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The abandoned remains of a forklift overgrown with trees, next to a destroyed beachfront house in Futaba, Fukushima. Credit: C.E.J. Simons.Credit: C.E.J. Simons.

Ten years on from the devastating nuclear disaster, citizens are working together to show that nuclear power and fossil...

This article is more than two years old.

Despite populism being rife everywhere else, Japan has refused to succumb. Are there lessons to be learned? asks ...

Robots Japan: Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can blink and speak developed by Toshiba Corp, staffs the information desk of a high-end department store in Tokyo.

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How Japanese society and robots match up, by Christopher Simons.

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Hawkish Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to tinker with Japan’s pacifist constitution – but peace activists are...

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Escaping the pressures of modern life in Japan. By Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons.

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Tina Burrett takes a look at the country’s entrenched gender roles.

This article is almost eight years old.

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales...

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An individual mammal’s moral worth has nothing to do with whether or not its species is endangered, writes Chris Grezo...

This article is almost nine years old.

7/16さよなら原発集会に17万人

This article is more than nine years old.

あの大地震からもうすぐ1年

This article is more than nine years old.

Despite the Fukushima disaster, the Japanese government seems wedded to its nuclear vision. Outspoken politician Kono Taro has...

This article is more than ten years old.

震災からの復興と再生に取り組む市民と市民団体の思いと活動

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An item from the Agenda section of our magazine.

This article is more than ten years old.

東北地方太平洋沖地震被災地支援のための雑誌ダウンロードによる義援金寄付のお願い

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Okinawa currently hosts 75 per cent of US military facilities in Japan

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Sea captain taken prisoner while attempting to stop Japanese whalers

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