A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 16, 2019.
The eyes of the nation are fixed on this proxy war between the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the opposition alliance as the main prelude to the Upper House elections in July. It is the Manchurian Candidate vs The Revenant.
Labor exploitation has reached epidemic proportions within both the anime and manga industries, and it may require bold—indeed radical—measures to truly address the roots of the problem.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on December 31, 2018.