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Mark Thompson
Mark Thompson is the managing editor of The Japan Times, where he has worked since the birth of HTML. Once upon a time, he was on the features desk and wrote regularly about culture and technology. He can be found on way too many social platforms, including Mastodon, Post.news, Bluesky and Threads.
For Mark Thompson's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Aug 26, 2013
Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri — Super Yosakoi 2013
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Aug 12, 2013
Fireworks over Miyajima
PRESS / Corporate Trends
Aug 7, 2013
New pricing plans for The Japan Times / International New York Times; details of renewed product lineup
In March this year, The Japan Times announced a publishing agreement with the New York Times Company that will see its daily newspaper, "The Japan Times" packaged with the "International New York Times" in the Japan market commencing with the Oct. 16 issue. The new combined newspaper will be called "The Japan Times / International New York Times."
PRESS / Corporate Trends
Aug 7, 2013
新紙面 「The Japan Times / International New York Times」の価格設定と その他商品ラインアップについてのお知らせ
株式会社ジャパンタイムズ(本社:東京都港区、代表取締役社長:堤丈晴、以下ジャパンタイムズ)は本年3月、New York Times Companyと日本国内での新聞発行に関する業務提携を発表いたしました。
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Aug 4, 2013
Edogawa-ku Fireworks 2013
Over 14,000 fireworks were set off Aug. 3 near Ichikawa Station, Chiba, for the annual Edogawa-ku Fireworks. Here are but a few of the "fire blossoms" that had the crowd oohing and aahing.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Jul 12, 2013
[SLIDESHOW] Eco Edo Nihonbashi 2013
Japan Times
TENNIS
Jun 30, 2013
Date-Krumm, Nishikori fall at Wimbledon
Veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm's memorable run at Wimbledon came to a shuddering halt on Saturday after the 42-year-old was blasted out of the third round by defending champion Serena Williams.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Jun 21, 2013
[VIDEO] Nuclear Regulation Authority: Emergency Response Center
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Jun 15, 2013
[Video] International Tokyo Toy Show 2013
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Jun 11, 2013
[VIDEO] Japan's Nigerians see symbol of change in masquerade
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Jun 10, 2013
Yosakoi Soran 2013 in Sapporo
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 5, 2013
Japan vs. Australia ... storified in social media
In a penalty kick second, Samurai Blue became the first team to qualify for next year's World Cup. Here's a collection of fans' reactions on social media, curated by Mai Hasabe, Eric Ruble and co.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
May 29, 2013
[VIDEO] Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. 25th Anniversary Open House
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
May 24, 2013
An imaginary hell
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
May 24, 2013
[VIDEO] A visit to DOCOMO R&D Center
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
May 24, 2013
[VIDEO] SoftBank/DoCoMo/au 2013 summer lineups
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
May 24, 2013
[PHOTO GALLERY] Kan Yasuda
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
May 9, 2013
[VIDEO] High-tech hangers offer shopping tips
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Apr 27, 2013
[VIDEO] Nico Nico becomes reality for two days
 
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Apr 25, 2013
[VIDEO] The 26th National Confectionary Exposition

Longform

Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on