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Stories about Japanese
11 October 2015
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.
19 September 2015
In ancient times, it's said that brewing sake was a women's craft. But for the past few hundred years women have been forbidden from brewing. That's changing in big ways.
12 September 2015
The sheer scale of the flooding was surprising, and was reminiscent of the devastation caused by the massive tsunami that struck northeastern Japan in March, 2011.
11 September 2015
1 September 2015
Hundreds of thousands of people all over the country have turned out to protest new legislation that would allow Japan to go to war.
24 August 2015
18 August 2015
Isolated Nagasaki, in western Japan, has a unique approach to Obon, the festival of the dead observed in Japan each year in mid-August.
17 August 2015
A Matome Naver user has compiled a list of perplexing items that Twitter users have found inside train cars, including a brass tea kettle, a bonsai tree and a tomato.
15 August 2015
14 August 2015
Using Paperclips, Broccoli or Microchips, This Japanese Artist Creates a Whimsical Diorama Every Day
A Japanese artist makes cool dioramas with everyday objects, and has cultivated a massive following on Instagram.
10 August 2015
9 August 2015
Japan and Ukraine are miles apart. Why are Japanese airsoft players dressing as Ukrainian military and modeling their game scenarios after anti-terrorist operations in eastern Ukraine?
7 August 2015
The Nagasaki Archive is an interactive web tool based on Google Earth that explores Nagasaki - before and after the atomic bombing of August 9th, 1945.
5 August 2015
American and Japanese robotics companies Megabots and Suidobashi Heavy Industries have agreed to participate in a giant robot battle one year from now.
3 August 2015
27 July 2015
26 July 2015
24 July 2015
For the islands, everything changed on March 11, 2011, when a devastating tsunami swept away everything from houses to oyster beds.