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Media Coverage and Interviews (2021〜2024)


Media Coverage and Interviews

  • 2021
    • 5/11: Featured in the Kahoku Shimpo newspaper.
    • 6/19: Appeared on Yamagata Television‘s “Opinions Plaza.”
    • 7/4: Sago New Material Guitars featured the guitar “Shinra – The Four Seasons” painted by Maika.
    • 9/16: Yamagata Television showcased products designed by Maika.
    • 9/18: Featured in the Yamagata Newspaper‘s economy section.
    • 9/22: Introduced in Yamagata City’s Free Paper.
    • 10/9 and 10/10: Featured in the Yamagata Newspaper; also highlighted in the 60th Anniversary Pamphlet of Asahi Ginza Shopping District’s “One Shop, One Specialty” campaign.
    • 10/31: Interview in the Yamagata Newspaper‘s Sunday Interview section.
    • 11/8 and 11/9: Appeared on FM Yamagata’s WAVE 4 yamagata and community broadcasting station Radio Monster, respectively.
    • 11/15: Featured in real local yamagata’s publication “Yamagata Life Real Voice.”
    • 11/19 and 11/20: Featured in Kahoku Shimpo and appeared on Diversity Media’s Community Eye.
    • 12/12, 12/14, and 12/17: Appearances on YBC Yamagata Broadcasting and TUY TV Yamagata, and a YouTube broadcast on YBC Yamagata Broadcasting‘s official channel.
  • 2022
    • 1/1: Featured in the Yomiuri Newspaper‘s New Year edition.
    • 1/10 and 1/12: Featured in Yamagata Newspaper and appeared on TUY TV Yamagata‘s “Dosukoi Yamagata.”
    • 2/24 and 3/2: Appeared on YBC Yamagata Broadcasting‘s “Golden Piyokan” and TUY TV Yamagata‘s “N Sta Yamagata.”
    • 3/11: Appeared on YBC Yamagata Broadcasting‘s “Yamagata City Politics.”
    • March 13th to 28th: Released Zao Taiko Project‘s “Seiun” video and making-of footage.
    • 4/2 to 4/30: Collaborated with Onimaru for Joint Artworks Exhibition, and released a Live Painting × Japanese Drums video at Zao Dokkonuma Swamp, Yamagata.
    • 4/6: Shuzo Sake Brewery launched “Junmai Ginjo Zao’s Snow Melt,” with media coverage by Kahoku Shimpo, Yomiuri Newspaper, and YBC Yamagata Broadcasting.
    • 4/19 and 4/26: Featured in Kahoku Shimpo and appeared on FM Yamagata.
    • 6/1: Covered in “Public Relations Yamagata” June issue.
    • 6/5: Featured in Asahi Shimbun.
    • 11/4: Covered by Kahoku Shimpo.
    • 12/12: Featured in a roundtable discussion with Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and Deputy Foreign Minister Shunsuke Takei.
  • 2023
    • 1/26: Appeared on YTS Yamagata Television‘s “YTS NEWS.”
    • 3/29: Held a solo exhibition “Premonition.”
    • 5/9: Designed labels for Junmai Daiginjo “Takayou”, released in South Korea.
    • 5/20: Updated information on permanent exhibitions.
    • 9/29: Collaborated on a beer with Yamagata Prefecture’s BAR YOPIKARI.
    • 10/14: Participated in the “Power of TV” contest for the Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Shinetsu regions, 2023, in Yamagata.
    • 12/3: Performed at the grand opening of Roadside Station Yamagata Zao.
  • 2024
    • 1/31: Featured in Yamagata Newspaper and appeared on TUY TV Yamagata‘s “N Sta Yamagata.”
    • 2/3: Held a solo exhibition “Yamagata Four Seasons Album.”