Featured stories about Japanese
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Stories about Japanese
17 October 2016
"My animal sculptures, made from an accumulation of newspapers, might perhaps be portraying ourselves and our lives, on many levels."
14 October 2016
Every year Japanese people wait in anticipation for Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. And every year they are disappointed.
7 October 2016
25 September 2016
24 September 2016
After the sexual assault of a university student, sex, class, privilege -- and strong cultural attitudes -- all play a role in the lighter sentences handed down to the perpetrators.
19 September 2016
The Fukui Dinosaur Museum is one of the top tourism attractions in Japan, allowing visitors to get an up-close look at fossil remains from millennia gone by.
18 September 2016
11 September 2016
A Japanese artist is using traditional artisanal craft techniques to create compelling bamboo insects that have developed a devoted following online.
Renho Murata will have to convince many that she and the newly formed Democratic Party are 'Japanese enough' if she wins the leadership nomination next week.
3 September 2016
If you're interested in Japanese literature, these bloggers should not be missed.
29 August 2016
27 August 2016
17 August 2016
10 August 2016
7 August 2016
5 August 2016
The Supreme Court's dismissal of a case questioning the legality of putting Muslims under surveillance based on their religion alone brought a long series of court battles to an end.
31 July 2016
What is it like to call two countries home? What makes migrants move in the first place and how do they settle in a new society? Where do they belong?
25 July 2016
Pokémon Go was finally released in Japan on July 22, 2016. The entire country has surrendered to the craze of capturing mythical monsters using a mobile device.