2018年11月9日
Mainichi Newspaper 11.08.18 premium
Rica Matsumoto, who received the Oyako Award Special Prize 2018 was introduced in Mainichi Newspaper (Evening) on November 8th, 2018. http://mainichi.jp/articles/20181108/dde/014/070/017000c Rica and Bruce Osborn first met 34 years ago when Bruce photographed Rika and her father. Rica and her father Mr.Yujiro Matsumoto is on the cover of the newest OYAKO book! The book can be purchased on the following site. Amazon (US) https://goo.gl/u1ApVr Amazon (Japan) https://goo.gl/oVxmSz
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2018年9月9日
Oyako Day 2018 premium
We are in the process of choosing the winners for “Oyako Day Photo Contest” and “Oyako Day Essay Contest.” The winner will be announced on Oyako Day official site.  
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2018年8月29日
Oyoko Day Essay Vol.4 premium
We will introduce some works from the collection of works in past Oyako Day Essay contest.   LAYING POSSUM The little girls’ batteries begin to run down after eight at night. You can measure the younger one’s fatigue by how much she cries. As for her full of energy older sister, she survived today’s kindergarten, but now she’s run out of juice and is sleeping on the sofa. Mom’s the one who’s supposed to get them both upstairs to bed. After a 10 kilo and then a 17 kilo freight transfer to the second floor, Mom’s ready to give it up, but when she comes back to the living room, […]
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Oyako Day Editorial Team
2018年8月29日
Oyoko Day Essay Vol.3 premium
We will introduce some works from the collection of works in past Oyako Day Essay contest.   I COULD HAVE PICKED A BETTER MOTHER Always at work, never at home; oh, how I hated my mother. When I thought I heard her at home, I’d find her standing there at the kitchen sink with her back to me. By middle school, I was fed up with everything. One day something happened at school that bothered me and everything went haywire. At home, I blew my top and turned on my mother. “If only I could have chosen my mother ! I would’ve picked a better one !!” I could see […]
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Oyako Day Editorial Team
2018年8月25日
What is Oyako Day? premium
Oyako Day 2018 video clip on Yahoo! News. Directed by Toshi Inomata who was also the was director the Oyako Movie This year’s Oyako Day Exhibition starts on September 14th at Olympus Gallery Tokyo. Please clickHERE to view Yahoo! News.    
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2018年7月21日
Oyako Day X T-site premium
Oyako Day Book Giving display at T-Site in Daikanyama. http://real.tsite.jp/daikanyama/english/
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2018年7月20日
Book Giving Campaign premium
On July 13th, there was a press event announcing this year’s Oyako Day book giving campaign which is supported by the following bookstores. Tsutaya, Asahiya, Libro, Parco, Yomu Yomu, Tadaya, Orion, Books Emutasu.   
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2018年7月18日
Oyoko Day Essay vol.2 premium
We will introduce some works from the collection of works in past Oyako Day Essay contest.   THE DAY I BCAME A PARENT I suddenly became the mother of a 10 year-old, American boy. Not a blood relation, but a foster parent. He was cute for the first month, but from there on, he plunged into rebellion. He was difficult and emotionally unstable. How many times did I think I should to stop being a foster parent? When I thought of giving over my role to a social worker, the words stuck in my throat and I couldn’t go through with it. Our mud-slinging went on for a half a […]
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2018年7月18日
Oyoko Day Essay vol.1 premium
We will introduce some works from the collection of works in past Oyako Day Essay contest.   IT’S JUST ABOUT BEING TOGETHER “Your stomach aches again? You know, if you say that every morning, people will stop believing it’s true. Then when it really hurts, no one will help you. Now get up and get ready to go.” From kindergarten through first grade, for 4 years, it was the same every day. My daughter would complain of stomachaches and refuse to get dressed. Even if I drove her to the kindergarten, she wouldn’t get out of the car. When it came time for us to separate, she’d burst into tears, […]
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2018年7月5日
TSUTAYA
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OYAKO DAY 2018
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In support of Oyako Day, TSUTAYA is corroborating with of other bookstores on a campaign asking parents to give their children books. Believing in their power to stimulate positive change and we hope these presents will serve as inspiration for the children. This book campaign is happening in 900 bookstores throughout Japan during the month of July.
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2018年5月22日
Oyako Day 2018
Super Photo Session
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Bruce Osborn will be taking photos of one hundred Oyako (parents and children) on Oyako Day. See details below on how to apply Photographs taken at other Super Photo Sessions can be seen at Oyako Photo Gallery   SUPER PHOTO SESSION DATE: Oyako Day, July 22, 2018   APPLICATION DATES: Applications must be received by June 30, 2018   NOTIFICATION: Families that were selected will be contacted by July 13th.   LOCATION: A photo studio in Tokyo (participants informed of exact location upon notification)   PHOTO FEE: Free *Each family is responsible for their transportation to and from the studio.   PHOTO: Each family will receive one free print.   PRESS: Reporters are welcome on the session […]
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2018年5月22日
Oyako Day 2018
Essay Contest
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Send us an essay about your family. This contest is open to everyone and there is no fee for entering. Example subjects: “now we can laugh about it”, “an unbreakable tie”, “an unforgettable memory”, “now that I’m a parent, I finally understand”, “what a crazy family” DETAILS   SEND 1. Your essay (include the title of the essay) 2. Your name, address, and age   TO E-Mail: essay@oyako.org please include “Oyako Essay Contest” as your e-mail’s subject line   Mail: OYAKO DAY 2018 Essay Contest HAYAMA Post office #13 240-0199, Japan    APPLICATION DATES: Contest ends July 23, 2018 Prize-winning essays will be introduced on the website at a later date.   JUDGES: Winning […]
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