Kawasaki Takaya
Kawasaki Takaya
NHK World
Correspondent

Kawasaki Takaya has covered major international events including the Rohingya refugee crisis and the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. He's a recipient of the Galaxy Award for his 2015 documentary on the 30th anniversary of the JAL jetliner crash, and he has been tracking the difficult roadmap to decommissioning the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. He has reported extensively on children's health care issues and is now documenting the acclaimed movie director Obayashi Nobuhiko's struggle with cancer.