While American elites grandstand about the comfort women, free and open academic inquiry on East Asian history elsewhere is uncovering the uncomfortable truths.
Whose side is she on? The MukoujimaTransport president's wife arrives at Ooki's law office in Chapter 28 of Shin Ushijima's novel, Minority Shareholders.
One need not know much about the "Nanjing Massacre" to harbor doubts about the claims made within Iris Chang's 1997 book, "The Rape of Nanking."
Meiji Mura is underrated considering all the architectural marvels it has to offer, including the Imperial Hotel designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
From detailed recordkeeping to map making, the early history of Hokkaido and the Northern Territories documents the region as an integral part of Japan.
The facts of the comfort women history are sometimes uncomfortable, which makes the issue all the more deserving of free and open academic inquiry.
Dr Kevin Doak argues that while Japan surpasses the US in social stability, its nationalism remains unstable without guidance from an indigenous constitution.
Keiko Nakamura explains that Edo period samurai risked their lives to protect Hokkaido. That history could be lost if the propaganda is not addressed.
The akagome rice ritual helps preserve a resilient, ancient grain in Tsushima and the ceremony has been recognized as an Intangible Folk Cultural Heritage.
Aomori Nebuta Festival, Tohoku's legendary summer event, is finally back with 23 massive floats, lively dance, and plenty of music.
Sulking in his office, the demons of his past haunt Mukoujima Transport president Kensuke Kajima in Chapter 27 of Shin Ushijima's novel, Minority Shareholders.
Tama passed away, but her legacy lives on through her successor Nitama. With her human teammates, she continues to bring joy to her community and beyond.