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Tomohiro Osaki

Tomohiro Osaki is a staff writer in the Domestic News Division. A graduate of Sophia University in Tokyo, he likes to explore under-reported realities of Japanese youth, with a tendency toward the taboo.

For Tomohiro Osaki's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

'Coronavirus harassment' surge suggests growing panic in Japan

National Mar 19, 2020

'Coronavirus harassment' surge suggests growing panic in Japan

In the age of the COVID-19 outbreak, the sight of someone coughing in public has become a frequent cause for suspicious stares, altercations and even maltreatment at work, leading to the emergence of what has been dubbed by Japanese media as "corohara," or coronavirus ...