Haruma Miura, a popular 30-year-old actor, took his own life on July 18, 2020. Few Japanese hadn’t heard his name. He had starred in countless TV dramas, movies, and plays.
The Covid-19 crisis became a dominating issue for the world, and Japan is no exception.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of October 2019.
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.
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.
Chris Kirkland of Tokyo Cheapo joins WTR to discuss the reasons why Japanese have difficulty communicating with foreign tourists even when ample resources are available.
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.
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A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on June 6, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on March 6, 2018.