Stories about Japan from October, 2015
At Japan's Cafe de Monk, Tsunami Survivors Can Get Coffee, Cake and a Sympathetic Ear
Nearly five years after the tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Japan, thousands still suffer the consequences. So a Japanese Buddhist monk developed a pop-up cafe to cater to their needs.
Kotatsu or Korsy? Is This Heating Method Japanese or Iranian?
Japan and Iran seem to have common techniques for keeping cozy during the winter seasons.
From Okinawa to the UN, the Protest Against a US Military Base Continues
Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga went to the UN to address human rights violations he says the Japanese and American governments have committed.
At 81, a Japanese Woman Tweets to Remember the Terror of War
"On June 5, 1945, when I was in fifth grade, our family went to an air raid shelter after the sirens sounded. Oh no! Our house would be burned down!"
Documentary Explores What It's Like to Be Black in Japan
This interesting full-length documentary, made by a pair of popular Japanese video bloggers explores what it's like to be black in Japan.
Video Blog Provides In-Depth Insights Into How Japanese Politics Work
Japan specialist Tim Langley provide in-depth insights into Japanese politics not normally covered in mainstream media in his engaging video blog.