Kosuke Okahara

A remaining of destroyed building after Tsunami
Tsunami survivors search for their belongings where their houses were standing.
Destroyed cars abandoned in the river.
RIkuzentakata. Whole town was destroyed by Tsunami
Self-defence force soldiers try to search bodies.
Self-defence force soldiers try to search bodies.
A page of school album washed by Tsunami.
Shoe shelf destroyed by Tsunami at Takata high school in Rikuzentakata
Tsunami survivors stay inside the  gymnasium of a local high school.
A car and  cages abandoned in the Tsunami hit area.
A destroyed building of a highschool.
A tree with a destroyed building.
A gate of a house remain as the house has been destroyed by Tsunami. As the land level went down, the sea water came to where there was a house.


Tsunami and aftermath

– Tsunami hit norther Japan  –

for Polka magazine, The New York Times and Newsweek Japan

On march 11th, 2011, magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit northern region of Japan caused massive Tsunami that wiped entire region. More than 15,000 people have been killed and 2,500 people went missing.


This is the coverage of the aftermath of Tsunami for several publications.