Whether or not one feels sympathy for Keiko, it is true that the problems confronting Akira
and his siblings cannot be ascribed simply to the specific inadequacy of their parenting; rather, they are also a consequence of inadequacies in the political provision made for single-parent families, and, crucially, of wider social attitudes towards the family as an institution.
And relieved Akira
, who had begged police to keep searching, told the world: "I always believed they were alive.
Kubota began his career in Sony in 1974, in charge of the electronic giant's overseas plants and divisions of audio frequency, information system and solution, computer entertainment, core component, and procurement.
Amanda has had Akira
from being a kitten and says: "I used to live in Marsden and while I was there, this cat was found in nearby Oldham as a stray.
Your and My Secret is a romance-comedy; the big joke is that Akira
is a better girl than Nanako, and vice versa.
Included in the First amenities collection are: Collette Dinnigan-designed floral silk purses for female customers; Akira
Isogawa-designed zippered pods in chocolate suede for men; Akira
Isogawa pyjamas in soft cotton with matching eyeshade and slippers; hydrating products from French skincare house Payot Paris; and other comfort items, including hair products from Australian hairstylist Kevin Murphy.
Tatsuya Nakadai, known for numerous samurai roles and as the young villain with a gun in Akira
Kurosawa's Yojimbo (1961), remembered with frustration how he, a Shakespearean actor, saw line after line of his dialogue disappear under Naruse's murderous pencil.
Address for correspondence: Akira
Ito, Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Midorigaoka-Higashi 2-1-11, Asahikawa 078-8510, Japan; fax: +81(0) 166-68-2429; email: akiraito@asahikawamed.
Brothers Minoru, 67, and Akira
, 65, made the Forbes list of the world's richest men as recently as 1998, when their holdings were estimated at $3.
1910: Birthday of Japanese director Akira
KurosawaBorn in Tokyo, Akira
Kurosawa was the youngest of seven children.
is the film that set the Japanese Manga standard for the Western world.
Take is also charged, along with the three, of murdering Morita's husband, Akira