Japan Affairs

Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?

Our Tokyo editors discuss Masuzoe’s past gaffes, Sony’s PC woes and newspapers for kids.

By J.T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo for
Did Tokyo Elect a Sexist Governor?

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) celebrates the election of Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe.

Credit: @STforeigndesk

The Diplomat’s J.T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo talk about Yoichi Masuzoe, the recently elected governor of Tokyo, as well as the sale of Sony’s PC business and specialty newspapers that break down Japanese kanji characters for young readers.

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