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24 July 2015
For the islands, everything changed on March 11, 2011, when a devastating tsunami swept away everything from houses to oyster beds.
Given the bad blood between China and Japan over Japanese war crimes during World War II as well as geo-political tensions in Asia, many Chinese didn't take the news well.
16 July 2015
"In front of the national Diet. On what path is this country now headed, I wonder? July 15, 2015: a day of dread."
15 July 2015
9 July 2015
Cosplay, a term that describes dressing up like fictional characters, transcends ethnic and cultural borders and promotes personal empowerment.
3 July 2015
30 June 2015
27 June 2015
A Japanese girl group's clash with municipal government highlights increasingly vocal opposition to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.
24 June 2015
Sailor Moon may seem like a cutesy cartoon intended just for anime maniacs, but a closer looks shows that the program includes themes of women's empowerment and independence.