Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
March 23, 2014
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
With few willing to risk exposure to radiation, staffing agencies are exploiting unskilled laborers from across Japan.
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?
March 08, 2014
Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?
According to a recent report, some Japanese women are embracing right-wing groups that operate mostly online.
Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
February 28, 2014
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
Our Tokyo editors talk about controversial letters penned by Kamikaze pilots and more in this week's podcast.
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
February 21, 2014
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
Our Tokyo editors discuss hardships faced by Fukushima's 136,000 displaced residents and more in this week's podcast.
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
What Do Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong-Un Have In Common?
February 14, 2014
What Do Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong-Un Have In Common?
Our Tokyo editors talk about South Korean attitudes toward Japan's leader and more in this week's podcast.
What Do Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong-Un Have In Common?
Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?
February 11, 2014
Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?
Our Tokyo editors discuss Masuzoe's past gaffes, Sony's PC woes and newspapers for kids.
Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?
A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips
February 04, 2014
A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips
Our Tokyo editors discuss the ongoing comfort women spat and a "Hokkaido boom" in snack foods.
A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips
Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball
January 24, 2014
Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball
Our Tokyo editors discuss the recent dolphin hunt and other Japan news.
Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball
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