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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:

Aug 17, 2018

Fox News presenter Ainsley Earhardt makes 'communist Japan' gaffe

Fox News presenter Ainsley Earhardt on Thursday mistakenly stated that the U.S. defeated "communist Japan" in an impassioned criticism of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who had said America "was never that great." Ainsley Earhardt proudly remembers the time that the United States "defeated communist ...

Olympic heat wave fears: What steps can Tokyo take?

| Aug 13, 2018

Olympic heat wave fears: What steps can Tokyo take?

Japan has become well-known for its omotenashi (hospitality), with the concept being part of Tokyo's pitch when it bid to host the 2020 Olympics. But this year's record heat wave, which has so far killed more than 100 people and led to tens of thousands ...