Daniel Kahl

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Daniel Kahl
BornMarch 30, 1960
ResidenceYamagata Prefecture, Japan
EducationUniversity of the Pacific
OccupationTV Personality
Political partyRepublican

Daniel Kahl (born March 30, 1960 in Monrovia, California) is an American foreign television personality (gaijin tarento) and Entrepreneur in Japan. He is famous for speaking fluent Yamagata-ben, the very rural dialect of Yamagata Prefecture. He mainly works as a television reporter for human interest stories in Japan, such as travel and gourmet programs.

Following the magnitude 9.0 earthquake in eastern Japan on 11 March 2011, Kahl was active in relief efforts in the affected areas, hauling food, supplies and equipment for fishermen. He also helped in combatting the spread of false information regarding the spread of radiation in Fukushima after the nuclear accident there.[1]


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