Activist says Uganda documentary may aid LGBT cause

Jan 23, 2015

Activist says Uganda documentary may aid LGBT cause

Japan has developed a more favorable view of sexual minorities in recent years, but activist Mameta Endo wants to raise awareness of the issue further by encouraging people to take in a documentary that captures the hatred, harassment, and risk of prison time such ...

Jan 13, 2015

Lecturer resigns after stripping on campus for student lover

A 55-year-old part-time computer science lecturer resigned from Taisho University in Tokyo on Thursday after being found naked in a corridor. The man had stripped amid a row with his 21-year-old lover, a student with whom he lived, a university official said. The woman ...

Autistic people find independence at unique facility in Saitama

Dec 30, 2014

Autistic people find independence at unique facility in Saitama

Due to a dearth of job opportunities in Japan for autistic people, mainly deriving from a lack of understanding toward the disorder, it is often difficult for them to lead independent lives after they attain adulthood. However, an institution in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, is ...

Kanze Nohgaku Theater moves back to Ginza

Nov 28, 2014

Kanze Nohgaku Theater moves back to Ginza

The Kanze Nohgaku Theater in Tokyo’s Shibuya district plans to close in March and reopen in Ginza in November 2016, according to the head of the country’s largest school of noh. The new theater will be located in the basement of a new complex ...