The third volume, supervised by Shinichi Kitaoka and edited by Takao Komine, describes how unprecedented economic challenges of the Heisei era shaped Japan.
China's historical revisionism is a threat, but so is the lack of higher educational institutions that would encourage Okinawa youth to stay in the islands.
One of the least known and more tragic operations during the Battle of Okinawa began on June 9, 1945, on Aguni Island. We take a look...
Hattori, with translator Graham Leonard, produced an amazing biography of Yasuhiro Nakasone that helps readers understand his place in modern Japanese history.
Edited by Sebastian Maslow and Christian Wirth, "Crisis Narratives" assembles the work of a dozen scholars to explain how Japan has changed since the 1990s.
A bilateral group promoting Japan-Taiwan ties is marking the centenary of Emperor Showa's historic visit to Taiwan by "repatriating" sakura trees back to Japan.
Upon visiting the statue in Taiwan commemorating late PM Shinzo Abe, Dr Robert D Eldridge reports on local sentiments and the depth of bilateral friendship.
Edited by a former JICA president, the expert-infused book offers a thought-provoking recommendation for Japan and the world: a Western Pacific Union.
The author provides insightful analysis regarding Japan's approach to immigration, refugees, and foreign workers, which he describes as "restrictive."
This well-researched study explores the gap between expectations of a leisurely life in rural Japan, its reality, and one’s relationship with society.
Sole use of Okinawa bases by the US military shows lack of integration with the SDF. That must change to defend against the threat of Chinese...
When the full history of Heisei Japan is written, it will be seen that Japan’s leadership during those three decades has been praiseworthy and constructive.