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Japan’s Real Killers

Lee Birnbaum, from a New York family I have been close to since university days in Boston, messaged me that his friend had been mugged and murdered in Tokyo. Wait, what?

Man, Muscle, and Machine: The Olympic Stadium Rising

SNA (Tokyo) — Japan is in the process of building a US$1.3 billion new National Stadium to host the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The SNA spent almost two years filming the stages of the construction up to the current time.

Tokyo Moves to Ban Anti-LGBT Discrimination

On October 8, Japan’s LGBT community took to the streets of Shinjuku for love and equality. It was the Tokyo Love Parade 2018. This came days after the Tokyo Metropolitan Government adopted an ordinance banning discrimination against the LGBT community.

A Polish-American Vlogger in Tokyo

Kasia Mecinski is one of the most famous YouTubers who vlogs in both Polish and English language, broadcasting from Japan. In an exclusive interview with the Shingetsu News Agency, Mecinski shares her experience as a successful foreign vlogger in Tokyo.

Celebrating Eid ul Adha in Tokyo

This week Muslims across Japan celebrated the Islamic festival of Eid ul Adha which brought together people from many different ethnic groups. Near mosques, young children could be seen running around with their families, and friends enjoyed the occasion.