NEWSWORTHY

U.S. man indicted for killing woman in Osaka

/ May 2, 2018

U.S. man indicted for killing woman in Osaka

Prosecutors indicted an American man Wednesday for killing a woman in Osaka in February. According to the indictment, Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar, strangled 27-year-old Saki Kondo at a condominium rented out to tourists on Feb. 16. The prosecutors charged him with injury resulting in death, not murder, ...

A somber prelude to riots of color

Sep 5, 2017

A somber prelude to riots of color

by Matthew Larking

Koji Kinutani's entire career — from his student work to his metaphysical portraiture, which inaugurated a manga trend in contemporary art; his Styrofoam sculptures; the "Goddess of the Silvery Peak" (the basis for the official 1998 Nagano Winter Olympic Games poster); and his sometimes ...