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Fritz Schumann @fotografritz Berlin, Deutschland

I work with visual journalism and digital storytelling. I create photos, text, documentary films and books. Covering Japan for ten years.

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Joined Twitter 9/17/09


Donald Trump demands US$8 billion annual payment from Japan for allowing it to host US troops, mainly in Okinawa. T… https://t.co/RfuE1h9vDa
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11/16
2019
@Zeitozean I love the Sarasa!
11/14
2019
shout out to the queer filmmaker who packed their great short film into a car ad??????? https://t.co/oPbVzxAWml
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannJimmy Hattori the ninja condom promotes safe sex in Japan. https://t.co/hlYXjzzyG0
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannNot the world's first woman sushi chef and from what I know, not very well trained or very professional. Journalism… https://t.co/tcRg1GJjWE
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11/13
2019
@AndreasSingler @energiaJP Ich war 2010, 2011 und 2014 auf Iwaishima und traf u.a. auch Hashimoto-san. Schade, dass… https://t.co/pVWIqmzd41WE WON THE BEST PITCH AWARD! for “My Beautiful Dying City, Yuparo” and also Yahoo award for our #FGM documentary at… https://t.co/p6YpvSaMNk
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11/11
2019
Lost in Subscription by @gutjahr https://t.co/G1f6E7iLcL
11/10
2019
map of the """west""" https://t.co/EwRKprdcAa
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11/9
2019
📸#GOTOber 2019 photos are now live! Check the full album out on Flickr and see if you can find yourself in any of… https://t.co/LxiNCBN5mH
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannBy acting against it, I think they continue to put more light on it: "Japan Embassy pulls backing for Vienna exhibi… https://t.co/eOquWP0Cm4
11/8
2019
The Banana and Donut Love Hotel in Kyushu, Japan, has awkward banana and donut mascots. https://t.co/8jeimOvSJz
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11/7
2019
"A photograph is not what happened anymore, a photograph is what we want to have happened." great talk by Fred Ritc… https://t.co/0TtyXmnRo5 @ginkgoleafs Ich richte es aus! (Meine Freundin hats erwischt) @fugu_24 Bisschen schade, sehe sowas all over Tokyo passieren. Edo-Gebäude und Tempel, ja, aber urbane Kultur bewahren, nein...? @ginkgoleafs gibts heute hier auch, aus gleichem Grund ;)Fun fact: 50% of the people in Tokyo have a cedar pollen allergy. The biggest planter of cedar trees in Japan? The… https://t.co/VjcdGGPvFI
11/4
2019
@horn #hallo
10/31
2019
My Mum heard me on the #Shinkansen today for the first time ever!! #reactionvideo 私の母は、今日初めて#新幹線で私を聞いた! https://t.co/MncDy594OA
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannFlorence is a mobile game that I greatly enjoyed recently. Here's a talk by the lead designer about the creative pr… https://t.co/R9VH7KnDcb
10/30
2019
@karlgruenberg Hashtag Freiheit....Komoshika can’t fit on the cable car. https://t.co/mPPyBZzMA7
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannSo @Ishikawa_Sachi and I started replying to Western trolls who don’t know Japanese, in Japanese. Watching them use… https://t.co/duxU3EX9bs
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10/29
2019
"We see the sun. It is one criminal bigger than normal." https://t.co/kodz2336b2
10/28
2019
「僕は母と妹を殺した」 70年間語ることができなかった記憶を今、語る理由。-伊藤詩織 https://t.co/j0DzohAC71Food for the soul: Utsunomiya builds a brand around gyōza https://t.co/jbsTpykGdT https://t.co/b1UYVBLUQX
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10/27
2019
Pay-kun, a credit card-wielding squirrel, is the mascot for Payment Navi, a Japanese credit card information site. https://t.co/cf79nV12PL
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10/25
2019
Our conference photographer and friend @fotografritz doing his thing at the registration. #GOTOber https://t.co/t4g0IMzZBK
Retweeted by Fritz Schumann @DajanaGuenther Ick war auch noch nie so entspannt vorher. Gutes Team, gute Venue, gutes Wetter - alles gut!
10/23
2019
This myth refuses to die. Japan ranks 30th worldwide in suicides. South Korea is 10th, Taiwan 18th. The US ranks 34… https://t.co/aUGxllK3GZ
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannJapanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaims his ascendancy to the throne in a centuries-old ceremony attended by d… https://t.co/8XR26nE8Nt
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannAm 30.11. & 1.12.2019 wird die 34. Tagung der „Initia­ti­ve zur his­to­ri­schen Japan­for­schung“ an der Freien Uni… https://t.co/Oj0ZLROYms
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10/22
2019
@Natascha_Strobl Fotografin Sybille Bergemann, weil sie geschickt doppeldeutig fotografieren konnte, ohne sich selb… https://t.co/bLf6Arf5QY
10/17
2019
Here's a 13min compilation of weird stuff people were doing on a deserted Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo during the typh… https://t.co/UrOv3vnC5CHey, no one could have predicted this would happen: Bags of debris from Fukushima disaster swept away in typhoon https://t.co/3bPKvLeZ47
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10/14
2019
The skies are so sparkling clear in Tokyo today _ as though the typhoon blew it all away to leave Nothing. Nothing… https://t.co/igRyZ3NaYa
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10/13
2019
台風が過ぎるまでは 私のTMレボリューションごっこ見て 外に出るのは我慢してね お兄さんとの約束だよ https://t.co/ssa3hVmeGw
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannA l'intérieur de l'oeil du typhon #Hagibis #台風19号 #台風の目 https://t.co/pQApqCxyH8
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannJapanese consumers have spoken, #Mestemacher: They'd rather go without bread during a natural disaster than attempt… https://t.co/VGpQduCfa9
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10/12
2019
@SatoshiJournal Is this just a precaution or is there real reason for concern?Sesame Street is introducing a new muppet who has a mother battling an opioid addiction because 5.7 million childre… https://t.co/GkhLQufFMf
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10/11
2019
My re-designed book got released today! (center, with the red 151) Look at all the other Japan books – although… https://t.co/fsUxJ4VryVI knew Benrido as a shop that sells beautiful prints of Japanese historical artwork. Little did I know that all of… https://t.co/tUTyLQXuDw
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10/7
2019
In 2013, I wrote a book about Japan. I'd never thought many people would read it, since there's so much out there… https://t.co/01pcKiSxDh
10/3
2019
@SNAWorldNews @ShingetsuNews you're a bit too early, it's still the 2nd in Germany ;)Reminder: Bis zum 7. Oktober kann man noch ein Thema für die 34. Tagung der "Initiative zur historischen Japanforsc… https://t.co/oLGWcWwogw
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10/2
2019
@nattrifork @DajanaGuenther @TriforkDE @GOTOcon @GOTOber Kann mir @TriforkDE ohne Natalie gar nicht mehr vorstellen :)
10/1
2019
@jana_hensel Und wie ich vor kurzem erfahren habe, gibt es aktuell wohl nicht einen einzigen ostdeutschen BotschafterIn im Ausland.
9/30
2019
I had one of the best workshop experiences in Bremen today, teaching other young video journalists. I never would h… https://t.co/JJu8sxHxDk @hangry_stories Bergab? Geht das?
9/27
2019
Im Interview mit mir ;) https://t.co/FJT8YbvYOD
9/26
2019
Hey everyone. This is difficult for me to share, but I think it’s important. I’m #ActuallyAutistic 🤗 https://t.co/AbPPzTM74A
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9/22
2019
For the 1st time there are more women on the boards of German listed companies than men named Thomas & Michael https://t.co/CZVs67pDWG
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannIf you wake up on a Casper mattress, hail Lyft to get to your desk at WeWork, use DoorDash to order lunch, and get… https://t.co/mPBhTtLeuh
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9/21
2019
@writerofscratch In short: economic reasons I guess? Not sure how the trade relations between the Netherlands and J… https://t.co/F9h3andVyd @writerofscratch Asked by the Japanese why his Dutch sounds a bit weird, he said "I'm a mountain dutch man, we have… https://t.co/3Po5yIcKwE @writerofscratch Do you know the story of Franz Siebold? Back when Japan was closed, the tiny island of Deshima was… https://t.co/kgCXaISoZw @writerofscratch Oh sorry, seems that the Netherlands are not part of the program :( https://t.co/Y7VX1zu8lu @writerofscratch If you meet the requirements, yes: Below the age of 30 (I think?), at least 2.000€ in the bank and… https://t.co/3pKMtwaNrp @writerofscratch I can't offer you an internship (because I'm not in Japan), but I worked there as a freelance jour… https://t.co/FywangHnxu @writerofscratch why an internship specifically and not an assistant or freelance position? Because of the visa?
9/18
2019
"Except in special circumstances, including those in which the intention behind the retweet can be understood from… https://t.co/iVWhMx3hZW
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9/17
2019
(Very glad that everything is cloud based now, I installed the software right away. I lost no data, since it was st… https://t.co/Vjhncqww0VThe PC was send in and arrived back last Friday. Apparently, it was the SSD that was broken and they replaced it. A… https://t.co/8SkylsxK7ZI thanked the shop clerk from @cyberport_de who sat with me through the whole torture and provided me with wonderf… https://t.co/xjo0Fdt9NB"No. I bought it in September, I got the invoice here!" And then, a miracle happened: "Okay, I update the warranty… https://t.co/odXlTGGe5mEventually, I got to the last person in the line. "Have you tried installing Windows again?" -"...as I explained th… https://t.co/k8asCgiExEI got someone new, explained the situation again and they said "oh, but you need to talk to warranty." -"Guess who… https://t.co/zgxokXGbeSThe person on the phone said the same thing again, the store clerk also said no, again. Then the phone got rude "I… https://t.co/SXVX3ORBojMeanwhile, the store clerk came to see how I was doing. I said, they insisted on March and she checked to see when… https://t.co/nWFL87spDwI bought it in September, got the invoice in my hand and can gladly send it to them. I am even in the shop where I… https://t.co/CupqgeeBhoAfter the computer voice sorted me out, I got to a human being in warranty and explained my case. They asked for a… https://t.co/AWhFao45GPHere's how the story continued: I took the computer back to the store. They were super friendly and helpful, and sa… https://t.co/QU9EBNJYjoWe're hiring! - Apply for our Production Fellowship here: https://t.co/FnFBGji8K0 - Apply for or Post/Production Co… https://t.co/p8MMDSGeDx
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9/16
2019
I saw an amazing moon last night in Berlin https://t.co/BUnW5nYHsT
9/15
2019
"Among those in their 30s or younger, roughly 90 percent supported the legalization of same-sex marriage, according… https://t.co/bPQu0WfWVX
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9/14
2019
This is one of the kindest, deepest and most poetic takes on Nomandland anyone has ever written. Thank you,… https://t.co/OfPIzz288H
Retweeted by Fritz Schumann#FPCJ has opened What’s Up Japan (https://t.co/iYhTSZsGTp), a new site introducing Olympics and Paralympics stories… https://t.co/7kibX9dXtZ
Retweeted by Fritz SchumannVideo: 'What one wears doesn't imply sexual consent' - Japanese journalist tells demo in the same clothes that she… https://t.co/qVzNOf7Nfp
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9/13
2019
Ito Shiroi ( 伊藤詩織), the journalist who’s been outspoken since her rape case was thrown out by authorities, spoke fo… https://t.co/wXMkZ5GyXg
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9/11
2019
Happy palindrome week! 9-10-19 9-11-19 9-12-19 9-13-19 9-14-19 9-15-19 9-16-19 9-17-19 9-18-19 9-19-19 (won't happen again for 92 years)
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9/10
2019
@AlfieJapanorama socks dry?What this actually means is that big social media has the means to put an end to the torrent of hate, harassment, m… https://t.co/0TujHbJ5JE
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9/9
2019
Sumikko, a lump of burning charcoal, is the mascot of Sumita, a town in Japan. Sumikko is smoldering with hot passi… https://t.co/BKLd35iHEE
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9/8
2019
I just want to emphasise how impressive it is to exist since 2016 and still be without any seats at all in Japan, w… https://t.co/Ws0dbchc7b
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9/6
2019
Exactly two years after I bought it - literally on the day - my editing pc stopped working. I was supposed to edit… https://t.co/lUc5ScyBeiTonight on @NBCNightlyNews: @TVKateSnow travels to Michigan, where a new school is being built with curved walls an… https://t.co/xLfOCeKTUT
Retweeted by Fritz Schumann @tibor Der Schatten ist das beste
9/4
2019
@Studio_Ranokel @Leuphana_Uni gibt ja einige! Wobei ich da manchmal auch welche verpassen weils auch so viele gibt. @Studio_Ranokel @Leuphana_Uni Bin auch immer ganz neidisch wo du überall aktiv bist! Seit dem Storyday war ich bei… https://t.co/IZEhF3ITjc
9/3
2019
@Dogen ..any hentai or specific hentai? @writerofscratch progress in tiny steps :)
9/2
2019
Accounts buy bots to increase their reach, ad companies pay those accounts to spread their message - essentially in… https://t.co/SxugCTfqJSgreat research about bots, fake followers and the social media economy of likes and shares: The Follower Factory, p… https://t.co/2OykyEX5bX
8/31
2019
The Incredible Life and Tragic Death of Lyra McKee https://t.co/uZaKsIXGJH
8/29
2019
As of this month, Yokosuka City has started giving a gift of 30.000 yen to regular staff members who've received an… https://t.co/V9kVeko7D6
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8/27
2019

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