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.
SNA (Tokyo) — Japan’s ultranationalist elite, shut out of the mainstream discourse of a significantly civil society and venues such as broadcast television, have found a cozy new home for their creative history and effusions of ethnic supremacy on the American website YouTube. Although there
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Host Michael Penn interviews scholar Nancy Snow about the persuasive techniques of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
A recent attempt by the Liberal Democratic Party to brand the Japan Communist Party as violent has sparked a new debate on the political history of Japan, but it seems to be primarily a cynical political ploy.