Andrew Kershaw

For Andrew Kershaw's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Apr 3, 2014

Review: Bob Dylan at Zepp DiverCity, Tokyo

Just 123 days after tumultuous applause engulfed the waning strains of “Blowin’ In The Wind” to bring Bob Dylan’s last concert to an end at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Nov. 28, a similar cacophony awaited him at Tokyo’s Zepp DiverCity on ...

May 22, 2011

Collector's 'labor of love' is a wonder to behold

From the outside it’s just another concrete building rising up nine or 10 stories on a downtown Tokyo street. Inside, it’s no more impressive — until Shinichiro Tatsumi opens the well-secured door to his own, private Bob Dylan heaven. What confronts the visitor, Dylan ...

Japan and U.K. forge new green links

Aug 29, 2002

Japan and U.K. forge new green links

NAGANO — Last weekend in Johannesburg, 65,000 people were limbering up for the U.N. World Summit on Sustainable Development. Meanwhile in Kurohime, an hour’s drive north of Nagano, two events last Sunday were of far greater significance to most of those involved than anything ...

Oct 28, 2001

Kyushu's hoard of the purest gold

Down, down, down; bouncing down rock tunnels blasted through the innards of a mountain in the south of Kyushu. Steeply down, left and right and left again until, 225 meters below the mine’s entrance, the heat builds up, the sulfur smell gets stronger and ...