Latest posts by Keiko Tanaka
8 December 2013
For nearly 10 years Katsuya Soda has worked to bring the refugees issue to the attention of the complacent Japanese public. These days he has some extra help.
6 December 2013
"Imadesho", meaning "how 'bout now?!", and "baigaeshi", meaning revenge, are at the top of the list of popular buzzwords in Japan this year.
5 December 2013
2 December 2013
"Lately there have been many times in which I’ve come to think that human beings are scarier than radiation", Fukushima residents comments curated on Buddhist blogpost.
28 November 2013
Tokyo Metropolitan Governor apologizes over money scandal. Japan's twitter users take it as a joke.
26 November 2013
22 November 2013
The controversial bill seeks to impose tougher penalties for leaking Japan's national secrets, but critics fear it could curtail freedom of the press and the right to information.
Japan's traditional tofu makers, trying to compete with low supermarket prices, are on the verge of extinction.