Tsunami children hunt for parents
21 March 2011 Last updated at 19:09 GMT
More than 8,000 people have been confirmed dead following the earthquake and tsunami, but some 13,000 are still missing.
In the town of Rikuzen Takata most of the children were in school when the tsunami struck, ensuring they survived, but many of their parents are missing.
Damian Grammaticas reports.