Kenji Yoshikawa received the 2012 Emil Usibelli Award


Just in time Kenji and his friends have nearly completed the 5th episode of Tunnelman – The Great Journey’. The trailer for this episode can be watched at The World Premier of this episode will be today (Thursday, June 7, 2012) at 5:00 pm, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Pub.

During this event Ned Rozell will also be on hand to autograph copies of his new book, _Finding Mars_, which tells the story of Kenji’s journey through science. See

Kenji also created a comic book series to help the avid reader learn more about permafrost ( < Scroll down to Comics Corner. 

The IPA would like to thank Kenji for his outstanding and unique efforts in the promotion and outreach of permafrsot, and we are all looking forward to see tunnelman 5.