Even areas with extremely low radiation levels, are finding everything from their goods to their tourist spots shunned.
The students and teachers at Ookawa school knew what to do when the tsunami warning sounded. But they never thought it would happen to them.
Recovering bodies and planning for an uncertain existence are top priorities in northeast Japan.
A bit of good news, even as the death toll from Japan's double-whammy disaster reaches more than 8,000.
The mood is grim at the Ochiai Sports Center in Yamagata City.
Workers could not continue to douse reactors with water due to the need to withdraw.
Large amounts of radiation leaked into the air after a third reactor at an atomic power plant experienced an explosion and a fourth caught fire.
Dozens of daily aftershocks jolt the normally quake-hardened people of Yamagata.
With potential shortages of oil, the horrific events in Japan likely to shake financial markets.
In the city with the most Michelin stars, how to eat sumptuously at any price.
All eyes are on outspoken finance minister Naoto Kan.