According to Takashi Hirose, a novelist who has written several books about nuclear power and the accidents related to nuclear, the benefit from the nuclear power plant is only for the politician who approved it, the muninciple of the town and the constractor.
Mitsuko Uchida is one of the great classical Japanese pianists who just won the Grammy Award in 2011.
On the night of the 13th of February, four Japanese musicians won at the 53th Grammy Award. This is historical. One of them is the guitarist, Takahiro Matsumoto from Japanese rock group B’z which has been one of the top group in Japan since the late 80’s. He won the grammy by collaborating with a master of guitar, Larry Carlton.