[Details]The prize of the autumn decoration Kotose is November 3, 5:32 a.m.
The awardees of this year’s “Autumn Ornament” were announced, and a total of 4,100 people who had been honored in each field were awarded. We will introduce some of the people who received the medal in detail.
Takeshi Uchiyamada, “The Order of the 17th”
Takeshi Uchiyamada, who received the Order of the 14th, is a 74-year-old from Aichi Prefecture.
After joining Toyota Motor Corporation in 1969 and serving as Vice President and Vice Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation, he has served as Chairman since 2013.
As an engineer, he was involved in the development of cars and was responsible for the development of the world’s first Prius, which was the first hybrid vehicle to be mass-produced as a hybrid vehicle that combines a gasoline engine with an electric motor, and led the way in the low fuel consumption of automobiles.
He also served as Vice Chairman of Keidanren and Director of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, contributing to the development of the industrial economy.
Regarding the medal, Mr. Uchiyamada said, “I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the results of working together with the guidance and support of many people, including customers not only in Japan but also around the world. We will continue to do our best to overcome the difficult situation of Corona And to be able to contribute to the further development of industry, economy, and society.”
Masahiro Nakai, “The Order of the 21st”
Masahiro Nakai, who received the Order of the 17th, is 81 years old.
After working for the former Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and as chairman of Okinawa Electric Power Co., he was elected for the first time in the Okinawa gubernatorial election in 2006 and served as governor for two terms and eight years.
In order to raise the bottom of The Okinawa Prefecture economy, which has an economic gap with the mainland, we worked to attract companies, improve the employment environment, and promote tourism, which is our main industry, and in 2013 approved the government’s application for re-opening the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Base off Henoko.
Makoto Nakai said of the medal, “I’m surprised myself. To be honest, it’s a bit embarrassing.”
As for the government’s approval of the landfill off Henoko, he said, “In keeping with the law, the government applied properly and the prefectural government took the time to check whether it was in the standard. Based on that, I thought that approval was natural if there was no problem. The aim is to eliminate the danger of the Futenma base, and it does not start if we do not do it well here.”
In addition, Prime Minister Naoto Kan, who was Chief Cabinet Secretary at the time of facing his time as governor over the promotion of Okinawa and the reduction of the burden on the base, said, “I was a real politician who said, “I would do what I could quickly if I had a problem. At the time of creating a new Okinawa promotion plan in the future, I have a feeling that the right person will become Prime Minister and be able to put together a story more and more quickly.”
Kunio Nakamura, “The Order of the 17th”
Kunio Nakamura, who received the Order of the 17th, is an 81-year-old from Shiga Prefecture.
In 2000, he was appointed president of the former Matsushita Electric Industry and now Panasonic.
Although the company fell into a huge deficit due to the collapse of the IT bubble, Mr. Nakamura, under the slogan “Destruction and Creation,” was established by konosuke Matsushita, the founder of the company, and carried out bold reforms such as abolishing the division system for each product that has been going on for many years, and carried out a V-shaped recovery.
In 2007, he became Vice Chairman of Keidanren, where he worked hard to develop Japan-China relations and served to introduce the Doshu system.
We also focused on policy proposals such as the new IT strategy of the country, the establishment of the Consumer Affairs Agency, and the protection of intellectual property rights.
Regarding this award, Mr. Nakamura said, “I am honored to receive an excessive honor. It is an desirable pleasure to participate in the formulation of proposals not only for industry issues but also for a wide range of national issues, and to contribute to the realization of a rich life. We will continue to do our best to encourage this medal and contribute to the development of society.”
Kenzo Kita, “The Order of the Ying Sun”
Kenzo Kitakita, a novelist who receives the Order of the 1988 Order, is 73 years old from Saga Prefecture.
He made his debut in “To a Bright Town” in 1970 while he was a university student, and he was in the limelight as the flag bearer of hard-boiled novels in 1981.
In 1989, he announced the “Gate of the King” set in the North-South Period, opened a new frontier for historical novels, and in 2006 he was awarded the Sima Ryotaro Award for all 19 volumes of Minamataden.
He has also contributed to the development of the Japanese literary world by serving as a member of the Selection Committee for the Naoki Prize for 20 years, and received the Purple Ribbon Medal in 2013.
Regarding the award, Kita said, “I was happy to be able to write more than others and still praise the writer’s life, which has been around for a long time without losing the deadline, and that might allow me to increase the existence of novels a little more.” I am aware that living is what I write, so I will continue to write stories. It’s my mission to write stories.”
Hiroshi Tsuji, “The Order of the Ying Sun”
Hiroshi Tsuji, an actor who receives the Order of the 20th, is a 70-year-old from Nagoya City.
He formed the rock band Cools in 1975 and made his record debut, and the following year he appeared in the movie “Violence Class” and began acting.
Since then, he has joined Ishihara Promotion, an entertainment company founded by Yujiro Ishihara, and has appeared in many films, including the commercial drama “Western Police” series and the “Above Detective” series, as well as NHK’s special drama “Clouds on the Slope” and the serial TV novel “Pure and Love.”
He played a wide range of characters, from hard-boiled detectives to comical roles, and became a hot topic when he won the Best Actor Award at the Montreal World Film Festival in Canada for his film The Ended Man.
Mr. Tsuji commented on the award, and said, “It is a great honor to receive an 100-day honor. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all of you who have supported me so far,” and then, “I have been following my back until the other day, and I will continue to devote myself to the same chapter as Watanabe.”
Yukiaki Hattori, “The Order of the Ying Sun”
Kogo Hattori, a culinary critic who receives the Order of the 1988 Order, is a 74-year-old from Tokyo.
After graduating from university, he served as a lecturer at Hattori Nutrition College, a culinary school founded by his father, and became principal at the age of 31, and has been training nutritionists and cooks for more than 40 years.
On the other hand, he not only worked as a supervisor on TV cooking programs, but also appeared himself as a commentator and judge, and became widely known for his rich knowledge.
He has also appealed for the need for “food education” for many years and has been working to spread the system in Japan, such as serving as the chair of the Special Committee on the Promotion and Evaluation of Food Education by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
He is also instrumental in the spread of French cuisine in Japan, and in 2015 he was awarded france’s most honorable Legion d’Honneur.
Regarding this award, Hattori said, “I am very happy that our achievements have been evaluated, but I think this is the result of the power of those people because it is only possible to achieve this with the cooperation of the people around us. Education in Japan has three pillars: education, virtue education, and physical education, but I am very happy to know that if food education is added to it, it will be balanced, and I want to connect to that. I’d like to work on this award in a positive way.”
Joseph Dunford, The Order of the 1st
U.S. President Joseph Dunford, who received the Order of the 1952, served as the head of the U.S. Military Uniforms Group and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff until last year, and has been working to strengthen U.S.-Japan security cooperation.
To coincide with this medal, Mr. Dunford answered nhk’s interview.
In this, Mr. Dunford said, “It’s a real honor. As Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I would like to receive a medal on behalf of all those who have worked the most important bilateral relations in the Indo-Pacific region. I think this chapter highlights the closeness of both countries.”
On that basis, he stressed that the relationship between the two countries is unwavering, noting that “the United States and Japan share values at all levels in order to pursue national interests, especially in order to achieve prosperity and stability in the Pacific region.”
He also said of Japan, which he has visited frequently since he first came to Japan in 1980 as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, “I remember doing exercises with the Japanese Self-Defense Forces and building close personal relationships with the members. I have been placed in Japan three times, but what I remember is the hospitality of the Japanese people.”
Mr. Dunford said of the future U.S.-Japan relationship, “I am a military man, but the security relationship between Japan and the United States is not the most important. What is important is the relationship between people. It’s a social, economic, and political relationship that benefits each other. Japan and the United States share important values. The challenges we face cannot be solved by a single country alone.”
Junk Road Junkel
From 2014 to November last year, Junk road Junkel, who received the Order of the Rising Sun, served as the executive body of the EU-European Union and chairman of the European Commission, where he led trade frictions with the United States and negotiations over Britain’s departure.
In conjunction with this medal, Mr. Junkel answered NHK’s interview.
In this, Mr. Junkel named former Prime Minister Abe, who was intimate.It’s a real honor to be able to receive what is rarely given. I owe it to Japan and my close friend, former Prime Minister Abe.”
Japan and the EU share values with each other and are in a position to promote multilateralism, especially on the EPA-Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and the EU, which came into force in February last year. It is a wide-based cooperative relationship like no other in the world.”
Regarding the future relationship between Japan and the EU, he said, “Good relations between Japan and the EU can bring stability to the international community. We should further strengthen this relationship,” he said, adding that he hoped that they would play a leading role in the world together by further strengthening the relationship.