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:

Sapporo takes chance on repeating as Olympic host

| Dec 8, 2014

Sapporo takes chance on repeating as Olympic host

Sapporo Mayor Fumio Ueda announced Nov. 27 that his city will bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. The decision came about a year after Tokyo landed the 2020 Summer Games. If Sapporo succeeds, it will be its second Winter Olympics. In 1972, it ...

Nov 28, 2014

ASDF on mission to deliver Ebola suits to West Africa

The government decided on Friday to deliver 20,000 protective suits to West Africa via the Air Self-Defense Force next week, part of a donation of 700,000 suits to help Ebola-hit countries in the region. The delivery will mark the first time an SDF plane ...