Solar farms, green energy "microgrids" and the experimental production of nonpolluting hydrogen was driven by a "strong desire to never see a repeat of such an accident."
For Harumi Ozawa's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Despite being the only country to have held the Paralympics twice, and the government's public commitment to integrate people with disabilities, workplaces are often not accessible to them.
Experts say the wooden two-story structure is a rare original example of architecture from the Taisho Era.
Armed with a set of pencils and a feather to sweep away eraser dust, Hitomi Tateno is training the next generation of anime artists at a new Netflix-funded academy as global demand for the Japanese genre soars.
With a record number of out LGBTQ athletes, and the first-ever transgender competitor, the Tokyo Games arguably opened the door to greater inclusivity in future.
A ban on overseas fans, strict virus rules and regulations preventing the distribution of ultra-thin prophylactics to competitors have left manufacturers deflated.