Civilians killed in war are the subject of complex competing narratives - some promoted by parties as diverse as global superpowers and Korean boy-bands.
When it comes to base-hosting issues in Okinawa, there is a tendency of looking at stakeholders as binary groups—Okinawa versus the mainland, Okinawans versus the U.S. military, or the Okinawan...
Finding economic common ground between China and Japan hasn't removed all tension between them - but both sides are working to tone down their rhetoric.
Tokyo Review announces a new partnership with Asia Pacific Initiative that will allow us to further grow the site and its network of contributors.
Cosmetics have become one of Japan's hottest exports - and their success suggests a way for the country to move beyond the divisive "Cool Japan" branding.
Japan's new era name will be revealed on April 1st, allowing just weeks to prepare for the change. Why was the timing of the announcement so controversial?
Japan's consumers have been relatively slow to adopt cashless payments - but competition among firms hoping for a slice of the market has never been hotter.
The Trump Administration's possible withdrawal from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty would have a major impact on Japan's security and U.S. alliance.
On the last day of work before the government officially broke for the New Year’s holiday week, Japan’s Ministry of Defense released a video recorded last week aboard a Japan...
Japan's computer illiterate cybersecurity minister has been widely ridiculed - but is only the latest in a long line of underqualified government ministers.