years of 100 women who have firmly lived through the ground of Brazil
In 2008, numbers of commemorative events were held both in Brazil
and Japan to celebrate 100 years anniversary of Japan-Brazil emigrant.
100 years ago, the reality awaited the women who moved to Brazil
with a dream - to accompany with their husband and family, or as
a picture bride - was unimaginably severe circumstances. Nevertheless
those women have toughly stood up through such trying days with
their characteristic toughness and cheefulness, and have powerfully
supported their family and also the Japanese society in Brazil.
Going all around Brazil, reporters of Sao Paulo Shimbun have collected
fresh-hand voices of those women and worked up those interviews
with both new and old pictures into one book as a valuable record
of Japanese emigrants.
The 100 ways of life of those 100 women is truly a history man-created,
which tells you a wisdom of living, and philosophy of what is "to
A newspaper of Japanese-writing, published and distributed in Japanese
society in Brazil, which has the largest number of readers among
other Japanese papers. The population in the Japanese society in
Brazil now counts about one and a quarter million. Although the
number of whom speak and write Japanese have been reduced year by
year, more than a hundred thousand of the first-generation Japanese
emigrants in Brazil are still living well, and the Japanese newspaper
is widely read as a precious information source.
*Japanese texts only