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Oscar Boyd

Oscar Boyd is the Escape, Food & Drink and Books editor at The Japan Times. After graduating from the University of Oxford, Oscar cut his teeth in Fukuoka before moving to join The Japan Times in Tokyo.

For Oscar Boyd's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Episode 79: What does QAnon mean for Japan?

DEEP DIVE Jan 27, 2021

Episode 79: What does QAnon mean for Japan?

Bloomberg's Max Zimmerman takes us through Japan's strain of the QAnon conspiracy. On Jan. 6, the U.S. Capitol came under siege from a mob of Trump supporters, incited by the former President. The attack was condemned around the world and shone a spotlight onto the ...

Episode 78: Japan's foreign residents are trapped — Part 3

DEEP DIVE Jan 20, 2021

Episode 78: Japan's foreign residents are trapped — Part 3

Japan Times reporter Magdalena Osumi provides an update on Japan's border situation. Since the end of December, worries about new strains of COVID-19 have prompted Japan to reimpose border restrictions, including stopping the issuance of new visas to people hoping to move to Japan. We ...

Episode 76: So long, 2020

DEEP DIVE Dec 30, 2020

Episode 76: So long, 2020

We hear from listeners of Deep Dive about what got them through 2020. Thank you to everyone who submitted their stories, it was lovely hearing from you all. We received stories from around the world, from as far away as India, Australia and Brazil, to ...