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· September, 2009

Stories about Japan from September, 2009

Japan: Anime Character ‘Masuo-san’ on Twitter

Sazae-san, a comedy chronicling the lives of the fictional Isono family, is one of Japan's longest-running and oldest comic strips and animations. The animated series first aired in 1969 and...

Japan: Lessons in Communication from the Hatoyama Essay

When an online Op-Ed piece by current Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama appeared in the New York Times just days before the Lower House elections last month, national reaction ranged from...

Japan: Measuring Celebrity Buzz on 2ch

Japan: Animated Explanations of Policies?

Japan: Training for disaster prevention

The first week of September in Japan is the Disaster Prevention Week [ja]. During this week schools, organizations, offices and so on come together to organize disaster prevention training.

Japan: Homeless World Cup

Japan: The decline of the LDP

Japan: Against animal testing

Tourism and HIV Infection in Thailand

Japan: Lecture on Manga, Anime and Otaku

MENA: Thanks “Khawater” from Japan

Television viewers across the Arab world were in for a treat this Ramadan, with the airing of a special programme on Japan. In its fifth season, Khawater (Thoughts) visited Japan,...

Japan: Plans to Accept More Foreign Students

Japan: DPJ on Press Clubs and Media Opennness

Japan: Threats on Twitter

Japan: Japanese pickles

Japan: The boyladies

Japan: Welcome Asia-Update.net

Japan: In Response to ‘The Cove’

Japan: Worries about spread of HIV and AIDS

There are some alarming statistics about the spread of HIV and AIDS in Japan. While the rest of the developed world UNAIDS reported that the cases of infection are decreasing,...

Japan: Suggestions to LDP

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