Nevin Thompson is the Japan Editor for Global Voices. He is a translator, writer, and journalist, and has been connected to Japan for more than twenty 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.
Profile photo by Jer Clarke.
Latest posts by Nevin Thompson from February, 2016
How much sex are Japanese people having, anyway, and could having more sex help Japan improve its declining birth rate?
The tree had increasingly become a tourist attraction in recent years, with people traveling to visit the tree to snap its picture.
Michael Rogge has uploaded a collection of videos documenting life in Japan and other parts of Asia at the dawn of the continent's economic transformation.
Japan's DPJ has released an election poster that asks voters to hold their nose and vote for them. Desperate?
Bill Wurtz's compelling video history of Japan has gone viral, collecting millions of views in just over one week.
Political Interference? The Culling of Japan's Broadcasters Culminates in a Respected Journalist's Ouster
"Pressure from the Abe government? All newscasters critical of the government have been taken off the air, one after the other."