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A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips
"Gourmet" chips
Image Credit: J.T. Quigley

A Controversial Comic Book and Japan's Gourmet Potato Chips

 
 

The Diplomat’s J.T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo discuss the “comfort women” issue and how a comic book about one such individual’s experience is further straining ties between Japan and South Korea, as well as a recent uptick in “gourmet”-branded junk food on convenience store shelves (and why the packaging never fails to mention Hokkaido).

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Editor’s note: The comic discussed in the podcast, Tatoo, can be viewed here, but please be warned that it contains graphic content.

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