Seven years in the making, this disturbing Australian film looks at the death of 100,000 citizens in during the second world war.
A scholar of Japanese religion explains the connections that Japan’s political parties have with several religious groups and how religion is tied in with the legacy of Shinzo Abe.
Abe was Japan’s longest-serving post-war PM. His legacy, while considerable, is mixed.
Shinzo Abe’s murder is the latest political attack in Japan, a country which has strict gun laws.
The world is in shock after news Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe has been shot dead during a speech in Nara, western Japan.
Pure Form at the Art Gallery of South Australia brings together some of Japan’s most interesting post-war art.
The security landscape in the Asia-Pacific region is shifting in the face of China’s increasingly assertive foreign policy.
The show is an accurate representation of how the yakuza see themselves and their culture.
More gunboats and weapons in the Asia-Pacific region will not enhance regional or global security.
As New Zealand considers how and whether to incorporate traditional Māori knowledge in the science curriculum, what might we learn from the experiences of Japan?
Despite the name, Children’s Day is usually considered as a festival of boys.
A mermaid with face of a monkey and body of fish has reignited interest in the Japanese ningyo
On Dec. 2, 1941, a publication date was set for Mori’s first book. Five days later, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, upending the writer’s life and throwing the book’s publication into doubt.
The US, Australia, Japan and India are keen to show they are not merely reacting to their rivals’ agendas, but are able to offer their own ambitious solutions for the Indo-Pacific.
Any climate gains from Japan’s shift will be wiped out entirely unless Australia moves to zero-emissions ammonia production.
Research from Japan has found that a certain type of gut bacteria appears to lower the rate of COVID deaths.
ASEAN has thus far been ineffectual, while China has leverage but has failed to act. If a negotiated end to the crisis is to happen, who will take the lead?
Reform to allow a female emperor, or an emperor descended from the female line of the royal family, has ground to a halt. This is despite overwhelming public support for a change.
Only 7% of rakugo artists are female, but Katsura Niyō just won one of Japan’s highest honours for emerging rakugo artists.
See a package of Cup Noodles and you might think of dorm rooms and cheap calories. But there was a time when eating out of Cup Noodle’s iconic packaging exuded cosmopolitanism.