Helping those affected by the earthquake in Japan

We’re all aware of destruction that has left the north-eastern portion of Japan in utter ruins. Thousands have perished, many more missing and millions without water or electricity.

There are ways you can help; both the Canadian Red Cross and American Red Cross, along with Doctors Without Borders in Canada and the United States are accepting donations as are many other local charitable organizations.

Have family or friends in Japan? The Google Person Finder can help you locate loved ones.

The Anime News Network is also publishing a list of manga artists and other members of the anime inustry who have checked in after the disaster. Various artists are also working on a collaborative doujinshi with profits going toward relief efforts.

About Frederick Linsmeyer

A regular pop-drinking, hockey-watching, snow-shovelling Canadian, Frederick, aka Nephrus, loves his anime. Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Frederick runs amok between his hometown and the states of Illinois and Texas, spending time with friends, at anime conventions and looking for some good burgers or sashimi.

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