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Appendix to “A New Wave Against the Rock: New social movements in Japan since the Fukushima nuclear meltdown”

List of the Principal Antinuclear Demonstrations and Rallies in Japan from March 2011 to September 2012
 
Date Location Number of Participants
March 2011
12 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 20
18 TEPCO Headquarters 200
27 Ginza 1200
  Nagoya 300
  TEPCO Headquarters 300
April 2011
3 TEPCO Headquarters 350
  Shinjuku 300
  Kyoto 500
9 Aomori 10
10 Kōenji 15000
  Shiba Park 2500
  Sapporo 400
  Kanagawa 400
  Toyama 100
  Nagoya 150
  Kumamoto Unknown
  Naha Unknown
11 KEPCO Headquarters 60
  Fukuoka 150
16 Osaka 4000
  Shibuya 1600
  Fukuoka 120
17 Niigata 40
23 Shiga 70
  Fukuoka Unknown
24 Yoyogi 5000
  TEPCO Headquarters 300
  Shizuoka 1300
  Asahikawa 50
  Ehime 300
  Aichi 80
26 Hiroshima 1500
  Shibuya 1000
  Osaka 300
29 Hyōgo 500
  Kōchi 200
30 Ehime 100
  Fukuoka Unknown
May 2011
1 Shiba Park 520
  Gunma 500
  Osaka 80
  Miyagi Unknown
3 Shinjuku 500
  Takatsuki 100
  Osaka Unknown
5 Setagaya 500
  Sapporo 400
7 Osaka 500
  Chiba 200
8 Nagoya 1500
  Shiga 800
  Fukuoka 1200
  Ginza 200
14 Yamaguchi 150
15 Shibuya 800
  Iwaki 500
  Fukui 150
21 Kagoshima 200
  Kōchi 70
22 Shibuya 500
  Kanagawa 200
  Ōma 210
23 Ministry of Education 650
  Shinjuku Unknown
24 Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency 30
27 Ginza 6500
28 Shibuya 300
  Kichijōji Unknown
  Hakodate 100
29 Nishi-tokyo 70
  Hibiya Unknown
June 2011
4 Aomori 1350
  Wakayama 40
5 Osaka 300
11 Shinjuku 30000
  Meiji Park 6000
  Shibuya 1500
  Yokohama 4000
  Osaka 5000
  Date 60
  Sapporo 600
  Asahigawa 90
  Ebetsu 50
  Hakodate 300
  Kushiro 50
  Oshamanbe 9
  Kamishihoro 15
  Tomakomai 20
  Aomori 70
  Sendai 500
  Akita 52
  Kōriyama 350
  Maebashi 1000
  Tsukuba 550
  Mito 30
  Utsunomiya 180
  Chiba 410
  Matsudo 750
  Koshigaya 120
  Saitama 200
  Saitama 75
  Koganei 500
  Edogawa 30
  Kodaira 100
  Kunitachi 700
  Machida 300
  Kamakura 200
  Hadano 50
  Yokosuka 100
  Niigata 220
  Fujikawa Unknown
  Hokuto 150
  Kōfu 93
  Nagano 80
  Ueda 50
  Hamamatsu 200
  Shizuoka 260
  Gifu 500
  Nagoya 300
  Nagoya 800
  Aisai 300
  Ise 80
  Tsu 1500
  Toyama 130
  Takashima 100
  Kanazawa 100
  Fukui 160
  Kyoto 640
  Kyoto 300
  Kyoto 75
  Maizuru 50
  Kobe 500
  Kakogawa 25
  Okayama 500
  Kurashiki 35
  Fukuyama 200
  Hiroshima 100
  Hiroshima 300
  Hiroshima 33
  Matsue 40
  Ube 17
  Kaminoseki 50
  Yamaguchi 105
  Yamaguchi 200
  Tokushima 50
  Takamatsu 150
  Kōchi 300
  Nakamura 55
  Fukuoka 1055
  Kumamoto 200
  Amakusa 24
  Kagoshima 150
  Iriomote 85
  Naha 200
  Naha 200
  Naha 100
  Yonaguni 10
  Nakagami District 200
12 Koganei 150
  Saku 270
19 Fukushima 1500
24 Hibiya 480
25 Fukuoka Unknown
25 Fukushima 1500
July 2011
2 Meiji Park 20,000
3 Osaka 150
7 TEPCO Headquarters Unknown
8 Saga 800
9 Shibuya 100
  Nakamura 14
10 Nishi-tokyo 150
11 Shiba Prefectural Offices 300
12 Ehime 150
17 Iwaki 380
23 Shibuya 1000
  Shinjuku 600
  Chiba 70
24 Shibuya 100
25 Kamakura 100
28 TEPCO, Hokuden, Chūden,
Kyūden Annual General Meetings
Unknown
29 Hokkaido Electric Power Company,
Okinawa Electric Power Company,
Shikoku Electric Power Company
Shareholders Meetings
Unknown
30 Kushiro Unknown
31 Shibuya 400
  Osaka 700
August 2011
2 Ginza 200
6 Ginza 7000
  Maizuru 130
  Kamakura 200
13 Nakamura 19
14 Sapporo Unknown
20 Kushiro Unknown
21 Sapporo Unknown
27 Shibuya 1200
  Hyōgo 200
September 2011
3 Kanagawa 150
  Sendai 100
  Kashiwa 400
9 Fushimi 50
10 Nagoya 90
11 Shinjuku 20,000
  Encircling METI 2000
  Shibuya 900
  Sapporo Unknown
  Hachinohe 10
  Akita 700
  Sendai 200
  Fukushima 40
  Tsuchiura 1180
  Takasaki 600
  Utsunomiya 120
  Matsumoto 300
  Ōmachi 20
  Matsumoto 860
  Niigata 250
  Chiba 300
  Saitama 160
  Yokosuka 130
  Hokuto 120
  Nagoya 200
  Ise 90
  Kyoto 40
  Kyoto 1600
  Kyoto 2600
  Kyoto 100
  Uji 80
  Osaka 310
  Osaka 700
  Kanazawa 280
  Gifu 700
  Okayama 400
  Okayama 700
  Matsue 18
  Miyazaki 1050
  Kōchi 200
  Matsuyama 100
  Utsunomiya 120
  Hiroshima 3000
  Nakamura 20
  Fukuoka 1200
  Kagoshima 1300
17 Tachikawa 400
  Hyōgo 32
18 Sapporo 2000
  Nishi-tokyo 200
  Amami 11
19 Meiji Park 60,000
  Nagoya 2000
  Shibuya 1500
  Koganei 200
  Asahikawa 400
  Kushiro 70
  Nagasaki 300
23 Itabashi 370
24 Shibuya 1600
  Okinawa 210
25 Yaesu 150
October 2011
1 Kawagoe 200
8 Shibuya 50
  Nakamura 5
9 Ebisu 1050
15 Roppongi 500
  Kyoto 50
22 Shibuya 1000
23 Ginza 200
29 Urawa 150
  Kyoto 30
30 Shibuya 40
  METI Unknown
  Fukushima 10000
November 2011
3 Nerima 250
5 Shibuya 1100
6 TEPCO Headquarters 160
  Kichijōji 800
  Kobe 150
11 Encirclement of METI 1300
12 Nakamura 14
13 Fukuoka 15000
  Sendai 400
  Shibuya 80
20 Sumida 220
  Osaka 300
  Urawa 60
21 Ginza 200
23 Kawaguchi 200
26 Shibuya 450
27 Bunkyō 500
  Kyoto 200
December 2011
3 Shibuya 1000
4 Nishi-tokyo 150
5 Ginza 150
10 Hibiya Park 5500
  Naha 20
11 Encirclement of METI 1300
  Mitaka 380
  Osaka 280
  Shiga 13
  Matsuyama Unknown
  Kōchi 60
  Nagoya 400
  Ibaraki 100
  Funabashi 180
17 Shibuya 950
19 Shinbashi 400
21 Ginza 150
23 TEPCO Headquarters 80
  Shibuya 40
  Sōka 180
  Kanagawa 75
  Nagano 26
  Hirosaki 80
  Sapporo Unknown
25 Kunitachi 100
  Kobe 50
  Fukushima Unknown
26 Osaka 200
28 TEPCO Headquarters 40
January 2012
11 Osaka Unknown
14 Yokohama 4500
15 Yokohama 80
18 Ginza 150
22 Tsuyama 50
  Urayasu Unknown
28 Chigasaki 250
29 Shibuya 900
  Hamamatsu 130
  Fukuoka 200
  Yokohama 100
February 2012
4 Ōmiya 150
  Shiga 500
5 Kunitachi 150
  Hino 320
  Osaka 50
8 NISA 40
9 Kyoto 150
11 Shinjuku 500
11 Yoyogi 12,000
  Kushiro Unknown
  Osaka 200
19 Fuchū 8
  Suginami 5000
12 Shimane 1300
18 Urayasu 50
  Sapporo 1000
21 Ginza 100
23 Osaka 100
25 Yoyogi 600
26 Nishi-tokyo 100
  Fukuoka 140
March 2012
3 Misato 900
4 Koshigaya 700
  Utsunomiya 50
  Mitaka 150
10 Kushiro 300
  Koganei 150
  Yokohama 1000
  Ueda Unknown
  Nagoya 800
  Kyoto 6000
  Sagamihara Unknown
  Zama 45
11 Encirclement of the National Diet 30,000
  Hakodate 600
  Sapporo 2500
  Otaru 400
  Tomakomai 260
  Nishi-oburi Region 210
  Iwamizawa 1000
  Fukagawa Unknown
  Kitami Unknown
  Asahikawa 50
  Hirosaki 1300
  Yuzawa 70
  Ōdate 200
  Morioka Unknown
  Kōriyama 16,000
  Iwaki 250
  Musashino 8000
  Shiagawa Unknown
  Meguro 150
  Nerima Unknown
  Sumida 200
  Bunkyō 200
  Itabashi 500
  Kita 850
  Adachi 700
  Tama 400
  Machida 500
  Yokohama 1000
  Asahi-ku Unknown
  Tsurumi-ku 240
  Izumi-ku Unknown
  Seya-ku Unknown
  Totsuka-ku Unknown
  Kanazawa Bunko Unknown
  Kawasaki-shi 1650
  Samukawa 140
  Shōnan 650
  Kawaguchiko-machi 400
  Ōmiya 3000
  Misato Unknown
  Saitama 800
  Makuhari Seaside Park 1000
  Funabashi 500
  Kashiwa 600
  Ichikawa 600
  Inzai 250
  Koga 200
  Hitachinaka 3000
  Nasushiobara Unknown
  Takasaki 2500
  Kōfu 400
  Matsumoto 2000
  Ina 200
  Ueda 200
  Okaya 240
  Saku Unknown
  Nagano 1000
  Niigata 250
  Shizuoka 1200
  Shimizu Unknown
  Hamamatsu Unknown
  Numazu Unknown
  Mishima Unknown
  Nagoya 6000
  Toyohashi 500
  Gifu 800
  Tajimi Unknown
  Hidatakayama 600
  Tsu 130
  Nabari 250
  Kanazawa 250
  Toyama 400
  Tsuruga 1200
  Osaka 8000
  Kawachinagano 200
  Kobe 2500
  Himeji 200
  Maizuru 1200
  Nagaoka-kyō 200
  Jōyō 160
  Ōtsu 1000
  Nara 2000
  Wakayama 2500
  Okayama 1000
  Hiroshima 2000
  Yanai 1200
  Yonago Unknown
  Tottori 400
  Takamatsu 100
  Matsuyama 160
  Tokushima 400
  Kōchi 1100
  Fukuoka 5000
  Kitakyūshū 3000
  Ōmuta 400
  Nōgata Unknown
  Iizuka Unknown
  Kurume 300
  Genkai 650
  Saga 450
  Nagasaki 1000
  Kumamoto 1500
  Ōita 1000
  Miyazaki 450
  Kagoshima-shi 2000
  Urasoe 200
17 Kodaira-shi 70
  Kunitachi-shi 170
  Tokorozawa 250
18 Koganei 150
  Urayasu 50
19 Ginza 120
20 Sendai 1000
  Kumagaya 35
  Kobe 80
  Osaka 150
24 Hibiya Park 6,000
  Iwanai, Hokkaido 1500
25 Shibuya 1200
  Fukuoka 120
29 Outside the Prime Minister’s Official Residence 300
31 Kyoto 400
  Hamatsu 250
April 2012
1 Ibaraki 3100
  Kunitachi-shi 100
  Saitama Unknown
6 Prime Minister’s Residence 1000
7 Nagoya 250
  Ōtsu-shi 600
8 Iwaki 200
  Shiga 75
  Kumagaya 150
  Kanagawa 500
  Kyoto 70
  Musashino Unknown
13 Protest Outside the Prime Minister’s Residence 1000
14 Kasukabe 70
  Nakamura 14
15 Ashikaga 30
  Ikebukuro 250
16 Ginza 100
19 Encirclement of the National Diet
(hereafter held every first Thursday of the month)
Unknown
20 Prime Minister’s Residence 1600
21 Osaka 400
  Takasaki 60
22 Yoyogi 1000
  Kichijōji 400
  Osaka 80
  Kyoto 150
  Nara 50
25 Shinjuku 17
  Kyoto 50
27 Prime Minister’s Residence 1200
  Nagoya Chubu Electric Power Unknown
29 Shibuya 1200
  Fukuoka Unknown
May 2012
5 Shiba Park 5,500
  Osaka 400
  Matsumoto 400
  Sapporo 450
  Kawagoe 100
  Toyama Unknown
  Nagoya 200
  Nagoya 250
  Sapporo 600
  Kyoto Unknown
6 Suginami 4,000
  Adachi 100
  Matsuyama 35
11 Hachiōji 150
12 Prime Minister’s Residence 700
  Nakamura 12
13 Okayama 50
18 Prime Minister’s Residence 1000
18 Ginza 80
19 Kyoto 80
  Chigasaki 100
20 Shibuya 1000
  Nishi-tokyo 100
  Osaka 500
  Akita Unknown
22 Kitakyūshū 50
25 Prime Minister’s Residence 700
26 Hino 30
  Kushiro 30
27 Shibuya 1000
  Narimasu 300
  Gunma 100
  Saga 2500
  Ageo 140
June 2012
1 Prime Minister’s Residence 2700
2 Kobe Unknown
  Kyoto 170
  Kitakyūshū 72
3 Hibiya Park 1150
4 Osaka 40
7 Shimbashi 550
8 Prime Minister’s Residence 4000
9 Prime Minister’s Residence and Surrounds 800
  Osaka 400
  Fukui 50
  Nakamura Unknown
  Hakodate Unknown
  Takamatsu 40
10 Kyoto 300
  Kyoto 350
  Kunitachi 90
11 Kodaira 100
  Osaka City Hall Unknown
12 Sapporo Unknown
15 Prime Minister’s Residence 12,000
16 Teshima 100
  Hiroshima 90
17 Mitaka 257
  Fuchū 120
  Sapporo Unknown
  Fukui 2200
18 Osaka City Hall Unknown
22 Prime Minister’s Residence 45,000
23 Shinjuku 270
24 Asakadai 250
  Funabashi 2000
25 Ginza 70
  Encirclement of KEPCO AGM, Osaka Hundreds
29 Prime Minister’s Residence 200,000
  Nagasaki 50
30 Sapporo 50
30–2 Ōi Nuclear Power Plant Gate Unknown
July 2012
1 Shinjuku 7000
  Yokohama 300
  Yokosuka Unknown
6 Prime Minister’s Residence 150,000
7 Shibuya 1000
7–8 Makuhari Messe 15,000
8 Sumida 150
  Kōchi Unknown
9 Kyoto 90
13 Prime Minister’s Residence 150,000
  Kagoshima 70
  Kyoto 30
14 Maebashi Unknown
  Nakamura 26
  Kyoto 90
15 Funabashi 850
  Aichi 1000
  Ashikaga 60
  Osaka 150
16 Yoyogi 170,000
  Fukuoka 3000
  Ōita 100
  Kyoto 300
  Maizuru 120
  Sapporo 1500
20 Prime Minister’s Residence 90,000
21 Warabi 150
22 Fukuoka 200
  Kumamoto 60
  Tokushima 650
  Sayama 100
  Hirosaki 50
  Funabashi 100
27 Prime Minister’s Residence 2500
  Minamiaizu 10
28 Nakano 1300
  Funabashi 65
29 Encirclement of the National Diet 200,000
  Kyoto 380
  Okayama 150
30 Ginza 70
August 2012
3 Prime Minister’s Residence 80,000
  Minamiaizu 10
4 Kawagoe 150
  Osaka 400
9 Totsuka Unknown
10 Prime Minister’s Residence 90,000
  Tokushima Unknown
  Tahara Unknown
11 Matsumoto 520
  Kyoto 100
  Niigata 100
  Nagano 200
  Minamiaizu 10
  Nakamura Unknown
12 Tokushima 50
  Takasaki 80
17 Prime Minister’s Residence 60,000
18 Toyama 800
  Niseko 250
19 Musashino Unknown
24 Prime Minister’s Residence 40,000
25 Ōmiya 180
  Fukuoka Unknown
26 Nishi-tokyo 100
  Shibuya 500
  Roppongi 300
27 Ginza 50
30 Minamiaizu Unknown
31 Prime Minister’s Residence 40,000
  Kyoto 650
September 2012
1 Nagoya 500
  Minamiaizu 19
  Osaka Unknown
  Matsue 1300
2 Yokohama 250
  Hamamatsu 80
  Akita 50
  Yokohama 250
4 Akita 10+
  Yurihonjō Unknown
7 Prime Minister’s Residence 40,000
  Kaminoseki 500
  Minamiaizu 15
8 Sapporo 800
  Nakamura 30
  Osaka 1000
  Nakatsugawa Unknown
9 Mitaka 600
  Kyoto 50
  Satsumasendai 1000
  Chichibu 20
  Yokkaichi 300
  Osaka 60
10 Prime Ministers Residence and Surrounds 300
11 Osaka 100
  Gunma 100
12 Kitakyūshū Unknown
14 Prime Minister’s Residence 40,000
  Nagareyama 100
15 Minamiaizu 14
  Kyoto 50
  Kyoto 100
  Gifu 300
  Sendai Unknown
16 Musashino 50
  Chiyoda 10
  Koganei 100
  Inuyama Unknown
  Osaka 50
17 Shibuya 1500
  Funabashi 1100
  Shōnan 600
  Kushiro 30
  Sendai Unknown
  Okayama 20
20 Minato ward 10s
21 Prime Minister’s Residence 40,000
  Kobayashi Unknown
22 Osaka 200
  Hirosaki 20
  Ōmiya 115
  Chigasaki 150
  Hakodate 150
23 Osaka 1500
  Osaka 80
  Hachinohe 40
  Fukuoka Unknown
  Yaizu 200
24 METI Headquarters 1300
25 Ginza 70
28 Prime Minister’s Residence 27,000
29 Sakado-Tsurugashima 150
30 Shibuya 1000
  Hakodate 330
  Hirosaki 25

 

Regional cities where Friday rallies were held from July to September 2012

Sapporo Asahikawa Hakodate Aomori Hachinohe Iwate
Towada Sendai Ōsaki Akita Yamagata Fukushima
Kōriyama Iwaki Minamiaizu Mito Utsunomiya Takasaki
Chiba Mobara Ōamishirasato Yachimata Ichihara Kashiwa
Tachikawa Hachiōji Niigata Kashiwazaki Toyama Kanazawa
Fukui Kōfu Nagano Suwa Itō Fujinomiya
Shizuoka Yaizu Higashi-ku Nagoya Naka-ku Nagoya Atsuta-ku Nagoya Agui
Toyota Inabe Gifu Kakamigahara Ōgaki Tarui
Sekigahara Nakatsugawa Ena Takayama Ōtsu Iga
Kyoto Osaka Habikino Kobe Himeji Nara
Wakayama Shingū Tottori Yonago Matsue Okayama
Kurashiki Miyoshi Yamaguchi Tokushima Takamatsu Matsuyama
Kōchi Kami Fukuoka Kitakyūshū Saga Nagasaki
Isahaya Kumamoto Minamata Ōita Miyazaki Kagoshima
Satsumasendai Kirishima Kanoya Yakushima Amami

 

Besides these rallies, there were many movement activities such as petitioning, refugee support, collecting signatures, demanding referenda, lectures, meetings, occupations outside the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and actions by Japanese citizens abroad. There were a number of movements. This list is based on research undertaken by Kinoshita Chigaya.