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· June, 2011

Stories about Japan from June, 2011

Japan: Uncanny Terrain, a documentary on Fukushima farmers

Filmmakers Junko Kajino and Ed M. Koziarski have been working on a documentary about the organic farmers of the Fukushima Prefecture. The film titled Uncanny Terrain will examine “the impact...

Japan: Real Voices, Real Japan

An Enligh-language website called Real Voices, Real Japan documents “the business environment and recovery in post-quake Japan.” Its purpose is to “keep foreign business communities up to date on the...

Japan: Ryo Chijiiwa on Volunteering

Ryo Chijiiwa gave a 1 hour presentation at Google Tech Talk (video link) about his two month experience volunteering in the disaster zone with All Hands Volunteers.

Japan: Night Running as a Sub-Culture

Running is not something people usually associate with night-life or sub-cultures, but the members of the group Midnight Runners Tokyo (MRT) do. They have been hitting the streets of Tokyo...

Taiwan: an alternative Japanese history

Sponge Bear speculates about what would have happened if Taiwan had remained a territory of Japan after the Second World War.

Japan: Original photos of Fukushima Daiichi

Flickr user hige-darumaひげだるまattractive woman published photos of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant taken during a tour of the facilities in June 1999. Tepco employees’ faces have been blurred but...

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