagazasshi supporters. Because of you, we were able to raise 140,000円 through calendar sales for the It’s Not Just Mud disaster relief program based in Tohoku. We found them a deserving program for this donation due to their dedication to rebuilding Tohoku until the job is done. Though we … Continue reading »

Call for Writers and Staff!!

The Nagazasshi is currently looking for fresh faces!! We are looking for a web designer, treasurer, distributors, and as always, writers and sponsors!

If you have an article idea or are interested in any of the above mentioned positions, email us at (email address hidden – JavaScript is required)
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Summer Sounds Recap!

First of all, the NagaZasshi team would like to thank all of those who came out to the concert earlier this month! We had decent weather, a good turnout and some great performances!

Most importantly, we were able to raise nearly 60,000 yen Cathy Huynh and Kari Bowerman, two expats living in Korean who unfortunately passed away in Vietnam earlier this month. Thanks again to those who came out and showed their support! … Continue reading »

Nagazasshi Presents: ふるさと日本、OUR JAPAN (Aug 2012-Aug 2013 Calendar)


Looking for a way to keep your busy schedule organized throughout the year? The Nagazasshi has collected breathtaking photos taken in Nagasaki and all over Japan to present to you: ふるさと日本, Our Japan (a 2012-2013 calendar). The best part is: A portion of the calendar proceeds will go to Tohoku rebuilding efforts, so why not support charity while livening up your workspace or living room with these stunning photos?

We’re offering a special discount for pre-orders, so order soon! … Continue reading »

Nagasaki Photo Contest!

Dejima Network, an international relations organization based in Nagasaki City, is holding a photo contest for foreign residents of Nagasaki Prefecture.

Theme: “Scenery of Nagasaki” (The Nagasaki I Love)
Submission Deadline: July 20, 2012

Please visit their website for more information:

This is a great chance to showcase your favorite place in Nagasaki Prefecture and maybe even win a great prize!

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NagaZasshi Profile on Dejima Network!

We’re used to covering all different kinds of topics in the NagaZasshi – but we’re not so used to becoming the topic ourselves! However, that’s what we became in a recent Dejima Network article. Here, have a look for yourself!

The NagaZasshi editing team was profiled, and editor-in-chief Kim Durinick was interviewed about the behind-the-scenes work needed to make it all tick. Give it a read and go check out the Dejima Network – the international arm of the prefectural … Continue reading »

A New NagaZasshi project – The Nagasaki Calendar! Photo submissions wanted!

Greetings all! We’re happy to announce a new project from the NagaZasshi team: A NagaZasshi Nagasaki Calendar!

Many of us involved with the NagaZasshi as readers or editors are involved with the JET Programme, and a long-time tradition — the annual JET Calendar, showcasing the best photographs from JETs around Japan — has not continued for 2012. Seeing as there’s now a calendar-shaped gap in our lives, we’ve decided to do something about that and commission our own Nagasaki NagaZasshi … Continue reading »

Catching up – issues 4.3 and 4.4 out now!

Hisashiburi, NagaZasshi faithful! Hope you’re surviving the chilly Nagasaki winter. Nothing better than huddling under the kotatsu with some nabe and something to read!

And that’s where we come in. Here’s links to the online copies of our two most recent issues: Volume 4 issue 3 from November, and fresh off the presses, volume 4 issue 4! Issue 3 has a feature on volunteering in Tohoku, a guide to traveling in many popular southeast Asian countries, and an investigation … Continue reading »