LAGOON TRAVELING

An adventure of a little bird through the Lagoons in Niigata.

New Interviews!
Hej-Bird’s Books
Mushi’s Features
Turtle’s Information
Let’s fly with Hej Bird, View from the sky.
 
Select scenes of the Lagoons

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Fukushimagata

Movie
Now Webcasting

bird Hej

Uwasekigata

Movie
Now Webcasting

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Toyanogata

Movie
Coming soon

bird Hej

Sakata

Movie
Now Webcasting

Visual books
 
Hello, I’m Hej, the migratory bird. On my trip to the north this year, I flew into a storm and I lost my way.
Where am I? ...Read more about my adventure
on ‘Hej-Bird’s story’ !

Fish's book

Fish’s
maps

Under construction; please wait a little while.

Gran-pa Turtle's book

Turtle’s
interviews

You can read interviews

Information about 4 Lagoons in Niigata
 
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Sakata
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Uwasekigata
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Lagoon Traveling Staff
 

Photographers: Tachinobu Fukumoto, Kazuhiko Saito, Yumiko Iizuka

‘the Book of Hej bird’ ‘the Book of Mushi’ ‘the Book of Gran-pa Turtle’

Movie makers: NOBU+KAZU

Camera operator: Kazuhiko Saito

Sound engineer and editor: Nobuyoshi Kobayashi

special thanks to WIN+PLUS Co.

3D Animator: Chisako Kawagoe

Music: Kazuma Takahashi and Masaki Ono

Illustrator: Yumiko Iizuka

HP designer: Yumiko Iizuka

HP programmer: Yuushi Kobayashi

- Stories -

‘The Book of Hej’ in English

Co-author: Sayuri Ryan (12 years old) and Kayoko Ryan

‘The Album of Kawasemi’ in English

Scluptures: Rie Taniguchi

Essey: Rie Taniguchi and Ian Batten

Photographer: Joël Degen

‘The Collection of Mushi’ in English

Writer: Yumiko Iizuka

‘The Book of Mushi’ in Japanese

Haiku Writer: Sobyo

‘The Book of Fish’ in English

Co-author: Marina Starr and Maki Starr

- Editors -

Japanese copy editor: Chieko Homma

English copy editor: Etsuko Ito

English copy editor (poem): Kaito Hakamata

Original story by Yumiko Iizuka

 

Fukushimagata Lagoon

Caretaker for ‘Gataraitei’: Tetsuo Hasegawa

Fishing in Fukushimagata: Tetsuo Hasegawa

Thank you for all the support by people in Fukushimatgata.

Toyanogata Lagoon

Artist: Rika Oya

comming soon

Sakata Lagoon

‘Herb Land Season’ Herbal Instructor: Setsuko Nagashima

Chief supporter: Haruyuki Wakui
Carpenter in Akatsuka area: Tadao Morita

Supporting organization: ‘Sakata Mizudori Shicchi Center’ and ‘Sakata to Ayumu Akatsuka no Kai

Uwasekigata Lagoon

Hammered Dulcimer Player: Kazuma Takahashi

 

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