English article: Deaf bartender raises game to thrive in Ginza


Dai Igarashi, the Deaf manager of a bar "Bell Sign" in Tokyo.
(photo:http://www.japantimes.co.jp/)

June 13, 2013

The new bar "Bell Sign" that Dai Igarashi, a Deaf man, manages was opened in Ginza, Tokyo in April, 2013.

The Japan Times recently reports on it.

Excerpt:

Dai Igarashi is a bartender in Tokyo’s glitzy Ginza entertainment district, attending to customers like any barkeep but with one difference — he is totally deaf.

As the manager of Bell Sign, which caters to hearing-impaired people, Igarashi communicates in sign language. 

Click the link to read more (English) :
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/06/13/national/deaf-bartender-raises-game-to-thrive-in-ginza/#.Ubl59-ujO2x

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