Staff reporter Ryusei Takahashi joins Oscar Boyd to discuss the idea, opportunities and difficulties of a green recovery in Japan.
In part two of this two part look at the end of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s time in office, we look at Abe's legacy as Japan's longest-serving prime minister.
This is part one of a two part look at the end of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's time in office.
This episode was originally recorded in December 2019, in a world that had not yet gone through the trials of the coronavirus, and when Japan was looking ahead to hosting the Olympics this summer.
Since Japan imposed entry restrictions on April 3, many students and academics have been left stranded outside the country, unable to pursue their studies and research. Many have also lost the scholarships that have funded their studies so far. On this episode we’re taking a ...
With more Michelin stars than any other city in the world, Tokyo is something of a dining mecca. But in 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has turned Tokyo's restaurant and hospitality industry on its head.
It's now August and many of Japan's residents are still stuck inside or outside of the country.
75 years on from the bombing, the number of survivors able to tell their stories is dwindling as they grow old and die.
Mount Fuji is closed to the public this summer so, in tribute to the mountain, we're rebroadcasting Deep Dive Episode 20: Fear and loathing on Mount Fuji.
The Japan Times' Alex Martin discusses the history of mask wearing and how it's changed from the Edo Period to the Spanish Flu to the COVID-19 pandemic.