The highlights of Japanese media in 2014

| Jan 3, 2015

The highlights of Japanese media in 2014

by Philip Brasor

My choices for the most significant public phenomena of last year are associated with traditional media rather than the social kind, which isn’t to say these phenomena didn’t impact social media and vice versa, only that TV, newspapers and magazines still affect our perception ...

Jul 3, 2014

Man accused of egging office of sexist heckler

Police on Wednesday sent a case to prosecutors accusing a man in his 50s of throwing raw eggs at the entrance to the office of Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly member Akihiro Suzuki on June 23. The man, whose name was not released, allegedly egged the ...

Lawmaker apologizes for sexist jibe

Jun 23, 2014

Lawmaker apologizes for sexist jibe

by Masaaki Kameda and Kazuaki Nagata

A Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker apologized on Monday for shouting a sexist remark last week at a female colleague from Your Party during a plenary session of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly. Akihiro Suzuki, 51, apologized at a news conference at City Hall five days ...