National / Politics Jan 5, 2015

Foreign Minister Kishida to attend NPT review conference

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida plans to attend a Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty implementation review meeting in New York starting in late April, officials said Monday. The native of Hiroshima will call for nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation in his address to the review conference, which is held ...

National Jan 5, 2015

Hiroshima, Nagasaki plan A-bomb exhibition in Washington

The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki plan to hold an exhibit in Washington to mark the 70th anniversary this year of the U.S. atomic bombings in World War II, Hiroshima officials said Monday. If held, it will be the first exhibition of its kind in ...

Anime teaching kids about A-bombs

National Aug 7, 2014

Anime teaching kids about A-bombs

by Ryotaro Nakamaru

Nearly 70 years after a U.S. atomic bomb laid waste to the city of Hiroshima, the attack continues to hold an important place in the psyche of its residents. Every year, the ceremony commemorating the Aug. 6 bombing and the people who perished is the ...