Experts and former miners have found discrepancies in alleged footage of Gunkanjima, used by some South Korean media to back wartime forced labor claims.
At the cross of Japanese and British culture, the screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro breathes new life into Akira Kurosawa's Japanese cinema classic.
Huis ten Bosch in Nagasaki is Japan's biggest theme park. It recreates the Netherlands in surprisingly real ways. But attracting visitors has not been easy.
Terrible memories of the atomic bombing endure yet predictions are that Japan's national strategy of vigorous diplomacy will show the way to reconciliation.
Returning for a collaboration premiere with Studio Ghibli composer Joe Hisaishi, The King's Singers take time to celebrate Christmas on tour in Japan.
“This is the first time I saw the Kamome trains from the front. They are brand new and beautiful,” said one visitor to the JR Kyushu...
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Approximately one thousand people gathered at the Nippon Budokan on a sweltering August day to commemorate the end of the Second World War in Japan.
Over seventy-five years later, the concept and realities of nuclear warfare are still as unfathomable and horrifying as ever but deserve our attention nonetheless. For this...
“There can be no way to protect our country just by advocating non-nuclearism,” declared the granddaughter of a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.
The Ukraine crisis has made it clear that the the threat of nuclear war again looms over the world. Japan should lead pragmatic discussions on deterrence.
The newly proposed action plan should make progress, but by itself it will not protect Japan from the very real nuclear threats it faces today.