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Sachiko Matsuo

First Generation, Nagasaki
"Peace is our number one priority."
Sachiko Matsuo

Shinichi Konishi

First Generation, Nagasaki
"Pika! Don! It was a fireball explosion that emitted a blinding light and a loud reverberation that shook the earth..."
Shinichi Konishi

Kazumi Yamada

First Generation, Nagasaki
"It has been 72 years since the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. The cruel and inhumane nature of this weapon..."
Kazumi Yamada

Hiromi Hasai

First Generation, Hiroshima
"Can one kill for peace? Hibakusha are not asking for an apology or compensation. We simply wish to..."
Hiromi Hasai

Akito Kawamoto

First Generation, Hiroshima
"Through meeting (members of the future generation) at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, I have been able to..."
Akito Kawamoto

Chisako Takeoka

First Generation, Hiroshima
“The other day, I shared my hibakusha experience with a group of energetic sixth graders. When I was finished..."
Chisako Takeoka

Masakatsu Obata

First Generation, Nagasaki
“I often think that humans go into war to satisfy their greed. If we rid ourselves of greed and help each other instead..."
Masakatsu Obata

Emiko Okada

First Generation, Hiroshima
“War is one of two things: either you kill, or get killed. Many children are victimized by..."
Emiko Okada

Motoko Okinishi

First Generation, Nagasaki
“In 1945, I was exposed to the atomic bomb, 4.1km away from the hypocenter. My 17-year-old surrogate brother was killed..."
Motoko Okinishi

Mitsuto Terakawa

First Generation, Hiroshima
“As a hibakusha, all I can do is pray for world peace. May we live the rest of our days with no nuclear war. Mitsuto Terakawa”
Mitsuto Terakawa
1945 is a documentary project created by Haruka Sakaguchi.
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