As relations worsen between Japan and South Korea, Tokyo Review's editors discuss the reasons for the dispute - and what kind of resolution may be possible.
The largest exhibition of manga ever held outside Japan, at London’s British Museum, showcases how a subculture became an internationally recognized art.
The infamously gruelling work style of many Japanese firms is rooted in a culture that sees endurance and exhaustion as proof of moral character.
Japan's government has put women's empowerment high on its agenda - but women remain poorly represented in politics, and that shows few signs of changing.
Shinzo Abe is Japan's most powerful post-war Prime Minister - but the real story isn't his dominance, it's how little he's been able to accomplish with it.
Japan's upcoming election is unlikely to shake Shinzo Abe's grip on power - but the united front shown by the opposition parties may lead to future success.
What is Japan's House of Councilors? How is this "upper house" elected and what function does it serve in Japan's parliamentary democracy?
China and Japan are working to present a united front on free trade issues - but their facade of unity hides fundamental differences in their approaches.
Japan has one of the lowest recycling rates in the OECD - but in the absence of government action, community-led initiatives are pushing for change.
Japan's reliance on energy from the Middle East makes it keen to avoid conflict between the U.S. and Iran - but much of this crisis is beyond its control.