Why Aren't Japanese Students Studying Abroad?


For this week’s Japan Affairs podcast, The Diplomat’s Tokyo editors ponder the  low number of Japanese students opting for international travel-study programs, a figure which has fallen for the seventh year in a row. They also talk about Japan’s preference for physical music over digital downloads and Hakamada Iwao, Japan’s longest-serving death row inmate (who was likely innocent all along).

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