December 22, 2022
Japan’s Strong World Cup Will Boost Its Football Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
By Vikram Jayakumar
Japanese football plays a crucial supplementary role in Tokyo’s efforts to wedge itself between Southeast Asian states and China.
June 01, 2022
Can Thailand Replicate South Korean Soft Power?
By SUKEGAWA Seiya
South Korea’s soft power is permeating youth culture. Can Thailand follow its example?
July 22, 2017
Japan House: Tokyo’s New Public Diplomacy Push
By Warren A. Stanislaus
Japan is expanding its conception of soft power with the new institutions.
August 31, 2016
Tokyo 2020 and Japan’s Soft Power
By Yukari Easton
Japan's cultural appeal is at its best when the government takes a hands off approach.
July 29, 2016
Will Pokémon Go Power Up Japan’s ‘Cool Economy’?
By Henry Laurence
The game's phenomenal success is good for Nintendo, but it doesn't mean much for Japan's creative industry at large.