Stories about Japan from March, 2007
You can choose between sexy body suit or powerful body suit in the beach this summer, Lee from Tokyo Times.
Edo from Pink Tentacle introduces some fasinating origami made by paper money.
Debito reports that Joetsu City will abolish Nationality Clause in limiting foreigner for holding administrative positions (kanrishoku) in the Japanese civil service.
Did or didn't Abe apologize for Japan’s wartime use of sex slaves? Oftenover from Japundit comments on the news about Prime Minister Abe's recent apology on sex slaves issue.
Lee from Tokyo Times blogs about Japan fashion and fetishism by refering to the recent “Mask Idol”.
Robert Koehler from Marmot's Hole reports that: There are currently an estimated 40,000-60,000 Koreans illegally residing in Japan. Of these, 30,000 are believed to be working in the sex trade....
Jonathan Dresner from Frog in a Well has written a history round up on issues such as comfort woman, Nanjing massarce, textbook, etc.
Ampotan has a nice post discussing differences in symbolism of Japan and Korea's national flowers: cherry blossom or sakura (Japan) and the Rose of Sharon or mugunghwa (Korea).
James from Japan Probe blogs about the Tokyo governor candidates’ stand and debate on nationalism, in particular to the policy of coercing teachers to stand and sing the national anthem...
Photos of a group of Japanese men clad in Croatian and Serbian military uniforms has caused a scandal in the Serbian blogosphere, Neretva River reports: “…these men were participating in...
The Nostril flush is for dealing with cedar pollen allergies, JP explains how to use it at Japundit.
Hello Kitty product from air purifier to condom? Paul Nicholls from Japundit clarified that the Kitty condom is a fake news.
K. M. Lawson from Japan History group blog announced the digitization of the Sino-Japanese Studies Journal. The full journal is available online at ChinaJapan.org
Ampontan translates a post written by Kiyotani in response to the recent debate about Abe's claim that there was “no evidence” that the recruitment of “comfort women” had been “forcible...
Debito explains why he believes that Japan police was involved in the racist publication: GAIJIN HANZAI.
James blogs about a recent survey by Japan Health Ministry: 15% of Japanese women between the ages of 20 and 24 cut themselves.
Researchers from Hokkaido University have created artificial blood vessels using collagen derived from the skin of salmon – more from Pink Tentacle.
Joe from Multantfrog discusses about the abortion law in Japan. Its origin is related to the Eugenic Protection Act, which is to prevent the birth of progeny which are undesirable...
Granite Studio comments on Japan Prime Mininister Abe's recent comments on “comfort woman”: Is history, and especially history education, nothing more than rhetoric and tales in the service of national...