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DEFINING THE HEISEI ERA

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JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
Apr 29, 2019
Defining the Heisei Era: Just how peaceful were the past 30 years?
Asked what characteristics best summed up the Heisei Era (1989-2019), 79 percent of Japanese people thought it would be best remembered as being u201cpeaceful and without war.u201d
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JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
Mar 30, 2019
Defining the Heisei Era: Japan deals with death, disasters and a feeling of insecurity
Post-disaster Tohoku has been rife with supernatural sightings.
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Feb 23, 2019
Defining the Heisei Era: Women in Japan speak out on inequality
Last April, a female reporter from TV Asahi accused Junichi Fukuda, the top bureaucrat at the Finance Ministry, of sexual harassment.
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JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
Jan 26, 2019
Defining the Heisei Era: The fragmentation of the family in Japan
Hatsune is Akihiko Kondo's dream wife.
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Dec 22, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: When communication in Japan went mobile
The launch of a pager known as the Pocket Bell marked the birth of texting and mobile communications in Japan.
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Nov 24, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: Examining the rise of otaku culture
With the number of children shrinking, popular entertainment naturally began targeting the otaku population that didn't hesitate to open their wallets for material many considered juvenile.
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Oct 27, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: When anime and manga went global
The Heisei Era commenced after two gods fell in rapid succession. The first, Emperor Hirohito, was no longer officially a god, having repudiated his quasi-divine status under the terms of Japan's surrender in World War II, but he remained god-like in stature. His January death in 1989 at age 87 signaled the end of a Showa past both turbulent and glorious. It drew global attention from the world's leaders and media, but had been widely anticipated in Japan.
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JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
Sep 29, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: When Japanese games went global
The Japan Times presents the fifth installment of a monthly 12-part series that looks back at the leading issues of the past three decades.
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JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
Aug 25, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: When Japanese sports went global
Baseball star Hideo Nomo may have blazed a trail for Japanese players in the MLB when he signed with the Dodgers in 1995, but the achievements of domestic athletes abroad in the Heisei Era certainly didn't stop there.
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JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
Jul 28, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: Japan embraces insularity
The third installment of a monthly 12-part series that looks back at the leading issues of the past three decades.
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Jun 23, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: Japan experiences a hangover
The Japan Times presents the second installment of a monthly 12-part series that looks back at the leading issues of the past three decades.
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JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
May 26, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: Japan indulges in excess
The Japan Times presents the first installment of a monthly 12-part series that looks back at the leading issues of the past three decades.

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