Kanako Takahara joins to discuss when Japan might reopen to international tourism, and what form that reopening might take.
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.
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Staff writer Alex Martin joins to discuss Japan’s declining population, and why one town in Saitama thinks it’s not all bad news.
Since the beginning of March, the value of the yen has plummeted against the dollar, the euro and the British pound. Bloomberg economy reporter Yuko Takeo joins Deep Dive to explain why.
Japan Times editor Chris Russell joins to discuss the story of Nakagin and why he thinks it has captivated so many people over the years.
Bloomberg energy reporter Shoko Oda joins Deep Dive to explain why the energy crisis was a decade in the making.
Hanako Montgomery, a reporter for Vice World News in Japan, discusses Japan’s poor record on gender equality.
Spring has arrived in Tokyo and with it the cherry blossoms, which reached a peak on Sunday, March 27. After two years of pandemic-related restrictions reducing the crowds at popular spots for hanami (cherry blossom viewing), Tokyo residents were back out in force after ...
The top choice at this year's Asia's 50 Best Restaurants is known for its modernist reworking of Japan's traditional multicourse menu and a humorous take on a KFC favorite.
Winter is harsh on this remote island off Hokkaido’s northwestern tip, where you can ski above the sea.
Kanako Takahara explains Japan's efforts to help these refugees, and why the government here isn't calling them by that name.