Mizuho Aoki

Mizuho Aoki is a staff writer covering local news, including the current Tokyo gubernatorial race, education and aviation-related stories. She graduated from Hitotsubashi Universty with a degree in social science.

For Mizuho Aoki's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Britons in Japan welcome U.K. election result

Jun 9, 2017

Britons in Japan welcome U.K. election result

British residents of Japan with Japanese spouses breathed a sigh of relief Friday after British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party failed to win an overall majority in the general election, leaving its hard-line policy on immigration up in the air.As part of the ...

Never forget: keeping track of belongings with technology

May 27, 2017

Never forget: keeping track of belongings with technology

A Tokyo-based startup is offering a range of services to help people keep track of their belongings.Mamorio Inc. has created a small electronic tag that can be inserted in a wallet or attached to a keyring and other personal items, and used to track ...

Prewar bayonetting martial art makes return to schools

| Apr 24, 2017

Prewar bayonetting martial art makes return to schools

A little-known Japanese martial art called jukendo came under the spotlight recently after it was stipulated in the revised junior high school curriculum guidelines for the first time as one of nine martial arts schools can choose to teach students.Due to its historical background ...