Canadian Susan Mercer founded HEART Tokushima 15 years ago. Amid a rise in pet ownership due to the pandemic, she's asking people to get educated before committing to a new furry friend.
In the first of a three-part series, our writer outlines the twists and turns his family encountered when they opted to look for a new place to live.
Experts believe that many victims of sexual harassment in Japan aren't aware that what their harassers are doing is wrong. That is changing, however.