Stephen Carr

Stephen Carr is a British writer and photographer who has contributed to newspapers and magazines around the world. He first came to Japan in 2000 to edit Japan Update, a weekly magazine in Okinawa. Now based in Nagoya, he has been writing for The Japan Times since 2010.

For Stephen Carr's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

JR Nagoya Station: Almost a town within a city

Mar 15, 2014

JR Nagoya Station: Almost a town within a city

Of the 193,000 people who pass daily through the main station of Japan’s third city, Nagoya, most are probably unaware they are in a building with no rival in the entire world. The station complex, known as the Twin Towers, is a Guinness World ...

Blood, beatings and the cage: the bouncer

| May 1, 2012

Blood, beatings and the cage: the bouncer

Before The Japan Times was invited inside Nagoya’s iD Cafe to speak to Thomas, the nightclub’s security manager, we stopped to chat to a uniformed policeman near the club. He told us there were as many as 50 fights in a nearby park on ...

Justice sought after allergy trauma

| Nov 16, 2010

Justice sought after allergy trauma

One day in May, 7-year-old Kaiya Lucente was cleaning her classroom after lunch when she began coughing, her face puffed up and she found it difficult to breathe. Her eyes turned red, and scarlet blotches started to appear on her face. She had had ...