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· November, 2013

Stories about Japan from November, 2013

Tokyo Governor Money Scandal Turns Graphic Meme

Tokyo Metropolitan Governor apologizes over money scandal. Japan's twitter users take it as a joke.

Fashion Show in Japan Takes on Violence Against Women

Protesters, Journalists Speak Out Against Japan's National Secrecy Bill

The controversial bill seeks to impose tougher penalties for leaking Japan's national secrets, but critics fear it could curtail freedom of the press and the right to information.

Japan's Independent Tofu Makers Are Rapidly Disappearing

Japan's traditional tofu makers, trying to compete with low supermarket prices, are on the verge of extinction.

Japan's Open Data Policy Still Needs Work

‘Japanese Banksy’ Bashes Nuclear Industry With Street Art

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