Terry Shima, 442nd RCT. Image: Screenshot of interview with Friends of National WWII Memorial, 2020.
Sho Watanabe, the Correspondent for Nippon TV Washington, DC, News Bureau, interviewed former JAVA Executive Director and longtime JAVA member, Terry Shima, 442nd RCT. Mr. Watanabe noted that "through the interview, I learned more about the history of the 442nd Regiment and the history of Japanese Americans." He also added that "we must continue our efforts for peace and equality. While I am in the United States, I would like to talk more with people who have the same roots in Japan and deepen mutual understanding."
The interview was covered in the following press:
・ Nippon TV NEWS24 website
・ Yahoo! news
Mr. Wantanabe also interviewed MIS veteran Shinye Gima of Hawaii.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hParTo4eQrc