Nevin Thompson · July, 2005

Nevin Thompson served as Japan Editor and Social Media Manager for Global Voices from 2014 to 2022. He is a translator, writer, and journalist, and has been connected to Japan for nearly 30 years.

Nevin currently lives and works on an island off the West Coast of Canada, and spends about three months each year with his family in Tsuruga, a small city on the Japan Sea Coast, just north of Kyoto.

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Latest posts by Nevin Thompson from July, 2005

Inside the Japanese Blogosphere – The Anti-Korea Wave

  29 July 2005

The ever-useful “Ninki Blog Ranking” lists the most-viewed Japanese blogs in a number of different categories. There are blogs for mothers who wish to help their children study more effectively, blogs devoted to tracking the movements of celebrities, and blogs that discuss the best way to diet. And, like any...

Inside The Japanese Blogosphere

  18 July 2005

Ra, a third-generation Korean resident in Japan, who “has a Japanese name, has the same color of skin, the same way of speaking, and watches the same television” as the Japanese, and even so, is still considered a “foreigner in his home country”, is looking for help translating his popular...

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