Whenever American and Japanese officials meet, they engage in a ritual. Their joint statements, invariably invoking a “free and open Indo-Pacific” and “rules-based maritime order,” always swear that their “ironclad alliance” is stronger than ever.
Bar Gold Finger in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Nichome has stood as a notable hub for Japan’s LGBT community for decades, but a late April incident has subjected the bar and its owner, Chiga Ogawa, to accusations that it discriminates against transgender people.
Nishimachi International School in the Moto-Azabu district of Tokyo is finally coming clean after a decades-long coverup of sexual misconduct, including a now well-documented allegation of the rape of a 13-year-old female student by the former vice-principal who effectively ran the school in the late 1970s.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 30, 2019.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 16, 2019.
The art of Diego Schäfer helps bring government recognition and support to the Enxet tribe of Paraguay.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 6, 2019.
Dual nationality is the predicament or privilege of most of the growing population called haafu. With their contributions to society they are expanding what it means to be Japanese.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on February 28, 2019.
Laidback Kaz Taira is a genius when it comes to finding new opportunities to downsize.