Stories about Japan from June, 2017
The 1966 visit by the Beatles to Japan is regarded as a turning point in Japanese postwar culture.
"It's possible that the law, which is intended to deal with organized crime groups, will expand to affect ordinary citizens."
Did you know Japan has observed "traditional sweets day" on June 16 for more than a thousand years?
The reactor restarts are welcome news to isolated host communities. However, residents of one of Japan's most densely populated regions are fearful about the potential for another massive nuclear accident.
A Hashtag in Support of Victims Takes Off on Japanese Twitter After a High-Profile Journalist Is Accused of Sexual Assault
In Japan, as in other countries, many sexual assaults go unreported, but one victim has decided to go public in the hope of getting justice.