Tomoko Otake

Tomoko Otake is a staff writer and editor with a strong interest in health, medical and social issues. She is an author of A Matter of Health, a new weekly series on the latest health research, technology and policy issues in Japan. A native of Nara Prefecture, she obtained an M.A. in journalism from The University of Montana.

For Tomoko Otake's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Japanese residents of Manchester shaken by terrorist attack

May 24, 2017

Japanese residents of Manchester shaken by terrorist attack

Japanese residents in Manchester, England, expressed shock that the deadly terrorist attack at a concert hall took place in a city known for welcoming different cultures. Aya Homei, a lecturer of Japanese studies at the University of Manchester, told The Japan Times on Wednesday ...