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· July, 2013

Stories about Japan from July, 2013

An Undeniably Racist Song, ‘Asian Girlz’ Sparks Controversy

African Fabric Kimono Belt Supports Mothers in Earthquake Disaster Area

Japanese Railway to Sell Customers’ E-Ticket Data

Japan's largest railway company has decided to sell non-identifying data on its commuters to third-party companies. Though technically legal, some see the move as an invasion of privacy.

Fukushima: No Place Like Home

Foreign Words Invade Traditional Japanese

A 71-year-old man is suing Japan's public broadcaster because he is literally lost in translation, in his very own country.

Data Visualization: Electric Japan

Web Popularity of Japan's Candidates Ranked

Former Fukushima Plant Manager Passes Away

Club-Goers Rebel Against Japan's Dance Regulation

Club goers across Japan are rebelling against an antiquated law that requires public venues to acquire a license for dancing or face raids, arrests and closures.

Japan: Winny Developer Dies at 42

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