Eyeless in Japan
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Eyeless in Japan

The Many Faces of Ken Shimura

Remembering a Japanese comedian who deserves more American appreciation

Photo taken from Ken Shimura’s official Facebook page. Used as an aide for education under “Fair Use.”

The loss of Ken Shimura is a tragedy that was mostly felt by the Japanese people. While you could find clips for many of his sketches on YouTube, I don’t think he was that well known outside of Japan. To me, this is a real shame, because his comedy had a universal appeal, and I think that he…




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Sansu the Cat

Sansu the Cat

I write about art, life, and humanity. M.A. Japanese Literature. B.A. Spanish & Japanese. email: sansuthecat@yahoo.com

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