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Shusuke Murai

Shusuke Murai was born in Japan and spent his teen years in central Ohio. He graduated from New York University with a M.A. in Communication. His interests include the activities of virtual communities, intercultural interactions in the information society and futuristic gadgets.

For Shusuke Murai's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Q&A: How to survive this year's scorching summer in Japan

Reference | Q&A Jul 20, 2018

Q&A: How to survive this year's scorching summer in Japan

This year's heat wave is again lethal, having already killed over 30 people and sent more than 10,000 to hospitals since July 9 due to heat exhaustion and heatstroke. The extreme weather continued to scorch Japan this week, with many cities seeing their highest-ever recorded ...

Japan's automakers chase IT tie-ups in race for driving's future

Business / Corporate Jun 28, 2018

Japan's automakers chase IT tie-ups in race for driving's future

The race to transform the global auto industry has reached full throttle. Facing what has been touted as a once-in-a-century transformation, domestic carmakers are rushing to transition from conventional manufacturers into tech-driven "mobility companies" focused on CASE (connected, autonomous, shared and electric) technologies. Toyota Motor Corp. ...

Honda Aircraft starts taking business jet orders in Japan

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2018

Honda Aircraft starts taking business jet orders in Japan

Honda Aircraft Co.'s "flying sports car" is set for take-off in Japan after the firm announced Wednesday it has begun accepting orders for its private business jet, HondaJet Elite, from domestic customers. The move represents Honda Aircraft's first foray into the domestic market, after the ...