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?
Rising to popularity during the 13th century, shojin ryori is a traditional dining style of Buddhist monks in Japan.
One small town’s desperate fight to prevent their community becoming a dump for highly radioactive materials from Fukushima.
Host Michael Penn interviews journalist and book author Tim Hornyak and learns why the Japanese really love their robots.
The issue of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s fringe views on wartime history has become a global topic whenever contemporary Japanese diplomacy is discussed, but the problem of selective, self-serving narratives of the past has also infected his coalition partner, Komeito.
Aung San Suu Kyi explains her view on the violence committed against the Rohingya Muslim community of Myanmar.