Stories about Japan from February, 2016
How much sex are Japanese people having, anyway, and could having more sex help Japan improve its declining birth rate?
The tree had increasingly become a tourist attraction in recent years, with people traveling to visit the tree to snap its picture.
"You helped us and we weren’t even your friends, so of course we came to help. Japan and Taiwan will be best friends forever."
Michael Rogge has uploaded a collection of videos documenting life in Japan and other parts of Asia at the dawn of the continent's economic transformation.
Japan's DPJ has released an election poster that asks voters to hold their nose and vote for them. Desperate?
"Clothing does not cause violence. Dark streets do not cause violence. Walking alone at night does not cause violence."
Bill Wurtz's compelling video history of Japan has gone viral, collecting millions of views in just over one week.
Political Interference? The Culling of Japan's Broadcasters Culminates in a Respected Journalist's Ouster
"Pressure from the Abe government? All newscasters critical of the government have been taken off the air, one after the other."