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Mayor of Taiji, Japan protests ‘The Cove’ Oscar win

Kazutaka Sangen, the mayor of the Japanese town whose annual dolphin hunt is the topic of Academy Award-winning documentary The Cove, has stated that the hunt is both legal and a tradition that needs to be respected, according to Reuters. A Japanese distributor will release a slightly modified version of the film in Japanese cities this year.
March 8, 2010

Kazutaka Sangen, the mayor of the Japanese town whose annual dolphin hunt is the topic of Academy Award-winning documentary The Cove, has stated that the hunt is both legal and a tradition that needs to be respected, according to Reuters. A Japanese distributor will release a slightly modified version of the film in Japanese cities this year.

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