Stories about Japan from January, 2018
Chaos in the Capital: Photos of Record Snowfall in Tokyo
Heavy snow shuts down Tokyo and provides a chance to snap stunning pictures.
Does a New Japanese Robotic Wheelchair Offer “Answers to Problems Disabled People Don't Have”?
"Instead of developing new technologies that might prove unsuitable, why not at the very least also train more professional carers?"
Japanese Media Struggles to Translate Trump's “Shithole”
"Fascinating that media outlets find it easier to print "shithole" than 'racist' or 'racism'."
‘We Have Entered the World of Adulthood, so We'll Do Our Best!’ Japan Marks Coming of Age Day
Reunions, revelry and motorized mischief mark Coming of Age Day in Japan.
Many Japanese Don’t See the Problem With Blackface on New Year’s Eve TV
"Note to japanese performing in #BlackFace: #Blackness is not a punchline nor a prop. Need jokes? Get better writers. Need a black character, get a black actor that speaks Japanese."