October 2018
M T W T F S S
« Sep   Nov »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  

46 articles published


Women taking on more front-line roles in Japan's military

National / Social Issues Oct 18, 2018

Women taking on more front-line roles in Japan's military

A growing number of women in the Self-Defense Forces are entering formerly male-dominated fields, with one recently becoming the country's first-ever female fighter pilot. "I want to become a full-fledged pilot, no different from men," 1st Lt. Misa Matsushima of the Air Self-Defense Force told ...

The meteoric rise of Mayu Matsuoka

Film Oct 18, 2018

The meteoric rise of Mayu Matsuoka

by Mark Schilling

As a film critic, I occasionally come across something on the screen that sets off fireworks in my brain. It happened with Sakura Ando's explosive performance as a desperate boxer in "100 Yen Love" and with the funny, surprising and moving zombie comedy "One ...

Keisuke Honda eager for first season in Australia to finally kick off

Soccer Oct 18, 2018

Keisuke Honda eager for first season in Australia to finally kick off

Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda is itching to kick off his Australian adventure with Melbourne Victory on Saturday after a long wait through the A-League's "weird" and "unique" preseason. As the league's highest-profile signing, Honda arrived in Australia to much fanfare in August, but with ...

Hajime Moriyasu praises Japan's cohesiveness in matches

Soccer Oct 18, 2018

Hajime Moriyasu praises Japan's cohesiveness in matches

Following Japan's impressive 4-3 friendly win over Uruguay, manager Hajime Moriyasu on Wednesday lauded his new-look side for its seamless integration of overlapping generations of players. The victory Tuesday in Saitama was the third in three matches under the new boss and the first combining ...