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March 11 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami: wasurenai

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We won’t forget March 11 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. We can’t forget. On that day we were shocked to the roots of our souls, shaken and washed away while the earth trembled under our feet, while the waters of the ocean decided to take away a part of Japan. I remember like if it was yesterday. I was working, and suddenly an eternity came into action. That was it! And so I thought. The great Kanto Earthquake is finally here. But I was wrong. It was the megathrust of Tohoku!

We won’t forget, we can’t forget a country shaken to its roots, the pain and changes onto so many families. And yet, in all this we found friendship all around the world. Beyond our borders, within our souls.

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Today Marks 3rd Anniversary of 311 Tohoku Earthquake


Today marks the third anniversary of 311 Earthquake that hit Tohoku, the northern coast of Japan, in 2011. The disaster killed 15,884 people and left 2,636 missing. Although consorted effort from all over the globe has helped victims in the area, only 3.3% of houses have been recovered so far, leaving 13,000 victims remain houseless and in need of aid still.

Let us take this moment to remember what has happened three years ago, and think what we can do to help shape brighter future for Tohoku.

Rinkya does have a category dedicated for Charity Auction for Tohoku Earthquake. Any items purchased from this category will be FREE COMMISSION. Individual sellers will donate either full or certain percentage won prices toward helping victims of Tohoku Earthquake. (Donation percentage differs depending on each seller. Please read the description for each item.)

Use this link to browse and share Charity Auction Page for Helping Tohoku Earthquake Victims.


Image source: Japan Today

T.M.Revolusion Mugen -winter dust- costume for charity auction


We already saw T.M.Revolution’s Takanori Nishikawa contributed to Stand Up Japan, a charity auction supporting victims of 311 Earthquake, by selling his original costumes from Gekko.

He’s now auctioning his costumes from Mugen -Winter Dust-, one of his hit songs in 1999 as well!
Check out this gorgeous outfit!



Remember this?



And of course, it comes in a set of two, with his pal Daisuke Asakra’s costume too!

T.M.Revolution Mugen costume

Bid on a set of two costumes from T.M.Revolution’s Mugen -Winter Dust-

For all T.M.Revolution auctions, click here.

For all Stand Up Japan charity auctions, click here.

I hope this helps many people in affected areas from earthquake and tsunami!

Takanori Nishikawa/T.M.Revolution for Tohoku Earthquake Charity auctioning his costumes from GEKKOH

As part of charity events ran by Stand Up Japan, a nonprofit group dedicated to helping victims of 311 Tohoku Earthquake, Takanori Nishikawa (T.M. Revolution) is auctioning out two sets of costumes he actually wore in 1999 for Gekkoh (月虹) CD cover, promotions, and videos.


One was worn by Takanori himself, and the other one was worn by his music producer/band partner Daisuke Asakura. (Technically at the time T.M.R was called the end of genesis T.M.R. evolution turbo D)

CD cover of Gekkoh, 1999

BID ON Takanori Nishikawa’s actual costumes used in Gekkoh.

Stand Up Japan also sells a lot of personal items auctioned by Japanese celebrities, musicians, actors, comedians, etc. Check out their YJ auction store to see all listingYou’ll find some amazing things there.

Get things you like, and help out Earthquake/Tsunami victims and affected areas! :)