Masaaki Kameda

Masaaki Kameda is a staff writer for The Japan Times since April 2013, covering education and the metropolitan government. He previously worked for The Japan Times ST, a weekly paper for English learners. His interests include taking photographs and exercising.

For Masaaki Kameda's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Nov 12, 2015

Medical bodies launch system to track laparoscopic surgeries

In response to last year’s scandal in which a number of patients died after undergoing laparoscopic liver surgery, two key medical bodies have introduced a system to track such procedures to ensure safety and transparency. The Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery and the Endoscopic ...

Toshiba unveils trilingual robot in Odaiba

Oct 23, 2015

Toshiba unveils trilingual robot in Odaiba

Toshiba Corp. unveiled a new multilingual android Friday who introduces herself and gives out information in three languages to tourists visiting Tokyo’s popular Odaiba waterfront district. Making her debut at an information center located inside Aqua City Odaiba commercial complex was a female lifelike ...