Tadasu Takamine's not so 'Cool Japan'

Feb 7, 2013

Tadasu Takamine's not so 'Cool Japan'

by James Jack

In May 2011, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry promoted the idea of “Cool Japan,” presenting Japanese culture as a product amid the confusing circumstances after the Great East Japan Earthquake. As Japan continues to suffer a declining population and weak economy, it ...

'Tadasu Takamine's Cool Japan'

Dec 20, 2012

"Tadasu Takamine's Cool Japan"

by Tomohiro Osaki

The term “Cool Japan” was recently used by the Japanese government to help boost global interest in some of the nation’s most admirable achievements, such as its altruism and pursuit of cutting-edge technology. Following the Great East Japan Earthquake last year and a spate ...