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Forced participation in religious activities to be classified as child abuse in Japan

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Japan to Fund Firms to Shift Production Out of China

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In Japan, Dead American Brands Get a Second Chance

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My Culture is Not Your Toy: A Gay Japanese Man’s Perspective on Queer Eye Japan

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Anomalous Architecture

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Abe’s New Word Order

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Film photography shows signs of revival among Japan's youth

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Growing number of car-sharing users don’t rent cars for driving

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The cat who saved a Japanese rail line

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The Anti-Olympic Torch arrives in Tokyo

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Japan's Hometown Tax

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Growing Pains: A Father and Daughter on Islamic Parenting in Japan

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Akihito to become first Japanese Emperor to abdicate in 200 years

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Japanese stereotypes of European countries, based on Japanese Google autocomplete suggestions

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10 Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America

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A Revisionist History of Postwar Pop

In the public imagination, the pop hits of the Occupation years epitomize a brand-new culture of freedom and democracy. But a closer look at the roots of Japan’s early postwar pop scene reveals a far more complex interaction of influences and ideologies.

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Hōshi: A Short Film on the 1300-Year-Old Hotel Run by the Same Japanese Family for 46 Generations

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What the west can learn from Japan’s “lost decades”

Roland Kelts wonders whether Japan-style stagnation would really be so bad in the west.

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Tokyo Metropolitan Area to Establish "English Village"

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Takeshi Kitano criticises Japanese film industry

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How the Shinkansen bullet train made Tokyo into the monster it is today

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Early Japanese Animations: The Origins of Anime (1917-1931)

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Community bonds, not seawalls, key to minimizing deaths: 3/11 study

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How Japan Copied American Culture and Made it Better

If you’re looking for some of America’s best bourbon, denim and burgers, go to Japan, where designers are re-engineering our culture in loving detail

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White Without Privilege

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Why Japanese Web Design Is So… Different

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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

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The Chinese residents who call Japan home

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Japanese Stocks? Yes, They Really Think So

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