Featured stories about Japanese
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Stories about Japanese
4 February 2016
Political Interference? The Culling of Japan's Broadcasters Culminates in a Respected Journalist's Ouster
"Pressure from the Abe government? All newscasters critical of the government have been taken off the air, one after the other."
28 January 2016
23 January 2016
12 January 2016
31 December 2015
24 December 2015
Japan has its own unique approach to Christmas that includes amazing light displays, delicate cakes and delicious fried chicken.
18 December 2015
Though Internet users only recently debunked a false English-language meme about Japan's alleged restrictions on Muslims, it's far from true that Japan necessarily welcomes immigrants and refugees with open arms.
14 December 2015
6 December 2015
24 November 2015
15 November 2015
14 November 2015
Adolfo Farsari's hand-painted photos provide a glimpse of how Europeans regarded the country just a few decades after the end of that country's period of isolation.
10 November 2015
7 November 2015
31 October 2015
Nearly five years after the tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Japan, thousands still suffer the consequences. So a Japanese Buddhist monk developed a pop-up cafe to cater to their needs.
28 October 2015
27 October 2015
Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga went to the UN to address human rights violations he says the Japanese and American governments have committed.
11 October 2015
This interesting full-length documentary, made by a pair of popular Japanese video bloggers explores what it's like to be black in Japan.
Japan specialist Tim Langley provide in-depth insights into Japanese politics not normally covered in mainstream media in his engaging video blog.
24 September 2015
Cafeteria Culture (CafCu) has produced an engaging informative video that provides great insight into how school lunches are a fundamental part of learning in Japan's schools.