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Tyler Parr
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Feb 24, 2016
Views from Tokyo: Can video games cause children to become violent?
People out and about in Machida, Tokyo, offer their views on the possible link between real and on-screen violence.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Sep 2, 2015
Views from Yokohama: What would it take to make us all happier?
Tourists and residents in Kanagawa offer advice on how we can all live happier lives.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
May 27, 2015
Views from Yokohama: Is technology making the world better or worse?
Luddites and tech fans are interrogated on the wide streets of Yokohama.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Apr 22, 2015
What do you think of when you hear the word 'Japan'?: views from Laos
In the landlocked country of Laos, Tyler Parr asks expats, tourists and locals about what springs to mind when they hear the name of this island nation.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Mar 16, 2015
Yokohama: What are you most proud or fond of about Japan?
People on the streets of Japan's second most-populous city wax positive about the archipelago's attractions.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Mar 2, 2015
Yokohama: If you could live anywhere in Japan, where would it be?
Tyler Parr asks passers-by where they would choose to live on this archipelago if money and jobs were not an issue.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Feb 9, 2015
Yokohama: Who would be your ultimate date for Valentine's Day?
Love is in the air as couples celebrate their relationship and singles search for their soul mates. Who would be your ultimate Valentine's Day date?
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Jan 19, 2015
Sagamihara: Should we be worried that 2014 was the hottest year on record?
While some in Sagamihara seem to be worried about the fact that the world is getting warmer, others appear nonplussed.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Dec 1, 2014
Yokohama: How can you make your Christmas in Japan more ... Christmassy?
Many foreigners will spend the Christmas holiday in Japan away from family. So how do they attempt to create the feeling of a Western Christmas like those they knew back home?

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals