Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Matt McClellan · July, 2015

I'm a fourth year Pacific and Asian Studies major at UVIC with a particular focus on Japan. I enjoy learning about Japanese culture and history and reading about modern society, along with the occasional Japanese drama and variety show thrown in for good measure.

Email Matt McClellan

Latest posts by Matt McClellan from July, 2015

Japan’s ‘Double’ Miss Universe Tests the Country’s Changing Attitudes on Race

"So what if Ariana doesn't look like a pure-blooded Japanese? Her mom's Japanese...and she said her daughter's acclimated to Japanese culture. Ariana's an elegant Japanese woman!"

You Can Now Legally Dance the Night Away in Japan

Late-night club-goers are celebrating the end of a police crackdown that shut dancing just when the party was getting started.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site