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 July, 2017
The video features how residents in a care home for people with intellectual disabilities responded to the largest mass murder in Japan after World War II.
One Twitter account combs encyclopedias, photo magazines, guidebooks and other sources for nostalgic images from Japan's postwar recovery.
"This handmade bookmark in my second-hand book is so cool."
On Monday, July 10, Japan feted its favorite food made from cultured soy beans: natto.
For more than a decade, Osaka and other communities with large populations of ethnic Korean residents have struggled to deal with far-right organizations that target ethnic Koreans and other minorities.
"It's become apparent there has been massive destruction."