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Chris Salzberg · October, 2007

Writer/translator/web developer living in Tokyo, Japan. Between April 2007 and March 2009, I was the Japanese language editor for Global Voices. Follow me on Twitter or check out stuff I've done on github.

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Latest posts by Chris Salzberg from October, 2007

25 October 2007

Japan: Taiwanese chorus music to the ears

A video of an auditorium in Taiwan featuring 258 Taiwanese people watching and singing along to the lyrics of Japanese anime songs became a hit in Japan earlier this week...

24 October 2007

Japan: Rape at Iwakuni

Turner at Keeping Pace in Japan comments on the alleged rape of a 19-year-old Japanese girl by four US Marines on the first night of the Sake Matsuri [Festival] in...

21 October 2007

Japan: Investigation commission to discuss welfare cutbacks

Japan: NOVA on the brink of collapse

Despite numerous statements to the contrary from an increasingly evasive management, the collapse of Japan's largest English language school operator NOVA appears imminent as bloggers have been reporting lesson cancellations,...

19 October 2007

Japan: Starving in the Land of Plenty

The recent story of a man starving to death as a result of not being able to receive welfare assistance, made famous thanks to his having documented his last days...

12 October 2007

Japan: Sports with “no future”

Why do people play sports? Is it out of a love for the game, just for a good time, or is it actually a career choice like any other? 21-year-old...

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