Stories about Japan from September, 2015
Cafeteria Culture (CafCu) has produced an engaging informative video that provides great insight into how school lunches are a fundamental part of learning in Japan's schools.
In ancient times, it's said that brewing sake was a women's craft. But for the past few hundred years women have been forbidden from brewing. That's changing in big ways.
As the country's ruling coalition prepared to pass a new law allowing Japan to go to war, protesters lined the streets and scuffles broke out inside the Diet itself.
Japan's largest volcano erupted unexpectedly on Monday, September 14. Tourists captured the spectacle on Instagram.
The sheer scale of the flooding was surprising, and was reminiscent of the devastation caused by the massive tsunami that struck northeastern Japan in March, 2011.
"Anyone who supports parliamentary democracy based on a constitution should never ignore the plight of refugees."
Hundreds of thousands of people all over the country have turned out to protest new legislation that would allow Japan to go to war.