Stories about Japan from July, 2017
The video features how residents in a care home for people with intellectual disabilities responded to the largest mass murder in Japan after World War II.
'We said "sorry" in Japanese, to which she replied, “Oh, you're Japanese? Then always speak Japanese, you foreigner!”'
One Twitter account combs encyclopedias, photo magazines, guidebooks and other sources for nostalgic images from Japan's postwar recovery.
Only since the late 1980s have filmmakers begun to examine the two countries' history, from colonial rule and World War II to present day.
"This handmade bookmark in my second-hand book is so cool."
On Monday, July 10, Japan feted its favorite food made from cultured soy beans: natto.
For more than a decade, Osaka and other communities with large populations of ethnic Korean residents have struggled to deal with far-right organizations that target ethnic Koreans and other minorities.
"It's become apparent there has been massive destruction."
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