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#13 "Being called a “disabled upstart” " Featuring YouTuber with paraplegia and wheelchair Mako Shibuya

Shibuya worked as an apprentice thatcher. In 2018, she was in an accident at work when she fell off a roof. She became a paraplegic due to a spinal cord injury. As a wheelchair user, she faced an “information gap. What is her intention to continue to transmit the realities of wheelchair users, including defecation and sexual conditions? Why are people with disabilities expected to live modestly? What are her thoughts on being called a “disability rich”? What is the “normal” world she envisions? They will talk with MC Noa Tsurusaki and navigator Hyadain.

Guest: Mako Shibuya

  1. Shibuya grew up in Yamagata Prefecture, where she was an apprentice thatcher's apprentice, protecting cultural properties.In July 2018, she became a wheelchair user after suffering disability from a spinal cord injury in a fall. She shares her life on YouTube and SNS to give hope to those living in wheelchairs


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Navigator: Hyadain

  1. Hyadain is a music creator born in 1980 at Osaka.
    He began playing the piano at the age of three. After graduating from Kyoto University, he began his writing career in earnest. He has provided music to various artists and is also a TV personality himself.

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MC: Noa Tsurusaki

  1. She began modeling for the magazine in 2013. She made her acting debut as a heroine in the drama "Masked Rider Zero One. Her multiple activities, including the launch of her own fashion brand "Romansual," have attracted much attention.


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