Pre-launch party at a local restaurant. Most of the satellite team attended (about 60 people). I suspect this is the only banquet room of this size in the town of Uchinoura.

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The banquet room at Amimoto
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Hirabayashi-san at the mic
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Yamashita-san mugs for the camera
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A Digital Camera
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Another one
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And another! Does everyone have one?
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Some of us had video cameras instead