Friday, December 9, 2011

Aizu Wakamatsu

We visited Koichi Takita-san when we were in Japan and found him to be such a friendly and generous person as well as a very good potter. He had worked as an instructor in Colombo and his English was excellent. A mutual friend and I have tried to contact him following the earthquake and tsunami without success. He seems to have moved away from Aizu Wakamatsu. I was wondering whether anyone has any information regarding his where-abouts and how much he was affected by the March disaster.


  1. Hi,I am intrested in finding out more about him as well...he set up our ceramics department in

    Shazia Mirza

    1. Koichi Takita seems to be doing fine. Not sure if still living in the Tochigi Prefecture near Utsunomiya. He visited Bangladesh in Dec. 2012 for 50 year reunion at University of Dhaka. His daughter produced a video of the event. See it at
      She also has a facebook page with public access to videos of her father working. See I'll send you a recent portrait of Koichi Takita via your email address.