Stories about Japan from October, 2017
Japan's Largest Diwali Celebration Featured Food, Dancing and a Naan Flatbread Mascot
Thanks to increasing ties between the two countries, the number of Indians living in Japan has increased over the past two decades to at least 28,000.
Kyrgyz People of Central Asia Shocked to Be the Bad Guys in New Japanese ‘Tokusatsu’ Movie
In Japanese, the 'kyr' in 'Kyrgyz' sounds a lot like 'kill'.
How One Verification Team Worked to Debunk Misleading Information About the Japanese Election
"Hey, non-Japanese are not prohibited from participating in Japanese elections, okay? I wonder why they do it. Does it feel good to spread such false rumors?"
‘Super Typhoon’ Threatens Japan, Japanese Elections
A "super typhoon"--equivalent to a category five hurricane--is threatening Japan and the country's general election.
What's at Stake in Japan's Snap Election? The Country's ‘Peace Constitution’, for One
Japan votes on October 22. The campaign has seen the disintegration of one political party, and the birth of two new ones, plus plans to change the 'peace constitution.'
Achieving Barrier-Free Access Proves a Hurdle in Japan's 2020 Paralympics Preparations
With only three years to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, the Japanese government will have to work quickly to make the games truly barrier-free.
How People Hang Things Up to Dry In Japan
Some people have fun hanging clothes in Japan, while others appear to be indifferent to the task.
Aoyagi Bisen's Beautiful Calligraphy Has Earned Her a Social Media Following in Japan
Aoyagi Bisen's video of her writing one of the most complicated Chinese characters went viral in September.
Japan's Removal from South Korea's Winter Olympics Map Revives Old Disputes Between the Two Neighbors
The organizing committee of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics explained that the omission of Japan on the map was a simple technical mistake.