Akito Akagi interview ( English )

An interview with Akito Akagi


As a child, Mr. Akagi could not understand what it meant to be in harmony with others. The boy who played with making box gardens with a sense of incompatibility with the world eventually became a young man who was passionate about poetry and novels.

‘I liked the poetry of people like Kenji Miyazawa and Chuya Nakahara, and made my own poetry collection in high school. At that time, I was thinking of becoming a poet, so I submitted my poems to contemporary poetry magazines, but they never picked them up, probably...