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'During his short lifetime, and even shorter career, Ryota Koshika became one of the most prominent classic sculptors working in marble from Japan.'
Donald Trump seems to have found supporters amid Japan's religious cults.
密 (mitsu), in some cases, means "close, crowded, or confined."
The film features a variety of individuals involved in art, activism, nightlife, and politics in Japan.
The vintage playing cards feature what was arguably the most prominent figure of daily life in early post-war Japan: the American soldier.
In Japan, Trump is not always regarded with the dismissiveness or loathing that is so common in the United States or even in Canada.
Decision to dump radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear disaster site into the ocean sparks alarm
About 1.25 million tonnes of contaminated water is currently stored at the Fukushima Daiichi installation.
Yogetsu Asakusa combines beatboxing beats with traditional Buddhist sutras.
After ranking last for seven consecutive years, Ibaraki jumped up five spots on an annual survey ranking Japan's prefectures by "attractiveness."
The literary journal's debut issue translates a plethora of Japanese literature both old and new, and facilitates discussion about the translation itself.
In the days leading up Suga's to ascension as prime minister of Japan, one longtime media adversary wondered what his leadership might mean for journalism in Japan.
Japanese Twitter nicknamed the logo "koroshite-kun", which roughly translates as "Mr. Please Kill Me Now."
"The political economy of any one nation, however, is interlinked with the global economy, and because of this the scale of activities in the largest economies really does matter."
Before I'm an athlete I am a black woman. And as a Black woman I feel as though there are much more important matters at hand.
An innovative project about the August 1945 bombing of Hiroshima has come under fire for using racist epithets to describe Koreans, political interference, and for potentially fabricating historical source material.
Three Twitter accounts use an "on-this-day" format to share observations and experiences of daily life from 75 years ago in the months leading up to the August 6, 1945 bombing.
Popular YouTube channel and website The Black Experience Japan features interviews with dozens of Black residents of Japan.
Even as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in major cities in Japan, the government launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging tourism in local communities.
Since July 11, COVID-19 transmission has been detected at U.S. bases throughout Okinawa.
A boy must endure and somehow learn, own his own, how to deal with the racist taunts of his new classmates.
About our Japan coverage
Nevin Thompson is our Japan editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.