Yoshiaki Miura

For Yoshiaki Miura's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Goto, Yukawa mourned in spontaneous gatherings nationwide

Feb 9, 2015

Goto, Yukawa mourned in spontaneous gatherings nationwide

People gathered at dusk Sunday at a number of locations nationwide to mourn the deaths of Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa, two hostages of the Islamic State group whom the militants apparently murdered last month. Near the statue of Hachiko outside Shibuya Station in ...

Shinagawa, a gateway to old and new Tokyo

| Nov 30, 2014

Shinagawa, a gateway to old and new Tokyo

In the Edo Period, Shinagawa was the first “shukuba machi,” or “post station town” to be built on the Tokaido, the coastal road linking the bustling Nihonbashi district in Edo, then the de facto capital under the Tokugawa shogunate, to Kyoto, which remained the ...

Tokyo jumps on theme bar bandwagon

| Apr 6, 2014

Tokyo jumps on theme bar bandwagon

Tokyo and its surrounding areas provide an array of entertainment spots to serve the varied interests of its inhabitants, day or night. The latest fads are theme bars and restaurants for those seeking an unusual drinking or dining experience. Guys who were fascinated by ...