With the soul of an athlete striving for that extra bit of strength toward the finish line, a lightning-fast curve ball, or a game-winning lay-up, publisher Akira Komai (1908-1983) remained intensely focused on the goal: Rafu Shimpo must serve the community’s interests, its concerns, and its future.
— Excerpt from Citizen Journalist: The WWII Journal of Akira Komai