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For Shaun Mckenna's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Episode 7: Kim-Trump — what's next?

DEEP DIVE Feb 13, 2019

Episode 7: Kim-Trump — what's next?

On this week's episode, Japan Times staff writer Jesse Johnson discusses what the next meeting of the U.S. and North Korea might mean for Japan, and features editor Shaun McKenna talks us through some of Japan's biggest summer music festivals. Hosted by Oscar Boyd.

'Home Sweet Tokyo': Fresh-off-the-boat narrative has room to grow

TV Nov 23, 2017

'Home Sweet Tokyo': Fresh-off-the-boat narrative has room to grow

Among the English-speaking community in Japan there has been a long-running debate over whether to use the word "foreigner." Personally, I prefer using "non-Japanese." The word "foreigner," I feel, implies difference, exclusion and an inability to assimilate. Having said that, Bryan Jenkins is a foreigner. ...